Project Manager

Reference:
VAC-9
Sector:
FEED & EPC Projects, Oil, Gas & Petrochemical
Discipline
Project Directors, Project Engineers
Salary:
Salary negotiable
Town/City:
London
Contract Type:
Full Time
Closing Date:
31/03/2018

Job description

 

 

Role synopsis:

 

 

 

Under guidance, the Project Manager will be accountable for managing business critical projects (global, regional, or functional) which support the strategic aims of the business.

 

In particular, the Project Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of a specific project(s). You will be managing the planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling aspects of each project - ensuring that it is completed on time and to budget.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Role accountabilities:

 

 

 

As Project Manager you will:

 

 

 

Under guidance manage 'business critical' projects (global, regional, or functional) which support the strategic aims of the business. Anticipates issues/barriers versus project plan and develop appropriate actions in support of business goals/aims. Also anticipates project risk (people, resources, money) and identifies solutions before problems can escalate.Understand and apply the basic skills necessary to develop FM's, constructing basic financial frameworks, managing project budgets, and following up on project metrics. Works with Group Treasury, if necessary, for the production of SFNs. Progresses these documents through stakeholder approval. A level of guidance required at all stages.Track project progress against schedule and monitors against quality standards. Delivers projects in scope, on time, on budget. Responsible for managing significant project budgets and working closely to assure project performance targets are effectively managed during the life of the project.With support seek out and secure stakeholder engagement at all levels in the organisation and acts on advice from sponsors, supervisor, or HR as appropriate Effectively manage and lead project governance structure (PAG). Show the necessary skills to lead and inform a PAG of progress.Work with supervisor to identify new ways of working both across the OU and within the team and leads the change to improve business efficiency and process efficiency.Apply Project Management techniques and tools with rigour. Serves as a role model to the project team members and other project managers by using sound project management principles, as well as the project management tools and standards that have been adopted by BP. Supports other team members as required. Consistently demonstrate and show others the BP values and behaviours necessary to drive business results. Openly accept feedback and new perspectives for self-development. Be seen as a driver of team spirit and cooperation.Network and interact positively and powerfully with other BP stakeholders as well as external partiesContribute to the management/development of the portfolio of projects run by the wider T&I team through the PPM process. Ensure our PM processes are consistently embedded and applied within our organization. Actively manage our department processes, managing the methods we all use to track projects (Roadmapper).

 

 

Essential qualifications:

 

 

Bachelor's DegreeStrong English

 

 

Essential experience:

 

 

Experience managing small to medium sized multi-discipline projects with a solid understanding of project planning, tracking, control, communications and estimating.Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel.Experience in a commercial position ideally within the Lubes business.Must have a strong willingness to personally develop and apply core Project Management skills, including gaining external Project Management Qualifications.Basic competencies to take an active role in the development of project financial frameworks, managing project budgets, & tracking project metrics.Proven track record of project delivery & closing out projects upon completion to sponsor & organizational satisfaction.Understanding of how the business works & demonstrates the ability and understanding of interrelationships and business process.Demonstrates ability to manage complexity and has the ability to manage conflict/disputes to the satisfaction of the business/project.Understands and applies the role of project governance.Experience in managing cross functional teams and indirect reporting roles.Experience of Capital Value Process (CVP) framework.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

Automotive Oil & Energy

Employment Type

Full-time

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