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GSS Project Engineer (Umbilicals and Flexibles)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sunbury-On-Thames, Surrey
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/02/2020
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
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The Role:
Global subsea systems (GSS) is responsible for the specification, design, delivery, maintenance and operational support of subsea production systems (SPS) and is the single face to the subsea equipment suppliers.

GSS is a key member of the subsea projects team and plays an important role in developing and delivering cost effective subsea projects. The GSS Umbilicals and Flexibles team is growing to deliver hardware and services for the ongoing Projects across all regions.

The role will hold ultimate responsibility for the delivery (specification, design, procurement, verification, manufacturing, validation) of all umbilicals and flexibles hardware and services for specified Projects within the GSS portfolio. The role will ensure the deliveries are in line with HSSE requirements and quality standards and within project schedule and cost objectives.

The role reports via dotted line(s) to multiple GSS project managers and in some cases to project managers outside GSS (GPO PMTs) the day-to-day activities.

Key Accountabilities:
* Provide discipline engineering support for umbilical and flexible deliveries and interfaces with umbilicals and flexibles suppliers for specified Projects.
* Integration and management of interfaces between the umbilicals and flexibles suppliers and project system engineering (EPMS), connection system supplier (SPS), installation contractor (EPIC), logistics contractor and GSS Services team.
* Demonstrate good safe work practices and be proactive in ensuring safe practices at all times including a strong influence role with suppliers.
* Identify Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) risks and communicate as appropriate
* Working with GSS PSCM, manage the supplier selection and award process for umbilicals and flexibles ensuring best value is achieved and contract is placed to meet project schedule requirements.
* Support tender clarification/evaluation and contractor/vendor selection, ensuring all activities are in accordance with Code of Conduct.
* Review, comment, and approve design documentation, quality plans and other procedures as appropriate.
* Budget management of contracts. Working with Project Services, responsible for accurate cost and schedule forecasting in support of in year quarterly updates (QPCF) and project lifecycle cost estimate updates (MCE).
* Build strong working relationships with the key suppliers.
* Identify and manage key engineering and delivery risks and provide input to project risk management and mitigation action plans.
* Manage the interfaces between key stakeholders, including engineering contractors, installation contractors and suppliers.
* Read, understand, implement, and reinforce use of Company's Management of Change process and manage any changes to the scope rigorously and in compliance with the project MOC process.
* Assist in the performance of all project assurance activities, including the management of Design Verification Plans.
* Support the collection and reporting of key performance data for umbilicals and flexibles product designs, manufacture and installation.
* Working with the GSS quality team, responsible for ensuring an appropriate verification plan is established for the deliveries to provide confidence in the product quality.
* Part of a Global engineering and delivery team, sharing lessons and collaborating across Projects.
* Travel: Role will be based in South East England

Essential Education
* Bachelors' Degree or higher qualification in an Engineering discipline.
* Chartered or Professional Engineer

Essential Experience and Job Requirements
* Technical expertise with umbilicals / flexible pipes
* Track record and experience with SPS/SURF
* Track record of package delivery and/or supplier's management
* Track record of managing people / teams located or remote
* Knowledge of good engineering practice
* Familiarity with codes and standards for umbilicals (API 17E) and Flexibles (API 17J)
* Good interpersonal and communication skills
* In-depth knowledge of good engineering practice

Desirable Criteria:
* Familiarity with GPO Engineering Guide, Engineering GDP's and MPcP.
* Offshore or manufacturing site experience
* Project Management Professional (PMP) certified.

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