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IT Lead

  • Job reference: 919857
  • Location: Calgary Region, Alberta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 27/05/2018

One of our major clients have an excellent opportunity to join the project team as an IT Lead on a new high profile LNG project based in Kitimat, British Columbia.

This role will be based between project office in Calgary, the yard in Yokohama (Japan) and the actual project site in Kitimat.


- Contribute to safe, quality, and efficientclient operating environment during project execution and asset operations through delivery of Information Technology solutions and services

- Optimize value delivery and business transformation to client through digitalization and enablement of staff and business productivity / efficiencies / collaboration

- Lead and coordinate high performing integrated virtual team of IT professionals (PM's, BA's, delivery teams)

- Provide technical assurance expertise and leadership to project IT deliverables, either directly or via extended team

- Provide overall monitoring and controlling support of integrated IMIT delivery plan on behalf of IMIT Manager

- Demonstrate visible leadership as well as personal commitment to Health, Safety, Information Security, and the Environment

- Plan, assure, safeguard, and execute the Company IT Project scope leveraging: Project Delivery Framework (PDF), Management of change and change control process, ITIL best practices, and Market based standard solutions

- Assure the delivery by the EPC contractor IT Scope of Work and delivery, including oversight of Process Control Domain and Field Telecom deliverables

- Continually develop and execute the Project IT Plan, ensuring alignment with the overall Project Execution Plan and operations readiness handover plans

- Plan, implement, and handover an integrated and permanent suite of applications, systems, and infrastructure to the asset IT organization

- Oversee delivery and performance of IT services and support to the client organization across all client locations

- Plan, resource, and lead an extended team of IT project and service delivery professionals in value delivery - including building sustainable IT capability for asset phase of the client

- Understand, effectively define, and monitor both internal and external organizational interfaces and the roles & responsibilities within the project IT team.

Skills & Requirements:

- Substantial experience in the oil and gas industry as IT project, programme, and/or change manager

- Previous experience of working in an Operations IT and/or in Capital Project IT environments will be a distinct advantage

- Broad scope of experience across both application and infrastructure delivery areas a distinct advantage

- Previous exposure to the Upstream / Downstream environment in a project engineering or discipline engineering role is desirable but not essential

- Expert knowledge of the Information Technology domain, including deep understanding of the technology trends and typical Upstream / Downstream applications, infrastructure solutions, and telecoms required to deliver a Capital Project

- Proven track record in delivering IT projects meeting cost, schedule and quality targets, and managing associated risks and issues

- Experienced in managing a series of projects as single program

- Proven ability to apply industry best practice project management methodology

- Sound knowledge of the Engineering and Maintenance workflows and the role of engineering data management in a Capital Project

- Sound understanding of the Opportunity Realization Standard (ORS), DCAF process, Project Standards and the DEP framework is highly desirable (or industry equivalent)

- Proven ability to successfully manage and implement business changes in the IT project execution

- Industry recognized project management certification (e.g. PMP, Prince2 or other) will be a distinct advantage

- Solid understanding of the typical contracting and procurement processes in a Capital Project and cost recovery issues in a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) environment will be a distinct advantage

- Understanding of typical safety risks in a Capital Project environment is highly desirable

- IT TA2 Certifications is highly desirable (or industry equivalent)

- Ability to work flex hours to accommodate various locations.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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