Package Manager at National Oilwell Varco

Package Manager at National Oilwell Varco
Responsible for projects from conceptual design including FEED, detail design, procurement, fabrication, construction and shipment to site.

The Projects department is accountable for the coordination, performance monitoring and improvement, handover requirements, budget, schedule, quality and site safety with primary responsibility for individual projects undertaken by the Package Manager.

The Package Manager will form an integral part of this team and will require a proven experience base in discipline and front-end engineering to ensure maximum value is delivered by the team.

Areas of expertise

Project Scope Management

Project Time Management

Project Risk Management

Project Quality (PEM) Management

Project Communication Management

Project Quality Management

Project Stakeholder Management

Engineering Management

Construction Management

Completion Management

Team alignment, motivation and development

Project Management Responsibilities – On his/her own initiative perform the following activities:

Implement Project Management/Execution Plan

Perform Lessons Learned work-shop and implement the necessary

Ensure that HSEQ Plan and/or Control Plan are established

Coordinate with Project Manager and take part in Project kick-off

Obtain detailed knowledge of the Contract and its requirements

Agree Project Management Team Roles and responsibilities

Establish, monitor and take corrective actions for the planning and schedule for project execution

Ensure that the necessary procedures, guidelines and templates are available for project teams processes and activities

Establish and get approval of Project Baseline Schedule

Manage the Project Execution for Technical Delivery

Day-to-day management of the Project Organization and always be updated on the project main status and challenges

Act as focal point for interface with Client, Vendors and disciplines for technical documentation

Ensure that the documents submitted to client are in line with project scope of work and agreed time lines

Prepare Material Requisitions for Project Procurement with the support of technical documents received from discipline engineer

Coordinate Technical Bid Evaluation of offers received from project buyer and ensure the evaluations are returned within stipulated time

Organize kick-off meetings with vendors upon the placement of Purchase Orders

Prepare and update the Project expediting reports

Coordinate with vendors for timely submission and approvals of technical documents and highlight to Project Manager on time for any delays in document approvals or final delivery

Support Project Manager in preparing the weekly and monthly progress reports

Demonstrate HSE Leadership by emphasizing personal commitment to HSE and promoting NOV HSE mindset

Ensure Stakeholder Communications and Relations

Develop thorough Client relations

Arrange and lead regular Client/Contractor meetings, involve Operations Management as required

General Responsibilities On his/her own initiative perform the following activities:

Drive the delivery of greenfield and/or brownfield projects

Ensure project buy-outs are delivered on time and budget during execution phase inclusive of design, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning

Apply sound engineering knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of project assignments

Ensure the project deliverables are meeting the applicable project specifications and requirements as per the contract

Follow systems of quality control and checking on all projects assigned

Assist in preparing proposals for the business unit by estimating engineering hours as an engineering discipline lead

Manage contract(s) and work with contractors to resolve issues

Manage project contractor(s) design and construction teams and ensure work delivered in line with the contractual requirements

Have close hands-on involvement with day-to-day engineering, procurement, construction planning and execution

Measure and initiate performance improvements for execution of projects

Drive continuous improvement in projects

Developing and maintaining quality relationships with clients

Subordinates, peers and leadership ;

Personnel responsibility for staff within area of responsibility

Develop employees by setting clear objectives and giving regular constructive feedback

Work closely with peers to reach the common and shared goals for NOV within area of responsibility

Develop successor for own position and ensure that succession plan in is in place for subordinates

Perform management and leadership in accordance with the NOV values being a role model for the company

Reviews are performed for critical milestones with focus on

Execution key deliverables & Management key deliverables

Record non-conformances and improvements and implement Project corrective actions as and when required

Ensure that clear interfaces are in place towards Subcontractor(s), Suppliers and other parties with respect to Scope of Work and responsibilities

Change and Risk & Opportunity Management :
Ensure integrated Change management in accordance with company procedures, review and approval/rejection of proposed and recommended changes to the Project

Ensure that all changes in Scope of Work / Contract are formally approved by the Client

Monitor and Control Project work

Ensure that the Work is performed

In accordance with the Contract towards the Client

In accordance with the Project Execution Strategy

In accordance with the Project Schedule

Within the Project Budgets

With focus on HSE and right Quality

Prepare for and present project status to the Execution Centre management team in Project review meetings as per NOV review template

Ensure that Lessons Learned process is performed and documented Project Close-out and hand-over

Support Project Manager in Project Close-Out Report is prepared for handed over to Life Cycle Services Project


Lead and perform leadership of the project in accordance with NOV values

Motivate staff by giving constructive feedback

Initiate competence develop goals for young employees with close contact with Functional Leader

Develop and stimulate members of the project team to achieve excellent results

Act as an inspirational leader for the project team members

Develop relations both internally and externally

Team oriented

Methods of Work

Effectively plan and manage area of responsibility taking into account the various business requirements (existing laws, legislation, standards and existing guidelines in the company.

Ensure that relevant working methods are followed and kept up-to-date

Ensure that employees perform their jobs in such a way as to reduce environment and health risks

Regularly evaluate working methods and conditions thereby minimize the risk for workplace and environmental incidents and thereby minimize the risk for quality issues

Ensure that processes you own are; efficient and effective, implemented in compliance with internal and external requirements, defined and documented, known to everybody working in the process, continually measured, evaluated, improved and secured

For processes you own; make sure to report process performance based on common KPIs, rise issues and risks that need to be resolved on a higher management level

Develop, own and implement strategies.

Own the budget for area of responsibility


Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited university or equivalent technical degree or relevant experience

Experience in similar position in EPC Projects in Oil & Gas sector

Conceptual technical knowledge of separation and treatment technology of Oil & Gas projects.

Expertise in managing packages of Oil & Gas Projects

Good knowledge of Fabrication/Manufacturing methods of Skid Packages of Oil & Gas sector.

Collaborative approach to problem solving

Strong communication skills

Ability to build relationships with clients and staff members

Developing industry contacts and knowledge of the industry

Unquestioned business and personal integrity

Minimum of 7 years of work experience in the Oil & Gas industry with at least 5 years in similar position.


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