NANA Regional Corporation Project Manager in Anchorage, Alaska

Project Manager


Summary:Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project or subtask.Acts as the Company representative with the customer and selected subcontractors during the project execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties for this position include:

HSE Management

  • Work with project team to ensure that all areas of a project or all projects are set up and executed in full compliance with the requirements of NANA WorleyParsons HSE Management system and any stipulations of our client contracts.

  • Assist the HSSE Representative in formulating pro-active HSE initiatives and programs.

  • Understand and implement any client HSSE requirements on the project.

  • Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to continuously improve HSE performance.

Client Relationships

  • Identifies, documents and communicates client requirements.

  • Manages multiple stakeholders and maintains/develops healthy client relationships throughout the project and post-completion.

  • Proactively resolves performance, scope, cost and schedule issues with the Client as they arise.

Commercial Management

  • Manages project contracts.

  • Manages project to obtain/exceed budgeted gross margin.

Scope Management

  • Clearly defines scope and compliance with requirements of the contract.

  • Effectively manages change control process and project interfaces.

  • Manages and monitors project performance to identify issues and opportunities early, seizing opportunities to take pre-emptive action as required.

Time Management

  • Manages the planning of all scope elements of the project.

  • Develops resource and financial requirements from the project plan.

  • Manages the design, procurement and construction activities to meet the project schedule.

Cost Control

  • Plans and ensures preparation of accurate project estimates.

  • Establishes cost reports for control of projects. Monitors and controls all cost aspects of the project including forecasting costs, obtaining approvals, identifying trends and taking action to avoid cost overruns including identifying opportunities.

  • Conducts continual assessment of performance of cost control system and personnel.

  • Reviews time charges and approves invoices and confirms they are consistent with forecasts.

Quality Management

  • Ensures the NANA WorleyParsons and client quality system requirements are identified and applied on the project.

  • Manages the development of a project schedule which allows work to be executed in logical sequences.

  • Implements Process Improvement through Lessons Learned, Preventive and Corrective Actions.

Team Management

  • Provides clear and focused leadership for the project team to create a vision for the project success and a strategy to fit that vision.

  • Aids the Project Engineer in guiding the engineering team.

  • Focuses on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.

  • Fosters an environment for continuous improvement within a project and within the program.

Communication Management

  • Ensures accurate and timely progress reporting to key stakeholders.

  • Maintain ongoing monitoring of the communication network between project staff, the client and third parties and introduction and management of changes where required.

Risk Management

  • Leads project team in identification of project risks and opportunities.

  • Guides the development of opportunities and risk management actions.

  • Monitors closure of all identified risks and opportunities.

Design Management

  • Sets clear objectives for the design team.

  • Works with Project Engineer to ensure resolution of technical disputes between the design team and the client.

  • Maintains a general understanding of the technical work scope and work processes.

Procurement/Subcontracts Management

  • Manages development of a procurement process/procedure appropriate to the project.

  • Assesses procurement process throughout the project to ensure goods meet specifications and are delivered on time and within budget.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration from an accredited college or university.

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in a project team environment for an engineering firm.

  • 2 years of experience in the hydrocarbon industry.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in the hydrocarbon industry

  • PMP Certification or 2 years of experience as a Project Engineer

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The general knowledge, skills, and abilities below are required expectations for employees holding this position:


Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information;

Collects and researches data;

Uses intuition and experience to complement data;

Designs workflows and procedures.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;

Gathers and analyzes information skillfully;

Applies processes and procedures to develop solutions;

Works well in group problem solving situations;

Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses;

Pursues training and development opportunities;

Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;

Shares expertise with others.

Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;

Maintains confidentiality;

Listens to others without interrupting;

Keeps emotions under control;

Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;

Listens and gets clarification;

Responds well to questions;

Demonstrates group presentation skills;

Participates in meetings.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities;

Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;

Gives and welcomes feedback;

Contributes to building a positive team spirit;

Puts success of team above own interests;

Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;

Supports others’ efforts to succeed;

Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively;

Edits work for spelling and grammar;

Varies writing style to meet needs;

Able to read and interpret written information.

Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve long-term success.

Skill Requirements:

  • Pro-active, goal oriented with excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent emphasis on consistently meeting NANA WorleyParsons and its client’s needs.

  • Able to identify issues, problems and opportunities; make timely decisions; develop appropriate solutions; and ask for assistance if required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.

  • Skills in organizing and establishing priorities.

  • Proven analytical and critical thinking abilities.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to take direction and work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.

  • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently.

  • Able to follow existing procedures and offer ideas for continuous improvement.

  • Excellent computer skills including familiarity with Windows operating systems, high level of experience with all Microsoft Office (MS) applications e.g.; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project, and Adobe Acrobat. With the ability and desire to learn new applications with training.

Skill Requirements:

  • Understands how the business delivers value to shareholders, what drives profitability and what increases growth.

  • Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business conditions.

  • Excellent people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills. Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an effective team.

  • Understands NANA WorleyParsons Vision and purpose, translates it into team goals and objectives and gains team commitment to achieving those goals and objectives.

  • Effectively manages and resolves conflict between individuals and/or groups.

  • Pro-active, goal oriented with excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent customer focus and able to consistently meet NANA WorleyParsons and its clients needs.

  • Able to identify issues, problems and opportunities; make timely decisions; develop appropriate and innovative solutions; and ask for assistance if required.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts; ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution and determination of test reliability and validity.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office Suite, as well as a working knowledge of design and computational software.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing and training team members; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Work Environment:

Atypical office working environment with occasional visit to client facilities which may be an industrial/factory type facility.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Activity:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Theabove is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change.The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description.This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.If this is a salaried position, it may require varying amounts of time to accomplish the assigned duties, including time spent outside of the normal business hours for which compensation is included in base pay.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these conditions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

NANA Shareholder Preference

Job: Engineering/Design

Company: NANA WorleyParsons, LLC

Primary Location: US-AK-Anchorage

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 21, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: PRO00204