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Aberdeen, Aberdeen



  • Take personal responsibility for safety and adhere to Petrofac’s ‘The Lifesaving Rules’.
  • ‘Live’ by the Petrofac Behaviours for Success: Takes Ownership; Builds Relationships with Integrity; Collaborates with Purpose; Drives Positive Change and Coaches, Develops and Empowers.
  • Management/coordination of Petrofac’s inhouse Engineering and Operations Services capability (projects/well engineering/operations/subsea) as well as coordinating key subcontractor partners in delivery of integrated decommissioning projects.  
  • Provide technical/project leadership in support of service delivery.
  • Responsible for Petrofac project teams’ planning and executing projects in adherence with documented systems and practices.
  • Support building a strong and loyal team culture within and between Project Teams and subcontracting partners.
  • Oversight and governance of allocated local and global project portfolio
  • Lead the set up new projects, definition of resource requirements, project start up and execution in line with client commitments.
  • Lead the execution of integrated decommissioning projects in key regions, inclusive of travel to scope location as required, ensuring that Petrofac internal business targets are achieved
  • Ensure that service is delivered with a clear focus on Quality and in a way that meets HSE requirements.
  • Responsible for driving adherence to project cost and schedule commitments holding each work stream accountable to deliver.
  • Manage/Coordinate and work closely with Petrofac Project management support function (cost/planning/commercial/information management)
  • Responsible for the management of; project interfaces; project risk; weekly project reporting & monthly project reporting inclusive of cost and schedule information.
  • Support adherence to gated project execution methodology/strategy in the delivery of all project scopes.
  • Interface with Client and Petrofac management (cross service line) in delivery of integrated Decommissioning Projects.
  • Drive focus on delivery client value and enhancing internal margins on live project scope.
  • Active participation in key planning milestones, e.g. Risk Assessments, HAZOPs and HAZIDs.
  • Support business development activities to grow the business.  This will involve significant input/coordination of tender preparation.
  • Actively ensure Lessons Learned are communicated through all project teams
  • Drive use of and implementation of Turus and associated updates / upgrades within team.


  • Extensive oil and gas industry experience, covering broad range of job functions in project management, subsea, operations, wells and decommissioning.
  • Knowledge and working experience of managing operational/project teams and gaining support from operations teams, with strong preference for direct operator experience.
  • Proven track record in managing multiple stakeholders in project execution including project controls; operations; subsea; asset management; sub-contractors.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering discipline.
  • In depth knowledge of UKCS/US regulatory regime in relation to Decommissioning and Operations.
  • Highly developed leadership and influencing skills.
  • Strong track record in delivering on project commitments.
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with client, partners, and internal customers/peers.
  • Track record of successfully developing, leading, and managing professional technical staff.
  • Proven track record in HSE Leadership.
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