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Head of Projects Oil and Gas - Upstream/Midstream in the UAE


Job Description and Working Environment:

Position requires a Senior Manager experienced in executing Concept Studies, Feasibility Studies, FEED and Detailed Design projects for ILF UAE O&G Area Upstream & Midstream.
Should be able to work with challenging clients and manage – high frequency of changes, multiple projects, size of team, number of equal or similar positions, reporting lines, frequent travelling, etc.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Head of Projects is responsible for smooth execution of assigned projects in defined scope, budget, time and quality.

His/her main tasks include but shall not be limited to:

  • Overlook all projects assigned to the Area in terms of budget, schedule, quality, HSE, risks and define related measures when necessary together with PMs and Engineering,
  • Personally provide input to projects when and as required
  • Take over the Role of Business Development Project Manager for major/complex project acquisitions and leading the proposal team to win the bid
  • Support Business Development & Sales with technical input and man hour estimates for project proposals,
  • Leadership of personnel and organization of efficient personnel deployment
  • Smooth cooperation with management and other areas
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws & regulations, IMS and CMS
  • Administrative tasks
  • Follow up relevant corporate and personnel objectives & targets



His/her special skills shall not be limited to:

  • In depth knowledge of the Oil & Gas Upstream and (preferable also) Midstream Industry worldwide, in particular Middle East, Africa and South East Asia
  • Expertise in project management preferable for projects run by super majors
  • Proven experience in setting up and executing complex design, EPC & PMC projects in an international environment
  • Expertise in managing multi-discipline teams in a multi-cultural environment across several locations
  • Ability to identify project risks, deviations and technical/commercial challenges followed by implementation of mitigation measure and corrective actions
  • Highly skilled in conflict & claim management
  • Supporting Business Development, having expertise in leading, organizing and preparing complex technical proposals
  • Ability to break down complex data sets into simplified structures
  • Ability to create a highly pro-active working environment to ensure a positive team spirit
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work well both independently and in a team orientated, collaborative environment.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and other cost reporting tools

Experienced Technical:

  • Min 15 years of relevant experience

Experienced Managerial:

  • 10 years


  • University Graduate (relevant field), preferably also Project Management certification of an international recognized Institution


Arbeitsort: ILF-UAE Oil & Gas (ILF-UEO)
Verfügbar ab: Jetzt


Für Fragen freuen wir uns über Ihre Kontaktaufnahme:

ILF Consulting Engineers – Abu Dhabi
Ms. Rithula Nair

Shining towers, 26th floor
Mubarak bin Mohammed Street
PO Box:73250
Near Khalidiyah Mall
Abu Dhabi

Tel: +971 2418 - 9451
Fax: +971 665 - 3948

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