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Subsea Discipline Lead, Life of Field US or UK

Subsea Discipline Lead, Life of Field US or UK

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury, United States - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136744BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

About bp
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are one of the very few companies equipped to tackle some of the sophisticated challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future.
We seek to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.
Well-adapted execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, assemble opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and build a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and build opportunities for future growth. Join us and be part of what we can accomplish together!

Role Synopsis – Subsea Discipline Lead, Life of Field
Central Subsea is responsible for the delivery, installation and maintenance of the subsea production systems globally for bp. Life of Field is a part of the Central Subsea organization that is responsible for supporting the Subsea Operations organization with resolving production issues as well as supporting the execution of major capital projects. The Life of Field Discipline Lead will be a member of the Central Subsea Leadership Team and Subsea Project Management Leadership Team responsible for the performance of the life of field team globally. The Life of Field Discipline Lead will need to partner with the regional Central Subsea leads to agree the organization and strategy to deliver the scope in the most efficient way. Additionally, the Life of Field Discipline Lead will be responsible for developing the vision to 2030, aligning this with bp’s aims and net zero ambition. This is a key role which requires great communication skills to work with numerous stakeholders, influence key regional decisions and set the vision for the team.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of all the Life of Field scope for Central Subsea, partnering with the Central Subsea Regional Leads, Subsea Operations and Subsea Wells.
  • Trend information to target high impact changes that will drive up equipment reliability and drive down intervention costs.
  • Responsible for identifying best practice and embedding this globally across all of the life of field teams.
  • Develop the Life of Field vision to 2030, aligned with bp’s net zero ambition.
  • Develop innovative solutions, technical and commercial, to continually improve the overall performance of the life of field.
  • Support the regional life of field teams as needed, providing coaching as needed.
  • Responsible for the resourcing requirements of Life of Field globally, working closely with the regional leads to agree the resource profiles.
  • Embed the adoption of agile tools and practices.
  • Have the courage to try new ways of working, learn, adapt and try again.
  • Degree qualified engineer
  • Chartered project management professional (preferred)
  • SCRUM certified (preferred)
  • Over 20 years oil and gas experience with a strong understanding of subsea engineering, subsea hardware, subsea construction and IRM.
  • At least 10 years of leadership experience with financial responsibility and people leadership.
  • Offshore travel required
  • Global travel (USA, TT, UK, Egypt, Angola, Senegal, Mauritania, Azerbaijan and others)

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