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Project Manager, Senior

Project Manager, Senior

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Process & Energy business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of the world’s leading Food and Beverage companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents.


Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager for our consulting and EPCM projects in our Minneapolis office. This role has overall responsibility for overseeing the development of client relationships, budgets, schedules and reports as well as for the management and coordination of project staff and sub-contractors to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects to meet and/or exceed client expectations. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced, growth environment, this is the opportunity for you.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordination and management of project staff and sub-contractors to ensure safe, cost effective, efficient and timely completion of projects to meet and/or exceed client expectations
  • Technical professional resource for the successful competition of multiple major challenging projects
  • Developing plans, designs, and studies that meet the client’s needs and comply with all applicable regulations
  • Developing and maintaining communication channels with new and existing clients, stake holders, and internal Amec Foster Wheeler personnel to ensure that work flows smoothly as well as providing first class engineering services
  • Mentoring and training Amec Foster Wheeler personnel to groom individuals as well as complete project teams to become better prepared to take on additional roles and responsibilities
  • Overseeing the development of project prospects, proposals, budgets, schedules and reports Gathering up to date information first hand at sites, meeting with clients and constantly monitoring work performances

Skills / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Engineering from a recognized university
  • More than 15 years engineering or operations experience with food and beverage projects including at least 5 years increasing responsibility as a project manager
  • Extensive experience in food/beverage and infrastructure as well as associated processes is favorable
  • Desire to and a successful history in developing new prospects and grow opportunities with existing and new clients
  • A willingness to travel, both domestic and internationally, for varying durations and at times to remote locations - Travel is not expected to exceed 30%
  • Completion of a diploma or degree in a certified project management program is considered an asset

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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