• Title
    Project Director Associate
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Management
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    If you are a motivated, driven individual that has a passion for engineering and people, Wood has an accelerated future leadership role for you. Our Project Director needs an Associate to support him and the team in building our Iraq operations.   This position is to be based in Basra.  It is a residential position with no rotation associated with it, so we are only able to consider candidates who reside in Basra and the surrounding areas.


    • Maximise the efficiency of the Project Director by undertaking specific projects and routine work under the direct supervision of the Project Director
    • Provide the customer with an excellent service, by delivering projects in a safe manner and to the agreed schedule dates and within approved budgets
    • Strong leadership in all aspects of Project Management, resulting in a positive customer feedback and satisfaction
    • Project Director missions to include resolving issues with minimum intervention and special projects
    • Support the team as required to deliver on time, ahead of requirements in order to delight the customer
    • Drive strategic actions and report on progress
    • Risk Management driver and mitigation effectiveness champion
    • Delivery of individual Project Performance with respect to Schedule, Cost, Safety and Quality
    • Zero defect tolerance
    • Strict adherence to Project Procedures usage
    • Project delivery to agreed schedule dates
    • Report writing to include Executive summaries and report checking
    • Data collecting, analysing and reporting

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bilingual – fluency in both Arabic and English languages is essential
    • Degree qualification in a relevant discipline (preferably Engineering)
    • Minimum of 8 years experience in project engineering and project management roles in the oil and gas industries
    • Stakeholder management – Establish relationships with key stakeholders and demonstrate skills required to manage for project success
    • Motivates and Inspires others
    • Adaptable and willing to travel regularly between Basra and Dubai
    • Care – displays Wood core values for Care
    • Commitment – strongly committed team player
    • Courage – work as a team player and not be status driven but have the courage to back themselves, live promises and stand up for what is right / have the courage to intervene where required.
    • Influencing - Personal skills required to deal effectively with the customer project teams and Wood personnel to obtain optimum outputs
    • Perseverance and determination
    • Technical - Established Project Management skills with excellent awareness of Planning, Cost Reporting, Estimating and Change Control techniques
    • Customer focused - create an environment that encourages open discussion and feedback with customers
    • Initiation - Anticipates the environment, is forward thinking and able to see the big picture Creative flair and strong strategic and analytical capability. Excellent problem solving skills
    • Leadership, Energy and Focus – Takes the lead and makes it happen
    • Results orientated and focussed in the execution of predefined objectives
    • Authenticity - Ability to be open, transparent and driven by the success of the enterprise, rather than by personal ambition

    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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