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Project Manager

Project Manager

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Engineering Project Manager with extensive experience in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical or similar sector of the industry.


  • Identify and communicate the objectives for the project team in accordance with the contract terms, scope of work and corporate policy
  • Communicate these objectives to the project team, Departmental Managers, and Client
  • 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
  • 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
  • For Project Directors and Senior Project Managers only, deputise when requested for the Manager Operations
  • Be familiar with the current application of computer systems to Foster Wheeler's business and endeavor 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 Foster Wheeler Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Policy is implemented and understood by all supervised staff
  • Shall report to the Project Executive. This is in no way reduces the single point responsibility of the Project Director / Manager for the successful execution of the project. Where a Project Executive is assigned to a project
  • Lead and support assigned proposals. This includes developing in conjunction with proposals the execution strategy
  • Present execution plans at proposal review stage

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree (BSc, BEng or BTech) with minimum 5 years relevant experience pre-requisite
  • Prior background in project engineering predominately in home office

    Engineering Management experience, with some site experience

  • Proven track record in Engineering Management and leading multi-discipline engineering teams
  • Commercially astute and understand the different approaches required to managing lump sum and reimbursable work
  • Broad technical knowledge combined with excellent leadership skills
  • Offshore Oil and Gas experience is essential
  • Experience gained from execution of projects in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical or similar sector of the industry and understanding key drivers for delivery of successful project execution

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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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