Resume of Korosh Soleimani

Seeking for another challenging opportunity and ready to utilize all I have earned thus far in leading project.
  • 26+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry conversant with project execution;
  • 15+ years in project leadership role in mega-projects;
  • Deep technical knowledge in project controls along with hands-on project leadership experience;
  • Proven track record in development and implementation of all facets of project controls;
  • Top performer, analytical & strategic thinker with ability to help project management with risk focused approach;
  • Effective communicator both in verbal and written format to establish clear goals and manage desired outcomes;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with contract EPC firms in a multi-discipline work environment;
  • Ability to coach and mentor less experienced personnel;
  • Ability to manage task assignments in a matrix organization;
Last Resume Update October 3, 2017
Address Calgary, Canada


North West Redwater Partnership (NWU & CNRL)
Manager - Planning (Sturgeon Refinery -phase 1 $9.5B)
Jan 1991 - Current
• Developed project controls execution plan and procedures, set up/ owned business processes and tools including all reporting templates. Periodically held alignment workshops with all contractors project controls team and also NWR functional groups
• Successfully contributed in development/approval of program capital cost estimate and schedule (Sanction)
• Developed and successfully put in place cost and schedule KPI matrix across program; monitoring and evaluating schedule and cost performance indicators on a weekly basis for all engineering and construction contractors; making recommendations to senior management;
• Developed and successfully implemented the schedule interface management program and chaired weekly/monthly interface management meetings with all stakeholders. Developed and maintain SIP log.
• Spearhead the Schedule Quantitative Risk Assessment (SRA) program, through various stage of the project and ensured that the results are being carefully assessed and implemented into the overall schedule and capital cost estimate; implemented in the risk register and contingency program;
• Championed lesson learns and benchmarking committees;
• Ensure that the cost/schedule forecasting are based on performance leading indicators;
• Successfully put in place data integrity diligence program and perform formal audits on contractors for structural conformance and contract compliance;
• Steward the construction mobilization gate deliverables;
• Liaise monthly progress report review meetings to ensure justification is provided against progress shortfalls and milestones slippage;
• Ensure that construction workface planning is implemented in all disciplines;
• Actively representing project controls in management of change process for any major deviation from baseline targets (budget and schedule) via formal governance review meetings;
• Roll-up overall project progress and performance and assemble weekly/monthly reports for management and stakeholders;
• Provide leadership to project controls and planning team (across program and all contractors) in ensuring project control plans and performance are effectively managed through the various phases of the project;
• Successfully setup Primavera Enterprise Project Structure (EPS) and OBS; developed procedures and guidelines with security levels and user profiles
• Ensure that contractors are implementing project controls best practices;
• Oversee all personnel issues, hiring/ training/ mentoring team members, conducting performance reviews and career development for personnel, project planning/scheduling and budgeting


Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
Jan 1983 - Mar 1988

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