Project Operations Advisor

Job Title: Project Operations Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Nasiriyah, Iraq
Salary: £500 - £1000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-02
Reference: 77384
Contact Name: Ranald Stewart
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2018 11:43

Job Description

Job Description


The Role


Building skills and capabilities. Developing a culture built on respect for each other, with an ethos to behave responsibly in everything we do – be that in our corporate governance or in the way we safeguard our environment. This is how we will build a reputation as a great place to work and with whom to do business. Most importantly we want to ensure we are a good neighbour to the people and communities.
  • Expectations, have a low tolerance for poor behaviours
  • Responsible for ensuring direct reports have a robust development plan and are being actively managed
  • Is a competent and active process isolation assessor.

Production Delivery, Optimisation & Excellent Performance
  • Responsible for understanding the day to day plant optimisation and well inventory in order maximise daily production.
  • Responsible for providing operational input to the optimisation team for managing well allocation and new oil delivery.
  • Actively monitor product quality and manage interventions when quality issues arise.  Be proactive to make early interventions on indication of quality issues  
  • Responsible for ensuring robust plant watch keeping and monitoring routines are completed with all deviations acted on and ensuring system is fit for purpose.
  • Manage plant availability to ensure that safety critical maintenance is completed and production requirements are met.
  • Lead and support 5 Whys investigations for all production losses and product quality issues over defined limits
  • Responsible for updating the plant vulnerability sheet on a weekly basis so it is an accurate reflection of plant status.
  • Drive clear prioritisation of vulnerabilities so action is focused in the right areas
  • Actively lead and ensure participation in Continuous Improvement projects on your sites and promote the benefit of the CI philosophy to engage the site teams in this process.
  • Ensure plant operations are operated within the design envelope and that any deviations are risk assessed via operational risk assessments.
  • Plant is prepared and reinstated in support of TAR execution schedule, ensuring SIMOPS are identified and managed early enough in the schedule.
  • Provide project team support during design, construction and commissioning phases
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in hydrocarbon operations preferably in a culturally diverse working environment.
  • Interpersonal communication skills are critically important to the OA position, and should be demonstrably excellent.
  • Experience of supervisory roles in culturally and linguistically diverse working environments.
  • Capable of working autonomously, and organising time and resource to achieve work deliverables to defined standards.
  • Personal behaviours and work ethic that leads by example.
  • Excellent broad range of relevant HSE knowledge.
  • In depth knowledge of control of work systems, previous experience as AA required.
  • Not essential but preferable Middle Eastern cultural awareness, and basics in the Arabic language