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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

  • Location Azerbaijan - East - Baku, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 145711BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

The FEL Engineering Manager, Production Site Projects, Eastern Hemisphere will lead a multi-discipline team of engineers and contractors in the progression of the front end (FEL) of the portfolio of Production site projects for the Eastern Hemisphere (Azerbaijan, Oman and AsPac). This is from entry into the portfolio through Select/Optimize/FEL 2 and hand-over to the execute project organization. This will involve managing engineering design consultants and contractors to ensure high standards of quality and compliance with BP standards and regulations.

Key Accountabilities expected from role:
  • Accountable to deliver engineering verification for the project, ranging from technical review of the Project Initiation Requests to project gate reviews. This includes managing BP engineering oversight, forecast of demand and requests for support.
  • Manages delivery and performance of engineering contractors. May take on role as CAM for engineering design contractor(s).
  • Act as the contractor focal point for Engineering Technical Practice and Site Technical Practice activities, endorsing deviations. Ensure BP's requirements, including Design Hazard Management, Process Safety, and Inherently Safer Design, are incorporated into the facilities design.
  • Drives the discussions and decisions regarding engineering for value, balancing business drivers with design alternatives. Resolve technical issues and approve key technical decisions and documents. Develop and actively manage any technology adoption plan.
  • Works with the Health, Safety, Security, and Environment departments, and support the project permitting and regulatory approvals processes.
  • Interface & communicate effectively, with people of all levels, both internal and third parties, and with wide ranging cultural backgrounds.
  • Support development of the Statement of Requirements and Project Execution Plan and initiate the project Basis of Design. Ensure that the appropriate BP Common Process is applied within the project.
  • Support the integrated project risk register, ensuring that key engineering risks are included and managed through the project life-cycle.

Essential Education:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Essential experience and job requirements:

The successful candidate will have:
  • Good understanding of business drivers and the ability to align design philosophies.
  • Brownfield project experience with strong design engineering/procurement background.
  • Experience with managing a portfolio of work, including prioritizing the diverse activities.
  • Experience with application of a staged-gate project management process, including an understanding of the deliverables and reviews associated with each stage.
  • Experience implementing Owner/Operator engineering design standards.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.
  • Strong planning and organizing ability.

Desirable criteria & qualifications:
  • Experience at off-shore or on-shore production facilities
  • Chartership or Professional Engineering Status
  • Experience of supervising work in a Contractor’s Design Office.
  • Strong estimating skills and practical understanding of costs (capital, operating, life cycle), including general expectations of costs from the engineering contractor.

Why join our team?

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, collaboration spaces in a modern office environment, and many other benefits!

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