Posted on :
16 Aug, 2017
16 Aug, 2017
Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Technical Services & Planning Team Performance Advisor/Coach to be based in our offices in Accra, Ghana on a fixed term contract basis.
Job Title: Technical Services & Planning Team Performance Advisor/Coach
To provide performance assurance and coaching services to the Tullow Ghana Limited Technical Services and Planning team
Assure the work of the TGL Project Services team and optimizing resource and cost utilization.
Implementation of Development Plans for Project Controls Team personnel via the use of the newly introduced Development & Operations Competency Framework. Provide recommendations for ‘On the job’ training as well as any formal training as required.
Support identified succession plans.
Support the Exploration, Development and Operations teams to improve performance reporting with focus on more strategic forward look reporting to provide business insights which facilitate Senior Management and Business Unit Leadership team decision making process.
Working with the team, undertake gap analysis of existing TGL Project Control procedures and implement a remediation plan to ensure complete suite of ‘fit for purpose’ procedures have been produced and guiding TGL project control support activities.
Support the team to review Company ‘Integrated Management Systems’ to identify all relevant Project Services procedures and ensure alignment with the required processes.
Work to establish In House Cost Estimating capability. Development of estimating norms and procedures for MOCs/TQs etc. and training of Cost Team resources on their use and application.
Support the development of the operational cost estimation system (OPE$T) for all assets and establish interfaces with the Maintenance Management System in conjunction with incumbent CONTRACTOR for the ‘Facility Operations and Maintenance’ aspect of the model to ensure that regular OPEX forecasting and budgeting updates are present in OPE$T.
Support the establishment of an integrated approach for the whole planning system of the asset(s).
Support team in developing long term plans for Subsea and Engineering Operations and effectively communicated to optimize utilization and mitigate execution risks.
Lead the team to undertake ongoing updates to the in-house Cost Control Management System and full utilization of the system to consolidate overall Cost areas/ components for budgeting, inputs for cost reporting and establish linkage with the relevant financial systems.
Support the monthly cost and planning performance review meetings ensuring that TGL Project Controls team members play active roles in the process and are able to indicate reasons for variances and providing forward looking outlook and what additional risks the operations may face including mitigation actions.
Facilitate the integration of cost and planning information of External Special Projects to provide input into end of month reporting.
To ensure team members are able to produce high quality cost & planning reports with sufficient back up information and clear articulation of key challenges plus recommended solution.
Support the improvement of the interfaces with Finance and Contracts and Procurement teams to facilitate the controls activities
Support the Annual Business Planning process and ensure alignment with Corporate and Joint Venture requirements.
Key interface and part of the implementation of the Company’s Operational Excellence vision and successful delivery for Ghana business.
Undertake Special Projects as and when necessary.
To enhance capabilities within the team to perform and manage cost and delivery planning risks.
Skills / Qualifications
Degree / or equivalent project controls experience
At least 20 years of experience in the offshore oil industry, working for both Contractor and Operator.
Knowledge and application of Cost and Planning Engineering principles.
Knowledge of design and implementation of projects in the offshore oil and gas industry.
Good knowledge of planning, cost management and reporting systems together with ability to consolidate project data from a number of sources for overall presentation.
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.