Senior Project Controls Engineer – BU Norway (M/F/D)

wintershall dea

Stavanger, Norway

Next possible starting date

Local Contract




Application deadline: 26-May-2024

What you can expect
What you can expect

What you can expect – text
  • Develop and prepare a portfolio plan covering all projects on a high level
  • Capture learnings, establish internal experience transfer database and benchmark data in close cooperation with other assets and units in Wintershall Dea.
  • Prepare and maintain the project work breakdown structure in agreed Wintershall Dea Norway WBS format.
  • Contribute to internal Business Planning process
  • Contribute to project close out information and lessons learned activities with focus on planning area
  • Participate in Project Change Control (PPC) in the projects
  • Participate in cost and schedule risk analyses (CSRA), responsible for preparing the schedule input to the integrated SRA model and propose needed schedule float
  • Participate in the development of a project risk register to provide for identification, mitigation, and monitoring of project risks with potential cost and schedule impact
  • Contribute to establishment of the project manpower projection plan (MPP)
  • Prepare regular and timely cost and progress reports, rolling up contractor’s cost and schedules into the integrated project report including baseline according to Company Procedures for circulation to defined stakeholders
  • Proactively follow up critical path activities, ensure that stakeholders are aware of project float development and if any ongoing or emerging issues that could jeopardize the project schedule
  • Follow-up on contractor’s cost and schedule status and progress. Participate in weekly & monthly meetings for contracts
  • Monitor and review the project control element of contractor performance throughout the contract life cycle; recommend corrective action where necessary
  • Review the contractor’s baseline schedules and manpower plans and provide guidance for consistency and quality
  • Prepare requirements for contractors within planning/cost reporting and participate in tender evaluations
  • Perform trend and schedule risk analyses, identify potential changes and recommend corrective actions
  • Provide planning and scheduling expertise as required in projects

What we expect
What we expect

What we expect
Education Requirements & Work Experience
  • Safran and PIMs knowledge is preferred
  • Experienced in risk management activities in offshore field development project
  • Have detailed understanding of subsea developments, topside modifications, standalone developments and energy transition projects, related contractors and the latest market developments.
  • Experience with Norwegian field development projects is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience, preferably with both operators and contractors
  • University degree or other relevant education
Personal Qualities & Preferred Skills
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary project team
  • Good communicator, proactively seeking advice from others and share own experiences with group
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Creative, open, responsible and entrepreneurial
  • English: Fluent oral and written
  • Norwegian: Fluent oral and written preferred as additional language 

Any questions regarding the position, please contact Kristin Larsen.

Note: As a part of our routines background checks will be performed, with consent from relevant candidates.

We offer
We offer

We offer (external)
  • Opportunities to grow yourself professionally alongside some of the most dedicated and passionate colleagues in the industry. 
  • As part of one team – working together you will be essential in the exciting times ahead, where we will continue to explore for new opportunities that can be developed for production and storage on the NCS. 
  • High focus on employee-well-being through flexible work arrangements, numerous sport and social internal groups, office gym, roof terrace and modern inclusive workplace. 
  • Generous benefit package including substantial pension and insurance plans, loan arrangements, company cabins and extra week paid holiday.
  • Diverse and international workforce where we employ around 350 people in Norway with 25+ nationalities. 

Wintershall Dea is transforming from the leading European independent gas and oil company to become a leading European independent gas and carbon management company. We have more than 120 years of experience as an operator and project partner along the entire E&P value chain. The company with German roots and headquarters in Kassel and Hamburg explores for and produces gas and oil in 11 countries worldwide in an efficient and responsible manner. With activities in Europe, Latin America and the MENA region (Middle East & North Africa), Wintershall Dea has a global upstream portfolio and, with its participation in natural gas transport, is also active in the midstream business. And we develop carbon management and low carbon hydrogen projects to contribute to climate goals and secure energy supplies. 
Wintershall Dea was formed from the merger of Wintershall Holding GmbH and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG, in 2019. Today, the company employs more than 2,000 people worldwide from almost 60 nations.

Contact: Kristin Larsen