Operations Lead

Job Responsibilities

Marine Jobs-Operations Lead Vacancy In  UK

Wood Commissioning is currently seeking an Operations Lead for an initial onshore BP Project role based in Aberdeen to support work preparation, followed by an offshore North Sea 3:3 rota helping to drive execution

PAYE engagement on a 12 month contract basis to commence asap

The successful candidate will support the construction engineering / readiness phase and the construction execution phase by performance managing the EPC contractor interfaces with the asset operations along with the project execution team requirements

Key Accountabilities:

  • Comply and ensure team members adhere to BP's Project OMS program and Vendor and Site HSE policies
  • Intervene or have appropriate conversations with team members around safe work practices if required
  • Shall notify supervision of all unsafe acts, near misses and incidents
  • Lead by example with regards to company’s HSSE policy
  • Facilitate meetings as required and represent the commissioning team at other project team meetings
  • Oversee the development of all static & dynamic commissioning procedures
  • Represent the Operations under execution project team in key meetings with other project teams (EPC, Operations, Engineering, Construction, etc.)
  • Interface effectively with project personnel (project leadership and engineering staff), operations team, contract field construction personnel and vendor support staff

Onshore Responsibilities:

  • Single point of contact for Construction / Commissioning CoW readiness
  • Identification of CoW requirements for Project activity
  • Setting expectations with their teams
  • Internal performance management & reporting
  • Input to procedures & work packs
  • Input into Project Operations Bridging Document & identify areas to improve efficiency
  • Single Operations approach between CSU, Construction & Services
  • Identify Training & Competence requirements – support, track and report on training progress

Offshore Responsibilities:

  • Part of the Project Leadership Team, reporting into the Project Execute Lead
  • Key interface between the Project and Asset Operations team, working closely with the Project execution team and the Asset OIM, PTL, MTL & SSL in areas such as SimOps, CoW & Resourcing
  • Manage Project Ops / CSU Team offshore & ensure the correct priorities are being worked
  • Safety Leadership – Conduct Self Verification’s & Audits etc
  • Act on CoW none compliance / quality issues for the Project
  • Lessons Learned embedding – Identify potential issues and Proactively respond
  • Single point of contact for Project team or Core teams for Project / Operations issues
  • Single point of contact for Commissioning & Construction for CoW issues
  • Attend meetings agreed with Project / Operations (e.g. Leadership Meeting)
  • Recognised Technical Apprenticeship
  • Technical qualification – ONC in Engineering (or equivalent) preferred or BTEC / C&G etc
  • BOSIET / MIST/ CA- EBS / Shoulder Measurements / OGUK Medical
  • Company mandatory training (Induction, Risk Assessment etc)
  • IT Literate (Excel / Word / PowerPoint)

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Significant offshore project Operations experience with a proven track record in support of upstream projects or production
  • Advanced relevant work experience, preferable in the oil and gas industry
  • Demonstrated track record for HSE leadership and delivery
  • Extensive experience in Operations, Project execution and start-up on Oil and Gas Major Projects
  • Extensive experience within the field of commissioning and certification
  • Knowledge of SIMOPS, COW, LOTO operating systems
  • Experience in working with construction and / or operations is desirable
  • Knowledge of commissioning criteria, standards and technical practices
  • Good understanding of Control of Work
  • Good Performance Management & Reporting Skills
  • Ability to identify & resolve problems

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, communications, organizing and planning skills; able to communicate with technicians, foremen, as well as middle management.
  • Self-motivation and a high level of individual initiative and self-reliance will be required
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Ability to lead a diverse team within a fast-paced environment

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Job location

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom