Study Manager (Process Engineering)

Overview / Responsibilities Wood is currently recruiting for a Study Manager with extensive experience in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical or similar sector of the industry to provide support to our Client in the execution of projectsJob Objective:Responsible for Project Management pf Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility StudiesAssist in proposal preparation for multi-disciplinary teamsResponsible for schedule and cost control on studiesMain interface with client on a technical and project management basisResponsible for quality of study deliverablesAbility to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlinesPromote multi-disciplinary teamwork.To actively pursue excellent Health, Safety and Environmental performance standards and to encourage all staff to achieve or out-perform the indicated HSE KPIs.Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:Manage the assigned study team to ensure that studies are completed to the required technical standard.Manage the assigned study team to ensure that the study is completed on time and within budget.Undertake site visits to the project location and areas for project sourcing.Identify local and foreign suppliers and vendors.Identify applicable local laws and rules.Co-ordinates the generation of specifications for enquiries to support the cost estimate.Co-ordinates the compilation of bills of quantities and the issue of tender documents to prospective suppliers.Responsible for study report deliverable structure and content.Liaison and communication with the client, as required.Appoint consultants in areas where specific expertise is required.Responsible for design safety in the study.Co-ordinates compilation of management cost estimate review and presentation to the client.Assist in business development activities, as required.In periods of low work fall back to a Project Engineer and/or Process Engineering position.Skills / QualificationsQualifications:Degree in EngineeringAs a minimum, 10 years experience in Process Engineering in the Oil and Gas environment.Knowledge, skills, and experience:Good working knowledge of MS Project and/or Primavera planning systemAdvanced MS Office skills (excel, word and power point)Advanced numeric skillsAbility to read and understand engineering drawings and interact with design office personnelGood English language and communication skills, both verbal and written Conversant with the principles of capital and operating cost estimatingClear logical thinker, with the ability to make good decisions under pressureAbility to prioritise/balance multiple complex tasks and demands Ability to think outside of the box for problem solvingAbility to ensure completion of assignment, despite obstacles and challenges.Desirable:Highly literate to ensure clear communication, both verbally and written.Thorough knowledge of and hands on experience with computers and associated software packages.Analytical decision - making skillsAppreciate and promote team participation behaviour within management team.Ability to delegate appropriately without abdicating accountabilityPersonal attributes:High level of self-awareness, emotional maturity, and resilience Good interpersonal skillsCross cultural sensitivityAttention to detail
Johannesburg, GT, ZA