May 21, 2020
Today, ADNOC manages and oversees oil production of more than 3.1 million barrels per day (bpd), ranking it amongst the top ten oil and gas producing companies in the world. In the last few years, significant achievements have been made in the expansion and development of gas fields to meet the growing needs and development plans of Abu Dhabi, and in our bid to support the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which seeks diversification of Abu Dhabi’s energy supplies. ADNOC is committed to recruiting the best talent the UAE has to offer, and accordingly UAE Nationals will be preferred. All expressions of interest will be treated confidentially.
Discipline Head and Group Technical Authority (Level 1). Cost Estimation Matter Expert (SME); reporting to the Head of Function, Project Services. Accountable for defining a clear ADNOC cost control strategy, processes, practices and toolsets for cost control and management of change (MoC). Leading the assurance of competence and assessments of Cost Engineering & Control Personnel throughout ADNOC and advise on areas for development. Ensures adherence that ADNOC Cost Engineering & Control Standards are being maintained throughout the Group Companies whilst providing direction across group companies to form strong and effective relationships across functions; insure ownership, embrace change, improve processes and resolve conflicting priorities in order to ensure efficient Project Delivery. Establishes and leads the ADNOC Group wide Cost Estimating knowledge community. Ensures the mentoring and coaching of UAE Nationals to support Emiratisation within the discipline.
Oversee group’s overall Cost Estimation project program, monitor alignment with defined targets and identify deviations and risks to be reported to the Head of Function Project Services.
Act as the custodian, and define detailed group-specific Estimating policies, procedures, methodologies and tools in line with ADNOC guidelines and ensure their dissemination in the organization and compliance (e.g. Value Assurance Process).
Provide technical expertise in estimating whenever required.
Ensures accuracy, completeness, transparency and consistency of the reports / dashboard
Ensures reports are distributed to and understood by all stakeholders
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 Cost Estimating 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 coordination and technical authority framework to align technical resources and activities across the group.
Member of various project steering committees, tender board and chairman of the claims steering group.
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.
Devise on the minimum required returns / discount rates.
Guide the measure impact of proposed investments on portfolio value creation and returns.
Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.
Provide input for preparation of the Function/Division/Department/Section budgets, assist in the implementation of the approved Budget, and work plans to deliver objectives.
Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
Implement approved Function/Division/Department/Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the work programs in line with Company and International standards.
Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Function/Division/Department/ Section in line with the Company Performance framework.
Innovation and Continuous Improvement
Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with best industry standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.
Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures, controls, applicable legislation, and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.
Provide inputs to prepare Function/Division/Department/Section MIS and progress reports for Company Management.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management / Engineering / Science; or relevant disciplines with supporting experience.
Master’s degree in Project Management / Engineering / Science is preferred.
Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills
18 years’ relevant experience in NOC's/IOC's or EPC(M) companies, including at least 10 years experience in addressing technical discipline challenges as Expert / Principal / Discipline Technical Authority.
Major Project Management / Engineering Experience is essential.
Demonstrate knowledge and experience of internal / external discipline leadership (Through publications / presentations).
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company