Deputy Project Manager

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Deputy Project Manager
AktauLocal/InternationalEngineering/FacilitiesRef.: MO-042265
Maersk Oil Kazakhstan is looking for professional Deputy Project Manager to join our E&P department
We Offer
Maersk Oil Kazakhstan offers a strong technical, as well as challenging environment that provides an excellent opportunity to take part in a growing the business
The residential position is located in Aktau, Kazakhstan. We offer attractive family status terms, including relocation to Aktau.
Key Responsibilities
2.1 Assist in project development from beginning to end
2.2 Assist in defining project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

2.3 Assist in development full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
2.4 Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
2.5 Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
2.6 Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
2.7 Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
2.8 Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
2.9 Assist in determing need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.

2.10 Continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
2.11 Assist in delegating tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
2.12 Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
2.13 Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

2.14 Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

2.15 Track project milestones and deliverables.

2.16 Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.
2.17 Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
2.18 Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

2.19 Assist in defining project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

2.20 Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

2.21 Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
2.22 Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
2.23 Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
Who we are looking for
• A minimum of Bachelors’ degree, within relevant engineering discipline
• 10-15 years of relevant oil and gas industry experience
• Good analytic and problem solving skills
• High level of personal integrity
• A results driven individual that can follow through until desired results are achieved
Maersk Oil Kazakhstan GmbH is owned by Maersk Olie og Gas AS, Denmark, a company in the A.P. Moller Maersk Group. Maersk Olie og Gas AS is an international upstream oil company, with extensive operations in Denmark, Germany, Qatar, UK, Norway, Angola, Algeria, Brazil, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and US Gulf of Mexico. Maersk Oil Kazakhstan GmbH operates the Dunga Field in Mangistau Oblast. For further information about the A. P. Moller – Maersk Group and Maersk Oil see and
 Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a 2016 entitlement production of 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Norway, Algeria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Kazakhstan, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Exploration or development activities are on-going in Angola, Kenya, Brazil and in the producing countries. Turning complex and challenging fields into commercial successes has been the cornerstone of Maersk Oil business since 1962. Maersk Oil focuses on pioneering technologies and harnessing talent to continue to operate safely and successfully, creating value for partners and host governments. For more information about Maersk Oil, please visit the website at