Remediation Team Lead

  • TBC
  • Iraq Basra
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Role: *Remediation Team Lead*
Rotation: 28/28
Location: Southern Iraq
Duration: Long - Term 

*Attractive Package*

Role Synopsis

The successful candidate will have proven ability to be strategic and innovative. The role requires working within in a fast-paced and culturally diverse environment where an understanding of the importance of local norms and customs is essential.

As well as the technical elements of the remediation programme, a major component of the role involves contract management.  The annual remediation budget for future years is anticipated to exceed tens of Millions USD covering large-scale works at numerous sites simultaneously.

Key Accountabilities For The Role Include:
  • Pro-actively lead the delivery of the Clients' Remediation Programme to reduce ongoing environmental risks
  • Lead and develop a team of local national environmental professionals, including national oil company employees and contract staff to support the delivery of the programme
  • Develop strategic project delivery plans, budgets, and resourcing
  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) for remediation management and technology selection.
  • Lead contracting events and manage complex contracts in co-ordination with the Clients' Procurement, Supply and Contract Management (PSCM) department.
  • Lead HSE for the remediation contractors and when required participate in incident investigations to determine root causes and develop corrective actions.
  • Analyse HSE metrics, contractor self-verification and assurance findings.
  • Support oil field operations with key environmental activities including aspects of oil/chemical spill response, produced water and waste management.
  • Interface with regulator (such as the Ministry of Health and Environment) and other local stakeholders to close out regulatory commitments and reduce compliance risks.
  • Provide support and undertake an active role for the Clients' Incident Management Team (IMT) team.
Essential Education Background 
  • Degree or equivalent in Environmental/Earth Science or similar technical discipline.
Essential Experience and Job Requirement
  • 10+ years of experience in land remediation management.
  • Strong execution delivery and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in high-hazard industry (e.g. COMAH sites or equivalent) or oil and gas related leadership is essential.
  • Experience with commercial and contractual management of high value projects.
  • Experience working within culturally diverse and challenging environments is a distinct advantage
  • Good presentation and influencing skills with effective communication skills
  • Proven staff coaching and development skills
  • Ability to present technical material with confidence and clarity internally within client organisation  and externally with contractor organisations
  • The ability to work as a team member aligned and committed to the team’s success.
  • Proficient computer skills.

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