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Offshore Program Director - Saudi Arabia

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Offshore Program Director - Saudi Arabia

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    United Kingdom

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  • Contact:

    David Yarwood

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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We are currently looking to support our client operating in the oil, gas and energy sector wit a requirement for an Offshore Program Director to be located in Saudi Arabia. Prospective candidates must be committed to working in Saudi Arabia as a local hire worker, and as such the role is not on a rotational basis but can be married status in terms of some of the assistance offered - including a competitive (local tax free) salary with local housing & transport.

The Offshore Program Director will be responsible for the execution of Pre-FEED, FEED and detailed design projects within the offshore business, and the successful candidate must be from a Design background only. We have been advised that candidates from an operations, commissioning or construction background will be declined.

A further description is given below and due to VISA requirements, degree level education will be necessary. For more information and to apply please contact me with a copy of your latest CV and information on your availability to start a new role. 

Role Responsibilities:
" Assures safe project execution
" Delivers to clients satisfaction and contractual requirements
" Accountable for project cost performance and accounts receivable
" Serves as prime point of contact between the client and company
" Assures the project execution is in accordance with policies, procedures, systems
" Manages and coordinates project leadership personnel
" Supports Business Development and proposals for new offshore opportunities
" Negotiates changes with the client Negotiates changes with the client
" Responsible for all contracts in their program of works
" Use and share best practices among the PM's.
" Negotiates changes with the client
" Plans the project execution and revises the plan as necessary and assures adherence to the plan.
" Keeps the client and company advised of project status.
" Leads the project management team and is responsible for the successful completion of the project
" Abides by our business ethics
" Project Delivery to the Quality Management systems
" Forecast workload ensuring deployment of sufficient resources (which will require close cooperation with the Engineering Manager)
" Resolution of inter-project conflicts
" Manage all people assigned to offshore contracts effectively
" Appraising direct reports on a regular basis
" Maintaining and promoting Company Values
" Promoting the capturing and implementation of lessons learned on Projects

" Proven experience in the management of engineering and procurement projects
" Must have strong knowledge of offshore and experience of detailed design projects. Ideally a mix of greenfield and brownfield experience. Fabrication/Construction experience would be beneficial.
" Strong financial and commercial understanding of projects.
" Ideally 15 to 20 years of Offshore experience required
" Able to lead others in a challenging environment.
" Able to make decisions and drive decision processes.
" Well-developed management and administrative skills.
" Works within a team to establish direction, alignment and commitment.
" Interpersonal skills
" Risk and Change Management
" Program and Project Planning
" Well organized, credible and decisive.

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