Program Manager

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: June 17, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 727662
  • Consultant: Michael van Olm
  • Industry: Engineering
Program Manager, Standards Development
Petroleum & Natural Gas

For over 100 years our client (a not-for-profit organization) has had a goal of making the world a safer and better place to live. With well over 3000 standards, codes and related products globally they are the leader in creating a safe place to live for all. The company employees take pride in making a difference in people’s lives through the work that they do.
They are looking for a Program Manager in the Petroleum & Natural Gas sector. This role is responsible for providing strategic and execution leadership in the development of standards-based solutions for the Oil and Gas program; addressing the needs of industry, government and the public, primarily through the management of a team of Project Managers.

  • Hires, continually assesses, trains and develops Project Managers, to ensure program objectives are achieved.
    • Meets regularly with staff to ensure standards projects are achieving their objectives (e.g. timelines), within prescribed budgets, planning and executing corrective actions as required.
    • Develops annual business plan for the program, including the execution plan and budget.
    • Works with the Director to drive business development opportunities within the scope of the program, including advisory services, to ensure continual growth of the full portfolio of products and services, interfacing with other groups as required.
    • Interfaces with external parties to advance the work of the program, facilitates knowledge transfer, and manages program specific stakeholder issues. This includes working with organizations such as ISO, NGOs, industry associations, strategic partners, government agencies, etc.
    • Responsible to continuously improve Customer Loyalty and employee engagement in the program area.
    • Decisions making: Overall project plans submitted by Project Managers, including timelines and budgets.
    • Recommendations: Annual strategic and business plans, including budgets, operational execution plans, etc.
  • An undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science or Applied Science.
  • A post graduate degree in Management is a definite asset.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in strategic planning, operational management, and Program or Project management in the Oil & Gas sector, coupled with a solid knowledge of related sector issues and trends.
    • Experience with managing people, knowledge of standards development processes and, dealing with teams of high profile experts would also be definite assets.
  • 25% domestic travel is required.
A competitive salary is offered including bonus plan and benefits. If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please contact Michael van Olm at MacDonald Search Group 403-444-6487.