Vacancy Details

Head of Equipment Delivery

Head of Equipment Delivery

Job Specification

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the NFXP Offshore Project Engineering Division Manager is responsible for managing the NFXP Offshore Package deliveries to ensure objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule and to ensure that all Topsides and Pipelines LLIs and critical packages are completed in accordance with the project requirements and delivered and preserved to meet the site required dates.

Key Accountabilities

(Duties include but not limited to)

  • Provide leadership and expertise to team, while overseeing performance of EPCI contractor's vendors and subcontractors, to ensure alignment of Offshore Facilities needs, objectives, and requirements.

  • Ensure Contractor's Topsides and Sensor Tower Platform (STP) equipment delivery complies with the contract requirements including relevant codes and standards. Provide guidance to ensure contractor compliance with management of change procedures relating to changes in contractor's design or deviations from company directives.

  • Supports NFXP Offshore Topsides & STPs Manager in securing the contractor's progress on equipment deliveries and the required documents, reviewing relevant data (narrative, charts, graphs, etc.) for monthly progress reporting and developing recovery plans as required to ensure that project costs, schedule and deliverables are met.

  • Supervises Factory Acceptance Testing planifications and attendance

  • Manage Offshore Facilities equipment deliveries in accordance with the project's change management program and own the Offshore Facilities equipment schedule and critical milestones (LLI procurement, engineered equipment procurement; ROS dates, etc.); develop and steward recovery plans to address any schedule delays and resolution of EPCI contractor's engineering claims, if any.

  • Examines contractor activities relating to Offshore Facilities equipment delivery plans and overall job requirements to ensure adherence to appropriate Offshore Facilities schedules.

  • Champion initiatives with the Contractor to deliver equipment in line with the project objectives; safety, quality, cost and schedule.

Reporting and Relationships


Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • Responsible for the delivery of all aspects of Offshore Facilities equipment through completing risk based evaluation of complex technical issues, ensuring deliveries are technically compliant and consistent with project goals. Maintain effective stewardship of EPCI contract deliverables in accordance with project requirements and QatarEnergy-LNG quality expectations. Manage the delivery (content and timing) of offshore facilities equipment in accordance with project requirements, while maintaining relationships with stakeholders to ensure overall alignment.

Minimum Requirements

Behavioural Competencies

SHE Understanding ()

Quality/Quantity of Work ()

Ethics and Integrity ()

Planning and Organizing ()

Trust and Empowerment ()

Initiative/Commitment ()

Teamwork/Supporting Others ()

Interpersonal Skills ()

Communication and Information Sharing ()

Service Orientation ()

Innovation ()

Problem Solving ()

Job Knowledge ()

Supervising Others ()


  • Bachelor degree in Management, Engineering or Construction discipline however any qualification, technical or knowledge requirements may be waived through relevant work experience.

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • 15 years' experience with 10 years at the senior project engineering / engineering supervision level with overall responsibility for engineering execution. Broad and extensive knowledge of design standards, specifications, codes, appropriate safety criteria, offshore facilities & structure design, construction, operations and engineering administration.

Generic Accountabilities - All

Financial Dimension

As defined for this job level in the Delegation of Authority and/or approved budget.

Safety Health & Environment

Ensure all activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and Environment and Quality policies, regulations and standards.

Qatarization Program

Contribute to the development of Qatari employees. This accountability is a condition of employment for expatriate employees.

Firewall Compliance

Ensure all activities undertaken comply with anti - trust and competition laws and the Company firewall policies and procedures.

Technical and Business Skills

  • Undertakes complex tasks and acts as a source of guidance for staff and internal customers. Is expected to handle all but the most complex problems and difficulties that might arise.
  • Takes initiatives, based on experienced gained, to deliver timely and cost effective service.
  • Sets situations/issues in the context of the entire team and has an appreciation of the wider relationships with other people and organizations.
  • Works independently within established procedures, plans and budgets and contributes to the development of these.
  • Has autonomy over scheduling and planning of own work; organizes efforts of work group to achieve overall efficiency.

Operating Environment, Framework & Boundaries

  • Works in a project environment in which the incumbent strives to achieve best in class Safety, Health, Environmental & Security performance by creating a culture that encourages everyone to perform their best every day on every task
  • Works in a dynamic team environment that has high expectations for flawless project execution in safety, quality, cost and schedule performance which requires the incumbent to demonstrate accuracy, initiative and the ability to multi-task as essential skills.
  • Works in an evolving business environment where expansion opportunities are being identified on a continuous basis adding additional complexity and workload to the existing project environment.
  • Works effectively within established policies and procedures and participates in the further development of these to meet changing needs.
  • Understands organizational authority and seeks appropriate line management approvals
  • Works in a highly visible project environment with large capital expenditures and significant schedule execution pressures.

Decision Making Authority & Responsibility

  • Makes decisions and solves problems related to a specific discipline/field.
  • Establishes credibility with peers, sub-ordinates and supervisors.
  • Exercises judgment in making decisions; knows when to seek advice. Understands organizational authority and seeks appropriate line management approvals.

Problem Solving & Complexity

  • Good supervisory skills.
  • Utilizes a systematic approach to problem solving that ensures accuracy, timeliness and quality of documentation in resolution.
  • Manages complex tasks to completion within time constrains of Project, with minimal guidance from more experienced staff.
  • Manages the resolution of problems in more demanding and less familiar situations using precedent and own acquired knowledge.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.

Equal Opportunities:

First People Solutions is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

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