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McDermott Executive Project Director in Houston, Texas

Title: Executive Project Director

Location: USA-Texas-Houston

Job Overview:

The Project Executive is responsible for all matters pertaining to the project and the execution of that project in accordance with the contract and the project's HSSE, quality, quantities, schedule and financial goals.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for Management and Execution of all phases of the most complex Mega projects (in excess of $5Billion).

  • Responsible for Strategic Leadership of the Project (or pursuit)

  • Represents Consortium (where McDermott is the lead) and Represents McDermott’s interests in the Consortium

  • Represents Consortium/McDermott in front of the Client and is responsible for client satisfaction

  • Has bottom line responsibility for all aspects of the performance of the project (technical, schedule, costs, quality and safety)

  • Provides strategic leadership for the project team

  • Ensures projects compliance with BMS policies and legal requirements

  • Responsible for delivering the project at as-sold GP or better and responsible for accurate forecasting.

  • Responsible for managing project risks and opportunities

  • Establishing a high-performance safety culture

  • Responsible for the elevation of critical issues as and when required for resolution

  • May be assigned to lead a bid team, define capture strategy, and lead technical & commercial bid efforts in conjunction with Proposal & Estimating department

  • Responsible for Management of all phases of complex Mega projects

  • Delivering the Project in accordance with the approved budget and baseline schedule

  • Ensuring the Project activities adhere to the requirements of the Quality Management System

  • Ensuring the Project activities adhere to the requirements of the HSE Management System

  • Responsible for the development, approval and implementation of Project Execution Plan

  • Oversees the planning and resource allocation of personnel throughout the project

  • Define role, responsibilities and authorities for reportees

  • Effectively delegates authority and responsibility

  • Ensures that the Main Contract and Subcontracts are correctly administered, including agreement to the variations to the scope of work

  • Establish & maintain relationships with the Client & Subcontractors

  • Drives the resolution of issues or conflicts between departments or with the Client

  • Monitors and manages the project risk profile with the assistance of relevant departments.

  • Ensure compliance with the contract in all aspects

  • Prepares and issues reports to the Client in accordance with contract requirements

  • Liaises with the Client and key subcontractors as required

  • Arranges and attends meetings with the Client and subcontractors as required.

  • Ensures that all written documentation required under the contract is prepared and submitted on time and in accordance with contract requirements

  • Ensures that all QA and HSE policies and practices are properly administered and executed

  • Ensures that all personnel training requirements are met

  • Ensures that the Contract is properly administered, especially protection of our contractual rights, and maximization of the opportunities, including negotiation of variations to the scope of work.

  • Oversees the management of change

  • Ensures robust decision making process is utilized

  • Overseeing contingency planning and lessons learnt for the Engineering, Fabrication, Construction and Installation scope

  • Represents McDermott in all meetings

  • Ensures that the close out activities are properly performed, and documents submitted as required by the contract and McDermott Close out Procedure

  • Delivers in accordance with McDermott values of Integrity, One Team, Go Beyond, Well-Being and Commitment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject. MBA or Post Graduate Management qualification preferred.

  • Minimum 20 years project management experience

  • Experience in managing mega lump sum EPC projects

  • International experience leading multi-cultural organizations

  • Proven track record in successful leadership of lump sum EPC projects in excess of $2billion) a pre-requisite

  • Experience leading complex consortium / JV arrangements

  • Experience on Construction phase of Mega projects a pre-requisite

  • Experience with modular fabrication an advantage

  • Experience with LNG project deliver across all phases of the project

  • Extensive technical knowledge and leadership experience of all aspects of EPC project delivery including engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, completions, commissioning, project controls and contract management

  • Effective communicator with client, consortium / JV partners, executive management, project team, and vendors Experienced at presenting to Executive management and at board level

  • Proven commercial acumen and skilled negotiator

  • Candidate needs to confirm their ability to mobilize to site during the construction phase of an EPC contract, potentially on a single status basis

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

Job Field: Project Management

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Job Posting: Jan 10, 2019, 2:51:39 PM

Requisition ID: 1808963

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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