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Shutdown Assurance Specialist

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Operations & Maintenace
  • Date posted: 10/01/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43429
Our client is currently recruiting for a Shutdown Assurance Specialist on a contract basis in Aberdeen.

Position Overview:
As part of the Planned Maintenance Shutdown (PMSD) assurance team of excellence, prepare, execute and document stage gate reviews in accordance with the PMSD standard and assure implementation of findings.

Accountabilities:
Coordinate and implement the PMSD gate review process.

Key Duties:
Develop the terms of reference and scopes of work for each of the asset gate reviews.
Facilitate the gate review and produce the gate review report, with findings and recommendations.
Develop, maintain and implement the stage gate review calendar.
Maintain a thorough understanding of relevant regulations and best practice.
Actively seek areas for technical improvement and develop sustainable solutions.
Develop close working relationships with the onshore and offshore teams.
Promote the use of key processes which support Management of Change, Safety Critical Equipment Management, Safety Critical Maintenance deferral, shutdown planning, prioritization and risk mitigation and assessment measures.
Review learnings from Shutdowns, to ensure lessons are available for dissemination across the business.
Support and assist the PMSD Shutdown assurance manager to achieve team objectives.
Monitor and review Key Performance Indicators for shutdown assurance.
Monitor, review and implement recommendations from legislation updates that impact shutdowns.

Education Attainment & Accreditation:
Relevant engineering degree or equivalent, preferably chartered.
Extensive experience in a similar role essential.

Professional Skills & Experience:
Experience in topside and subsea facilities.
Knowledge and understanding of the UK regulatory regime.
Strong facilitator of improvement and change management.
Strong working knowledge of operations - i.e. oil & gas processing, water treatment, utilities, logistics/marine, and preferably drilling/well operations.

Professional Skills & Qualities:
Follow and comply with company values.
Confident and strong self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
Able to command respect and trust from staff in all disciplines & hierarchies.
Excellent communicator (both written and verbal).
Enthusiastic and motivated to make a difference.
Ability to build strong relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrable inter-personal skills, and strong planning and analytical skills with an eye for detail.
Strong ability to bring tasks to completion.

Circumstances:
Ability to travel to offshore sites.