Project Services Manager - Contract / Algeria
The Project Services Manager will be part of the Project Management Team and report to the Project Manager.
Leads a team of project control professionals within the Algeria team. Accountable for Planning, Cost control, Quantity survey, Risk management and contracts support as required.
This is an equal rotational position (i.e. back to back role typically working 4 weeks on, and 4 weeks off) based in Algeria,
The position provides the opportunity of working in a remote desert location, within a multinational and multi-cultural environment.
There is a program of ongoing Capital projects (CAPEX) and Operational expenditures (OPEX), required to maintain or enhance production:
Drilling of new wells, Expansion of the gas pipeline gathering systems and gas plants.
HSE, ISO-14001 environmental related projects.
Various plant & facilities modifications improvements
Security Enhancement project: 2013-2020
New Infrastructure, accommodation camps, military camps and new roads
HSSE communicating openly and ensuring adequate resources.
Risk champion for the projects team, lead projects risk review meeting with PIMs tool
Assist in the development of HSSE risk management strategy and lead in Identifying and mitigating project risks.
Maintaining a Project Cost model and integrated project schedule that reflect accurate actual data and proper forecast and reflect the latest project scope as per contract management activities and enable Project manager and shareholders to make the best decisions derived from the data.
Ensuring accuracy and visibility of cost status against agreed budgets and to communicate effectively with the finance team, value of work done, actual cost, Invoicing, accruals estimation, forecasting, budget, cost recovery, cost reporting, Cash call estimation.
Own and maintain the Integrated Master Control Schedule which defines the sequence, duration and interaction of all the project activities. Provide visibility of critical paths, examine project interactions and provide project forecasting. Ensure that the Integrated Project Schedule is incorporated in the IFP.
Establishing visual dashboards and developing appropriate scenario analysis when the project is faced with alternatives.
Provide mentoring and support for national team members. Follow up development and succession plan for nationalization of key project services positions.
Lead the contract administration process $30-40m a year of E&P and multiple Construction contracts, variations instructions, change requests, request for proposals, call of orders, cost estimation from contractors.
Participate in contract preparations and evaluations (ITT: Invitation to tender) with focus on scope definition, project controls requirements, standards.
Conduct quality audits, Accruals, scope change, authorization for expenditure, schedule for the project on a regular basis and follow-up actions.
Close-out of contracts, technical & commercial and relevant project close-out activities.
Perform regular Quarterly performance reviews of main contractors.
Minimum 10 year experience in contract management within Oil & Gas, petrochemical industry with experience of working on international projects, in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment.
Expert experience of contract administration and cost estimating functions in the hydrocarbon industry with good knowledge of Contract principles and industry practices
Experience in dealing with pre/post award contracts.
Have good working knowledge of multiple types of contracts and agreements
Technical Knowledge in reviewing and finalising various Technical Contracts.
Proficient in written and spoken English
Computer Literacy MS Office including the use of software applications - Essential.
Other applications Documentum, SharePoint, Maximo, Synergi - Advantageous.
English - Essential (Fluent), French - Advantageous (or willingness to learn)
Arabic - Advantageous but not essential
University Degree in Engineering or equivalent