Company: Wood
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 20 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Brunei Darussalam

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for an experienced Execution Manager, an exciting & challenging role on the BSP Offshore Rejuvenation project.

Project Execution

  • P & L responsibility with associated commercial and financial accountability including revenue delivery, margin and overhead management, budget and forecast determination and attainment, risk and opportunity reviews, cost controls, accounts payable / billing and cash collection
  • Contributes to and reviews the project proposal and plan to establish timeframe, procedures for accomplishing the project, resource requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project. Ensures adherence to corporate policy and best practice and sets project evaluation parameters
  • Negotiates changes to project scope with the customer. Follows Change Management process to identify and approve modifications to scope, cost, schedule, and quality
  • Pursues and develop opportunities for innovation, such as digitalization and technology use, work share and high value engineering centers, to bring value to Wood and customer
  • Approves project procedures and project execution plan including the scope of work, deliverables list, master schedule, budget, org charts, risk register etc.
  • Ensures competence of project team members to carry out assigned work
  • Oversees proposals and call - offs (may be single projects) within delegation of authority, ensuring compliance with contracting policy and standards of ethical conduct
  • Monitors adherence to schedule, cost and quality and proactively intervenes to avoid slippage
  • Ensures that the required project management software systems are established for the project and the supporting training is completed
  • Ensure the project assurance protocol and schedule are established
  • Involved in establishing terms and conditions, and wider scope and larger size of projects may require more visibility in the community as well as activity in attracting project staff
  • Responsible for the project HSSE leadership, ensures a program of initiatives and auditing schedule are established, and that HSSE and quality management issues are proactively addressed
  • Drives good practices, including corporate initiatives, across projects and programs
  • Resolves complex issues which are escalated by project team
  • Participate in assurance activities and peer reviews
  • The complexity, potential impact and political sensitivity of projects / programmes of this size (particularly in an international context), frequently require the project director to be involved in closing the deal, attracting specialized staff from outside the organization, and managing relationships with local officials and community groups as well as the customer and contractors, all based on their credibility and proven track record


  • Guides and directs large project team(s), which includes project managers, external specialists and involving staff from multiple offices and sites
  • Is an advocate and role model for ethical behavior and compliance with applicable laws and policies
  • Teaches and empowers others to make decisions within established parameters


Skills / Qualifications


  • University degree (bachelors or masters) in relevant discipline or equivalent combination of qualifications and experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Associate in Project Management (APM) or equivalent certification is preferred

Knowledge, skills, and experience

  • Typically requires more than 20 years of broad and extensive pertinent experience, including minimum 10 years project management experience, mastering their area and knowledgeable about impacts on other areas; of which substantial experience successfully managing major / complex international or remote location projects
  • Requires strong technical skill as relevant to the project scope(s)
  • Good level of experience in the related field, industry, and locations of the work
  • Has thorough knowledge of project success and benefits management
  • Expert in stakeholder management with extensive experience in managing challenging stakeholders and able to coach and advise others in this area
  • Thorough understanding of requirements management from creation to monitoring to verification of complex project requirements and their linkage to business benefits
  • Knowledge of workflow management, established policies for engineering ownership, globalization of projects and request for tender process
  • Experienced in assembling and managing multi - phase project budgets, including risk contingencies
  • Expert Practitioner in Risk Management processes, well versed in how risks are transposed into cost, time and contingency estimates and forecasts
  • Advanced knowledge of various forms of vendor contracts across many types of goods and services; able to create new appropriate contracting frameworks and negotiate to successful conclusion
  • Able to manage complex major project start - up, produce and communicate the project execution plan
  • Expert understanding of both explicit and implicit dependencies and able to explain these and build into recommendations
  • Experience of implementing successful project performance improvement activities and techniques for recovering poor performance
  • Knowledge of supplier categorization and experienced in devising appropriate commercial acquisition strategies
  • Understands the needs of information management requirements in the project phases (operation), internal (contractual, statutory) and asset (customer) documentation
  • Able to negotiate appropriate close - out terms with all key stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage resources (personnel, equipment, materials etc.)
  • Sound practice and experience of commercial and technical risk management
  • Able to drive cash flow management as well as projection / forecast of cost at completion

Personal attributes:


  • Safety focused with an uncompromising approach to risk management. Places the welfare of both internal and customer employees at the top of the agenda
  • Passionately and visibly pursues and supports, demonstrates, and embeds company values
  • Able to motivate, engage and influence a diverse group of people, many without a direct reporting relationship
  • Customer focused - develops sincere and open relationships with customers, current and potential; constantly striving to exceed expectations and add value. Able to develop and maintain strong customer relationships, including ability to influence
  • Ability to effectively manage resources (personnel, equipment, materials etc.)
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentational communication skills; able to handle sensitive communications and to communicate complex issues in simple ways
  • Strong influencer, negotiator, and mediator
  • Able to generate and apprise options, make decisions, and follow through, ensuring learnings are captured
  • Strong team builder capable of identifying and adopting best practices, engendering a spirit of cooperation and energizing people towards optimum performance enabling cross functional best practice
  • Pragmatic in approach with a strong commercial bias and ability to balance commerciality with operational excellence
  • Entrepreneurial approach - ability to identify and pursue opportunities to add value to client and Wood
  • Flexible to respond in agile ways to changing internal and external context and customer needs
  • A motivated self - starter, who can self - direct when required, able to use own initiative to make appropriate decisions but also know when escalation is required
  • Critical thinker, able to interpret complex data and with strong problem - solving abilities


Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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