1. Company Information:
In March 2015 the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and KBR announced an agreement to establish a new engineering and support Services Company in Azerbaijan. The legal entity name of the new company is SOCAR-KBR LLC and provides design, engineering, technical, procurement, construction supervision and project management services for projects across the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors, in the Azerbaijan – Georgia – Turkey (AGT) region. The key objective of this strong partnership is to create a world class Azerbaijan-based EPCM services company that will utilize the strengths of both organizations and deliver top quality results by utilizing, developing and promoting Azerbaijani national content. The company has a long-term commitment from both organizations.
2. Position Title: Project Controls Manager
Work Location: Baku
3. Role synopsis:
Play key role in establishment of and management to Project Control Process of the “subject” Project
4. Key accountabilities:
Provide project controls and management support for SOCAR-KBR at “subject” Project.
Work closely with project management team in development of fully integrated project schedule including levelling of work within agreed priorities, resource levels, milestones and targets (Master Control Schedule).
Maintain the Master Control Schedule with periodic updates.
Work closely with contracts, finance and accounting teams in development of fully integrated project cost estimate including cost loading, CAPEX, OPEX, cash flow and similar details (Master Control Estimate).
Maintain the Master Control Estimate with periodic updates.
Develop and maintain agreed and approved KPI list for the project.
Analyse and monitor the plan against KPI and major deliverables on regular basis.
Maintenance and production of high level and detailed plans on weekly basis.
Preparation of weekly and monthly planning progress reports, cost reports, respective registers (such as project milestones, interim payment certificates) and dashboards. Identifying and communicating any variances/delta to the baseline.
Preparation of project s-curve and resource tracking tables.
Establish interface between “subject” Project and other projects of the SOCAR-KBR to get alignment of key milestones.
Develop daily, weekly and monthly reporting structure and produce these reports.
Develop and produce required presentation and leadership reporting upon requests.
Develop and maintain project risk register.
Support and manage the invoicing and cash flow of the “subject” project.
Support assurance and verification processes for following processes:
o Contract and amendment reviews and approvals.
o Project milestones, interim payment certificates and invoices reviews and approvals.
o Other commercial or scope of work-related reviews and approvals.
Coordinate communication between SOCAR-KBR management with other parties and any other teams (including keeping the required meeting minutes).
5. Essential education, experience and job requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Business or commerce.
Minimum 12 years with relevant work experience.
Fluent in Azerbaijani and English.
Proficient in the use of; Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project and Primavera P6.
Demonstrates an understanding of the principles of planning, cost estimating and overall project management.
Previous major oil & gas project experience in similar role.
6. Desirable criteria & qualifications:
Preference on the candidates with MBA or similar MSc. Degrees.
Preference on the candidates that possesses formal project management training.
Previous major oil & gas full field development project experience in similar role.
CVs to be submitted to: email@example.com
(Please indicate the position “Project Controls Manager” in the subject line of the e-mail).