May 21, 2020
Functional Head & Group Technical Authority (Level 0) for all Project Services activities pertaining to the successful delivery of the group’s strategic capital projects portfolio consisting of over 100 Major projects, to meet the mandate of the Group CEO and overall group objectives. Reports to the ADNOC SVP Group Project and Engineering on the status of the Project Services Function within the capital delivery program. Provides advice and support to the group on all capital delivery related issues. Accountable for the development of Project Services Discipline related systems, capability and reporting across the Group. Accountable for the development and approval of all Project Services related standards and Procedures (25) prior to being rolled out to the ADNOC Group companies. Establishes group’s overall Project Services capital project program, monitor alignment with defined targets and identify deviations and risks to be reported to the SVP Group Project and Engineering. Accountable for developing the Project Services community, Estimating, Planning and Cost Controllers etc. of approximately 250 ADNOC staff. Driving the review and implementation of improvement actions such as new systems and processes for project services staff in the 14 Group Companies and 750 PM staff involved in project delivery.
Lead group’s overall Project Services capital project program, monitor alignment with defined targets and identify deviations and risks to be reported to the SVP Group Project and Engineering. Accountable for the development and approval of all Project Services related standards and Procedures prior to being rolled out to the 14 ADNOC Group companies. Establishes group’s overall Project Services capital project program, monitor alignment with defined targets and identify deviations and risks to be reported to the SVP Group Project and Engineering. Accountable for developing the Project Services community, Estimating, Planning and Cost Controllers etc. of approximately 250 ADNOC staff. Driving the review and implementation of improvement actions such as new systems and processes for project services staff in the 14 Group Companies and 750 PM staff involved in project delivery
Ensure the dissemination of ADNOC standards in the organization and ensure compliance (e.g. Value Assurance Process).
Accountable to provide technical expertise on project services management whenever required.
Report to the Consolidate individual project reports. Accountable for accuracy, completeness, transparency and consistency of the reports / dashboard. Ensures key issues requiring GROUP COMPANY Management / Shareholders attention are highlighted
Lead / Participate in assurance audits and reviews (e.g. independent project reviews (IPRs)) to ensure alignment of projects to ADNOC policies and identify any opportunity to enhance overall value..
Lead initiative to improve capital delivery program and maximise ADNOC’s value.
Lead development of project management competency and career development program; in addition to establishing clear deployment guidelines with the objective of ensuring having the right capability for the success of the capital delivery program.
Lead development of group’s technical disciplines and technical authority framework to align technical resources and activities across the group.
Responsible for the mentoring and coaching of UAE Nationals to support Emiratisation within the Function.
Accountable for the Technical advice to BLD for interface with IPC, MIC, & other group functions.
Project Control Team – Project level
Support the Project Manager in controlling the individual project, applying company’s methodologies, processes and templates.
Maintain the schedule and budget for the strategic project.
Oversee project progress and performance, support timely identification of potential issues and mitigation actions.
Support risk management, ensuring regular update of the risk register at the project level.
Drive timely MoC for changes that may affect the asset and the project and manage MoC process.
Prepare the project periodic reports, provide the monthly report and key dashboard indicators for GROUP COMPANY management and shareholders to the Project control team (asset level) and GROUP COMPANY Project Control function.
Provide the Project Manager, Project Controls Manager and the GROUP COMPANY Project Control with timely information about project performance.
Participate to the regular PMT meetings, provide an overview on progress, risks, trajectory, etc. and addressing specific questions.
Educate the PMT on project control methodologies, processes, templates, etc.
Investment and Valuations
Support the assessments of financial modelling, including analysis of historic and projected cash flows and measure of return and valuation (IRR and NPV).
Advise assumptions for different business case scenarios (Base Case, Upside, Downside), and provide advice on the capital of structures.
Verify the investment risks and quantify potential impact on returns.
Guide the measure impact of proposed investments on portfolio value creation and returns
Develop consistent and realistic long and short term operational plans for the Division in line with the Function objectives and manage the implementation of approved long and short term plans and ensure they are effectively converted into its performance objectives to achieve established service levels.
Budgets & Cost Control
Develop and manage the Division annual budget in line with the Function’s business objectives and operational plans ensuring that adequate funding provision is made for all Division activities.
Monitor expenditure against approved Division budget on a regular basis; investigate, highlight and reconcile any significant variances to ensure effective performance and cost control.
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
Develop and implement appropriate Division policies, processes, systems, standards, procedures and internal controls, Company guidelines in order to support execution of the Directorate’s work programs in line with Company and International standards.
Contribute to the development of the Directorate’s KPI’s and ensure proper cascade of the Performance objectives within the Division and establish monitoring mechanisms to ensure delivery of these objectives and promote a performance driven culture.
Manage the implementation of the Company Performance Management System for individuals within the Division in accordance with Company approved guidelines.
Develop knowledge, competencies and innovative spirit in the Division and support the establishment of Personal Development Plans (PDP’s), Succession Planning and Talent pipeline within the Division in coordination with relevant Human Capital Functions to continuously develop employees with emphasis on UAE Nationals to meet Emiratization targets.
Organisation Structure and Development
Review, develop and recommend the appropriate organisation structure for the Division that will best utilise human capital while proactively incorporating sustainability into the on-going work practices to meet the business objectives.
Contribute and support establishment of a Corporate Integrated Risk Management System within the Division, while identifying and assessing relevant domain risks and implement measures to manage and mitigate all identified risks within the Division.
Communicate corporate business ethics and Company’s Code of Conduct to employees within the Division and ensure compliance to the Corporate Policies and guidelines.
Innovation and Continuous Improvement
Promote an organisation culture that encourages innovation, enhances employee motivation and supports initiatives for implementation of Change Management to continuously improve the Division operations and services.
Recommend improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with approved standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the Division.
Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
Support the institution and implementation of an HSE culture and ensure compliance with relevant HSE policies, procedures, systems & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines across the Division in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.
Ensure adequate HSE training and induction for all Division employees to meet HSE standards.
Management Information Systems (MIS) and Reports
Ensure that all Division MIS and progress reports are prepared to provide accurate and timely reports and necessary information to Company Management to effectively manage the business.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Science; or relevant disciplines with supporting experience.
Master’s degree in Project Management / Engineering / Science or MBA is preferred.
Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills
18 years’ relevant experience in NOC's/IOC's, including at least 10 years in a progressive Project Services managerial / leadership positions.
Major Project Services Experience is essential.
Demonstrate knowledge and experience of strategic project planning and management.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company