IT PM - Projects and Maintenance Applications

Job#: 2009460

Job Description:

Projects and Maintenance Applications Project Manager
Location: hybrid onsite (2-3 days/wk) / remote in Deer Park, TX (Greater Houston)
Duration: 6-12 month contract to hire
Apex Systems is working with a multinational oil and gas client to find a qualified Projects and Maintenance Applications Project Manager who can hit the ground running and help oversee end-to-end project management, with expertise in Refinery Project, Maintenance, Construction, and Turnaround Tools.  The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects within deadlines and budget constraints while ensuring adherence to high-quality standards.  The Project Manager will work on-site a few days a week to manage and lead the project team and ensure project objectives are met.
The candidate must seek to understand the Refinery core business processes and will be responsible for defining Project methodologies, best practices, policies & procedures, and define overall implementation standards.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage project plans, timelines, budgets, and resources for assigned projects.
  • Immediate focus will be on an Oracle Primavera and MCI Track upgrades as well as a Phase 2 , Hexagon Ecosys implementation.
  • Monitor project progress and manage risks, issues, and changes that may arise.
  • Lead and facilitate project meetings and communication with project stakeholders (internal staff and external vendors).
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure successful delivery of project outcomes.
  • Provide regular status updates and progress reports to senior management.
  • Experience managing project financials and creating and reviewing Project Business Cases & ROI (return on investment) value propositions.
  • Maintain project documentation and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct post-project evaluations to assess project success and identify areas for improvement.
  • Work on-site on a hybrid remote basis to provide oversight and leadership to the project team.

Stakeholder Management
  • Collaborate with department leads to develop Project definitions and metrics for success.
  • Track and report on Project budgets and status.
  • Collaborate with internal PMO (Project Management Office) to develop portfolio-level metrics.
  • Communicate, influence, motivate, and negotiate vertically and horizontally within the site.
  • Able to communicate efficiently with site senior management.
  • Work closely with all IT Project Managers and other stakeholders to understand project dependencies.
  • Develop and deliver weekly and monthly status reports to Project steering committees.
  • Third party vendor management.

Skills & Experience Required:
  • Bachelors degree in a related field, such as business administration or project management.
  • Proven experience in end-to-end project management.
  • PMP Certification preferred.
  • Expertise in Coupa, Primavera P6, Hexagon Ecosys, MCI Track, or SAP preferred.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize competing demands.
  • Experience working in Oil and Gas or ideally Downstream/Refineries.
  • Willingness to work on-site on a hybrid remote basis.
  • Experience working with different Project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid).
  • Experience with standard PMO tools – MS Project, SharePoint, JIRA, Visio, Plainview PPM Pro.
  • A desire to be part of a fast-paced IT team and growing organization, and be a team player, self-driven, logical, organized, and collaborator.

Certificates and/or Skillsets (preferred):
  • PMI (Project Management Institute) PMP strongly desired
  • ITIL
  • OCM (Organizational Change Management) experience









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Deer Park, TX, US

Job Type:
Applications and Data Management

Date Posted:
January 15, 2024