Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand

Project and Engineering Manager

 Job Description:

Location: Chatuchak, Bangkok

Type of hiring: Permanent

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a high-performing Projects and Engineering team for $100+ million greenfield projects and ongoing brownfield projects.
  • Lead the department to achieve functional objectives through goal-setting, performance management, recruitment, and staff motivation.
  • Establish performance expectations for team members, regularly evaluate their progress, and provide constructive feedback.
  • Identify strengths and areas for development in team members, creating personalised development plans.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning through coaching and mentoring.
  • Address performance issues or conflicts in a timely and professional manner.
  • Direct the preparation and consolidation of budgets for greenfield and brownfield projects.
  • Monitor financial performance against the budget, identifying areas for improvement.
  • Approve expenditures to initiate projects.
  • Develop and implement functional policies, systems, processes, and controls to ensure compliance with procedural and legislative requirements.
  • Ensure contractors' systems align with company standards.
  • Lead the management of greenfield projects to ensure optimal design, planning, and execution within budget and timelines.
  • Support finalisation of Concept Selection Decisions and rapid project maturation to FID within agreed timelines.
  • Collaborate with other departments to decide on field development strategies.
  • Oversee FEED studies to acquire necessary technical documents for the EPC bid package.
  • Develop contract strategies and tender documents for EPC contracts, working with Procurement to define terms.
  • Execute multiple bids for contractors and sub-contractors.
  • Verify contractors' bid proposals for compliance with company standards.
  • Ensure contractors adhere to agreed policies, processes, and systems during the EPC phase.
  • Handover completed facilities to the Production/Operations Group for commissioning and start-up.
  • Manage the brownfield projects portfolio to ensure safe, efficient, and timely execution within budget.
  • Ensure compliance with QHSE policies, procedures, and controls across the Projects and Engineering function.
  • Ensure contractor work adheres to HSE standards outlined in the project proposal.
  • Recommend continuous improvements in Projects and Engineering activities, adopting international best practices and updated project management standards.
  • Ensure periodic progress reports are prepared for top management, reviewing contractor reports to ensure alignment with the EPC bid package and documenting lessons learnt.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering with PMP qualification and comprehensive understanding of project management cycles and processes.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Projects and Engineering within the Oil & Gas sector, experience in major Oil & Gas companies being advantageous.
  • Demonstrated success with intensive project management experience, particularly in greenfield projects for the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Strong general and project management, communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership, strategic thinking, teamwork, attention to detail, and flexibility.
  • Proficient in English, with excellent written, spoken, and presentation skills.
  • Local candidates will be primarily considered.
  Required Skills:

Engineering