Manager of Operations & Projects


Last Updated: 6th December 2019 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English

Summary

Over 33 years of experience in Oil & Gas, LNG, petrochemical and renewables within the GCC, Europe, Caspian and Asian Regions. Astute leadership qualities, decision maker, good understanding of change management systems, engineering/technical and estimation skills, creativity and innovate, able to make critical judgments, excellent communication and relationship skills with clients, staff and employees. Successful track record at management level for EPC, EPIC, EPCM main contractors, plus PMC management roles for major oil operators, managing teams from as little as 20 up to a maximum of 3000, with projects values from $50 Million to $14 Billion. Extensive experience in managing/controlling LSTK, LS, DBP, CP budgeted projects, development of EWPs/CWPs and SIMOPS, HAZID/HAZOP studies PRE-FEED, FEED, conception through to commissioning/start-up in relation to offshore/onshore, upstream/downstream, Greenfield/Brownfield, turnaround/shutdowns, clear/wastewater & API-650 storage tank projects. Managed new build, topsides, jackets, FPSO, MDOU’s, heavy oil refineries, EFW, TCF, PCC, power plants, chemical plants, pipelines and FPSO conversations and large civil construction projects. Managed upgrades/shutdown/turnaround activities to various LNG facilities, chemical plants and oil/gas platforms offshore.

Education

Robert Gordon
Master of Science Oil & Gas Engineering

   Jun 2000
— Jun 2004

Completed Masters degree with full honours

Experience

Saudi Aramco
Senior Project Manager

   May 2012
— Nov 2014

• Formerly Senior Project Manager for SAUDI ARAMCO Yanbu (YASREF) on new build heavy oil refinery project and associated facilities, utilities and infrastructure.
• Ensured all engineering, project/construction activities executed correctly as per ARAMCO requirements/design specification through to commissioning/start up in relation to hydro processing, DCU, solids handling, oil & gas separation, oil trains, CPF, well blocks, WPF and steam generation.
• Evaluated contractors/sub-contractors performance on executing said activities.
• Conducted weekly/monthly model, budget, schedule and procurement reviews.
• Ensured milestone/critical path requirements completed as per agreed project schedule.
• Ensured risk management, quality and safety performance is to the highest of standards.
• Chair daily progress/productivity/planning meetings with Project Team & contractors’ management.
• Ensured the project was completed on time, on budget, but most of all safely.

Saudi Aramco
Senior Project Manager

   May 2012
— Nov 2014

• Formerly Senior Project Manager for SAUDI ARAMCO Yanbu (YASREF) on new build heavy oil refinery project and associated facilities, utilities and infrastructure.
• Ensured all engineering, project/construction activities executed correctly as per ARAMCO requirements/design specification through to commissioning/start up in relation to hydro processing, DCU, solids handling, oil & gas separation, oil trains, CPF, well blocks, WPF and steam generation.
• Evaluated contractors/sub-contractors performance on executing said activities.
• Conducted weekly/monthly model, budget, schedule and procurement reviews.
• Ensured milestone/critical path requirements completed as per agreed project schedule.
• Ensured risk management, quality and safety performance is to the highest of standards.
• Chair daily progress/productivity/planning meetings with Project Team & contractors’ management.
• Ensured the project was completed on time, on budget, but most of all safely.

Lamprell
Project Manager

   Apr 2011
— May 2012

• Former Lamprell Project Manager on final phases new build 3 MDOU’s drilling rigs for client NDC.
• Ensured engineering, project, construction commissioning, sea trails and start up activities were executed correctly as per the client NDC requirements and design specification.
• Overseen project teams performances, (4 Construction Managers, 60+ Engineers, 60 supporting staff, 950+ Supervisors and Employees) on all on-going build activities.
• Selected the project team, construction team, sub-contractors, Class liaison.
• Conducted weekly/monthly budget, schedule and procurement reviews.
• Liaised with project and construction team by way of daily reports and meetings.
• Conducted daily progress/productivity, and planning meetings with the client, project team.
• Ensured the project completed, on time, on budget, but most of all safely.

Worley
Construction Manager

   Jan 2010
— Mar 2011

• Led the Worley construction team and fully supported the Project Manger during the FEED phase of the Ammonia plant gas reduction upgrade.
• Led all model reviews, objectives, strategies, obligations and requirements of the project.
• Champion of safety in construction aspects of Worley, promoted safety objective “Nobody Gets Hurt”. Promote HSE awareness ensured Worley HSE requirements implemented and adhered to.
• Responsible for ensuring construction progress and performance are on schedule and as planned, developed construction/execution strategy to ensure construction activities execution correctly.
• Responsible of development/manage SIMOPS, HAZID/HAZOP studies an interface with the client.
• Identify and lead interface management with HSE/Logistics departments on the project.
• Manage site constructability, construction input during detailed design and construction.
• Reviewed and approve EPC Contractors construction plans, procedures and schedules.
• Ensure contractors; Sub-Contractors compliant with project expectations, policies and procedures.

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