Senior Offshore Project Manager ( MSP ) - Cape Town

One of South Africa’s leading petroleum companies is looking for a Senior Offshore Project Manager (Contract for ±3 years).

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• BSc Eng Degree or equivalent

• More than 15 years relevant project management experience with exposure to offshore projects in the oil and gas industry.


• Must have a successful track record of project execution and management through all phases of project development, from conceptual studies and detail design to installation, commissioning and operations

• Must have gained this experience/track record in the management of offshore projects

• The size of previous projects must have been in the region of USD1 billion.


• Manage a Mega Offshore Project consisting of drilling, subsea infrastructure and topsides modifications, within schedule, cost and safety/quality measures

• Manage both aspects of the F-O Project, which comprises employees, specialist consultants, contractors/suppliers involved in the project ranging from design engineering to construction and including all other co-ordination needed e.g. third parties and stakeholder management

• Take full technical and commercial responsibility for the execution of the F-O project

• Put in place and review all prime contracts and develop the Project Execution Plan

• Implement the Project Execution Plan

• Manage all changes/variations in the F-O Project in accordance with the Management of Change process

• Report regularly to the F-O Project Steering Committee

• The key areas of responsibility which include: Drilling (60% of project Capex), Subsea Infrastructure (30% of Capex), Topsides modifications (5% of Capex), and Project coordination & miscellaneous (5% of Capex) are managed by the Drilling Manager, Subsea Manager and the Topsides Manager respectively, who report to the Senior Offshore Project Manager

• Responsible for the overall Project Management

• Demonstrate good leadership and people skills

• Must be capable of managing a team of approximately 80 people

 We offer a competitive salary package with numerous fringe benefits.

 Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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