Sr. C&P Engineer, Projects & Operations

Posted about 1 year ago by Genel Energy
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Engineering, Oil & Gas

Position Title: Sr. C&P Engineer, Projects &Operations

Line Manager: Supply Chain Manager

 1 st July 2021

 Location: Erbil, KRI

Position Summary:
Genel Energy is an independent E&P company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange Headquartered in London with offices in Ankara, Erbil, Morocco & Somaliland, Genel is one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers and is the largest holder of reserves and resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
The Sr. C&P Engineer, Projects & Operations role will report to the Supply Chain Manager. The purpose of this role is to provide effective C&P support to the Projects Management and Engineering and Operations teams.

For further information about our company, please refer to

Key Accountabilities:

  •  Tendering, execution, and post-award management of contracts
  •  Work closely with and provide support to Projects Management & Engineering and Operations teams
  •  Lead development and execution of contracting strategies for key Projects contracts including FEED/EPC and securing multi-discipline consensual support for sourcing plans and strategies
  •  Working together with the KRI SCM Manager to execute Operations support contracts of higher complexity such as crude oil transportation
  •  Responsible for management of tender process and associated approvals
  •  Identifying, evaluating, and resolving contracting issues during the EPC / FEED phase of the Contract.
  •  Assure compliance across the BU in adherence to Genel Energy KRI procedures, JVA, PSC, and Local and International Law, and support all internal and external business audit requirements.
  •  Developing, compiling, and conducting pre-qualification exercises, invitation to tender documentation, and evaluation of tenders received.
  •  Reviewing specifications and scope of work documents for commercial appropriateness which enables technical functions to translate their requirements into a clearly articulated expression of commercial intent.
  •  Incorporation of local content requirements in the contracting process.
  •  Actively seek opportunities to drive cost reduction and savings in all aspects of company spend.

Key Success Factors
The successful candidate will be a good cultural fit within Genel and will be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to Genel Energy values of Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Collaboration and Ingenuity.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  •  Significant proven oil and gas contracting experience of 5 to 10 years.
  •  Formulation and negotiation experience of a cross-section of complex contracts and specifically in EPC project context.
  •  Strong commercial background in pre and post contract award management and have worked on major projects
  •  Complete understanding of legal and commercial issues.
  •  International exposure within an oil and gas operating environment.
  •  The following academic qualifications are advantageous:

o Degree in a business, engineering or management related subject.
o CIPS / RICS professional certification.


  •  Formulating, evaluating and negotiating complex contracts.
  •  Handling of multiple tasks simultaneously.
  •  Good analytical skills.
  •  English language and numeracy skills.
  •  High level of competency with the Microsoft suite of applications

Internal &External Interaction:

  •  Internally the candidate will be expected to work supportively and actively collaborate with all disciplines and functions whether in London, Ankara or at any Genel Energy locations in the KRI.
  •  External interaction with Government and Regulatory authorities as well as suppliers and contractors
  •  Works independently with a minimal level of supervision and knows when to seek support.
  •  Active contributor to the decision-making process, able to deliver against agreed actions when decisions are made.
  •  Treats others with respect and acts with integrity.
  •  Engages with and contributes to the local community

Please submit your application by email to ( before 15 th July 2021.
(Kindly mention Sr. C&P Engineer, Projects & Operations in the subject of your E-mail)

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