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VP Operations - Oil & Gas experience (Contract)

Paris, France | Alexander Proudfoot

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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As an VP of Operations, you will be required to manage a key account, from a project management perspective, as well as support business development. We are delivering accelerated operational ramp-ups to ensure on time, on cost project completion and time-to-production; We reduce operational conflicts across the silos to ensure “best for project” decisions are implemented, while moving the complexity out of your daily operations. You work with people at all levels within an organization to gain valuable business experience


Our solutions are customised to our client workplace, designed specifically for the client need at hand, ultimately engaging the hearts and minds of people to establish buy-in and maintain their involvement throughout the Proudfoot experience and beyond, empathy and emotional intelligence ate important success factors.


The successful candidate will work out of client sites across the globe. The focus of this position is on leading and managing projects, developing solutions to improve our client’s operations, implement these solutions with the client in a sustainable manner, leading a measurable financial improvement. There is a strong focus on Client Relationship Management/Account Management. Our solutions are customised to our client workplace, designed specifically for the client need at hand, ultimately engaging the hearts and minds of people to establish buy-in and maintain their involvement throughout the Proudfoot experience and beyond, empathy and emotional intelligence ate important success factors.


Duties of the VP of Operations:


Establishing a credible professional business relationship with our client

Delivering the identified outcomes to the client, this is the Proudfoot value proposition

Personally, coaching and supporting Client Leadership to achieve engagement objectives on time and on budget.

Leading, Coaching and supporting Client leadership and management to accelerate client adoption and usage of Management systems, behaviours and work methods

Ensuring the client engagements achieve agreed benefit realization, value creation, ROI, and the achievement of results and outcomes

Managing client engagements to maximise consultants' effectiveness and outcomes achieved

Professional and consistent communication with the client Executive and Management teams regarding engagement status, benefits, opportunities and next steps.

Developing and training Proudfoot training to team members

Building long term relationship with client to enhance revenue

Skills and Experience required of the Senior Project/Account Manager:


While businesses experience is the primary qualification, we prefer candidates to have a Master’s degree.

Fluent in English (the company's mother tongue), and native French

Leadership of Business performance improvement, reengineering, lean manufacturing or Six Sigma

Excellent communication, team work and analytical skills with a result orientation

Proven project management skills in large scale performance improvement consulting with measurable results achieved.

Natural Resources, Manufacturing, or Process Engineering experience.

Willingness to travel extensively

Stakeholder management and engagement skills across multiple industries

Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc)

Able to coach and influence executive / senior client teams

Have a passion for developing junior Proudfoot resources

Right to Work: The candidate will have relevant VISA/Permits to work within Europe.


***MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH A MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FIRM***


MUST BE fluent in English and French


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