Apply: Deputy Project Manager BW Offshore Nigeria

Deputy Project Manager BW Offshore Nigeria
Job type: Contract
Working hours: Full-time
Working days: Day
Application deadline: 31/03/2018
Expected Start Date: 02/07/2018
Location: Nigeria
About BW Offshore
BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, with a fleet of 15 FPSOs and one FSO. The company has an excellent track record on project execution and operations, with more than 30 years of experience. The company is represented in the major oil regions world-wide, with presence across Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe and West Africa. BW Offshore is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is part of the BW Group, one of the world’s largest maritime groups.

Brief Details

BW Offshore is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Project Manager. The position will be responsible for managing BW Offshore’s FPSO Life extension projects in Nigeria and render technical support to other internal activities.

Responsive Links

In line with NOGICDA (2010) requirements, this position is open to Nigerian Nationals only.

Duration: 24 months

Key Tasks

  • Responsible for the management of all phases of FPSO Life extension projects from scope definition, engineering solutions, procurement technical assistance, construction, commissioning to completion
  • Ensure the delivered scope meets high uptime, low maintenance and reliable long term operational performance requirements
  • Responsible for preparation of project budget, schedule, and other technical inputs into the FPSO upgrade
  • Assure all objectives are achieved and that project complies with agreed contract requirements, specifications, safety standards, regulatory requirements and company procedures
  • Lead and guide members of the project team by setting goals, clarifying direction, authorising roles and assigning tasks along a time plan for all those on the project team
  • Responsible for planning, resourcing, managing and motivating the project organisation throughout the project
  • Maximize output by coordinating, planning and ensuring the logical sequence and timely delivery of the Project within agreed budget and schedule
  • Responsible for stakeholder management, including clients, management, partners, vendors, yards and sub-contractors for project clarifications
  • Ensure highest level of HSE performance is attained during all project phases
  • Lead and supervise key project management activities including reporting, project cost and schedule control, invoicing, risk management, etc.


  • Ideally a Master’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline


  • Ideally 10+ years of experience with engineering/construction experience within the offshore industry
  • Ideally 5 years of experience within the FPSO industry
  • Proven project experience as Project, Delivery, Engineering or Construction Manager or Coordinator
  • Previous experience with cost control / project control is greatly valued
  • Supervisory / Managerial experience

Interpersonal Skills

  • Team player with the ability to lead
  • Proactive and able to work independently, applying a structured and systematic approach
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to ask relevant questions and provide thorough explanations
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to deliver in a high pressure, fast pace project environment
  • Ability to deliver high quality work on time
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary / multinational environment
  • Excellent managerial skills


  • Good understanding of major EPC and lease contracts
  • Good knowledge of all phases of the project (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning)
  • Good knowledge of project control principles (Planning / Cost Control)
  • Good knowledge of FPSO design and functionality
  • Good knowledge of relevant supply chain (engineering contractor, equipment vendors, shipyard and fabrication yard)
  • Good knowledge of pre-operations
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)


  • The position will require temporary assignments at project premises or on board units
  • The position may require heavy travel and long working hours in peak periods



BW Offshore’s FPSO Life extension projects in Nigeria and render technical support to other internal activities.


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