Interface Manager

Requisition ID
2021-88044
Work Location
SA-Al-Khobar
Department / Discipline
Project / Contract Management
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Interface Manager to work out of our Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia office

 

 

  • Develop, implement and maintain the designated interface management methods, systems and procedures for use by all functions, contracting parties and stakeholders
  • Provide, with full responsibility and accountability, leadership and excellence in the achievement of coordinating both technical (hard) and governance (soft) through the Project Stages
  • Provide support to internal and external stakeholders during project execution to meet project objectives
  • Interface with different contracting parties, owners, customers, government bodies and existing facilities in coordination
  • Propose and recommend appropriate solution as necessary to maintain compliance with local authority requirements
  • Negotiate and manage complicated interface issued among different project phases and the existing facilities
  • Develop, implement and maintain a project Interface Management System (IMS) in consultation with the Client's PMT team
  • Ensure critical interfaces are identified and acknowledged by both contracting parties
  • Develop interface reporting systems and performance indicators to ensure projects are delivered safely, on time, within budget, and in accordance with the agreed project requirements
  • Serve as the single point of contact for the Discrete Project Interface Coordinators with regard to interface management plans, processes, agreements and progress updates
  • Provide leadership and management for the interface team to ensure safe, cost effective and timely resolution of all interfaces
  • Ensure that company policies, procedures and controls are adhered to at all times
  • Lead the development of and approve all interface registers and reports. Devise own work methods and working practices independently within the framework of established policies and guidelines in order achieve project objectives where necessary
  • Be exposed to different cultures, backgrounds and environments. Attend to and resolve conflicts, challenges and problems related to a large multi-cultural and multi-discipline technical workforce

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university, whilst a higher degree would also be beneficial
  • Membership in a recognized professional engineering association would be advantageous
  • A minimum of eighteen years’ experience in engineering, project management and execution of major and mega Oil & Gas projects, of which a minimum of ten years' experience in project management / interface leadership roles with proven track record for major and mega Oil & Gas projects
  • Knowledge of Core work Interface Management System (CIMS) would be advantageous
  • Experienced in developing and leading effective project interface organizations
  • Experienced in the implementation of industry best practices and Company's systems, processes and standards
  • Proven ability to apply sound judgment and analytical skills due to the complex and diversified nature of the position
  • Extensive skills in management and leadership, team building, effective communication, conflict resolution and presentations

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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