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  • Job reference: RMS0101328

Development Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/10/2011
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The Company:
Global leader in natural gas exploration & production.

The Role:
Position Summary

The Development Engineering Manager is responsible for providing pre-sanction engineering support to Assets, Exploration, and New Business groups for project development.
The position reports to the Chief Development Engineer in COMPANY.

Key Responsibilities

Lead engineering work on projects through Create, Assess and Select project phases.

As required, lead multi-disciplinary teams spanning subsurface, surface, commercial and economics disciplines during the pre-sanction phases of project development to ensure range of development concepts are created and optimal development plans progressed.

Ensure appropriate level of Front End Loading is applied to development opportunities.

Lead peer assists, peer Reviews and Engineering Functional Reviews of Front-End developments to ensure compliance with the COMPANY Value Assurance Framework and approvals procedures.

Lead the development and transfer of best practice corporate guidelines, processes and standards.

Interface with subsurface, wells engineering, asset operations, COMPANY Advance Development & Operations, and project management, economics, PCA and Commercial to ensure robust and consistent development

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, & Experience

Bachelors or Masters in a relevant Engineering discipline and a Licensed Professional Engineer
Significant experience of leading feasibility, concept selection and front end engineering projects and teams.
Experience in design of onshore and offshore oil and gas production and associated facilities in a client/operator environment.
Experience of specific portfolio areas of deepwater/FPSO developments or LNG developments or Coal Seam Gas / Shale Gas would be an advantage.
Ability to interface across a wide range of disciplines including petroleum engineering, well engineering, operations, commercial and economics;
Breadth and depth of project management experience across all phases of a Project - from Create to Execute.
Management of engineering contractor companies to ensure standards are applied and opportunities for technical and business improvement realised.
Strong and effective written and oral communication skills, supported by interpers
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