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Assistant Project Manager / Construction Manager / Project Planner, Sahara Group, OIL AND GAS VARIOUS PROJECTS (HEADOFFICE POSITION)

START Date: 
September, 2012

Position/Date: Assistant Manager (Project Engineer) – (September 2012 - Date)
Employer: SAHARA GROUP (Projects)
Job Description
• Evaluation/Assessment of major project electrical engineering designs to ensure completeness. Review
of power system analysis and power systems components specifications. Development of power system
installation scope. Review of projects work scope, design basis, design calculations, drawings and
supporting documentation. Provide electrical design and construction support on projects. Preparation
of electrical load, load flow and short circuit calculations.
• Prepare and manage detailed schedules and schedule confidence analysis for Project team on all major
• Coordinate the risk management mitigation plan for identified risks & opportunities.
• Prepare all Project Schedule update, showing earned value and all support information to inform the
project team of actual status on all projects.
• Review all Schedule information (milestone, interfaces & Durations) for all contract packages.
• Participate in developing, implementation of policies & procedures of capital project framework manual
• Evaluation of design safety engineering requirements and Quality control & assurance plan and
implementation for all engineering works.
• Monitor project execution with the consultants including inspection plan responsibility role as assigned
for Sahara bulk projects
• Development and implementation of the project management plans e.g. Execution Plan, Quality Plan,
and Risk Management Plan.
• Manage contractor relationships and ensure timely completion, within budget, safely, and to the
specified quality.
• Manage contractor prequalification and tender/bid process.
• Preparation of yearly projects team In house Budget.
• Accountable for accomplishing the project objectives within budget and on schedule.
• Clear understanding and application of relevant technical codes and standards (ANSI, ASME, API etc.) for
all engineering deliverables
• Supervises and manages project schedules, incorporating and analyzing input from the project team.
• Ensures contractors provide resource loaded schedules at determined intervals to make sure project is
being completed on time and within budget.
• Effectively manages and reports in a timely manner changes in expectations, scope, company risk,
timeline and/or project budgets.
• Maintains a high level of focus on health, safety and environment. Ensuring safety within all project work.
• Ensures the project teams provide the appropriate project documentations.
• Responsible for assuring effective communication regarding project progress and significant issues with
project sponsor, operations and program management personnel.
• Proactively identifies and addresses safety issues as they arise throughout a project from scoping to
• Vendor Prequalification and Selection
• Ensure all project activities are performed in compliance with company policies and guidelines.
• Organize and coordinate required technical training to enhance the professional skills of the team
• Maintain a close client contact, provide reports in time and react in a timely manner.
• Follow internal processes and procedures to achieve the requirements and monitor their
• Motivate and encourage the team member, provide guidance and promote staff development, develop a
highly capable maintenance team
Projects Involved In.
• 1: Omagwa 2million Litres ATK tank Farm Construction – Project Manager
• 2: Ibafon 15million Litres PMS Tank Farm Construction – SME (Planning/Electrical)
• 3: Tema 11,000MT LPG Project – Secondary Project Manager
• 4: Atlas Cove Project – Technical/Commercial Evaluation Committee Member alongside PPMC & Netco.
• 5: Accra Building – SME (Planning/Electrical)
• 6: Tema Building – SME (Planning/Electrical)
• 7: Abuja ATK Tank Farm – (Planning/Electrical)
• 8:Liberia Petroleum Mega Depot – Planning & Scoping(Project Manager)
• 9:Guinea Conakry Petroleum Mega Depot – Planning & Construction Vendor Selection
• 10:Automatic Tank Gauging & CCTV Integration in all depots(Project Manager)
• 11:Tema Ghana Depot Lighting with LED fittings(Project Manager)
• 12:Kano Aviation Depot Construction – Project Manager

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