Project Manager


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: SP124-1941

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Wood is currently recruiting for a PMC Project Manager with extensive experience in the oil and Gas industry for ADNOC Offshore client to be based in Abu Dhabi.

- Directs and manages an EPC project (multiple EPC Packages) in a manner that achieves project requirements for safety, quality, engineering, schedule, construction, and cost management.
- Ensure adherence to the project and corporate Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) procedures and support a safe working environment.
- Ensure compliance with Company's objectives, requirements, priorities, policies, procedures, standards, rules, regulations and guidelines provided by Company from time to time.
- Take necessary corrective action to align project back on track in case of deviations from plans (cost, schedule, quality, HSE, performance, operability, maintainability, etc.).
- Minimize as much as possible the change orders/variations. Minimize and mitigate the disputes with the contractors.
- Prepare, supervises and approves the development of PEP [from construction point of view], and its implementation plus ensuring Lessons Learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project including Project Close-out
- Liaise and coordinate with Project Engineering Team Leader, Procurement Engineer, Interface Engineer, Safety Advisor, Quality Engineer, Discipline Engineers, Subcontractors, Lead Project Control Engineer, Fabrication Engineer, Construction Engineers, and Hook-up Engineers
- Responsible for implementation of the scope of work as related to construction/ fabrication, pre-commissioning, load-out and offshore installation hook-up and offshore pre-commissioning and commissioning of the facilities in conformance with project specifications, Scope of Work, and in accordance with the approved Project Schedule.
- Seek guidance from the Project Manager / Project Division Head as appropriate before making critical and important decisions.
- Monitor day to day activities through weekly, monthly, and quarterly progress meetings, Subcontractors and Vendors to facilitate achievement of targets. Slippages and backlogs shall be identified, and action plans formulated to keep the project on schedule.
- Identify project risks and recommend ways to mitigate them.
- Provide technical and commercial inputs and review contract/tendering documentation to ensure a thorough understanding of requirements; participate and direct the preliminary planning stages as necessary.
- Review & approve Heavy lift and load out procedures; participate in preparation and execution of operations.
- Participate in preparation of Construction related workshops, Method statements, Risk Assessments and HSE Workshops.
- Review, optimize and approve the work of mobilization teams to ensure that all necessary activities are covered with actions properly assigned, timescales agreed, and relevant parties properly briefed with communication.
- Execute the project in line with the delivery schedule, contract specifications and conditions.
- Shutdown planning with COMPANY overall shutdown.
- Develop project construction management organization chart and mobilization schedule.
- Promote an environment for building team morale and build consent within the team


- A bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited university with minimum twenty (20+) years in execution of EPC contracts of offshore Oil & Gas and Marine Projects.
- Must have at least five (5) years of experience in a similar position for international major (more than 1Billion US$) Oil & Gas/Marine EPC projects including minimum (5) years in GCC region.
- Must have experience in Greenfield activities (Subsea pipelaying, Risers, subsea cable laying, Jacket, Bridge, and topside deck installation)
- Must have experience in brownfield activities (WHT and Process Complex Modification works).
- Must have experience in Onshore fabrication and Offshore installation.
- Must have experience to coordinate with Logistic Division for Marine Units mobilization.
- Must have experience to interface with relevant Stakeholders / Site Operation team / EPC Contractors during offshore installation.
- Must have EPC Contract management, planning, Budget, schedule, management of change (MOC), Selection of Contractors, Pre-qualification of Bidders, preparation of scope of work, preparation of ITT Packages, EPC Contract Bid Evaluations and Technical recommendation of Procurement of Long lead items.
- Site visits as needed during critical activities, shutdowns, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, Start-up and HSE Leadership Visits

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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Project Manager salaries in Abu Dhabi

Average monthly compensation
AED 25,000

Breakdown available for industries and years of experience