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  • Job reference: RMS0140396

Project Engineer (10yrs exp - O&G Operator)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/04/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is an international heavyweight Operator with a large presence in the Middle East.

The Role:
The Project Engineer will have full responsibility for many medium and small brownfield projects within project site, including delegated financial and decision making authority.


- Demonstrate HSSE/SP Leadership in the Project Team
- Be an HSE role model and ensure that HSE issues and requirements are properly reflected in PEPs, ITTs and Contracts. Interact with contractor management and staff to set clear HSE expectations and manage performance. Ensure that HSE targets are set, met and/or exceeded.
- Drive adherence to HSSE policies and the application of the Life Saving Rules- Management of integrated project team
- Deliver designs which demonstrate ALARP
- Develop and deliver Project Execution Plans
- Implement and comply fully to ORS, TQPD, Project Standards &Guides & DCAF
- Interface with the internal client (UI Asset) and external client (South Oil Company, Iraq) to thoroughly understand and meet their expectations.
- Be the key driver for delivery of specific projects assigned to the position from the portfolio of Asset Projects and ensure seemless fit with the Asset Integrated Activity Plan.
- Execute the assigned projects utilising the Engineering and Procurement Services Contract and the client site construction team in Iraq.
- Be Contract Holder for contracts dedicated to assigned projects.
- Champion client project standards and procedures and coach agency and graduate staff on these.
- Support business opportunity managers and early phase (pre-DG3) project managers by bringing in project execution knowledge and experience.
- Ensure maximization of standardization and replication.
- Ensure consistent project status and performance reporting.
- Drive a culture of TQ performance across all projects
- Engender a culture of continuous improvement by leverage of Knowledge management and best practice
- Develop of assigned Staff (Iraqi Graduates), Competency Assessment and Training & Development Plans
- Provide coaching and support for Iraqi Graduates


- The external and internal environment is highly complex and rapidly evolving, thus the successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to work with uncertainty yet deliver exceptional project performance.
- May have unpredictable outcomes due to logistics, ex war zone, ERWs in the field, new environment, slow decision structures, lack of infrastructure.
- Working with a diverse range of contractors and vendors both within and outside Iraq
- Has stringent cost recoverability targets having the potential of magnifying issues

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Engineering.
- Project Engineering, Project Services or Technical Discipline background essential.
- Prior experience on Shell Brownfield and or complex projects preferred.
- Prior experience in working in or with asset operations and minor projects would be an advantage.
- Experience with dealing with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders preferred.
- Cultural sensitivty to Middle Eastern working practices
- Project and contract management skills
- Experience working with oil and gas projects
- Direct experience with management of HSSE & SP risks. Demonstrated leadership skills in HSE management.
- Exceptional communication skills and attitude for taking initiatives are essential, as is the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
- Experienced professional (minimum 10 yrs experience) in oil and gas industry.
- The ideal candidate has proven Project Engineering experience, ability to manage a portfolio of projects and experience accross the p
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