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Interface Manager 20170619

Job Posting: Jun 18, 2017 01:23:44 PM
Interface Manager 20170619-15117


***PLEASE NOTE*** The Interface Manager is a temporary position for an anticipated duration of five (5) years. If the selected candidate is an independent contractor, he/she will work with Husky through its corporate selected vendor for independent contractors.  If the selected candidate is a third party contractor, he/she will work with Husky through a vendor in Newfoundland & Labrador.

Husky Energy, operator of the White Rose Field and satellite extensions, is making plans for potentially developing the West White Rose Project with a  Platform  consisting of topsides supported by a concrete gravity substructure (CGS).  The Platform would serve as a fixed drilling rig and will be located at the White Rose field, approximately 350 kilometers offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.  The project is subject to final company, partner and regulatory approvals.

In anticipation of possibly sanctioning the Project, Husky’s Atlantic Region is seeking an Interface Manager that will be located in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. With accountability for managing the interface management process for the project, the Interface Manager will be responsible for promoting effective communications between interfacing parties and for the expedited resolution of interface issues.  Through encouragement of informal communication and the establishment of formal lines of communication, as and when required, the Interface Manager will facilitate the flow and exchange of information between project teams, operations, vendors and contractors.  The Interface Manager will ensure that the project team is kept abreast of interface issues and that these issues are resolved at the lowest level capable of doing so effectively.

Reporting to the Vice President, Atlantic Region Developments, the Interface Manager will be responsible for:

·Managing technical interfaces between major project groups including topsides, graving dock, CGS, subsurface, subsea, drilling & completions, and marine.

·Managing the resolution of technical interfaces between two or more scope packages.

·Promoting effective communication by ensuring that open communication between the interface parties is maintained.

·Designating a “Lead” contractor interface coordinator if a technical interface issue surfaces and neither of the interfacing contractor parties assumes the “Lead” role.

·Chairing regular (minimum weekly) interface meetings between project Main Scope Interface Coordinators. These meetings shall review the status of open interface issues.

·Chairing and attending other interface meetings as required (SIT planning, weekly engineering meeting, etc).

·Ensuring appropriate managers are informed of the status of interfaces that are applicable to their scope.

·Ensuring that the VP, Atlantic Region Developments is informed of status of interfaces across the project.

·Providing information to the Change Review Board during the execution of Management of Change.

·Participating in project risk, lessons learned, schedule, management of change and design review sessions.

·Ensuring that the established interface procedure is followed and that proper documentation protocol is executed. This includes ensuring that closed interface packages are processed through documentation control and filed in Husky’s Document Management System.

·Monitoring interface progress and project activity affecting interface issues.

·Preparing and presenting monthly interface status reports for the project monthly report.

·Managing the interface and flow of information between Husky and its partners. This can include Gate reviews, weekly meetings, risk evaluation sessions, etc.

·Overseeing the “project wide” Interface Registers. 

·Maintaining up to date project interface procedures and work instructions.

·Ensuring that all third parties are made aware of interface procedures and practices.

·Perform other related duties as required.

Occasional travel to the fabrication and/or testing facility to expedite closure of interface issues will be required. 


Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


·Degree in Engineering and/or Construction Management from a recognized post-secondary institution.

·Minimum of 15 years’ oil and gas industry experience in project management or project engineering and includes direct project interface management experience.

·Demonstrable commitment to Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) in a project setting.

·Proven ability to lead multidiscipline activities.

·Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

·Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills.

·Ability to travel to the USA and internationally as required.

At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.

Consistent with the Accords Act, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador specifically and Canada generally, who are qualified, will be given first consideration for training and employment.

Husky Energy is one of Canada's largest integrated energy companies. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols HSE, HSE.PR.A, HSE.PR.B, HSE.PR.C, HSE.PR.E and HSE.PR.G. The Company operates worldwide with Upstream and Downstream business segments. 

Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.

Interested candidates must apply online at:  Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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