Site Project Manager

Job Overview

Job Title: Site Project Manager

Location: Iraq, Basra

Rotation: 28 days ON and 28 days OFF

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Project Sponsor represents EPCM Contractor management.
  • The Sponsor provides guidance to the project team to ensure that the project meets objectives.
  • The Project Sponsor maintains frequent contact with the COMPANY Project Manager and assists the EPCM Contractor Project Manager in resolving contractual issues.
  • The Project Sponsor also works closely with the EPCM Contractor Project Manager to ensure that key technology and bidding strategy are properly transferred to the Project Team.
  • The Project Sponsor does not direct the Project Manager’s activities.
  • The Sponsor also has responsibility to ensure the EPCM Contractor Project Manager is implementing Peer Review Action Items on a timely basis.
  • Deliver Goal Zero on assigned projects with Focus on HSE, quality and process safety throughout the project lifecycle
  • Organize HAZOP(s) / HAZIDs and follow up closeout of mitigation actions in order to demonstrate ALARP.
  • Prepare scope packages for the execute contracts.
  • Develop and implement effective progress and budget control and reporting.
  • Identify, assess and manage project risks following effective risk management plan and demonstrating ALARP
  • Develop, share and incorporate lessons learnt throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • Adhere to Project Management of Change Procedures to sustain engineering design integrity.
  • Comply with Quality Control & Quality Assurance systems to cover the design, implementation and commissioning phases of Projects.
  • Ensure that As built documentation are uploaded into the AIMs.
  • Promote safe working culture lead by example

Education, Skills & Experience:


  • BSc., University degree in Chemical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
  • Needs to be expat with Oil and Gas Construction Experience.
  • Minimum 20 years experience in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Min 15 years experience in Construction of petrochemical plants
  • Min 7 years as a Site PM or Construction Manager/Superintendent.
  • Preference for previous Iraq site experience managing a PMC on site.
  • Experience of client liaison.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in  Oil and Gas Project Delivery as an Umbrella Contract Project Sponsor / Director.