Amec Foster Wheeler Interface Manager in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Wood is currently recruiting for an Interface Manager to work out of our Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia office. This position will be on the Marjan onshore gas plant project and is scheduled to run for approximately twelve months.

Saudi Aramco has selected Wood to develop a FEED for a mega program in the Onshore Eastern Province surrounding Tanajib, Safaniyah and Ju’aymah in Saudi Arabia. The increased crude and gas production will demand the initial expansion of an onshore GOSP (gas oil separation plant) at Tanajib, a Greenfield 2.5bnscf (billion standard cubic feet) gas plant, together with NGL (natural gas liquid) expansion at Wasit. This will all be supported by a new cogeneration power plant expected to generate 750 Mw (megawatts) for both onshore and offshore compression, together with power for onshore utilities.

  • Develop, implement and maintain the designated interface management methods, systems and procedures for use by all functions, contracting parties and stakeholders

  • Provide, with full responsibility and accountability, leadership and excellence in the achievement of coordinating both technical (hard) and governance (soft) through the Project Stages

  • Coordinate interfaces on a complex Onshore / Offshore Brownfield and Greenfield major project arising from technical changes with Contracting Parties

  • Provide support to internal and external stakeholders during project execution to meet project objectives

  • Interface with different contracting parties, owners, customers, government bodies and existing facilities in coordination

  • Propose and recommend appropriate solution as necessary to maintain compliance with local authority requirements

  • Negotiate and manage complicated interface issued among different project phases and the existing facilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain a project Interface Management System (IMS) in consultation with the Client's PMT team

  • Ensure critical interfaces are identified and acknowledged by both contracting parties

  • Develop interface reporting systems and performance indicators to ensure projects are delivered safely, on time, within budget, and in accordance with the agreed project requirements

  • Serve as the single point of contact for the Discrete Project Interface Coordinators with regard to interface management plans, processes, agreements and progress updates

  • Provide leadership and management for the interface team to ensure safe, cost effective and timely resolution of all interfaces

  • Ensure that company policies, procedures and controls are adhered to at all times

  • Lead the development of and approve all interface registers and reports. Devise own work methods and working practices independently within the framework of established policies and guidelines in order achieve project objectives where necessary

  • Be exposed to different cultures, backgrounds and environments. Attend to and resolve conflicts, challenges and problems related to a large multi-cultural and multi-discipline technical workforce

  • Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university, whilst a higher degree would also be beneficial

  • Membership in a recognized professional engineering association would be advantageous

  • A minimum of eighteen years’ experience in engineering, project management and execution of major and mega Oil & Gas projects, of which a minimum of ten years' experience in project management / interface leadership roles with proven track record for major and mega Oil & Gas projects

  • Knowledge of Core work Interface Management System (CIMS) would be advantageous

  • Experienced in developing and leading effective project interface organizations

  • Experienced in the implementation of industry best practices and Company's systems, processes and standards

  • Proven ability to apply sound judgment and analytical skills due to the complex and diversified nature of the position

  • Extensive skills in management and leadership, team building, effective communication, conflict resolution and presentations

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2018-22985

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc