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Job Description


Plan, review, execute, control and close out assigned engineering projects in ADNOC Drilling fleets.
Ensure that projects are implemented to the specified requirements, within schedule and in a cost-effective manner, and that all ADNOC Drillingconcerned divisions interfaces and co-ordination are appropriately addressed and incorporated. Perform Contract Administration duties to ensure that Consultants and Contracts are efficiently and effectively administrated.


Job Specific Accountabilities

  • Develop the project strategy including project execution plan & master schedule.
  • Coordinate / validate budget estimates.
  • Manage projects and control all documents, correspondences, transmittals and drawings.
  • Coordinate and manage Quality Assurance, Quality Control and HSE requirements for projects as per ADNOC COPs and ensure full implementation of approved HSE plans.
  • Coordinate value engineering & constructability reviews and other projects workshops.
  • Carry out / coordinate technical evaluations of bids, respond to technical queries & submit recommendations.
  • Organize regular project review meetings to identify problems, issues, target dates or delays in execution of work to ensure timely project completion.
  • Represent the organization and enhance relationships in dealings with clients, i.e., indenters, consultants, contractors and regulatory authorities to ensure that all agreements are implemented.
  • Follow-up tendering activities and awarding of EPC works.
  • Manage and supervise EPC / construction activities.
  • Review and approve contractors’ submissions and invoices for payment.
  • Conduct frequent construction site visits to monitor construction activities and overall progress on site.
  • Control and monitor project schedule, budget, and performance.
  • Define and prepare a project specific coordination procedure addressing all interfaces and coordination between all parties while implementing the projects and deliver an efficient handover with operation teams.
  • Keep an update of all relevant information pertaining to the project including trends that can trigger positive or negative variations to the contract.
  • Strive to build up team spirit and morale amongst team members and others working in the project.
  • Ensure the flow of near miss accident reports, thorough investigation with timely action and close out reports.
  • Attend / coordinate FAT activities, pre-commissioning & commissioning.
  • Agree with the contractor on punch-list items and streamline handing over the project facilities to Operations for commissioning and start-up.
  • Evaluate Contractors’ claims and make recommendations to accept or reject or negotiate.
  • Issue provisional / final acceptance certificates.
  • Coordinate issuance of contract close-out report and transfer all project drawings/ catalogues/ manuals etc. to ADNOC Drilling records.
  • Participate in a formal review of the project with relevant parties, on completion, to identify lessons learnt and opportunities for learning and development.
  • Keep track of warranties / defects liability period on the works preformed and raise NCRs whenever required to EPC Contractors. Coordinate all corrective actions.
  • Comply with all UAE, ADNOC, ADNOC Drilling and client Asset Integrity Management codes of practice.


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • 8 years of broad experience in project management in the oil or petrochemical industry.
  • Good knowledge of spoken & written English.
  • Computer literate preferably in project management software.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates