Engineering Manager

Requisition ID
Work Location
AE-Abu Dhabi
Department / Discipline
Project Engineering
Position Type
Fixed Term
Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a PMC Engineering Manager with one of ADNOC group of companies. This position is based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on a residential basis working 5 days a week with 2 days off.


This is an upstream onshore oil and gas project; field expansion consisting of (new wells, flowlines, manifolds and tie-ins to existing facilities).


Below are some of the key responsibilities and duties;

  • Competent at managing and leading a large multi-discipline Engineering Team
  • Familiar with project work sequence, activities and deliverables for Engineering Disciplines at any project phase with knowledge and understanding of a contract
  • Ensures the project Quality Management System supports deliverables preparation and method of execution
  • Able to generate and authorise key documents including those directing Engineering strategy and implementation
  • Understands and manages the Technical Scope
  • Ensures instructions are issued to allow work to progress and facilitates agreement between conflicting requirements and leads way forward
  • Able to challenge working method and deliverables and ensures project team know and comply with project scope
  • Develops and manages the engineering input to the project schedule and drives the Engineering Team to comply with the requirements, meet milestones and Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensures that requirements for Design Verification are identified, scheduled and resourced
  • Understands the project Health, Safety, Environment and Security issues and ensures these are handled correctly
  • Identifies risk and implements mitigations

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 20 years of experience mainly being in oil and gas industry working on onshore / offshore upstream projects
  • Engineering Management experience for atleast 5 years, with some site experience
  • 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
  • Candidates must be located in UAE

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard to the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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