SENIOR IS PROJECT LEAD (JOB ID: 792) at North Oil Company

This is a permanent and residential position based in the NOC Head Office. A tax free salary and comprehensive benefits package with family status, educational assistance etc. is on offer for the right candidate.

Scope of Work


Leads a number of IT projects with a delineated scope of work executed within a finite timeframe in a medium to high complexity context.

Has accountability for related projects over scope definition, execution plan, cost, schedule, design, build, and contractual deliverables

Ensure project delivery on-time, within scope, within budget, and proper quality

Coaches and mentors junior project managers upon PMO’s request


Establishing and developing robust governance arrangements to ensure that business demand is captured.

Along with the IS Head of Strategy and Project to develop and implement the ongoing IS Strategy.

Ensure that effective project and program management approaches are embedded within the IS Service.

Provide a research and development capacity supporting the need to meet future demands of customers

Help develop effective engagement with business leading to successful active management of requirements, current demand and applying industry best practice.

Build and develop a positive reputation for the IS Service by acting as an ambassador when dealing with other colleagues, customers and external partners.

Carries out detailed requirements analysis and sizing of project team; ensure resource availability and allocation

Developing project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Develop a detailed project plan to track progress

Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs

Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques

Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders; report and escalate to management as needed

Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Profile Required

Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technology related field. Master’s degree or MBA preferred

10 years’ experience in IT and at least 3 years in a leadership role

5 years’ experience as part of an Oil & Gas organization

Strong project management skills

Strong understanding of the core processes of an Oil & Gas company

Strong relationship and negotiation capability

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.            

Strong English proficiency both spoken and written

  Senior IS Project Lead 

 IS & Telecoms

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