Job Description The Project Manager is responsible to support the delivery of a number of projects within the KPO portfolio, on time, within budget and with performance in line with predictions, by performing JV Asset Management activities on behalf of the Shell Kazakhstan Asset Manager.
Examples of work activities in which he / she may be involved are as below : - Review and support the performance of major projects.
Company Description In 2018, Shell celebrated its 25th Anniversary since starting business in the independent Kazakhstan.
Shell's business in the Caspian region began over 100 years ago, when Shell was the first to ship kerosene from Baku to South-East Asia.
In the early 1990s, the company became one of the first foreign investors to establish presence in Kazakhstan, when the company was involved in the appraisal study of the country's hydrocarbon reserves and has since played a leading role in the development of the country's oil and gas sector.
Shell is one of the largest foreign investors in Kazakhstan with offices in Astana, Atyrau, Aktau and Aksai.
Shell has interests in four projects in Kazakhstan :
Upon integration with BG Group in 2016, Shell's footprint significantly increased in Kazakhstan.
With firm plans to continue with the current commitments in the above projects while protecting value already in-country, and seeking to enhance its strategic partnership with the Republic, Shell's focus on strong and effective collaboration with the government authorities, partners, business community and general communities will remain topical.
Requirements A minimum of 10 yrs of Oil and Gas engineering and projects experience with an affinity for project management.
Hands-on experience of project delivery in a complex and challenging environment would be preferred.
Demonstration of an understanding of and comfort in dealing with a diversity of cultures, work practices and customs and the ability to be flexible and accommodating without compromising the key objectives and milestones on which the project success depends.
Demonstration of ability to work both at conceptual and more detailed levels.
The incumbent will need : - Experience of working in a Joint Venture is preferred.
detailed design, construction, installation and / or procurement contracts).
To have strong problem-solving skills and to have a view on commercial impacts and repercussions of alternatives on softer or non-
technical aspects of the job.
Ability in other relevant languages beneficial.
Disclaimer The vacancy is published externally in order to attract top local talent from Kazakhstani labour market and strengthen Shell Kazakhstan local technical talent pipeline.