Project Director Job Vacancy in GE Energy Oil and Gas

Project Director – Nigeria
Job Number: 1095592
Date Posted: 27 September 2010
Function: Services – Project Management
Business: GE Energy – Oil & Gas
Career Level: Experienced
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
About Us
GE is a diversified technology, media and financial services company, dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, television programming and oil and gas, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs over 300,000 people worldwide.
GE’s Oil & Gas business is a leader in the development and delivery of advanced product and service offerings for the global oil and gas industry. As a consequence of the rapid expansion of its technology base, GE’s Oil & Gas is capable of addressing the largest and most complex engineering and application challenges entirely from its own worldwide resources. So whether it’s the world’s largest LNG compression trains, re-injection of high sulfur gas, enhancing the safety and productivity of the world’s oil and gas pipelines, or equipment for the production of oil and gas from harsh environments, GE is leading the charge.

GE Oil & Gas recently acquired Vetco Gray (now Drilling & Production Systems), a 5,000 employee company, with a century of experience and innovation in the oil and gas industry, Drilling & Production Systems is a leading supplier of products, systems and services for onshore and offshore drilling and production. The strong reputation of the company’s products and services is a reflection of the drive and talent of its diverse, global workforce – Drilling & Production Systems is present in more than 60 locations over 30 countries worldwide.

Role Summary/Purpose
Reporting to the Subsea Projects SVP, you will provide direction to the Project team for this major Subsea EPC project, having the responsibility for the contractual and financial delivery of the project. You will be the key interface across the business, the client and the management team on all project matters.

Essential Responsibilities

Organize and control the total Project Scope of Work, both within our own organization and by engagement with the Client.

Report Project’s performance to the Project Steering Committee,

You shall be Drilling & Production Systems representative interacting with the client’s management team to ensure that project objectives, project schedules and budgets are established and met.

Establish lines of communication within the Project Organization, towards Partners, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers and towards the Client.

Implement EHS, QA, QS and Risk Management, in accordance with GE’s and the Contract requirements. Ensure quality, safety, progress and cost control and initiate necessary corrective actions as and when required.

Use your solid people management and network abilities to establish a positive team spirit by inspiring project team members as well as that part in the matrix organization supporting the project.


Demonstrable experience in the project management of subsea EPC projects.

Solid track record of successful delivery of EPC projects against contract.

Proven interpersonal and relationship building skills

Excellent leadership skills – Build the Project Team into a dedicated and enthusiastic unit

Desired Characteristics

Solid knowledge of the Oil & Gas sector, in particular subsea solutions

Sound network of contacts across Drilling & Production Systems and key understanding of company project management principles – to establish project goals and ensure that these are communicated to, and understood by, all participants in the Project Organization as well as in all supporting units.

Commercial leadership

Project management expertise

External focus and inclusiveness

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