• Title
    Project Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Management
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for an Equatoguinean(EG) national to fulfil the role of Project Manager within our EG operations.


    The project is the supply to major US operators of contract manpower to installations in Equatorial Guinea onshore and offshore facilities. Therefore having continuous, open client contact with good client relations and providing the client with good, timely service quality is critical to the success of the role.


    The role also requires strong leadership & people skills to managing the HR aspects of the job, with good organisation skills in managing the administrative aspects all within the organization's policies and within local applicable laws.

    Acts as Project Manager and company representative and manages the day to day business with the client and according to contract requirements.


    • Maintains a high standard of client relations, service quality and client satisfaction.
    • Ensure achievement of client safety and performance KPIs
    • Coordination with the client in implementing the HSEQ requirements such as, HSE improvement plan, Duty of Care, Personnel Safety Inductions, etc and reporting of progress as well as reporting and investigation of incidents.
    • Manages the human resource functions of the project including personnel recruitment, mobilisation, inductions, salary, payroll, job change actions, and performance evaluations.
    • Manages and coordinates the administrative requirements of local documentation and visas, travel logistics, maintaining business processes and providing management reports.
    • Coordinates support for the above as required from the offices in Aberdeen and Houston.
    • Provide oversite and approval process of payroll and expense reporting process ensuring that mistakes and errors are flagged up before sending advice to Houston.
    • Review and approval of all client invoices for correctness prior to submittal.
    • Prepares weekly and monthly project reports for management, client, or others.
    • Ensures with the client that project activities are conducted within the requirements of good industry practice, government regulatory or other governmental agencies.
    • Conducts safety meetings and training programs to ensure safety requirements are met.
    • Monitors project budget and ensures progress is within schedule.
    • Ensures that project personnel, other PMs, local support staff and management are provided with timely and accurate project information and status updates.
    • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage resources (staff, transport, IT infrastructure).
    • Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Supervise payroll and ensure that mistakes and errors are flagged up before sending advice to Houston.
    • Visit Client Department Supervisors and managers when needed.
    • Visits the client’s sites and meets with our project personnel at their work place and discusses safety, work or employment issues.
    • A safety leader– willing to demonstrate a commitment to the safety of the entire team. Work within, and promote compliance with, the provisions and guidelines of the Hexagon/Wood HSEQ policies.

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Previous international experience, similar “PM” experience, Spanish language and an “oilfield” background are strong advantages to meeting objectives.
    • Knowledge of business and management principles and procedures involved in strategic planning, strategic resourcing, resource allocation, human resources modelling, labour relations and negotiations, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of project management techniques and practices.
    • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage resources (personnel, equipment, materials, facilities, funds and reputation).
    • Has in-depth understanding of project goals, drivers, and strategies.

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  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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