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Project Manager

Project Manager

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Department / Discipline 
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Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities


Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Project Manager with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.


  • Execute work in accordance with applicable Project Procedures and Standards.
  • Identify and communicate the objectives for the project team in accordance with the contract terms, scope of work, corporate and company policy.
  • Communicate these objectives to the project team, Departmental Managers, and Client team.
  • Organise the project team in consultation with Departmental Managers and agree the assignment of all key personnel.
  • Motivate the project team towards the determined objectives, by generating enthusiasm for the project, and by maintaining continued personal interest in achieving set targets.
  • Coordination of all engineering and design activities.
  • Coordination and liaison with Procurement, Construction, Commissioning, Project Control and Material Management.
  • Review the project execution schedule regularly and ensure that detailed schedules cover all engineering activities.
  • Review and monitor the engineering progress reports based on information of each discipline prepared by project control.
  • Review the key documents, requisition and sub-contract indexes and ensure that these documents are updated and available for issue on schedule.
  • Review requisitions for major items of equipment, package unit and major bulk materials.
  • Review all major FWH drawings and Specification prior to forwarding to Client for approval, and before release for fabrication or construction.
  • Participate in the HAZOP of Engineering Flow Diagrams as necessary.
  • Achieve scheduled performance, cost, quality, health, safety and environmental requirements of the project from contract award to Client's acceptance.
  • Ensure that designated systems are adopted by the project team as soon as possible after contract award.
  • Negotiate all contract changes with the Client.
  • Act as primary contact and maintain satisfactory relations with the Client.
  • Ensure that the requirements of secrecy agreements are strictly observed.
  • Be familiar with the current application of computer systems to Amec Foster Wheeler's business and endeavour to optimise their use and development within the project / department budget, both to solve technical problems and to promote the effective management of information.
  • To ensure that the Amec Foster Wheeler Health, Safety, Security, Environmental (HSSE) and Quality Policy is implemented and understood by all supervised staff.
  • Where a Project Executive is assigned to a project, the Project Manager shall report to the manager of project delivery. This is in no way reduces the single point responsibility of the Project Manager for the successful execution of the project.
  • Lead and support assigned proposals. This includes developing in conjunction with proposals the execution strategy.
  • Present execution plans at proposal review stage.
  • Arrange meeting with Marketing Proposals and Commercial Groups to review and handover contract and proposal documentation prior to commencement of work.
  • Organise the Kick-Off Meeting with Key Assigned Personnel and the Client team.
  • Arrange early issue of key project documents including:
    • Project Quality Plan
    • Project Execution Plan including Summary Execution Plan, Co-ordination Procedure, and Critical Execution Issues
    • Project Budgets for Services and Materials
    • Manpower Projection Plan
    • Front End Schedule ( e.g. 90 days look ahead schedule)
    • Detailed Project Schedules
    • Project Technical Specifications
    • Contract Documents
    • Amec Foster Wheeler Proposal Documents
    • Project, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Plans
  • Arrange meeting with Departmental Managers to achieve endorsement of the Project Execution plan.
  • Brief the Project Team / Task Force in accordance with the Continuous Improvement Procedure, and apply Continuous Improvement techniques throughout project execution.
  • Issue Project Filing Index with identification of Master File Holder.
  • Review and endorse project procedures covering the main functions including, as appropriate:
    • Engineering
    • Materials Management
    • Project Control
    • Home Office Construction
    • Field Construction
    • Total Quality Management
    • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    • Health, Safety, Security and Environment
  • Co-ordinate the activities of the main functional groups through their Managers / Lead Engineers as appropriate on the project including:
    • Project engineering manager
    • Design Discipline leads
    • Project control lead
    • Project procurement lead
    • Site Construction Manager
  • Initiated the formulation of project policy or recommendations to the Client in key areas, including, as appropriate:
    • Planning Criteria
    • Materials Management Policies
    • Construction Contracts Strategy
    • Prefabrication / Modularisation Policy
    • Progress Review Meetings Policy
    • Contract Change Procedure
  • Review with Departmental Managers the progress of work in their discipline areas as required; commenting on assigned staff assessment reports on request.
  • Review Project Control documents at least monthly including, as appropriate:
    • AMUSE Summary Reports (or manual Material Progress Schedule reports)
    • Front End Schedule
    • All Exception Reports e.g. Planning, Document Control, Subcontracts, Construction Contracts.
    • Functional Progress Reports
    • Document Registers
    • Manpower Projection Plan (MPP)
    • Contract Change Register
    • Construction Contract Schedule
    • Field Construction Plan
    • Cost Reports
    • Contract Profit and Lost Forecast
  • Review Inspection and Expediting Reports.
  • Lead problem solving sessions at all stages of the project, using Continuous Improvement procedures where appropriate.
  • Maintain cost awareness by all project personnel throughout all phases of project execution.
  • Regularly visit the Construction Site as part of the Project Management effort and also other work locations including, as appropriate:
    • Amec Foster Wheeler Engineering Centres
    • Engineering Sub-contractors' offices
    • Fabricators' and Suppliers' Works
    • Module pre-assembly Sites
    • Materials Warehouse Centres
  • Prepare the Project Manager's Report and critically review other inputs to the Monthly Progress Report, ensuring that the report is issued in a timely manner by the date specified for the Contract.
  • Approve and authorise project activities, including as appropriate:
    • Contract Changes
    • Overtime Working and Travel
    • Bid Summary Documents
    • Payment Certificates
    • Correspondence to client
    • Invoices to Client
  • Review monthly construction reports and agree any corrective action with the Site Construction Manager.
  • The Project Manager may appoint Authorised Signatories from his senior assigned staff to undertake some of the above duties on his behalf.
  • To be aware of and communicate to all department members the content of the Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Manual and ensure that the associated policy is implemented.
  • Ensure members of the Project visit operating plants, Suppliers' works or construction sites, are briefed on Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) requirements.
  • To accept direction from the Project Executive on major problem solving initiatives.
  • To consult and keep the assigned Project Executive fully informed on the status and any issues which could affect the successful execution of the Project.
  • Manage Project Close out Report.
  • Execute the work within time frame required by department manager.


Skills / Qualifications


  • Bachelor / Master Degree in pharmaceuticals, refinery, petrochemicals, chemicals engineering with experiences as preference, preferably in Pharmaceuticals or Industrial Engineering discipline.
  • Certified PMP with qualifications in project management as preference.
  • Strong experiences, technical background project management, pharma process, process engineering or other relevant engineering skills.
  • At least 8 years multi project working experience in design or construction project management.
  • Familiar with relevant PRC regulations and codes vs. international standards and practices in project implementations.
  • Effective communication skills with fluent spoken and written English.
  • Familiar with GMP regulations regarding SFDA, FDA, EMEA.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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