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  • Job reference: RMS0135446

Performance Management Section Head

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A Major International Manufacturing Company based in UAE is experiencing rapid & continued growth and as a result are looking for a number of experts in the field to support operations.

The Role:
Responsible for the Refinery Performance Management System, supervises the monitoring and analysis of Refinery operations and techno-economic performance indicators using strategic performance management tools and industry benchmarking.
Identifies performance gaps and improvement opportunities, develops initiatives to correct performance gaps and resets performance targets to achieve continual improvement and industry standard performance.

Supervision of the Performance Management Section:
• In liaison with the Process and Quality Assurance Department and all operations departments, suggests performance improvement initiatives for process plants, utilities and off-sites operations
• Supervises the activities of assigned personnel including allocating work and determining priorities.
• Performs supervisory functions and exercises financial authority at Section Head level as established by the Delegation of Authority Manual.
• Establishes a performance monitoring system and continually validates its integrity and suggests improvements.

Monitoring:
• Monitors the implementation of performance improvement initiatives and operations practices.
• Ensures all departments adhere to their approved department operations goals, objectives and strategies.
• Develops and monitors administrative and operational KPIs and targets for the Refinery departments and regularly checks their appropriateness.
• Supervises performance benchmarking studies, Refinery balanced scorecards reporting and performance audits.

Performance Gap Identification and Address:
• Identifies performance gaps and improvement opportunities using Solomon and other performance gap analysis studies and simulation results including energy conservation programmes.
• Researches, develops and monitors technology and operations initiatives to correct performance gaps to ensure international best practice standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
B.Sc. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
9 years’ experience in a petrochemical refinery with at least three years in a performance monitoring role.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Knowledge of the Oil and Gas Industry practices and performance standards.
• Process engineering and production planning experience
• Knowledge of performance monitoring systems
• Knowledge of Process Historian, refinery information systems, laboratory information systems and ERP application software is an advantage.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent organisational, management and planning skills.
• Proficient in verbal and written English.

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