WTS Energy Job: Project Director

Job description Project Director

Key aims and objectives

  • Mentoring and development of Nigerian Engineers.
  • Supervise the preparation of the overall project plan & execution strategies for management review and approval on award of a project.
  • Ensure accurate Project financial and milestone forecasting;
  • Drive Change Order growth during Project execution;
  • Leverage Margin Variance tools in support of Project / Business Margin tracking and analysis;
  • Drive Project Schedule Milestone methodology; Proactively Lead optimizing businesses Cash position via Receivables resolution, minimizing unbilled Receivables, etc.

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Drive all Environment, Health & Safety standards through the project by example.
  • Participate in the preparation off the project budget at the time the contract is awarded which includes components such as project controls, administration and day- to- day running costs.
  • Manage the approved plan to achieve project deliverables and timeline objectives.
  • Liaise with the Functional Managers to ensure that sufficient experienced resources are made available to achieve project goals.
  • Control the project through project management, project engineering, discipline engineering and construction through project managers.
  • Organize and control the total Project Scope of Work, both within our own organization and by engagement with the Client.
  • Act as ND’s representative interacting with the client’s management team to ensure that project objectives, project schedules and budgets are established and met.
  • Establish lines of communication within the Projects Division, towards Partners, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers and towards the Client.
  • Use your solid people management and network abilities to establish a positive team spirit by inspiring project team members as well as that part in the matrix organization supporting the project.
  • Identify ways to increase productivity and decrease cost of project delivery, therefore enhancing competitiveness.

Other duties

  • Report Project’s performance to the Senior Management team.
  • Implement EHS, QA, QS and Risk Management, in accordance with ND’s and the Contract requirements.
  • Ensure quality, safety, progress and cost control and initiate necessary corrective actions as and when required.


  • Project Execution Plan
  • Project Coordination Plan


Requirements Project Director

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent work experience.
  • 20+ year’s experience and solid knowledge of the EPC Oil & Gas sector.
  • Demonstrable experience in the project management of EPC projects.
  • Solid track record of successful delivery of EPC projects against contract
  • Awareness and sensitivity to multinational exposures and cultures.
  • Proven interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills – build the Project team into a dedicated and enthusiastic unit.
  • Commercial leadership
  • Sound Project Management expertise
  • External focus and inclusiveness

Terms & Conditions Project Director

  • For this position preference will be given to Nigerian Nationals. In case expatriate candidates are selected, it is a prerequisite he/she is tasked to mentor and train a Nigerian understudy.
  • Long term contract job.

Company Profile

Our client an International EPC Company operating in Nigeria





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