Work with selected vendor to develop and implement project plans. Leverage and apply CVP as appropriate in service of delivering project targets and develop CVP Gate Deliverables (DSP’s) at appropriate stage gates. Assure project is effectively resourced. Deliver project according to agreed client standards. Ensure appropriate client supporting groups: including Digital Security and SOA are engaged and included in the project as agreed. Manage project team activities to deliver on agreed targets and budget. Communicate and coordinate day-to-day project activities within the project team and assure that priorities are developed and known. Establish formal and informal project governance mechanisms. Identify constructive interventions where necessary to keep projects on track and facilitate or make those interventions appropriately and effectively. Assure that project milestones / targets are clearly communicated understood within and outside the project such that the appropriate parties can marshal resources and activities to align with project delivery. Record and report project progress as agreed with line management and stakeholders. Forecast outcomes and translate them into likely financial forecasts. Assure that the right parties are linked into the project at appropriate points in the project life cycle to affect smooth and successful project handovers. Experience & Knowledge: Essential Skills: Relevant PM accreditation (e.g. PMP, PRINCE 2 Practioner) A sound project management background gained within an international organisation managing projects through the entire project lifecycle. (Budgets min $500K, min team size 5 people). Core competence in Planning, Cost Estimating, Risk Management, Performance Management, Understanding of collaboration tools such as Cisco Telepresence and Microsoft Lync Strong track record of business change management skills and stakeholder management Experience with managing all aspects of IT deployment projects including business readiness, training, process definition Experience of managing complex third party software application development projects Good technical awareness of web based applications and infrastructure. Experience working with technical and non-technical teams across a broad range of IT disciplines and geographies. Implementation of best practice standards in project delivery management and governance. Assurance and track record of collective project delivery and business value improvement. Ability to assess integrity and appropriateness of potential IT solutions A record of project delivery Strong business awareness Desirable: A solid track record of delivering software application development projects within an Upstream environment Significant experience in a similar role in an oil/gas company Thorough knowledge of CVP (or alternate stage gate decision process) and underlying project methodologies Skills/Behaviours: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) Strong negotiation and influencing skills Ability to manage project stakeholders at senior levels. Excellent leadership and team/resource management skills Strong analytical skills Strong interpersonal skills and able to work with staff at all levels in an organisation Proactive thinking – the ability to come up with options and solutions Good attention to detail Delivery focused Willing to challenge and be challenged Motivating, positive, energetic, helpful Leads by example Good interpersonal skills and demonstrates strong customer empathy
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