Project Development Manager - Gulf of Mexico

Houston, Texas

Provide Project Management leadership to deliver integrated development projects from Pre-Development through Operate stages. Drive design, interface, and delivery model to support Gulf of Mexico Development Strategy.
Responsibilities and duties:

  • Provide Project Management leadership for Gulf of Mexico tieback developments, including management of project scope, schedule, and budget according to strategic business objectives
  • Provide a comprehensive and consistent approach to project planning & execution from Pre-Development through Operate stages
  • Manage embedded contractor resources required to support project execution
  • Manage 3rd Party contractor relationships and scopes to support project execution, contracting model
  • Provide guidance for Gulf of Mexico decommissioning, life extension, maintenance, reliability, and inspection projects, as required
  • Support development of facilities standards
  • Adherence to the Management of Change process
  • Ensure comprehensive value capture approach through opportunities, risk, cost, and schedule development
  • Support the integration of key innovation, technology, and ESG facets in development and design concepts



  • 20 years of relevant Project Management and delivery experience in offshore oil and gas for large capital projects ( $100MM)
  • Comprehensive understanding Gulf of Mexico facility and tieback infrastructure and equipment management with drilling and completions to support tree installation and well hook-up
  • Direct operator experience providing engineering and design management, including project execution experience from early engineering through execution/implementation
  • Construction management experience, including contract execution, and installation management
  • Project Management delivery through offshore hook-up and commissioning, including operations hand-over
  • Understands Project Controls and Information Management requirements to support cost, schedule, management of change, and document management processes from Pre-development to operations.
  • Interface management within Gulf of Mexico stakeholders including Operations, Regulatory, Production Engineering, Subsurface and Drilling and Completions Teams
  • Knowledge of key SURF-Topsides-Hull interfaces to ensure comprehensive project evaluation and delivery
  • Understanding of offshore regulatory requirements in the Gulf of Mexico for overall project delivery
  • Comprehensive understanding of project risk management and mitigations to execute offshore oil and gas projects

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