Project Manager (Azerbaijan Nationals Only) in Baku, BK, Azerbaijan


Key Accountabilities of Position:

To plan, co-ordinate and manage the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of Azerbaijan area projects, including taking a leadership role in the preparation of proposals.

•     To ensure clear agreement of client objectives and that these are met or exceeded.

•     To achieve or better the project target in cost and schedule.

•     To provide strong HSE leadership across the portfolio activities.


Specific accountabilities:

HSE Management

•   Work with project managers/project engineers to ensure that all areas of a project or all projects are set up and executed in full compliance with the requirements of WorleyParsons HSE Management system.

•    Ensure that HSE requirements are documented and understood by all project participants.

•     Assist in formulating pro-active HSE initiatives and programs.

Client Relationships

•    Identify, document and communicate the client requirements for Azerbaijan Area Projects.

•    Maintain and build healthy client relationships throughout the project and post completion.

•   Proactively resolve performance, scope, cost and schedule issues with the Client as they arise.

•    Ensure that client requirements and the needs of multiple stakeholders are being identified and managed effectively.

Performance Management

•  Supervise, equip and coach project managers/project engineers within the area of responsibility to ensure the proper performance (HSE, Commercial including Budget and Gross Margin, Schedule, Customer Satisfaction and Risk Management) of all projects.

•  Supervise, equip and coach project managers/project engineers within the area of responsibility to ensure the proper performance (HSE, Commercial including Budget and Gross Margin, Schedule, Customer Satisfaction and Risk Management) of all projects.

•  Ensure project managers/engineers are closely monitoring project trends and project problems and taking early remedial action.

•    Ensure regular, accurate and standardised reporting for all individual projects.

•  Ensure a report of overall Project Delivery performance (summarising data from key component projects) is generated at least monthly.

•  Work with project managers/project engineers to ensure that every person working on projects has clearly defined goals and expectations.

•   Ensure that all projects undergo an internal monthly review of project status and health, in accordance with standard company procedures.

•    Report monthly to Program Director on traffic light status of the locations largest projects (in terms of services value).

•    Assess procurement process throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.

•    Monitor the Construction Management function to ensure safe delivery of the project within cost and schedule objectives.


Performance Management

     •  Supervise, equipand coach project managers/project engineers within the area of responsibilityto ensure the proper performance (HSE, Commercial including Budget and GrossMargin, Schedule, Customer Satisfaction and Risk Management) of all projects.

     •  Supervise, equipand coach project managers/project engineers within the area of responsibilityto ensure the proper performance (HSE, Commercial including Budget and GrossMargin, Schedule, Customer Satisfaction and Risk Management) of all projects.

     •  Ensure projectmanagers/engineers are closely monitoring project trends and project problemsand taking early remedial action.

     •  Ensure regular,accurate and standardised reporting for all individual projects.

     •  Ensure a report ofoverall Project Delivery performance (summarising data from key componentprojects) is generated at least monthly.

     •  Work with projectmanagers/project engineers to ensure that every person working on projects hasclearly defined goals and expectations.

     •  Ensure that allprojects undergo an internal monthly review of project status and health, inaccordance with standard company procedures.

     •  Report monthly toProgram Director on traffic light status of the locations largest projects (interms of services value).

    •  Assess procurementprocess throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, aredelivered on time and are within budget.

    •  Monitor theConstruction Management function to ensure safe delivery of the project withincost and schedule objectives.

Quality Management

    •  Accountable for thedevelopment of a PEPs for each project in the portfolio.

    •  Work with projectmanagers/project engineers to ensure all projects are set up and executed in  full compliance with all the requirements of the BP AGT Management plans andIOP system, Worley Project Management Process (WPMP) and GeneralManagement System (EMS) using consistent approaches, Work Breakdown Structures,work methodologies and reporting systems.

    •  Ensure allpersonnel are suitably trained to access and use IOP, EMS and WPMP.

    •  Ensure a program ofmini-audits (e.g. cross discipline audits) of WPMP and EMS is a feature (andkey training mechanism) across the project or portfolio of projects.

    •  Work with the IOPcustodian to continually improve IOP and hence ensure all project managementsystems, processes, procedures and guidelines are appropriate, current andeffective to support project delivery.

    •  Ensure bestpractice, continuous improvement initiatives and lessons learnt are commonlyshared amongst project engineers/project managers.

Resourcing

    •  Assist inrecruitment and allocation of project managers and project engineers toprojects to ensure each project is suitably resourced with sufficient andcapable project management expertise and that project management workload isbalanced.

   •  Accountable for thecompleteness and accuracy of  the Level 1portfolio Plan for Azerbaijan projects.

Risk Management:

   •  Identify projectportfolio risks and opportunities.

   •  Monitor closure ofall identified risks and opportunities.

   •  Maintain the riskmanagement focus throughout the execution of projects.

Team Management:

   •  Focus team onachievement of milestones and other key project objectives.

   •  Provide clear andfocused leadership for the project teams to create a vision for project  portfolio success and a strategy for eachproject and team to fit that vision.

   •  Listen to the team,discuss the issues, resolve problems and direct activities to remove roadblocksand achieve objectives.

Capability Enhancement/Personnel Development

   •  Ensure the growingcapability of our Local nationals in the project management and projectengineering discipline.

   •  Chair a periodic(at least once every 2 months) communication and coordination forum for theproject managers/project engineers.

   •  Determine areas ofpotential improvement and direct the implementation of change to address theseareas.

   •  A Local championfor the Worley IOP and Project Management Process (WPMP).

   •  Help manage thetraining plans and career development of the project managers/projectengineers.

   •  Implement theformal competency based assessment and development program for all projectmanagement personnel.

Commercial Management

  •   Effective management of Worley/Client contract, including delivery of the Portfolio and Project KPIs in BP AGT Portfolio.

  •    Review and checking of project estimates in the portfolio to ensure accuracy.

 •   Monitoring and control of all cost aspects of the project to forecast costs, obtain approvals, identify trends and take action to avoid cost overruns and take advantage of opportunities.

  •    Ensure no project spend exceeds Call Off value without written Customer approval.



ESSENTIAL SKILLS / COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:


Job Specific:

•     Experience having demonstrated effective construction leadership and management in a similar sized project, or across multiple projects within a similar industry.

•     Experience in managing and controlling budgets.

•     Ability to build effective relationships, network, build teams and proactively support the business.

•     Strong working knowledge of construction and industry standards.

•     Strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills.


 


Standard Competencies


Manager/Supervisor

•  Understands how the business delivers value to shareholders, what drives profitability

and what increases growth.

•  Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business

conditions.

•   Excellent people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching,

mentoring and supervisory skills.  Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an

effective team.

•  Excellent management skills including the ability to plan, set goals; and manage time,

priorities, resources, accountabilities, schedules and cost.

•  Understands Worley Vision and purpose, translates it into team goals and

objectives, and gains team commitment to achieving those goals and objectives.

•  Effectively manages and resolves conflict between individuals and/or groups.

• Negotiates successful outcomes that achieve the required objectives and have the

support and acceptance of all parties.


All personnel

• Pro-active, goal oriented with excellent attention to detail.

• Excellent customer focus and able to consistently meet Worley and its clients

needs.

• Effectively manages change to work tasks and the work environment, and assists others

with adapting to change.

• A person of integrity who is trusted by others and consistently honours their

commitments.

• Able to identify issues, problems and opportunities; make timely decisions; develop

appropriate and innovative solutions; and ask for assistance if required.

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey

information and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.

• Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on

performance.

•  Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.

              •  Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams, and share and transferknowledge within teams.


Experience:

              •  Extensive technical, practical and leadership experience in construction.  Including experience in strategic planning within a commercial environment and demonstrable experience in

driving industry leadership and performance.  Experience in building strong people relationships (both internal and external), general management practices and experience in managing and leading a team.


Guide:

• Approximately 15 years, with a minimum of 10 years project engineering experience in a

multi-discipline team environment.


Qualifications, Accreditation, Training:


Required:

• A recognised engineering degree in the relevant discipline or equivalent.

• Command of English (oral and written)


Preferred:

• Postgraduate qualifications in the relevant discipline; management or supervisory

qualifications or equivalent experience.  Able to be qualified as a chartered engineer

preferable.

• Command of Azeri and/or Russian


HSE Capability:


Manager

  • Demonstrate behaviour and business practices commensurate with a culture of worlds best health, safety and environmental performance.
  • Assist in developing, communicating, implementing and regularly review systems, strategies, standards and processes (including environmental plans or health management programs) that:

                      i.  Minimise the potential impact of work activities or work sites managed by Worley on the environment;

                     ii.  Manage the impact of work activities or work sites managed by Worley on the environment;

                    iii.  Manage recovery from environmental incident;

                    iv.  Promote safe, healthy and environmentally friendly workplaces and behaviour, including workplaces not managed by Worley and behaviour when not at work;

•   Manage workplace illness and injury.

  • Acquire and maintain sufficient knowledge and awareness of the workplace environment to identify and manage work hazards and incidents.


All Personnel

  • Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to:

                      i.  personal well-being;

                     ii.  healthy and safe workplaces and activities; and

                    iii.  continuously improve Worley health, safety and environmental performance.


General Accountabilities:


Manager

  • Demonstrate the behaviour and business practices outlined in Worley Vision, codes, policies, procedures and standards (Processes).  Implement these Processes, ensure personnel have access to them, regularly undertake reviews to assess compliance, and refer serious breaches to the relevant person or committee.
  • Comply and keep up-to-date with the behaviour and business practices outlined in Worley Processes, and with all applicable laws, regulations and standards. 
  • Select personnel who share Worley values, beliefs and a commitment to the OneWay Vision, and who demonstrate the expected behaviour, competencies and performance associated with their role or task.
  • Encourage a team based work environment that leverages the expertise and knowledge of the team and nurtures a climate of care and trust.

All Personnel
  • Deliver quality services and demonstrate a commitment to understand and meet customer needs.
  • Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to achieving the OneWay Vision and its associated requirements.
  • Travel as required, including travel related to projects and to maintain links with other Worley offices.
  • Act in the best interests of Worley at all times.
  • Perform any other duties that are reasonably required from time to time.

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