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Discipline Lead - Process Design

Discipline Lead - Process Design

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136824BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Role Synopsis
The P&O Projects Organisation is accountable for the delivery of Oil &Gas, Low Carbon and New Energy Projects. The Appraisal organization within Engineering and Quality is responsible for the appraisal and engineering delivery of the front end of these projects.
The team is seeking to appoint a Process Design Discipline Leader – Refining, Eastern Hemisphere who will report to the Discipline Manager for Appraisal. The Process Design Discipline Leader will lead a team of Process Design Engineers in multiple locations, working across the Pre-Project, Concept Development and Optimise stages of projects and providing quality assurance during Define and Execute. This role is a key leadership role in all aspects of front-end project delivery and maintains a focus on quality assurance throughout the project lifecycle.
Additionally, the Process Design Discipline Leader plays a key role in project Engineering Management during Concept Development and Optimise.
The Process Design Discipline Leader is a core member of the Engineering and Appraisal leadership team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the line management and process design discipline leadership including performance management
  • Accountable for the career guidance, coaching and technical development of the process design team to maintain and strengthen the health of the discipline
  • Accountable for driving excellence in the Process Design discipline including development of standards
  • Responsible for Process Design resource management and deployment for both Refining and New Energy projects
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with key refining and new energy stakeholders to ensure adequate resourcing to support the project pipeline
  • Accountable for providing process design verification and oversight
  • Accountable for delivery of the engineering requirements under the projects common process and the engineering guide
  • Accountable for technical integrity of engineering to support the Tier 1 & Tier 2 decisions during FEL1 and 2, development and delivery of pre-FEED scope and process engineering verification in Define and Execute.

Essential Education
Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

  • Significant experience as a Process Design or process engineer, or as an Engineering Manager
  • Track record of delivery of engineering and performance management of contractors in project front end and on medium to large scale projects
  • Understanding of Refining processes and typical flow schemes
  • In depth understanding of project stage-gated processes with a focus on engineering requirements. Within bp an in depth understanding of either Projects Common Process (PCP) or Major Projects Common Process (MPCP)
  • Experience of building, leading and developing diverse teams of engineers

Desirable Criteria:
  • Experience in the Pre-Projects, Concept Development and Optimise stage as Lead Process Design Engineer or Engineering Manager
  • Ability to work across multiple projects
  • Ability to work with high levels of uncertainty
  • High level of communication and influencing skills and ability to adapt to other business cultures
  • Understanding of Decision Quality, concept screening, concept selection
  • Chartered and member of a professional body
  • German speaker

Role Synopsis
The P&O Projects Organisation is accountable for the delivery of Oil &Gas, Low Carbon and New Energy Projects. The Appraisal organization within Engineering and Quality is responsible for the appraisal and engineering delivery of the front end of these projects.
The team is seeking to appoint a Process Design Discipline Leader – Refining, Eastern Hemisphere who will report to the Discipline Manager for Appraisal. The Process Design Discipline Leader will lead a team of Process Design Engineers in multiple locations, working across the Pre-Project, Concept Development and Optimise stages of projects and providing quality assurance during Define and Execute. This role is a key leadership role in all aspects of front-end project delivery and maintains a focus on quality assurance throughout the project lifecycle.
Additionally, the Process Design Discipline Leader plays a key role in project Engineering Management during Concept Development and Optimise.
The Process Design Discipline Leader is a core member of the Engineering and Appraisal leadership team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the line management and process design discipline leadership including performance management
  • Accountable for the career guidance, coaching and technical development of the process design team to maintain and strengthen the health of the discipline
  • Accountable for driving excellence in the Process Design discipline including development of standards
  • Responsible for Process Design resource management and deployment for both Refining and New Energy projects
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with key refining and new energy stakeholders to ensure adequate resourcing to support the project pipeline
  • Accountable for providing process design verification and oversight
  • Accountable for delivery of the engineering requirements under the projects common process and the engineering guide
  • Accountable for technical integrity of engineering to support the Tier 1 & Tier 2 decisions during FEL1 and 2, development and delivery of pre-FEED scope and process engineering verification in Define and Execute.

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