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Lead Interface Engineer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Job Description

Wood has a fantastic opportunity for an Interface Manager on a newly awarded ADNOC project based in Abu Dhabi office part of fast-growing Engineering Center.

Responsibilities

Job Objective
Supports delivery of engineering excellence in their assigned project(s) through tactical leadership of an assigned project engineering team from a commercially astute position, utilizing good coordination and sound technical skills. Manages and drives completion of the engineering deliverables for an assigned project to schedule and in accordance with applicable procedures, specifications and standards, focused on both internal and external customer satisfaction.

Oversees a team of project engineers to coordinate a complex series of activities performed by engineers, designers and others from multiple engineering disciplines or departments
Schedule oversight, planning and resource forecasting for engineering activities relating to the project
Ensures accurate and timely delivery of work, to the satisfaction of both internal and external customers
Alerts Project Manager in the event of potential delays or change; identifies and implements change
Coordinates and assures technical excellence of interdisciplinary project deliverables
Coordinates, guides and mentors other Project Engineers in the management of work scope
Manages interfaces between engineering disciplines to ensure the successful delivery of assigned work
Takes a lead role in planning engineering work, verification of design, and assuring compliance with quality and HSE requirements 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Project Deliverables

Oversees a team which manages and coordinates engineering multidiscipline inputs and deliverables across multiple execution centres including workshare / high value engineering centres
Appraises the Project Engineering team of the key execution principles and the contractual basis of the project
Prepares Discipline Design Instruction; prepares and checks Project Engineering Manpower Plans; prepares multidiscipline contract requisition scopes
Prepares and checks Project Engineering Manpower Plans
Interfaces with discipline managers for resources
Prepares multidiscipline contract requisition scopes
Creates and implements work plan for discipline and inter-discipline interfaces; identifies key dates, milestones and deliverables, drives for completion; manages forecasts
Creates work share plan

HSE, Quality and Assurance

Checks compliance with Project Quality System; able to audit projects; proactively drives team
Ensures Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSES) reviews are planned and implemented; supports initiatives
Manages the development of project specific procedures
Responsible for assuring quality of engineering deliverables before issue to customer

Development and management of schedule

Creates and implements work plan for discipline and inter-discipline interfaces; identifies key dates, milestones and deliverables, drives for completion; manages forecasts
Resolves escalated delays and changes, ensures recovery plans are implemented and reviewed
Creates work share plan.

Design Verification

Drives and participates in Design Verification; drives others to complete; Understands risk and mitigation requirements

Change Management

Uses knowledge of conditions of contract to support decisions on schedules, key milestones and change management
Understands customer needs and able to deliver customer satisfaction; actively monitors and supports initiative
Quantifies effects of change project wide; develops mitigation plans against change and drives change management

People Management

Supervises work of technical professionals in the delivery of engineering deliverables including checking work
Coordinates and manages inputs from large interdisciplinary team (typically 50+).
Provides communication to project team; good at public speaking; strong in leading people to participate and contribute.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Minimum 15 years’ relevant experience
Deep understanding of technical work scopes and commercial aspects of projects
Able to use conditions of contract to support decisions on schedules, key milestones and change management
Has good working and application knowledge of specifications and standards
Extensive experience in delivering to internal customers, including other Engineering disciplines
Familiar with change management practices and able to robustly manage change
Has an expert knowledge of standards, procedures and work practices; follows project execution flow chart; developing skills in project and technical execution
Expert ability in application of the procedures and work practices which define and govern Engineering Management and Project Engineering deliverables
Able to lead Project Engineering team; able to manage between Engineering Discipline Groups
Good communicator in leading work effort; motivates team; strong positive and active in solutions and proactive attitude
Competent at managing technical matters and interfaces with Third Parties
Able to manage and enhance performance and build effective teams

Personal Attributes:

Deep understanding of technical work scopes and commercial aspects of projects
Able to use conditions of contract to support decisions on schedules, key milestones and change management
Has good working and application knowledge of specifications and standards
Extensive experience in delivering to internal customers, including other Engineering disciplines
Familiar with change management practices and able to robustly manage change
Has an expert knowledge of standards, procedures and work practices; follows project execution flow chart; developing skills in project and technical execution
Expert ability in application of the procedures and work practices which define and govern Engineering Management and Project Engineering deliverables
Able to lead Project Engineering team; able to manage between Engineering Discipline Groups
Good communicator in leading work effort; motivates team; strong positive and active in solutions and proactive attitude
Competent at managing technical matters and interfaces with Third Parties
Able to manage and enhance performance and build effective teams
Strong problem-solving ability
Works effectively as a member of a team
Thinks strategically, able to plan and lead change • Builds collaboration and influences others to collaborate
Empowers people, leads by example, recognises and rewards good performance
Able to make decisions, lead execution, take initiative and seek out improvements
Good at public speaking; strong in motivating people to participate and contribute
Strong planning, organising and execution skills
Strong problem-solving ability
Works effectively as a member of a team
Thinks strategically, able to plan and lead change
Builds collaboration and influences others to collaborate
Empowers people, leads by example, recognises and rewards good performance
Able to make decisions, lead execution, take initiative and seek out improvements
Good at public speaking; strong in motivating people to participate and contribute

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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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