Amec Foster Wheeler Studies Manager in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Wood is currently looking for a Studies Manager to strengthen our team in Dubai. This is a home office position based in Dubai and may require occasional travel to client offices or to site in Iraq.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the candidate will assume sole responsibility for the delivery of Concept and FEED studies on the contract

  • Manage the engineering and design team through the delivery of Concept and FEED studies

  • Have single-point responsibility for all engineering deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures

  • Ensure that Studies are delivered to meet the asset operational needs and value drivers

  • Participate in and / or lead all project safety and design reviews as necessary

  • Ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule

  • Liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure stakeholder alignment as part of concept development or FEED

  • Promote safe behaviour at all times

  • Provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems across the entire project

  • Lead design reviews and solutions challenge, and ensure that optimum project design is delivered by the FEED process

  • Co-ordinate engineering disciplines during all stages of design development specifically Concept and FEED

  • Provide technical direction to delivery team in terms of quality management, project delivery and resource development

  • Coordinate all activities related to engineering delivery for FEED and subsequent design phases

  • Identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and / or quality and own implementation of corrective actions as required

  • Participate in scoping studies, and drive development of Scopes of Work and budget estimates for future engineering FEED studies to be delivered by the project team

  • Manage the engineering team technical competency and select suitable new or replacement resources as required for project delivery

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, with extensive concept and studies experience

  • Minimum of 6 years proven capability in an engineering design company

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and previous track record of successfully supervising teams

  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred

  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

  • Experience with Sour Service Operations would be an advantage

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

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.

Requisition ID: 2018-24330

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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