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Project Director

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Position : Project Director

Job Location :  Spain/ Algeria

Project : Brownfield project in Algeria

Responsibilities :

  • Managing a significant greenfield and brownfield development onshore Algeria as part of the extension of an existing producing oil field.
  • Managing multiple stakeholders internally, within the JV and externally.
  • Managing the delivery of the project on a day-to-day basis, using the project tools and systems. This includes aligning disciplines, teams and contractors with the goals of the project, as they execute the work.
  • The Project Director take all the responsibility for ensuring that the wells and associated facilities are designed and planned to ensure a safe and predictable build, test and start-up, with due regard for quality and operability, ensuring maximum value is obtained for the client.
  • He/ She will maintain control over cost, schedule and appropriate risk management by interfacing directly with all functions in the development.
  • He/ She will lead a team of project and discipline engineers, and will work closely with HSE, Quality, Subsurface, Commercial and Operational functions throughout the project.
  • He / She will main interface and point of contact with the E&P Capital Projects Team and the Algerian Asset through the Joint Venture structure.

Requirements :

  • Track record of setting HSE targets and expectations and leading by example.
  • An experienced Project Director with proven track record of delivering successful capital projects across all phases of development from project sanction to production start-up.
  • Experience 20+ years of experience in the upstream Oil and Gas Industry, with several years of Project Management / Leadership
  • Possesses the technical authority to manage a range of technical people and contractors. Team leadership and coordination and direction of a group encompassing a diverse group of staff/contractors.
  • Project/facilities standards, legislation knowledge and experience.
  • Both green and brown-field project management experience is essential. MENA region project delivery experience would be highly beneficial.
  • Able to plan, coordinate and work solutions in conjunctions with others in the team and work and wider E&P functions.
  • Ability to see the long term aims within a project and lead the planning of steps to delivery of these aims.
  • Familiar and experienced in project management processes.
  • Stakeholder management experience of presenting and negotiating with executive management, government bodies, JV partners and other external stakeholders.
  • Degree level relevant engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • Chartership or Project Management association would be beneficial.
  • Work knowledge of French would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • Extensive Project execution experience with an E&P Operator is essential.

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