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  • Job reference: RMS0117465

Assurance, Interface & Risk Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/02/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/02/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client has operations in the world’s most important oil and gas regions and are leaders in working in extremely difficult environments. They have interests in many offshore producing fields in the UK, including five operated fields and five partner-operated fields. The company also has interests in Denmark, the Faroe Islands, the Netherlands and Norway. The client is the largest private producer of oil in Kazakhstan and the top O&G producer in Thailand.

The Role:
• Ensure that Project groups identify interfaces with other project groups (usually exchange of information) – should include what, when and who. Will involve facilitating cross group interface meetings.
• Ensure all major contractors have a functioning interface management system, with defined work processes, for coordinating both internal (inter-disciplinary) and external contracting interfaces.
• Ensure that detailed responsibilities at the contractual boundaries of multiple contracts are clearly identified, understood, and positively managed and that the interfaces are technically managed according to appropriate engineering, construction, and commissioning standards.
• Become familiar with the interface elements between the major project components such that commercial (i.e. cost and schedule) exposures resulting from previously undefined accountabilities are identified, valued, assessed for risk and resolved appropriately.
• Become familiar with project schedules such that commercial exposures resulting from late delivery (of information or physical items) of one party to another are identified, valued, and risk assessed as circumstances develop.
• Ensure that all scope of work and scheduling interfaces between contracted organizations and project functional groups are identified and controlled in a way that minimizes risk to project schedule and budget.
• Provide audit/oversight role for both Company and Contractor interface work processes and execution; inform the AIR Coordinator on status, compliance, problem areas, and future direction.
• Coordinate internal and external interface matters through different project phases and project execution.
• Work with all project groups to identify interfaces and prepare and update interface documents.
• Work with the interface engineers within the upstream and downstream teams and FEED EPCm contractors in relation to interface management specifically focusing on :
- Alignment with Project Work processes and project requirements
- Maintaining and updating the interface register database
- Facilitating information and data transfer between interface parties during the Execution and FEED phases
- Ensuring appropriate approval and governance protocols are in place
- Leveraging resources in relation to application of VIPs (Value Improving Practice) and best practices amongst project work groups.
- Facilitate, capture and sharing of interface management lessons learned between project groups
- Provide monthly reports on status of interface activities and status within the project development team
- Identify, document and implement improvements to the interface management process and procedures.



- Support and facilitate implementation of assigned Assurance activities for the Project Development including VIP and best practice activities.
- Quantify potential value and realised value for VIPs implemented during project development and execution.
- Conduct reviews/audits of interface management work processes within the project team (including contractor) as directed by the Assurance, Interface and Risk Team Lead
Assist in the development and implementation of a project-wide Risk Management Plan including processes and procedures to identify and assess risk, develop mitigation strategies and track mitigating actions, and communicate progress to the project’s stakeholders.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Accredited university degree in engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years related experience or minimum equivalent 15 years experience if no degree.
10+ years Oil and Gas Major Capital Project Experience. Knowledge of statistics, data collection, analysis and data presentation

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Self Starter and Good team player with excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills at all levels both internally and externally. Coordination, facilitation and presentation skills a must.
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