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Operations Superintendent

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Operations & Maintenace
  • Date posted: 23/03/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43587
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client is now looking for a Operations Superintendent to join their team on a contract basis. This would be for 12 months initially and the role will be based in Aberdeen with offshore trips required

Behaviours
-Standalone role
-They need to have worked offshore in the past and have a understanding of manned and unmanned sites.
-They need to be self starter
-Be receptive and embrace change.
-Input into process improvement

DUTIES
Strive to create a safe workplace and to protect the environment in compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations
Responsible for delivery of the asset business plan in terms of production volumes and lifting costs
Responsible for effective and successful management of the 90 day and 28 day Asset plans.
Represents and, when appropriate, stands in for the Operations Manager
Responsible for planning activities with key internal and external interfaces.
Contribute to the development of the field optimization strategy and the business planning process.
Creates the first draft Operations and Maintenance budget.
Make regular trips offshore to enhance communication and promote understanding of the field plan/annual goals.
Maintains close liaison with Commercial Department to ensure compliance with all commercial agreements/JOA.
Responsible for understanding where production loss occurs and ensuring that recover/improvement plans are put in place. Recommend and, where authorised, carry out improvement initiatives.
Continually review, suggest and implement improvements in efficiency of production operations (including maintenance), through effective communication with other Dana assets. Share and adopt best practices across the company and support and identify opportunities to enhance consistency and alignment between assets, where practicable.
Monitor the performance of relevant key contractors, and in-house support functions, developing highly positive and constructive relationships with key contacts.
Provide leadership, direction and coaching to onshore personnel to enhance levels of performance and competency.
Support recruitment, selection, training and competency programmes for onshore teams, to ensure the effective resourcing of field operations.
Take ownership for the continuous development of personal and technical expertise and knowledge.
Work on a peer to peer relationship with OIMs ensuring daily communication and mutual understanding of issues, mitigations and opportunities.
Member of the Emergency Response team/ on call pager
Competence requirements and skills
Considerable experience of the oil and gas industry, predominantly gained in a production operations environment
Must have experience with major start up/development project
Ability to understand business plans and to relate them into day to day operations
Good understanding and awareness of commercial agreements and industry compliance requirements
Understanding and awareness of local area operating agreements
Good working knowledge and application of relevant UK industry regulations relating to the oil and gas industry
Sound working knowledge and demonstration of safe working practices
Familiar with quality processes and the application of continuous improvement tools desirable
Proven ability to interact effectively at all levels and encourage a team ethos across core crew and subcontractors
Highly effective relationship-builder internally and externally
Ability to work in a fast moving, customer focused environment whilst maintaining the highest ethical integrity.
Ability to understand and react with diverse groups and operations
Computer literacy required on Windows based applications
Ability to seek solutions outside the norm and through other industries and initiatives.
Must be a strong team member whilst also having the ability to work independently.

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