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Construction Head

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent hire
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The Role:
Scope of Work
This position reports to the Engineering and Construction Manager
The job holder will:
· Safely and efficiently lead and direct the activities of the Construction Department in line with organizational strategic objectives, targets and plans and in accordance with Company rules, procedures and specifications.
· Execute Construction activities through effective collaboration with Engineering and Field Operations teams to timely deliver appropriate, fit for purpose solutions in accordance with approved budgets.
· Manage the development of processes and practices within the Construction Department.
· Engage in defining and implementing contractual strategies minimizing risks and solutions for continuous improvement.

· Pursue the HSE objectives defined by management and E&C Manager including regular HSE tours.
· Ensure that all construction activities are carried out in compliance with Company HSE procedures and standards.
· Manage contracts involving important amounts (technical, quality, safety, cost and schedule) and verify the conformity of the project/contract with Company rules and local regulations.
· Supervise the preparation of the various tender packages defined for Company supplied items and onshore fabrication activities for the various surface facilities modifications or major like for like replacements to be executed.
· Coordinate the different tender evaluations, prepare and endorse recommendations for surface facilities modifications. Ensure the implementation of E&C entity procedures and the application of internal and external rules.
· Prepare and supervise onshore pre-commissioning in accordance with Company rules and procedures.
· Hand over fully documented and pre-commissioned work packs, onshore fabrications to the campaign/operations teams.
· Promote innovation and costs reduction in all areas; Approve financial authorisations of construction activities (invoices, etc.); Prepare budgets; Monitor schedule, budget, control and progress (technical, schedule and cost); Ensure follow-up and respect of costs in cooperation with Control and Services department; Prepare budgets.
· Promote development of Qatarization; Contribute actively to the localisation process by developing the recruitment and coaching of Qataris.
· Manage a multi-disciplinary technical team efficiently and in a good working atmosphere;
· Ensure timely mobilisation of construction resources as required.
· Appraise personnel reporting directly to him.
·Submit a weekly report to his hierarchical superiors and to prepare other reports as required.
· Carry out any other duties or tasks that may be assigned by his hierarchical superiors.

Profile Required
· Engineer with more than 15 years' experience in O&G facility design, construction, project management or operations. Experienced in management of construction activities in SIMOPS conditions, having multidiscipline skills
· (PVV, STR, E&I, …) knowledge strong enough to identify the needs required for a proper organization of the offshore activities.
· Capacity to adapt and ability to represent Company in discussions / negotiations with Authorities and Contractors.
· Personnel management experience.
· Good knowledge of the industrial context, contract practice and Oil & Gas operations in general.
* Good sense of contact and communication.
· Fluent in English.

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