Assistant Project Manager – Aftermarket Recertification Projects (Oil and Gas): Dubai


Assistant Project Manager – Aftermarket Recertification Projects (Oil and Gas): Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Trending

Job Description


NOTE: Please ONLY apply if you have sufficient experience and skills required as per job description below. 

Job Summary.

Assistant Project Manager/Coordinator supporting/leading: Generating of Project Budgets; Support PM’s on all project documentation processes; Maintain, validate, and verify Program and Project documentation; Provide feedback to Project Manager on any discrepancies; Participate in program/project meetings; create and distribute meeting minutes; Coordinate, maintain and distribute project schedules, Support PM on all travel arrangements, Assist Department Manager with Budgets and Cost allocation, Perform other duties or special assignments as required. 


  • Provide customers / subcontractors and customer suppliers with a single point-of-contact and assume the role of communications coordinator for assigned major projects, which includes coordinating within the various departments.
  • Assure preparation of customer documents and project drawings are completed as required by the contract.
  • Represent Company at customer / subcontractor coordination status meetings.
  • Monitor all activities to assure costs and gross margins are met.
  • Track and control the major components of project cost.
  • Take responsibility for the overall project schedule.
  • Follow administrative procedures as necessary to assure the success of the project.
  • Negotiate settlement of all claims associated with the project.
  • Monitor all project activities, report progress against plans and take corrective action as required to meet plans.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for all operational activities of assigned projects.
  • Travel to on-site locations to meet with internal and external customers.
  • Maintain a high degree of situation awareness to track and manage issues.
  • Strive to achieve on time delivery.
  • Follow NOV PM procedures and processes.
  • Create customize reports when required.
  • Create, store, and find documents in RigOffice.

  • Project management and customer focal point for all NOV associated project work scopes: Recertifications, upgrades, reactivations, I&C, OEM repairs, rig/shipyard-based inspections, and other internal projects.
  • Follow standardized processes, policies, and operational procedures from a global operations perspective.
  • Responsible for all project planning activities including scope identification, creation of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) and documentation gathering.
  • Create and document required work scopes of the project such as quotations, proposals, purchase orders and change orders as required through the duration of the project.
  • Issue and track purchase orders for parts and services for internal and 3rd party requirements.
  • Responsible for project execution including scope execution and issuance of project certifications.
  • Collaborate with both regional and local Aftermarket representatives (Service, Spares, Repair, Engineering, Sales, Accounting/Finance, etc.) to maximize support, planning, project execution and customer experience.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with customer, suppliers, and vendors.
  • Responsible for monitoring and controlling projects which includes risk management, change management and progress management, reporting and project close out.
  • Maximize financial results by monitoring / reporting all activities to ensure accurate costing
  • Maintain awareness of critical path activities affecting customer sensitive project deadlines; build contingency plans and implement recovery plans.
  • Responsible for project close out including invoicing, handovers, and after-action reviews.
  • Perform other work as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Management is preferred, or equivalent combination of education and project management experience.
  • 3 + years within a Project Management assistant/coordination role. Oil and Gas highly preferred.
  • Experience handling customers and internal stakeholders professionally throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of oil and gas industry drilling, pressure control and/or lifting and handling equipment.
  • Strong understanding of PMI principals and methodology. 
  • Fluent in English – Communicates effectively. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desirable: 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • 5+ years within a Project Management role. 
  • Fluent in Aftermarket systems, such as, RigOffice, Compass, Tracker, PIMS, and other system 
  • Understanding of technical Documentation Packages/Drawings.
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