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Division Head - Naval Architecture

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/04/18)
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The Role:
Job Purpose:
* Manage the Naval Architecture and Architectural Discipline Engineering functions for the department
* Working experience in managing naval architects and guidance, where required, for discipline related calculations such as light ship and CoG
* Develop and structure the department's engineering capabilities for the Discipline in line with the workstream's strategic development plan, recognising that engineering services are required in multiple locations for different types of project.
* Assist the department manager in development and implementation of process and procedures and
ERP/CAD system implementation in the engineering.
* Ensure that all engineering resources for the discipline are effectively and efficiently employed and ensure that the duplication of resources across facilities is avoided.
* Plan the human resources for the discipline, recruit and deploy the resources as required over various facilities and projects
* Select and manage appropriate engineering software for the discipline and ensure its effective and efficient utilisation.
* Monitor and ensure achievement of key performance indicators for the engineering discipline.
* Ensure client technical engineering requirements are identified and understood and ensure that the
Discipline meets its contractual obligations from an engineering perspective in all instances.
* Review basic designs provided by third parties for Engineering Procurement Construction projects to ensure the designs meet the customer's performance criteria.
* Support projects and production ensuring that engineering deliverables are provided in a timely manner.
* Ensure that engineering considers construction methods and efficiency.
* Manage the subcontractors when engineering activities are outsourced or subcontracted.
* Establish and ensure the use of standard engineering details for the discipline.
* Contribute to the professional development of employees with by providing training and mentoring.
* Support the commercial team and provide technical assistance when required for Bids and Proposals.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture
* 15 + years in managerial role within engineering department of any offshore rig building or ship building industry in related engineering field
* Sound knowledge of International design codes & standards, Maritime regulations and class rules
* Design experience in naval architecture calculations in marine industry
* Exposure to AutoCAD & 3D design tools like AVEVA.
* Exposure to Naval Architecture design software such as NAPA, MOSES.
* Demonstrated high order interpersonal skills and the ability to operate within a multinational environment.
* Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others with regard to continuous improvement.
* Ability to manage internal processes against Client's expectations.
* Excellent negotiation skills for high valued technically & commercially complex projects.
* Good presentation skill.
* Experience of leading technical contract meeting with Client for new contracts.
* Ability to understand market

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture
* 15 + years in managerial role within engineering department of any offshore rig building or ship building industry in related engineering field
* Sound knowledge of International design codes & standards, Maritime regulations and class rules
* Design experience in naval architecture calculations in marine industry
* Exposure to AutoCAD & 3D design tools like AVEVA.
* Exposure to Naval Architecture design software such as NAPA, MOSES.
* Demonstrated high order interpersonal skills and the ability to operate within a multinational environment.
* Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others with regard to continuous improvement.
* Ability to manage internal processes against Client's expectations.
* Excellent negotiation skills for high valued technically & commercially complex projects.
* Good presentation skill.


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Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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