Business Services Manager, WRMP
BP - Whiting, IN

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Whiting Role synopsis Accountable for the project controls, supply chain management on the Whiting Refinery Modernization Project (WRMP). Key accountabilities Project Controls
Provides and maintains project controls for the overall project, specifically schedule and cost performance.
Leads all activities with respect to cost management and planning for the project.
Leads Project Controls functional objectives and initiatives.
Ensures the quality and consistency of Project Controls work produced by individual project pillars
Develops and ensures implementation of WRMP project controls plan and procedures
Responsible for the standard compilation of costs and schedules of multiple projects which comprise a mega project
Responsible for the overall master WRMP cost and schedule analysis and forecast and supporting tools
Responsible for development of WRMP overall cash flow forecasts for capital budget submission.
Responsible for cost and schedule benchmarking and risk analysis
Responsible for competency of project controls staff
Responsible for ensuring appropriate staffing of the project management team and other area project controls
Ensures adequate controls are in place prior to expenditures of labor, material and construction equipment.
Ensures availability of timely reports and data to support project decision making.
Provides leadership and coordination to Project Controls activities including planning/scheduling, estimating, cost control, progress measurement, resource planning, cost and schedule risk management and cost and schedule assurance
Implement and staff site based invoice payment plans
Coordinates Project Controls plans with Whiting Business Unit project controls plans for shared, joint, and cross delegated projects

Supply Chain Management
Provides strategic direction for project-wide procurement
Assures that Contracts and Purchasing strategies/plans support Project/Program Execution Strategies and align with BP corporate policies
General
Supports and provides leadership on WRMP Program Goals and Strategies Essential Education Required
Bachelor’s degree; preferred to have been in engineering or construction management
Preferred
MBA Essential experience and job requirements Required
Multiple years experience Managing people
Multiple years experience Managing Cost controls
Experience in the development of project measurement devices
20 years in project controls, including on mega projects ( >$1 billion)

Preferred
Experience overseeing procurement activities and personnel Desirable criteria & qualifications Knowledge of scheduling, estimating and risk analysis tools (Primavera, ICARUS, Monti Carlo, etc.)
Risk analysis
Able to motivate others
Able to compile and synthesize data from multiple sources in order to make sense of a complicated, large-scale project Relocation available Negotiable Travel required Negotiable Is this a part time position? No About BP Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future

The BP Whiting Refinery is located on the south-western shore of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal in the communities of Whiting, East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. Whiting Refinery is the second largest refinery in the BP refining system, and the 6th largest refinery in the United States. Operations began in 1889, prior to the advent of the automobile.

Today, BP is investing several billion dollars in Northwest Indiana to modernize its Whiting Refinery for the processing of heavier crudes. The modernization is essential to the long-term viability of the refinery, and includes well over a billion dollars in environmental improvements. BP Whiting Refinery employs thousands of full-time employees and contractors. The Whiting Refinery Modernization Project is employing thousands of additional contractors. The modernization project will provide for greater energy security in the Midwest, as conventional supplies of the lighter crudes diminish, and are replaced by heavier crudes.

As we progress with the project, the health, safety and security of our employees, and of those who come into contact with our operations and products, remains our highest priority. Our policy is that no job is worth doing, unless it is done safely, while protecting our shared natural environment. Disclaimer If you are selected for the position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. BP is an equal opportunity employer. Segment Refining & Marketing Removal Time 23:59 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) Removal Date 11-Feb-2013

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