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Head of Engineering Operations Support

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/10/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a major international oil and gas operator and to assist in an uplift of work in the Qatar office we are looking to recruit a Head of Engineering Operations Support.

The Role:
The role

The main purpose and focus of the role is to manage the Engineering Operations Support group, drive the Incident free approach in support to operations, facilitate the delivery of solutions to operational issues to allow safe and efficient production to continue, facilitate proactive engagement of other engineering disciplines to deliver timely solutions to operational issues, maintain the highest quality standards of engineering in operations support, facilitate the support engineering technical assurance and project execution teams in the delivery of long term solutions to resolve operational issues and facilitate the capture of operational experience into engineering technical standards and design.

As a Head of Operations Support your main duties will involve:

Leading and developing competencies of direct reports in the Engineering Project Support group with main focus on:

• Incident Free approach to process safety in the development of solutions
• APMM values and principle based behaviour
• Proactive coordination and follow up
• Technical competency and value addition of engineering solutions
• Promoting high engagement in the group
• Development and use of the right engineering tools
• Setting objectives for the Engineering Operations Support group and meeting yearly KPI’s
• Facilitating the delivery of short term engineering solutions to operational issues to resolve immediate safety hazards or threats to production and provision of input to the development of long term solutions.
• Facilitate and deliver high degree of interaction between the Engineering Operations Support group and offshore/onshore Operations groups.
• Conducting performance appraisals and mid year reviews for direct reports.
• Developing and maintain leadership competencies within the group and establish a succession plan for the Engineering Operations Support group.
• Support the technical development of projects to ensure operational issues are raised and addressed as part of the project scope.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a Head of Operations Support you will have:

• A university degree in related engineering discipline
• Extensive relevant Oil & Gas industry experience.
• Experience with technical team management.
• Fundamental knowledge of offshore oil & gas process and utility systems.
• Considerable experience with engineering support to operation of offshore oil & gas production facilities
• Familiarity with brownfield modification design processes to offshore oil & gas facilities.
• Confident leader and capable of working in a multicultural environment
• Strong interpersonal and English communication skills – verbal and written.
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