Senior Specialist - Refining Operations

Job Title: Senior Specialist - Refining Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary: USD1 per month, Benefits: Attractive Salary with Direct Hire Benefits
Start Date: 2018-05-16
Reference: BH-82634
Contact Name: Julie Aguirre
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2018 11:00

Job Description

Job Purpose

Reviews and advises on various activities related to refinery operations, to ensure safe, efficient and optimal functioning of the departments activities in order to ensure reliable, efficient and safe operations at optimum cost. The activities involves reviewing budgets,. business plans, commercial, procurement, technical, engineering, marketing issues of the company, and participating int he development of commercial terms, corporate, commercial and technology agreement, sales strategies, long term disposal arrangements and marketing of products to ensure the the refining business are run effectively and in line with the vision, mission and strategic objectives of the company group.

Key Accountabilities

1. Budget, plans and studies

2. Commercial and tender support

3. Agreements

4. Coordination of Operations

5. Turnaround / Shutdown

6. Committees

7. Career Development

8. Special Assignments / Projects


General Accountabilites

1. Budgets

2. Policies, Systems, Processes & procedures

3. Performance Management

4. Innovation and Continuous Improvement

5. Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability

6. Reports


Minimum Qualification

B Sc in Chemical Engineering or equivalent


Minimum Experience and knowldege

8 years experience in refinery / gas processing plant operations of which 4 years should have been at senior engineering level



1. High level of relevant technical knowledge and applciation

2. Management and planning skills

3. Excellent communication and intervpersonal skills

4. Data analysis and report writing skills

5.  Must have good computer skills - MS Office, MAXIMO

6. Attention to detial

7. Quick and sound decision making and judgement

8. Very good oral and written English. Arabic language is preferable