Project Services Manager

Location: London, UK

Contract Position

Immediate need for a Project Services Manager to lead planning, costing, estimating and reporting to Project Manager.  Responsible for developing strategy and delivering Project Planning, Scheduling, Costing, Estimating and Reporting; developing the KPI and metrics for the project and lead the performance management to ensure the project is on track against the budget, time line and functional requirements.  Lead the stage gate planning process and prepare for the readiness reviews; ensure project services team members understand the vision and set clear guidelines to enable delivery of project services deliverables; be the Single Point Accountability for developing budgets, follow internal corporate budgeting cycles, AFE management with partners and tracks cost data; develop estimating guidelines and guide the estimators to develop robust project cost;  lead the change management process and establish clear Management of Change guidelines for the project.  Responsible for Lead Planning & Cost Management meetings to apprise progress, articulate areas of concerns, recovery plans and manage changes; review contractor estimates and lead the project services discussion at the Select to Define and Define to Execute Gates.  Must be an integrator with ability to work with sub surface, well engineering, facility, commercial and ESIA teams to develop a plan.  Able to provide Project Control support to delivery teams and function.