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Construction Lead (site based)

Construction Lead (site based)

  • Location Netherlands - Europoort - Rotterdam - Refinery
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 138729BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 60,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.
Would you like to discover how our hardworking people are owning the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our outstanding team?

Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future.

Construction Lead


As a Construction Lead for SAF, you will lead a multi-discipline construction team to plan and deliver the construction elements of smaller capital projects (or a specific area of a larger project) through to mechanical completion, ensuring that the facilities are constructed and handed over in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner, integrating all inputs and meeting the engineering and quality intent.

In this role You will:
  • Leads the development of the construction execution plan for smaller work scopes, with detailed schedule, readiness criteria, resource plan and budget in line with the overall project execution plan.
  • Provides construction expertise to aid the engineering team during design development and lead implementation of constructability actions for smaller work scopes.
  • Leads a multi-discipline construction team and coordinates the work of the team to ensure work is performed effectively and efficiently.
  • Leads construction work scope development and construction contractor selection for smaller work scopes, manages changes to scope, then ensures delivery within the plan.
  • Sets performance targets for construction for smaller work scopes and manages construction activities and contractor performance against these targets, intervening as needed to ensure they are met.
  • Ensures conformance to bp’s requirements for smaller work scopes and drives compliance with all technical integrity and HSSE expectations, often acting as delegate site safety leader.
  • Identifies construction execution risks at appropriate project stages for smaller work scopes and manages risks in accordance with the project risk management plan.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with stakeholders for smaller work scopes, leads coordination of key contractor and construction interfaces within area of responsibility to ensure smooth construction execution and handover to commissioning.
  • Leads construction reviews (and contributes to other functional reviews) for smaller work scopes as required by bp’s project common process, and implements the construction self-verification programme within area of responsibility.
  • Embeds and shares construction learnings, networking with the community of practice and engaging with specialists when required, within area of responsibility.

We have the following requirements:
  • Experience and track record in complex brownfield major projects
  • Experience in front end construction planning to de-risk brownfield scope discovery and execution
  • Experience in integrating with asset Operations and managing conflicting priorities
  • Strong safety leadership for both personal and process safety
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and provide space for teams to deliver
  • Can work within an Agile framework applying the tools and techniques to great effectiveness and efficiency to enable team performance
  • Strong people skills, ability to lead by example and to lead without line authority
  • Demonstrable ability to influence in areas of limited control
  • Conducting rigorous and systematic performance management of project delivery against the plan
  • Demonstrates the ability to listen, learn and take lessons actively from wider bp to maximise value and performance for the project
  • Ability to travel and work across Europe
We recognise the contribution you make to our business with a whole range of benefits including a competitive salary, benefits and work environment for our staff as well as being committed to your ongoing professional development. We provide also phenomenal environment such as inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, and life & health insurance, medical care package.

This position is office based at our central Dutch BP office near our BP Refinery - Europoort Rotterdam. Candidates must be in the possession of transport towards our location. The location can't be reached by public transport.

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