Senior Project Manager

Reports To:

EVP Corporate Services

Company Summary:

3esi is an international software company providing software and professional services to the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. We are entering a new phase of growth as we develop our global markets. As a result we require Project Managers to manage implementations of our solutions at our client sites.

Position Summary:

This senior position’s primary role will be to successfully manage client software implementations of 3esi solutions at Tier 1 & 2 Oil and Gas companies. The Senior Project Manager will ensure the delivery of project deliverables and milestones while building and maintaining strong client relationships with senior project team members and C level executives of client companies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for implementations of 3esi solutions
  • Set achievable project implementation goals and deadlines. Remain committed to achieving goals in the face of obstacles and frustrations. Have a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and attaining favorable results
  • Create project plans including scope, schedule, charter, cost estimate (budget), risk documents, the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements
  • Delegate appropriate tasks and responsibilities to project resources
  • Escalate issues and risks appropriately. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders; provide full project reporting to clients and to 3esi management team
  • Develop methods to monitor project or area progress; and provide corrective action as required
  • Maintain service levels in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Develop system reviews, audits and acceptance tests for each phase of a project
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes
  • Ensure appropriate standards of quality are maintained
  • Generate complex User Test cases and complete User Acceptance tests
  • Supports the development of training materials and documentation to support complex product implementations and delivery of training to clients for 3esi’s suite of products
  • Support Services team as mentor, leader and expert on product and procedures
  • Be a key contributor to the implementation of the 3esi suite of products and to provide post-implementation support to 3esi customer base
  • Prepare and present oral and/or written technical reports and project presentations
  • Provide product training to 3esi clients and employees
  • Provide guidance and support to Junior and Intermediate Project Managers

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to define business workflows and complete business analysis
  • Complete working knowledge of PMI techniques and tools
  • Gain expert knowledge of 3esi’s suite of solutions and services
  • Excellent communication skills, and the confidence to communicate effectively at all levels of management including C Suite
  • Strong technical skills, with ability to think through details and tactics without losing sight of overall strategic goals
  • Advanced computer skills, including software and database management
  • Ability to deliver large, complex project implementations and define work flows for Tier 1 and 2 Oil and Gas companies
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and have excellent organizational skills
  • Able to work effectively with cross functional teams and global teams
  • Effective leadership attributes, ability to delegate tasks and train others


  • PMI Project Manager Professional (PMP) Designation or equivalent, completed
  • University Degree, preferably B.S. Degree in Engineering discipline or Business Degree
  • 7+ years professional experience as a Project Manager; Oil and Gas industry or software project management experience pertaining to familiarity with the upstream asset life cycle, would be considered an asset
  • Previous leadership or supervisor experience, desired
  • MBA, or other advanced management training, desired
  • Advanced knowledge of Change Management and associated Best Practices
  • Full understanding of data conceptual modeling, data requirements and data consolidation
  • Experience with business architecture and business process management methodologies
  • Valid passport required


Some travel can be expected, (20 to 30%) to support 3esi solution implementations.