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Greenfield Delivery Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/11/2012
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The Company:
With interests in over 20 UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) fields, my Client has one of the most significant exploration and production businesses in the offshore waters of the UK.

The Role:
Key Accountabilities

Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountabilities for HSSE, all managers are accountable for HSSE within their area of the Business and are responsible for ensuring that their team adopt exemplary HSSE behaviours.


The project Greenfield Delivery Manager is responsible for the safe and timely delivery of the project through detailed engineering, construction, onshore commissioning and offshore installation to the issue of the Taking Over Certificate. The role is also tasked with ensuring that the facilities are delivered within the approved budget and in compliance with the prescribed technical standards and specifications.


The project Greenfield Delivery Manager ensures provision of HSSE leadership to the EPCI delivery team, implementation of the HSSE Accountability Framework, a robust culture in support of an incident free HSSE performance and that all contractors and suppliers are aligned with this culture.


• Play a key role in the EPCI Contractor selection through the competitive tendering process. Evaluation of tenders is expected to commence early September 2012 with award and mobilisation in March 2013. There may be an early engineering phase which will commence early Q1 2013.
• Develop the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning and installation parts of the project execution plan and build the team required to support this.
• Preparation for and participation in peer and functional reviews leading up to the project Sanction decision.
• Take ownership of the EPCI Contract Management Plan.

Project Execution:

• Establish project performance as defined by the Company Way for delivering Project. The company Way is company’s stage gate project delivery process.
• Performance management of the EPCI Contractor based on ensuring compliance with the Contract and its included terms and exhibits; these include the scope of work, project controls and reporting, HSSE and quality. Raise concerns with the Project Manager as soon as they are recognised.
• Close management of the EPCI Contract from the point of Contract Commencement date to ensure that key deliverables (e.g. the Project Execution Plan, The Project Schedule and the Site Mobilisation Plan) are delivered within the prescribed number of days as defined within the Contract exhibits.
• Work closely with the Project Engineering Manager to ensure the project achieves the expected standard of engineering and technical safety and meets the sanctioned performance criteria.
• Provide a weekly highlights report and contribution to monthly project reporting requirements.
• Risk owner for risks and opportunities associated with the deliver of all aspects of the EPCI delivery.
• Ensure that lessons learned are captured and documented on a monthly basis.
• Ensure that all documentation supporting the Handover of the facilities at the point of ‘take over’ from the EPCI Contractor and subsequently at ‘ready to introduce hydrocarbons’ is complete.
• Provide the material to enable the project close-out report to be prepared.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The project Greenfield Delivery Manager should be/have:

• Experience of managing a lump EPCI Contract with Contract value > £100 million (as the Operator or the Contractor’s responsible person).
• A verifiable record of the successful development and delivery of a number of medium to complex Greenfield hydrocarbon projects.
• Able to demonstrate the required level of commitment to HSSE, provide HSSE leadership to the team and identify and lead HSSE improvements within a project.
• Experience in the development and structuring of project organisations.
• Competent to lead a large multi-disciplinary team and direct, mentor and inspire team members.
• Proven capability in the moulding and motivation of project teams aimed at achieving high performance.
• Experience in the application of stage gate project delivery practice and assurance with particular emphasis on the ‘define’ and ‘execute’ phases.
• Competent to manage the financial as well as the technical aspects of the work

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
A good understanding of brown field hook-up and commissioning practice.
• A good engineering understanding of the process and utility systems which are part of an offshore gas processing and pipeline export facility.
• A good understanding of risk management techniques.
• Skilled in interface management. The EPCI Contract provides for certain Company provided items of equipment and Company contracted services to be incorporated into the project design and build.
• Interpersonal communication skills and an ability to flex them to accommodate a range of audiences.
• Able to challenge others in a confident but constructive manner and negotiate successfully with internal peers, partners, and contractors to influence positive decisions or ways of working.
• Commercially and financially aware, with business awareness, and able to apply these skills to realise asset improvement opportunities through project delivery.
• Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline
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