Sr. Project Manager – US or CAN

Reports To

VP 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 major 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.