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Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/08/2015
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The Role:

• Manage the Engineering Team providing technical support to Operations
• Act as the Technical Authority for the project’s Asset
• Provide technical input into emerging projects
• Manage the Engineering Change process
• Manage Asset Integrity


• Technical Authority for the project’s asset, with the following responsibilities:
 To resource and resolve offshore technical issues identified by the offshore Operations team
o Liaise with FPSO Charter Party Contractor to resolve technical issues on the vessel
o Directly manage modifications required to the offshore facilities and maintain the eMOC system
 To ensure that Verification of Performance Standards are being performed transparently by Company’s Independent Verification Body
 To update the project’s Safety Case at regular intervals and manage the supporting safety studies

• Manage the development and implementation of the The Company’s IM Strategies that will deliver and sustain requisite levels of Plant Integrity, Plant Reliability and Cost Effective Operations to meet The Company Performance targets/contracts and local legislative requirements
• Manage the Engineering Department, with the following responsibilities:
 Ensuring POVO has adequate engineering and technical capability and competence to meet current and future operational requirements.
 Provide professional development and leadership for expat and local staff reports, through a programme of formal training, clear role definition, KPIs, feedback and clear delegation of accountabilities where appropriate
 Be a role model in personal safety leadership
 Ensure Team Development e.g. TPCs, IPCs, Competency Programs, are implemented. Provide positive mentoring coaching and, training to develop to all Operations staff

• Manage Engineering Delivery, with the following responsibilities:
 Implement solutions that assure the safe and efficient operation of all field facilities
 Deliver the resources to assure Asset Operations Systems Reliability and Integrity such that Asset KPI’s are achieved
 Champion continuous improvement process in all aspects of the operation to ensure the appropriate management systems are in place, regularly reviewed, and adjusted to optimize the operations
 Manage the Asset Integrity Management System
 Manage the assessment and control of changes to operational business objectives and plans
 Manage Contractors, Suppliers and Healthcare Vendors
 Manage brownfield and potential greenfield projects associated with the project’s facilities
 Manage engineering deliverables from the EPCI contractor, design consultants and other specialist vendors for assigned projects
 Manage the technical and reporting interface with key stakeholders including, but not limited to:
o The Company [project ‘Gate’ and HSE Audits];
o Field Joint Venture Partners;
o Vietnam Register;
o Independent Verification Body;
o Gas transporters and buyer
 Liaise with support teams - in particular Operations; HSE and Resources Teams

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

• BSc / BEng in engineering discipline. Chartered engineer is preferred.


• 15 years of demonstrable offshore oil and gas experience in an engineering capacity of which the following should be covered with the last 10 years being at a management/supervisory level:
 Direct experience in a previous capacity as technical authority or engineering manager [ideally with a smaller Operator]
 Previous experience managing Integrity Managements systems o Previous experience managing Engineering Change
 Familiarity with Safety Case regime and previous experience in handling a QRA [done by others] and the supporting process safety studies
 Familiarity with Performance Standards and Independent Verification
 Experience in commissioning and offshore operations, as appropriate
 Knowledge of subsea operations, concept development and engineering development
 Must have a multi discipline knowledge across, topsides and subsea engineering

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Be able to communicate effectively in all directions within the POVO organisational structure and with Government agencies and other third parties
• Be able to set team goals and set and manage SMART objectives to the individuals responsible for the delivery of those objectives
• Lives The Company’s values: Respect, Dynamism, Creativity, Professionalism, Tenacity
• Is action orientated, driving decisions to closure. Is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
• Seeks feedback in order to learn and improve performance. Takes responsibility for personal failures
• Recognises, and effectively balances, the interests and needs of their own work group with those of The Company’s overall.
• Builds and promotes collaborative & sustainable stakeholder partnerships and networks internally and externally to get things done
• Creates an environment where energy is
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