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Group Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/06/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/07/18)
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The Role:
The Role
* The Group Engineering Manager is a member of the Operations and Technical Functional team.
* Responsible for engineering and project functional performance
* Accountable for the functional assurance of the engineering and project deliverables for
select, define and execute phases of Premier's global developments
* Accountable for the functional assurance of the engineering and project deliverables for select, define and execute phases of global decommissioning activities (excluding wells)
* Leading through example, demonstrate us to be a safe and respected operator achieving industry leading functional performance in integrated field development solutions
* Employ key standards and best practice worldwide to improve the value of development projects in our operated and non-operated assets
* Provide functional leadership and direction to companywide engineering, development and decommissioning teams
* Provide support to Business Development activities related to new business opportunities

Key Accountabilities
* Provide visible leadership in HSES and promote a culture of functional excellence.
* Assure technical quality in development planning through regular oversight (assists & reviews and audits) and communication(calls/meetings/visits)
* Develop, and ensure conformance with the appropriate corporate standards and procedures.
* Work with development and asset managers, & corporate functional counterparts to ensure that a fully integrated multi-discipline approach is utilised across the business.
* Act as a single point Group contact for key Group engineering and project related suppliers and contractors
* Understand BU risks and ensure appropriate mitigation measures are put in place
* Establish and execute a programme of corporate and external audits and reviews related to engineering and projects to ensure quality control and compliance
* Together with other Group functional leads be responsible for integrated functional assurance of all Production and Development activities and projects.
* Agree organisational structures, staffing plans and recruitment plans for engineering and development projects
* Responsible for accessing consultancy help to resource peak load activities and audits
* Responsible for engineering input and development project review and assessment of acquisition activity

Major Challenges
* Collaborating with a diverse group of co-workers and stakeholders in remote locations and different cultures.
* Influencing the BU engineering, project development and decommissioning communities such that the sharing of experiences and best practices is common place.
* Ensuring the operational perspective has been fully considered during project development and execution.
* Able to quickly identify and quantify the key issues during all phases of project development especially during design and execution
* An ability to offer collaborative assistance to BU project teams where appropriate

Financial accountability / activity indicators
No direct financial accountability

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications
Chartered Engineer in appropriate discipline

Candidate Profile
Skills / experience:
* Honours degree (or equivalent) in Engineering;
* Strong track record in HSE leadership
* At least 15 years experience working in and leading field development activities
* Worked in diverse geographical settings preferably gained whilst working for a variety of Operators and/or contractor organisations;
* Highly developed influencing skills;
* Strong mentoring and coaching skills;
* Track record of management of professional technical staff and first level managers
* Highly proficient expertise in project management;
* Excellent knowledge of integrated asset management (including HSE, Drilling, Facilities, Contracting, commercial and economics)

Knowledge (e.g. systems, software, procedures, regulations):
* Aware of Upstream industry project activity
* Aware of industry capability in projects
* Relationship with key players within Upstream and Contract

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