Specialist, Marine Operations

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Job Description

Oversee Islands safety operations in relation to all Marine aspects. Accountable to achieve the oil export loading plan on
time, utilizing the available service contract. Inspect related marine units as per ADNOC offshore standard, end user
requirements and maintain compliance. Maintain Integrity of Marine Units in compliance with
International/National/Local Conventions and Company Standards.
Provide support for managing vessel contract, ITT cycle technical evaluation and contractor’s performance. Provides
Marine support including Marine technical review of projects documents and scope of work. Monitoring the Contractor’s
KPIs/Services. Actively engage in Risk Assessments for, Diving and Mooring operations, Tanker Operation, Offshore
Maintenance of Tanker Berths and support different phases of Marine Operations and projects related to Company’s
business activities either at Das or Zirku Island.
Job Specific Accountabilities
 Plan & manage tanker berthing and loading schedules in accordance with nominations.
 Monitor that the Marine Contractors perform all marine operations in proper and safe manner at Zirku or Das
harbor during Day & Night shifts.
 Check, control & Issue necessary documents related to, or connected with Tanker Mooring/Loading Operations
and advise TBU-OGS Team of any limitations or problems foreseen in Mooring or Loading prior to tankers arrival
and ensure that copies of the above is dispatched to parties concerned such as Production, ADNOC/PPA, Site Oil
Movement Coordinators Pilots/Loading Masters.
 Coordinate with Marine Contractor for strict implementation of safety rules and regulations established by the
Petroleum Ports Authority (ADNOC/PPA), the port information manual prepared by Marine Department and to
stop loading and advise to close the port in adverse weather conditions or if tanker / loading facilities conditions
are unsafe.
 Prepare and/or review marine procedures, regulations, standing instruction and working criteria for Das and Zirku
Terminal & jetty, such as tanker loading, moving, and mooring of vessels & SPMs’ tele systems.
 Guide/ Support marine emergency operations at sea, such as pollution combat and control, rescue & salvage
operations, firefighting, and Oil Spill.
 Review records maintained by the contractor’s Oil Spill Team with respect to Site nominee’s training and plans
pertaining to OSR equipment readiness.
 Technical verification of marine contracts related to Terminals service vessels and personnel involved in technical
operations and ensure that contracts are properly executed.
 Prepare detailed expenditure plan to ensure viable operations and control expenditure against agreed budgets
within approved authority in line with the annual budget & 5-year Business plan.
 Create Release orders/Purchase Orders for ILSP/MTO contractor’s services.
 Raise Material Requisitions (MR)/Purchase Requisitions (PR) in SAP system for requirements related to Marine
Terminal Operations.
 Verify ILSP/MTO invoices on monthly basis.
 Processing of Service Entry Sheets (SESs) in the SAP System for the services provided under ILSP/MTO.
 Act as member of “ADNOC Port Users Advisory Committee” (PUAC) for developing & ensuring safe operation of
ADNOC Petroleum Ports.
 Accountable for internal & external marine audit for the Terminal Marine Operations by surveyors or by Share
Holders representatives & initiate remedial action accordingly.
 Monitor that Contractor complies with safe working requirements and performance all marine functions during
tolerable weather condition.
 Support and follow up the development and training of UAE Nationals in all trades related to Terminals Marine
 Monitoring KPIs of Contracted services related to terminal marine operations,
 Set priorities for Marine Operation and Maintenance works based on criticality and Company Business
 Maintain lines of communication with the Focal points of various stakeholders in the Company with respect to
Marine Operation functions. Attend Formal Risk Assessments for every marine terminal operations in ADNOC
Offshore concession areas.
 Provide marine advice on various stages of Offshore Terminal Development projects.
 Monitor and ensure that the contractor carries out inspection and maintenance of all DAMS and Aid to Navigation
and contractor keeps all records of the same.
 Participates in marine incidents investigations / analysis, identify Root causes / provide solutions in marine
discipline areas and issue recommendations to avoid reoccurrences.
 Provide technical and operational support for maintaining & observing the contractor Planned Preventive
Maintenance to Minimize service interruptions and ensure continuity.
 Participate/Provide respective Terminal Site (Das or Zirku Island) with experience & best practice of marine
knowledge to ensure safe execution of these projects.
 Arranging Third Party Inspection (TPI) services during marine hose replacement campaigns.
 Coordinate with third party (class certification society) for survey and to maintain valid class certification of tanker
 Prepare Master Plan for tanker berth marine hose replacement campaign and planned maintenance activities.
Generic Accountabilities
 Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
 Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver
the respective section objectives.
 Provide input for preparation of the Section / Department budgets and assist in the implementation of the
approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives.
 Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
 Implement approved Section / Department policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to
support execution of the Section’s / Department work programs in line with Company and International standards.
Performance Management
 Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Section / Department in line with
the Company Performance framework.
Innovation and Continuous Improvement
 Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
 Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO
standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.
Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
 Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines
in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.
 Provide inputs to prepare Section MIS and progress reports for Company Management.
 Frequent contacts with various departments / Company personnel on marine terminal operation related issues.
 Regular contacts with other company personnel on marine issues in relation to maintaining knowledgeable
position relating to latest developments in marine units’ inspections / compliance process and keeping abreast
of latest changes to international, national and company legislations.
 Maintain contact with international organizations, Gulf States, local regulatory bodies and other ADNOC Group
 Close relationship with marine organizations and classification society in respect of marine matters relating in
maintaining vessels on business are fully following the marine legislation.
Minimum Qualification
 Bachelor Degree in marine Engineering or equivalent relevant disciplines.
Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills
 Minimum 10 years of experience in Marine Warranty Services (preferred in Offshore Industry), Marine Offshore
Operations, Towage, Anchor handling, and Dynamic positioning systems (familiarity)
 knowledge of company’s operational areas considered an advantage.
 Proficient in English
Professional Certifications
 Master Mariner Certificate of competency STCW 95 II/2.
 Master/Barge Master/ Chief Engineer Offshore Construction Project
 As per ADNOC standard competencies
 As per ADNOC standard competencies
Physical Effort Work Environment
 Sitting 60%
 Walking / Standing 40%
 A/C environment 60%
 Outdoor 40%

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates