Offshore Engineering Manager

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Engineering Management
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting Offshore Engineering Manager to join our Offshore Maintain Potential Program (OMPP) in Al - Khobar, Saudi Arabia. OMPP is a multi - year, multi program venture covering both greenfield and brownfield offshore projects here in Saudi Arabia. The scope of this program includes Engineering & Design, Procurement and Construction Management

  • Have commitment to HSSE, policies and procedures of Wood Al Hejailan (WAH) and Client
  • Appoint, monitor and provide oversight of all Engineering Discipline Head of Departments (HoD) under OMPP
  • Follow Wood Al Hejailan (WAH) / Client engineering procedures and practices and monitor compliance
  • Provide oversight of all licensed engineering software requirements and usage
  • Liase with other WAH offices with respect to resource managment
  • Supervise technical proposal preparation by HoD including monitoring of staffing plans, staff utilization and Saudization targets
  • Support Project Management Team in prospect/proposal reviews
  • Identify any specialized software or resources that are currently outside the OMPP business plan that must be included in proposal or company overhead
  • Develop and participate in key recruitment efforts to promote employee development and Saudization
  • Manage direct reports including managing work allocation, training, mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation and the building of an effective team dynamic
  • Responsible for evaluating the performance of personnel in department
  • Recommends training requirements, has the duty to keep the staff at the highest level of skill necessary to meet company needs and objectives, and may recommend that personnel be hired or removed from the Department

Skills / Qualifications

  • A minimum of a BS in Engineering and good knowledge of discipline codes of practice, standards, and statutory documentation. Solid grasp of discipline engineering practices and techniques and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting, and reporting of discipline projects
  • At least twenty years experience in Engineering of which 10 years in offshore oil and gas plus 5 years in a leadership position, preferably in an international organization
  • Experience in a senior management role
  • Brownfield/Greenfield experience in Studies/Pre-FEED/FEED/Detailed Design for Offshore Projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Arabic skills a plus
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
  • Team player, fully supportive of the Team
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills

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 40,000 people.

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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