EOI - Engineering Manager


Muscat, Oman

Ref: SP124-1651

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Wood is currently inviting expressions of interest for Engineering Manager with extensive FEED experience, onshore project experience and Middle East experience.

The Project Engineering Manager will be responsible for the execution of the engineering portion of a multi-discipline engineering scope of work on one or more projects / work scopes. Has responsibility for coordinating and completing the various engineering, and start-up aspects of a project(s) while meeting HSSE, quality, schedule, and budget performance goals. Has responsibility for the technical excellence of the engineering portion of a project(s) across all disciplines.

- Responsible for the engineering content of project execution plans for assigned contracts/projects
- Responsible for the direction and management of the engineering and associated project activities of the business grouping/Project
- Manage and direct resources efficiently and effectively.
- Consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals and present engineering reports and findings
- Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
- Focuses on managerial concerns of the project such as cost, completion date, and resource allocation. Provides expert resolution of issues and monitors integration of work.
- Reviews technical concepts of major projects.
- Personally participates in solving difficult technical problems.
- Resolves conflicts that are complex and manages divergent audience
- Responsible for facilitating agreement between conflicting parties
- Resolves issues which are non-recurring and occasionally novel
- Carries responsibility for resolution of major problems for the engineering segment
- Assist in identifying and requesting functional support to projects / contracts as required
- Accountable for the efficient planning and management of engineering resources, identifying ad pursuing opportunities for margin improvement, including HVEC utilisation.


- University degree or Masters in an engineering discipline
- Chartered Engineer / Registered Professional Engineer is preferred.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge
- Minimum 15 years experience in discipline engineering
- Experience in EPCM contract will be advantageous
- Balance of technical and management experience at relevant level and position.
- Typically requires several years of supervisory experience with an understanding of human relations, training, performance evaluation and health and safety - Broad and extensive knowledge of engineering theories and techniques and a high level of skill in application of this knowledge in the management of the engineering function
- Capable of representing business and client to business associates in a professional manner.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of influencing people at all levels of the organization.
- Skilled in forecast planning for people resources.
- Skilled in recruitment and selection, employee communication and management including performance management.
- Able to implement and embed standards and processes to effect delivery of engineering excellence.
- Good knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation

About the Company

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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