Engineering Manager (offshore)
Region:
Middle East
Country:
Saudi Arabia
City:
Khobar
Job Description

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Engineering Manager(offshore) for one of its client who is a reputed Oil and gas EPC company.

Location: Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Duration: Resident, Permanent

  • Manages / forecasts resources utilization, staffing levels, recruitment requirements
  • Evaluation of engineering/design staff capabilities, needs and designing development/training programs to meet required capabilities needs and/or career development
  • Ensure best engineering practices and company procedures are utilized
  • Position is the key interface point between Engineering and BU Managers  
  • Coordinates with parent company Global Engineering.
  • Appoint, monitor and provide oversight of all Engineering Discipline Head of Departments (HoD) under Shared Engineering.
  • Provide oversight of all licensed engineering software requirements and usage.
  • Provide General Manager with engineering software plan and budget forecast for each year and advise of any required deviations from the budget due to pending prospects or proposals
  • Identify any specialized software or resources that are currently outside the company business plan that must be included in proposal or company overhead.
  • Demonstrate Servant Leadership in day-to-day activities
  • Manage direct reports including managing work allocation, training, mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic.
  • Responsible for evaluating the performance of personnel in department.
  • Recommends training requirements, has the duty to keep the staff at the highest level of skill necessary to meet company needs and objectives, and may recommend that personnel be hired or removed from the Department
  • Manage direct reports including managing work allocation, training, mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic.
  • Approves nominees, coordinates and manages engineering personnel while on exchange assignments to Parent company offices.
  • Sponsor for Saudi Young Guns program

Requirements
  • Has experience in offshore industry or similar industry and has construction management experience on mega projects
  • A minimum of Bachelor degree in Engineering and good knowledge of discipline codes of practice, standards, and statutory documentation. Solid grasp of discipline engineering practices and techniques and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting, and reporting of discipline projects
  • Ideal candidate will have preferably Saudi experience with strong background in offshore projects.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering and construction practices relative to the discipline
  • Minimum years of experience is 20 years
  • Experience in a senior management role, collaborating with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative marketing strategies. Capable of representing Company internally up to board level and externally to senior management.
  • Strong ethical standards
  • High level of awareness and commitment to safety in all aspects of daily work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and demonstrates personal initiative
  • Be able to work independently