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Project Operations Manager (Subsea/Installation) - Nigeria

  • Job reference: 924286
  • Location: Lagos
  • Salary: EUR400 - EUR600 per day + Accommodation and flights
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Subsea
  • Date posted: 08/03/2019

Project Operations Manager - (Subsea/Installations) - Nigeria - 10/3 Rotation


The Project Operations Manager (POM) is accountable to Project Manager (PM) for the safe and efficient execution of overall project operations, in accordance with planning constraints, associated cost envelope and project quality Requirements.

The POM Manager is responsible for co-ordination of all marine spreads involved in execution of Project Operations.

The POM assists the Regional or Country Operation Department for optimisation of overall vessels occupation in providing project constraints.

The POM assists the current tenders for optimization of overall planning and sequencing of vessels and operations.

The POM will contribute to support current tenders regarding Logistics, Marine Spread and offshore execution, including POB definition.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within the company and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities during Tender and PROJECT

Operations Preparation:

* Define scope of work (SOW) attributed to each spread and interface with project engineering manager to ensure engineering documents are timely developed in line with operations requirements.

* Organise installation feasibility review involving operational personnel and Ship Operations Manager (SOM) / field engineers prior to initiating detailed installation engineering.

* Review and Comment Technical Document Register (Installation engineering documents).

* Determine Spread for realisation of offshore Operations: construction vessels, chartered support and transportation vessels etc. taking into account requirements from SOM (Support Vessels).

* Monitor with SCM the selection of subcontractor's on operations related issues.

* Prepare Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) plan.

* Ensure project Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) is issued. Review and comment project ITP.

* Interface with project technical manager to identify critical parts of the work (technical, clash etc.) and initiate applicable Risk analyses

Vessel Readiness:

* Responsible for marine spread assurance (Company, Client and local requirements); Organise supporting surveys and audits as required.

* Check & Ensure Country regulations requirements are followed

* Check Communication means/ VSAT availability for chartered vessels.

* Organise Manning of chartered vessels with support of Offshore Crewing Group (Define, Allocate, Logistic)

* Define personnel requirements (POB) for project specific subcontract quantity/ functions such as pre-commissioning staff.

* Review & Endorse POB (quantity /functions)

* Ensure availability of project specific safety equipment/PPE and safety personnel with support of HSE Adviser

* Follow-up of chartered vessel management as SOM (Audit, POB, Mob, HSE, Emergency Plan, SOW)

Planning, Budget & Co-ordination:

* In co-ordination with SOM, Establish baseline Project schedule. Update and optimise continuously Project Operations schedule.

* Ensure Spread availability, external spread booking

* Attend regular country operations meetings, Tender Boards, Construction Review

* In co-ordination with PCM, review the as-bid budget for in-country logistics and operations, establish and monthly monitoring the estimate-at-completion (EAC) budget for in-country logistics and operations.

* Ensure project CNQ (Costs of Non Quality) are captured, reported and addressed.

* Ensure 3rd party services costs and planning are tracked and monitor their cost base.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Third-level technical or similar university degree

* Strong experience in offshore operations,, with a significant part spent on board installation vessels for pipelay, flexlay and other subsea construction scopes

* Good knowledge of logistic rules and principles on which immigration, customs and importation / exportation laws of countries where operations take place are based.

* Fluent in English.

* Good ability to synthesize information, challenging execution Plan

* Good capability to develop schedule of execution under MicroSoft Project

* Communication & organisational skills.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary/day rate + benefits package.

To apply or for further information, please submit CV applications.

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