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Ref No.: 15-00724
Location: Abu Dhabi AE
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 16/08/2015
Our client, a Government based Oil and Gas Sector is looking forward to recruit for the position of "Senior Production (Operations) Manager in Abu Dhabi-Offshore.

Rotation Cycle: 28 Days On and 28 Days Off
Number of Subordinates: 182
Job Purpose and Scope:
To Lead and Manage and control all production Operations on Offshore ( Comprising Oil and Gad Treatment, Storage, Loading, Satah, Gas Export and associated utilities) ensuring that production and HSE Targets are met and plant operate efficiently , economically and safely in compliance with HSEMS policy and objectives, satisfying Business Unit Level-2 Targets.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage and ensure safe and efficient production operation of Offshore Crude and its associated gas from its three fields facilities at the Offshore comprising Oil and Gas Treatment, storage and loading, Satah Plant , gas export and Gas Injection associated utilities, Control room operation and quality control.
  • Lead development, approve and ensure proper and effective implementation of detailed plans and work program, procedures and standing instructions to ensure that all production operations from the receipt of crude oil from the fields to its loading on tankers for export and export excess gas to Offshore. Maintain a high level of safety in all plants compliance with HSEMS/ PTW policy and objectives.
  • Lead and manage work plans to ensure plant shutdowns are optimized and planned activities objectives are achieved. Ensure projects executed parties especially Brownfield projects, identified integrity projects are executed safely and minimize or eliminate their impact on existing plant operation.
  • Ensure plant facilities and equipment are integral and safe to operate and inspection reports findings and proposed actions/recommendations are executed in time or mitigation methods are in place.
  • Lead and manage emergencies and process disturbances to minimize consequences on Personnel Safety, Environment assets and on production as per Company emergency response procedure. Act as Advisor and Assist Emergency Manager in decision making for Plant related issues.
  • Communicate with department managers of other Offshore Sites for alignment of related operation activities to resolve day to day problems.
  • Ensure stabilized crude oil is loaded to assigned tankers, Gas exported and all utility services produced meeting product quality and company standards. Issue cargo loaded computation delivery ticket while ensuring accuracy of Cargo loaded figures.
  • Responsible for Client competency of all operating personnel and ensure department personnel/ UAE Nationals are trained and competent for taking responsibility of their position and operate plant facilities. Prepare for full organizational readiness of the expanded operation.
  • Upgrade and procure reliable and standardized laboratory testing facilities and ensure all tests are carried out as per approved Company's recognized standards.
  • Monitor plant operation performance, review test, test equipment and prepare it for operation and ensure reported data are accurate and within design operating range. Control all process related discharges from offshore plant.
  • Reviews and approve operation procedures, making recommendations for more efficient and safer operation and prepare procedures for special tasks using modern techniques like HAZOP, HAZID, and Risk Assessment from Offshore plant.
  • Recommend upgrades/improves existing facilities. Initiates improvement studies in procedures, working methods and plans. Initiate the modification through request for facility Change forms and provide operational data. Review engineering packages, technical studies for operation related details and proposals related to projects, facility modifications, equipment enhancement, contract documents etc. through all the stages study/ review/comment up to commissioning.
  • Responsible for operation of service orders and requisitions for consumable items to be obtained from the stores and direct purchase through Logistics and Supply in Abu Dhabi.
  • Responsible for department Personnel's are trained to a level to defined CAMS/CAS sufficient for them to satisfactorily conduct their duties. Impart training whenever required and plan the training requirements of subordinates. Discusses with Production Managers, Supervisors and MDTC to Assess/ Follow-up the progress of UAE National developees.
  • Lead the Production Operation team and ensure personnel are effectively motivated. Resolve employees concerns and issues arising with the related department. Plan, organize and ensure Client and plant manning levels are maintained adequate for safe and efficient operation. Set goals and reviews appraisal of subordinates and to determine annual performance rating for each employee. If necessary, initiate and follow up the career development training program for them.