Project Development Section Head
Purpose of Job
Supervises the development of contracts for consultancy services and construction
work involving minor projects from inception to awards stage.
Pre-qualifies bidders, technically evaluates bids, establishes scope of contracts,
estimates costs, develops design, details, drawings and specifications, and
assesses and approves variations claims.
Ensures cost-effective delivery of assigned new system installations in the existing
Supervision of Engineering Development Section:
Plans, directs and supervises the activities of assigned personnel and contractors,
including allocating work and determining priorities.
Performs supervisory functions and exercises financial authority at Section Head
level as established by the Delegation of Authority Manual.
Ensures KPI targets and results are communicated to the Engineering Development
(ED) Section staff effectively.
Supervision of Projects:
Supervises and reviews the engineering design associated with all plant changes
and modifications including software analysis, drawings, documents, data sheet
preparation and issuance of construction packages.
Supervises the engineering review of issues as they arise within units and plants,
such as pipeline vibrations and failures.
Oversees the development of minor projects initiated by other departments or by
senior management including budget planning, opportunity and risk analyses and
Monitors the development of design details, specifications, cost-estimates, tender
documents and evaluates bidders and technical bids.
Reviews projects’ scope and documentation, develops implementation strategies,
follows-up implementation and ensures that all commitments in terms of schedules,
budget, performance, guarantee and quality are attained throughout.
Implements project and engineering guidelines and procedures, petroleum
architecture principles and practices.
Evaluates the commercial and technical feasibility of projects against the scope of
requirements put forward by user departments.
Includes current trends and technological advancements in project scope
Manages the document submission and endorsement in Work Service Orders and
acts as secretary to the Contracts Committee.
Supervises engineering document review associated with consultancy services
during project execution.
Supervises the documentation processing for the Management of Change (MOC)
Procedure as per HSE-CP-29 for the entire Ruwais Refinery.
Ensures there is interdisciplinary and departmental coordination while projects and
plant changes are planned and executed.
Managing Compliance Requirements:
Identifies, prepares and checks the required list of documents for project
submissions. Prepares and follows up correspondence with authorities and related
Coordinates with government authorities for clarification, justification and approval
by statutory authorities.
Determines which permits, licenses, approvals, standards, guidelines, ordinances,
rules, and regulations need to be obtained for a particular project to move forward
and coordinates the approval process with the multi-disciplinary project team,
boards and commissions, and governmental entities.
Prepares the annual budget for the ED Section and presents to the Integrity and
Engineering Manager for approval.
Provides accurate and timely costs and cash flow forecasting for each ED Section
Monitors and updates actual project costs, risks, billings, invoicing, provisions, and
project reports against forecasted budgets.
Supervises and coordinates the Capital Budget preparation for the entire Ruwais
Reporting of Operations:
Leads and coordinates development studies, internally and outsourced, to provide
management with recommendations for decision making on projects including
technical, planning, cost and risk information.
Reviews development reports or proposals submitted by ED Section staff and
prepares weekly/monthly reports for the Integrity and Engineering Department
Maintains a data bank of vendors, contractors, costs and prices.
Health Safety Environment and Fire Procedures:
Knows the Company’s Health, Safety, Environment and Fire policy, procedures,
regulations and objectives as they relate to his areas of responsibility; ensures that
they are effectively implemented by subordinates.
Ensures HSEF and quality standards are included in project scope and design,
including necessary studies such as HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, WHAT-IF.
Staff Training and Development:
Trains and mentors ED Section Developees, in accordance with the company’s
Liaises with the Training and Career Development Department to develop and
deliver required development programmes to train, motivate and retain employees.
Performs other similar or related activities as assigned by direct supervisor.
|Job Location:||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|