Purpose of the Job
To manage and monitor the operations of downstream assets
worldwide, to ensure that the assets are operating efficiently with full
realization of quality standards.
Financial Dimension: Position responsible of Downstream assets
with value of $10billions plus.
Contribute and provide inputs to the development of the
Commercial & Marketing strategy in line with the overall business
objectives of the Downstream function.
Manage the effective achievement of objectives through
setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing and motivating
staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal in order to
maximise subordinate and the overall performance.
Recommend an optimum organisation structure in coordination
with Organizational Effectiveness and Strategic Manpower Planning for the
department so that resources are optimally utilised and communication can take
place in an efficient manner.
Budgets and Plans
Prepare and recommend the budget and monitor financial
performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated
costs/revenues, and areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified,
rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are
Manage and monitor downstream assets operation worldwide.
Provide technical assurance to management and assessment for
potential downstream investment opportunities, to ensure that the definition,
development and operation of any projects are undertaken to the required
quality and standards across all locations
Provide support on all aspect of asset management to
downstream directorate related to the entire functioning of the asset.
Lead and participate in the review and evaluation of asset
Provide technical assurance to QPI management, to ensure
that the definition, development and operation of any client project is
undertaken to the required quality and standards, and that the development is
capable of producing at desired levels.
Guide the development and implementation of engineering
components of international downstream projects at various phases of
feasibility, basic design, detailed design, construction, commissioning and
Coordinate all defined stages of the projects lifecycle of
downstream projects with joint venture partners and work closely with other
project development and disciplines to ensure alignment of works across
Ensure alignment of activities with other interdependent
areas and departments of the company by the way of reporting and regular
interactions through the whole of the projects lifecycle from evaluation
(pre-feasibility, feasibility), development (FEED) through to execution (EPIC)
and handover to operations.
Protect client’s interests when interacting with joint
venture partners and contractors.
Own the downstream standards and maintain the engineering
strategy and project management policies.
Evaluate the design concepts with regard to functionality,
performance, reliability, availability, operability and cost.
Stimulate subordinates and contribute to the identification
of opportunities for continuous improvement of
systems, processes and practices
taking into account ‘international leading practice’, improvement of business
processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.
Processes & Procedures
Develop and recommend enhancements to policy and procedures
related to XXX and implement procedures and controls covering all areas of XXX
activity to ensure adherence and effective implementation.
Safety, & Environment
Ensure compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety
and environmental management procedures and controls to guarantee employee
safety, compliance, delivery of high quality products/service and a responsible
MIS and Reports
Supervise the preparation of timely and accurate departmental
MIS statements and reports to meet client’s and department requirements,
policies and standards.
Perform other related duties or assignments as
Qualifications and Knowledge:
Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
MBA or a Master Degree in Economics is preferred.
10 to 15 years of experience with major Oil
Company/Operator or major oil service company with excellent and broad industry
Experience gained in engineering and project
management of projects of a similar nature to the planned portfolio.
Job specific skills
Excellent numerical skills.
Excellent communicator, both written and verbal;
Ability to both work within and lead effectively
in multidiscipline teams.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Data analysis skills.