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IT Project Manager

  • Job reference: 919858
  • 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 Project Manager 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 efficient client operating environment during asset operations through delivery of effective and sustainable Information Technology solutions and services

- Optimize value delivery and business transformation to the client (Asset) through digitalization and enablement of staff and business productivity / efficiencies / collaboration; including as additional valued member of the client IMIT team

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

- Coordinate the deployment activities for Asset Systems IT in the client and implement the IT projects in line with the scope, cost, and schedule targets

- Engage stakeholders at the highest level to ensure that expectations are managed and that the aims of the project continue to be aligned with the client's needs, execution strategies and plans as they evolve

- Identify and manage risks threatening successful delivery of the IT projects. Ensure that the critical risks are elevated to the business risk registers of the client

- At all times ensure alignment between the IT project execution schedule and the Integrated Project Schedule

- Deliver the individual IT projects following the methodology of client's Project Delivery Framework (PDF). Prepare, maintain and ensure sign-off of the mandatory documentation and undertake the necessary project assurance steps

- Coordinate and participate in the respective steering committees

- Manage a change control process in relation to the project / programme, gain agreement for revisions to the scope from project sponsors, and ensure projects continue to meet business objectives

Skills & Requirements:

- Demonstrated IT project management experience in the oil and gas industry, preferably with operating asset solution deployments.

- Knowledge of typical Upstream / Downstream asset applications and systems, required to deliver a Capital Project and operate an Asset

- Engineering & asset workflows and the role of engineering data management in a Capital Project

- IT Projects Delivery Framework (PDF, or industry equivalent)

- Opportunity Realization Standard (ORS), Discipline Control Assurance Framework process, Project Standards and the Design Engineering Practices framework (desirable, or industry equivalent)

- Managing a series of projects as single program

- Managing business changes in the IT project execution

- Masters Certificate in Project Management an asset.

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