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Project Engineering Manager - French & English

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: France - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/06/2013
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The Role:
The Engineering Manager will lead a team of discipline engineers in delivery of engineering design for the project. This will involve managing a range of engineering design consultants and contractors to ensure high standards of quality and compliance with BP standards and regulations. The PEM (Project Engineer Manager) will report to the Project General Manager and will play a senior leadership role on the project. The PEM will join the project at early Define phase and will continue through Execute Commissioning and support safe and quality startup of the plant.

Work with the Health, Safety, Security, and Environment departments, and act as the design office focal point for project permitting and regulatory approvals processes.
Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with CLIENT's code of conduct and Major Projects common process expectations.
Manage CLIENT engineering team and engineering contractors day to day activities and, if under-performing, identify and implement corrective action as appropriate.
Ensure CLIENT's requirements are incorporated into the facilities design, managing the preparation, review and approval of engineering deliverables and ensuring comments from all relevant stakeholders are addressed.
Monitor and supervise the preparation, review and approval of procurement procedures, approved vendor lists, purchase requisitions, invitations to tender, etc.
Represent CLIENT in tender clarification / evaluation, contractor / vendor selection, contract / purchase order negotiation and placement.
Monitor and expedite equipment and materials fabrication, supply and delivery ensuring technical, quality, cost and schedule issues are properly resolved.
Ensure shop/field technical queries, non-conformances, concession requests, etc. are resolved in a proper and timely manner.
Act as the design office focal point for Capital Value Process and Engineering Technical Practice activities, ensuring process safety reviews, HAZOPs, peer reviews, value improving practices, project benchmarking, etc., are performed at appropriate points in the project schedule.
Interface effectively, with people of all levels, both internal and third parties, and with wide ranging cultural backgrounds.
Ensure that CLIENT Major Project Common Process is rigorously applied within the project, delivering best practical Front End Loading (FEL) at sanction and top quartile project delivery post sanction (cost, schedule, first year operability).
Coordinate/develop the project Statement of Requirements and Project Execution Plan.
Play a major role in delivering project Financial Memorandums (FM's) and governance.
Ensure project meets segment/business unit integrity management and engineering standards through all stages of the project.
Develop and actively manage the technology adoption plan for surface facilities.
Develop and maintain a projects and engineering risk register as input into an integrated project risk register.
Actively plan for and mitigate/leverage key risks.
Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders on key project issues, risk management, and project progress relative to plans and key performance metrics.
Interface with key permitting agencies/stakeholders to provide engineering design support to facilitate the permitting approval process.

Frequent travels during different phases of the project, including possible co-location on 3rd party premises. Otherwise location will be based in South of France.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience delivering leading HSSE performance.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience.
Project experience with preferably design engineering/procurement background.
Experience with application of a staged-gate project management process, and engineering technical practices.
Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.
Strong planning and organizing ability.
Good understanding of business drivers and the ability to align design philosophies.
Estimating skills and practical understanding of costs (capital, operating, life cycle).
Languages : French and English fluent.
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