Software Project Manager

August 6, 2022
Katy, TX
Job Type


Local Unit & Position Description

The Project Manager will report to the Head of Section for Project Management Consulting Americas with the main objective of being the responsible for the entire project and customer engagement cycle right from RFP/Bid Review/Proposal Management, Project planning, Project planning, execution and deployment, Extended Solution Support to Operational Management post Go-live. The specific focus for this position will be management of projects primarily related to DNV's Synergi Pipeline product platform for transmission and distribution integrity solutions.

The ideal candidate will be the one with extensive practical experience of having delivered both large (>~1m USD) and small-to-medium size (~ $10K to $500K) projects involving Software Solutions and preferably in the Asset Integrity space. A strong knowledge of demonstrative Project Management Concepts and Principles is a must. The candidate would also be responsible for being the primary liaison with our clients' solution sponsor for on-going commercial, operational, scope and relationship management of our Asset Integrity software solutions.

What You'll Do 

  • Work Collaboratively with the Sales and other project teams and lead the Proposal Management and delivery activities during the Pre-sales stages of a project opportunity.
  • Prepare plans, supervise project team members and their execution of tasks, prepare project budgets and analyze financial data, and direct and control the outcome of a project  
  • Effectively negotiate changes to project scope and change orders including opportunities for new sales
  • Collaborate with DNV's Synergi Pipeline Product Development and other business teams throughout the pre-sales/project cycles and be responsible or the successful delivery to the end customers satisfaction.
  • Successful Risk Management and Execution of all projects (of various types and sizes) within the agreed boundaries of scope, time and cost resulting in a high degree of customer satisfaction whilst achieving the agreed internal project profitability.
  • Manage the customer relationship and financial aspect of operational support. Ensure that the client's needs and requirements are adhered to per the agreed contract. Identify expansion opportunities for existing customer solutions.
  • Proactive involvement in the client's future roadmap planning efforts, to
    • Ensure alignment of client needs with DNV solution roadmaps
    • Plan, propose, negotiate, and deliver extensions and enhancements to the operational solution to accommodate the client's updated IT and business process requirements.

Position Qualifications

What is Required

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, or other fields related to Oil and Gas industry
  • At least 7 years of experience in project or customer management role for software development or software implementation projects.
    • Deep understanding of the financial aspects of IT/Software project delivery and operations.
  • A professional with extensive experience and skill (technically and commercially) from Asset Integrity and/or Software Consulting industry, preferably both on the customer/user side and the supplier side.
  • Ability to contribute and manage the full life cycle of the project right from presales through project completion and into support (post completion). Ability to manage scope change and keen eye for expanding opportunities with existing customers.
  • Hands-On Experience with Microsoft Project. 
  • Demonstration and application of Project Management theories as those prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or other industry or utility accepted practices. Having PMP certification would be an advantage – but not required.
  • Strong client communication skills: Demonstrated ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with Clients.
  • Willingness and ability to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.
  • Effective communication, particularly listening skills with both colleagues as well as customers.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the region and internationally up to 15%.
  • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screening 

What is Preferred 

  • Experience managing or delivering Cloud-based solutions and SaaS Projects preferably with the Microsoft Azure platform. 
  • Experience in management and delivery of Asset Integrity software projects within the oil and gas industry would be an advantage.
  • Experience with DNV software solutions.
  • Demonstration and application of planning and deploying highly integrated, enterprise level information systems solutions.
  • Knowledge of gas distribution or transmission integrity processes, standards and regulations such as PHMSA, ASME, NACE and other local regulations and standards. 
  • Knowledge of Esri's Software.
  • Experience with standard DBMS (Database Management Systems) such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and other database systems.
  • Knowledge of PowerBI or other business intelligence reporting and dashboarding tools.

How We Do It

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DNV is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]). Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We are a world-leading provider of digital solutions and software applications with focus on the energy, maritime and healthcare markets. Our solutions are used worldwide to manage risk and performance for wind turbines, electric grids, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, ships, and more. Supported by our domain knowledge and Veracity assurance platform, we enable companies to digitize and manage business critical activities in a sustainable, cost-efficient, safe and secure way.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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