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  • Job reference: RMS0141135

Project Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sharjah
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/04/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a Global Engineering & Construction (E&C) Group inside which you’ll find an incredible range of expertise and opportunity. The client is undertaking a major PMC with The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).

The Role:
They are implementing a major project, the Clean Fuel Project (CFP) which comprises the upgrade of two existing refineries. The Clean Fuels Project is a major upgrade and expansion of the existing Mina Al-Ahmadi (MAA) and Mina Abdullah (MAB) refineries. The objective is to increase the overall throughput by 264,000 bpsd to 800,000 bpsd and to increase conversion of fuel oil to higher value products to meet expected market demand and specs for low sulphur content transport fuels.

The initial project phase shall validate an existing FEED, updating it where necessary, to include the latest developments and modifications required by the Client
Once complete, the Engineering Managers shall assist the Client in awarding multi EPC contracts for the detail design phase
After EPC Contracts award, the Engineering Managers will lead and coordinate the Engineering effort for the core team or the EPC contractor, to bring the project to successful commissioning and start up
Each position requires a professional with expertise in the following aspects of Engineering Management

Bachelors degree in Engineering
Prior background in project engineering predominately in home office
Engineering Management experience, with some site experience
Have extensive experience in an appropriate industry (ideally in one or more of Oil & Gas, LNG & GTL, Refining, Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Power) and be willing and able to work both in the UK and overseas
Have a proven track record in Engineering Management and leading multi-discipline engineering teams
Be commercially astute and understand the different approaches required to managing lump sum and reimbursable work
Have a broad technical knowledge combined with excellent leadership skills
Ability to deal with resolution of technical and contractual issues and management of design, to ensure compliance with project requirements
Commercial awareness including contractual sensitivities
Self- motivated, strong character with good communication and leadership skills within a multi-national environment
Ability to engage in effective dealings with both Client/Owner and detail design Contractors
Ability to work with the minimum of supervision and be technically strong
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