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  • Posted on: 12 December, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Wood Group PSN are the largest provider of brownfield services to the oil and gas industry. Our global network of over 29 000 people in more than 35 countries offers high integrity services that optimise the performance of facilities, maintain production, reduce operating costs, ensure asset integrity and extend the operating life of fields.

    Wood Group PSN came into being in April 2011. It brings together the Production Facilities part of engineering giant, Wood Group, with leading independent brownfield contractor, Production Services Network. We have a shared heritage of pioneering many aspects of the North Sea industry and being global leaders in developing local talent. We are structured as a network to ensure the most flexible approach to meeting our customers’ needs and to allow maximum engagement for all our employees. Our aim is to be the best production services business in the world. To achieve this, we put our Core Values at the centre of all that we do.

    Engineering Manager


    Brief Posting Description



    We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Manageron a  6/2 rotational basis located at our office in Lagos, Nigeria. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive and effective leadership and direction to the engineering and technical execution team in delivery of all projects in the WG Dover office in Lagos. Accountable to the WG Dover Operations Director for the provision of engineering and design resources, systems and processes within the Nigeria based operations. Accountable for ensuring that the engineering and design resources, systems and processes are supplied and managed in accordance with the agreed global and regional standards.

    Detailed Description


    Job role is independently accountable for supporting the engineering delivery of all WG Dover Lagos, Nigeria based execution for multiple clients.

    Job Requirements


    Accountable for the integrity of engineering output in the WG Dover Lagos operations
    Advising on any engineering related legislative requirements of Nigeria Operation
    Management of Discipline Leads to deliver the above accountabilities
    Providing input to HR and others in the decision making process around contractors rates
    Providing input to HR and others in the decision making process around staff salary packages
    Implementing Succession Planning for the Function
    Carrying out investigations and reviews of operations as and when required
    Providing support and advice to company operations in relation to engineering and design activities in Nigeria
    Work with the Global Assurance and Start-up Team in the development of “Best in class” processes, systems and people and subsequently ensure their consistent application within the region.
    Development of function personnel
    Implementation of engineering and design assurance across in the regional business in accordance with the global technical assurance policy.
    Work with operations to ensure that competent resources are available for the day to day business needs and that resourcing strategies are in place for future needs.
    Work with regional operations to ensure that systems, process and procedures are aligned to business needs while providing a consistent technical quality in accordance with the global system.
    Be a supportive and collaborative member of the technical management team.
    Implement “best in class” engineering and design systems and procedures in alignment with Global Head of Function.
    Ensuring engineering and design competency.
    The quality of engineering and design delivery.
    Engineering Integrity measurement and reporting.
    Delivery of Technical Integrity within engineering and design.


    Ensure Technical/Engineering function adopts the company core values in delivery of all workscopes.
    Demonstrate clear leadership and proactive engagement in HSE programmes and objectives. Participate/lead audits, ERP exercises and management reviews.
    Ensure design and safety reviews and audits are carried out in accordance with the approved PSN, client and project procedures and plans. Ensure that they are closed-out in a timely manner.
    Actively support the delivery WG Dover HSE and Business improvement programmes.


    Provide support to Operations Director in visible leadership as the in-country engineering champion.
    Contribute to the ongoing development of project plans, schedules and estimates.
    Develop, recruit and manage local Engineering execution capability, fully aligned with the WG network functional system, processes and standards.
    Manage the overall provision of Engineering and Technical Services strategies, policies, processes and programs for WG Dover.
    Supervise direct reports and provide support to those in developing their areas of responsibility and the supervision of all team personnel.
    Review and agree CTR's and estimates produced by lead discipline engineers for design changes and additional work-scopes.  Challenge the necessity of changes and implementing more cost effective solutions if possible.
    Promote effective communication and challenge within the engineering disciplines in order to foster the production of safe, cost effective, fit for purpose and constructible designs.
    Contribute to the Management of the engineering resource and ensure that all engineering discipline sections are adequately staffed with appropriately qualified personnel.

    Financial Accountability

    Support the development, implementation and successful delivery of WG Dover business plan.
    Establish and manage the engineering department budget for all Projects.
    Ensure that all engineering work is managed and executed in accordance with the agreed budget and plan.
    Where appropriate, spearhead initiatives aimed at developing an innovative and cost saving approach.
    Ensure that all design changes are captured by the change control process.
    Identify, establish and maintain relationships with external services providers for sub-contract support services.


    Contribute to the Management of the engineering resource and ensure that all engineering discipline sections are adequately staffed with appropriately qualified personnel.
    To ensure that WG Dover/Dover management system has updated Engineering policies and processes and employees are aware & understand these policies and procedures. 
    Authority: Point of contact for delivering all Lagos based execution for WG Dover.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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