Facilities Project Manager

PangbourneSouth East
24 Nov 2016
02 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
NEXCEL has the potential to change the way in which lubricants are delivered, used and collected in the car market through the creation of a 'precision lubrication system', and offers significant efficiency, financial and environmental benefits to the industry. The heart of the precision lubrication system is a patented hardware system akin to an ink jet cartridge (oil cell) which leverages Castrol's lubricant expertise and opens new and disruptive opportunities.

A dedicated team has been created to function as a stand-alone business that will manufacture, and supply oil cells to the market which will result in improved powertrain efficiency, improved serviceability and substantial environmental benefits. The market entry for this technology is through the original equipment manufacturers of the automotive and industrial market.

This role is an essential part of the programme team, with two main areas of responsibility:
  • Site management of the dedicated NEXCEL premises, and support of the staff within.
  • Project management of tasks within the programme and quality areas of the team.

Under site/ facilities management responsibilities:
  • Operating & maintaining the Reading facility
  • Manage P2P process
  • Organising contracts, negotiating prices etc for all facilities-related matters
  • Managing building works on site ad any method statement requests coming with any changes required to the site
Under project management:
  • Getting ISO accreditation - a critical part to the success of the programme.
  • NPI process set up (new product induction) - this role will work closely with NEXCEL Programme managers to roll out the NPI for the NEXCEL units
  • Further project management of the facilities renovation & building works - we have 6 months projection of setting up the production lines, storage etc.
Additionally this role will be expected to cover Admin support for the NEXCEL LT (meeting arrangements, travel).

The candidate should be prepared to get involved in all aspects of the business, and a strong preference will be given to a candidate who has a background in Automotive.

Key accountabilities
This role is varied with key accountabilities of:
  • Site management of the NEXCEL premises, including management of Site Maintenance, Invoice process and approval
  • Support of the Implementation manager in the set-up of the ISO 9001 set up.
  • Project manage the site facilities including Building Works.
  • Maintenance of all HSSE requirements of the activities for the site
  • Support of the Programme manager in the development of the NPI Process for NEXCEL: Design the process with the Function Leaders, develop the MS Project Plans and Process Maps and all the required templates for the various gateways
  • Facilitate weekly project, team and operational meetings
  • development and administration of the data management (SharePoint) for the NEXCEL Team
  • Event management: Organisation and Co-ordination of internal team events
  • Administrative support: organisation of travel for NEXCEL LT (excluding NEXCEL GM); organisation & coordination of team meetings.
  • Part of a small core team who will be responsible for driving the development agenda.

Essential Education
Ability to manage complex projects to completion through fit-for-purpose project management techniques

Essential experience and job requirements
For this role we are looking for an individual with drive and tenacity to ensure projects are managed tightly to deadlines delivered effectively with proven:
  • Excellent influencing skills (from the Board room to the factory floor)
  • Excellent written and aural communication skills
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and supplier accounts.
  • Great team player and ability to work closely with colleagues.
  • Energy enthusiasm and a drive to deliver
  • The ability to take complex issues and problems and articulate them simply and in an engaging, succinct, jargon-free way
  • Positive can do attitude and able to think outside the box and open to new ideas
  • The ability to rapidly evaluate risk in projects and to make decisions based on balance of success
  • Ability to draw on creative skills to generate new and ground-breaking propositions
  • Excellent organisation skills, including travel management and diary management

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
A background in Automotive would be helpful

Relocation available

Travel required
Negligible travel

Is this a part time position?

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

The Downstream Segment is responsible for the supply and trading, refining, marketing and transportation of crude oil and petroleum products to wholesale and retail customers. We market our products in over 100 countries, operating primarily in Asia, Europe and North America but also in Australia, Africa and Central and South America.


Closing Date
[ "08-Dec-2016" ]