Installation Manager (JO015144) Doha, Qatar

Job Accountabilities:

  • Delivery of all Transport and Installation scope based on Contractor installation vessels and barges for the Project in accordance with agreed schedule and budget
  • Maintain close liaison with appropriate members of PMT (Business, Interface / Engineering, Quality, and Safety) and gain alignment with the PMT on project execution plans, needs, objectives, and requirements
  • Owns the safety, health, environment and security accountability for all aspects of the execution of the work scope on the offshore vessels and barges
  • Delivery of quality assets compliant with the minimum expectations of all stakeholders
  • Provides execution data (narrative, charts, graphs, etc.) for the monthly progress reporting and stewardship
  • Ensures execution timing of the workscope is in accordance with the approved project execution schedule
  • Manages the delivery of all Installation scope to ensure impact on Operations is minimized and aligned
  • Owns the MOC process for all aspects of the Project execution related to the Transport and Installation scope
  • Responsible for being knowledgeable of lessons learned from previous projects with the same contractor and capturing and communicating execution lessons learned for the current project
  • Assesses contractor capability and ensures PMT, Vessel Management Team or other technical support is available to address gaps
  • Owns the execution schedule for all activities related to Transport and Offshore Installation including critical milestones, and develops and stewards recovery/contingency plans to address any schedule delays
  • Interfaces with Contractor and internal and external Company parties to ensure timely alignment and agreement on interface agreements and execution plans related to Transport and Installation.
  • Cooperates with review teams and supports post-audit/review activities with respect to contract administration and subcontracting

Minimum Requirements


  • Broad and extensive knowledge of:
  • Design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria related to transport and offshore installation of Offshore pipelines, cables and structures.
  • Offshore facilities and structures design, construction, operations and installation
  • EPC Contract Management
  • Load out, transport and installation methods and practices
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in an engineering discipline.
  • 20+ years of major oil and gas offshore project experience with 10+ years at Installation Lead/Manager level or equivalent, with overall responsibility for managing major offshore transport and installation campaigns

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • Strong organizational, management, and technical judgment skills
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Make decisions in the general interest while pursuing business results
  • Prepare contingency plans for the unexpected (pro-active, forward-looking)
  • Proactively and continuously grow technical expertise in EPC execution disciplines
  • Strong leadership, influencing, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, coordination, planning, and interface skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs, Lotus Notes, etc.
  • Willing and able to travel to foreign locations and offshore for extended periods as required

Technical and Business Skills     

  • High level of experience and proven track record for safely managing transport and installation to delivery high quality results, safely and on time and budget
  • Broad knowledge of safe execution of offshore lifting, piling, pipelay techniques, cable lay, trenching and diving activities
  • Broad knowledge of execution methods and risks associated with offshore brownfield modifications and working within a gas production facility
  • Strong past experience with Company Projects and Standards of Business Conduct and Company Project Management System (Company PMS), or alternately with Oil &Gas Industry major Operators and/or Contractors
  • Broad range of experience and skills through multiple function and project assignments (multi-discipline skill set)
  • Expansive knowledge of contract management and risks and mitigations associated with EPC contracting and execution