Delivery Manager

Posted 10 months ago by MSELECT
Location Basra, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is looking to hire a Delivery Manager for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidate must have minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience in projects within the oil and gas industry out of which 5 years must have been in a leadership position. The candidate will be working on a 28/28 rotation. English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Role Purpose

The role is responsible for managing the delivery of assigned client Projects as required, across multiple Suppliers and Contractors, in accordance with the Contract, project schedule and budget. Champion HSE values and client values at all times. This position will involve overseeing & directing construction of projects by contractors, including in depth review of project plans and projects delivery schedules.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation of the overall project plan & execution strategies
  • Manage the approved plan to achieve project deliverables and timeline objectives including set up of the organization, schedule development, procurement and execution strategy
  • Set?up specific plans for HSE, quality and cost control
  • Ensure Contracting entities deliver the project within the agreed schedule and budget through regular meetings, and monitor performance and expenditure
  • Liaising on a regular basis with the General Engineering Contractor’s (GEC) package engineers to ensure Engineering and equipment is supplied in a timely manner
  • Liaising on day to day basis with the General Construction Management Contractor (GCMC) to ensure Construction is managed in a safe and timely manner
  • Fostering good relations with both the GEC & GCMC to ensuring technical issues are resolved
  • Regularly liaising with project controls team in order to maintain robust integrated schedule
  • Coordinating with all key stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of the project
  • Liaising with Site Operations on a daily basis to manage Projects works executed within live plant
  • Manage construction, budget, schedule and HSE risks
  • Leadership and participation in Site toolbox talks and Safety stand?downs with Contractors
  • Provide day?to?day?field management, motivation and leadership of Site Projects teams

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal & written
  • Extensive experience working in the oil & gas industry, including experience in a client management capacity
  • Experience of working in a leadership role
  • Previous experience working within in an Engineering and Construction Environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; cultural awareness, positive attitude, commitment, initiative, team player, adaptability, drive and energy
  • Proven track record for delivery on challenging projects, involving complex organizational interfaces
  • Act with integrity in all aspects of the job
  • Self-Starter, able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Previous brownfield project experience is preferred
  • Demonstrating a pragmatic and risk?based approach to solving interface and integration issues
  • Professional or Chartered Engineer with an industry recognized/accredited professional organization
  • Experience in Water treatment plants is a plus
  • Experience working within Joint Ventures and/or multicultural environments

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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