Senior Front End Concept Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Philippines Muntinlupa City
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
  • Develops innovative, low cost, notional development concepts for stranded deep-water opportunities (using proven technologies) based upon global analogues and experience;
  • To introduce concepts and technologies by creating concept archetypes for future developments away from existing infrastructure (including but not limited to FLNG, FPSO, early production systems, mini-LNG);
  • Opportunity identification and feasibility assessment of late life and/or stranded shallow water oil fields. Coordinate due diligence on proposals for utilization of third-party infrastructure;
  • Evaluates the potential for 3rd party tie-ins to existing oil platform infrastructure (shallow water platform, gas export pipeline);
  • Evaluates and screen farm-in opportunities across multiple Service Contracts, including data room visits, technical data gathering & analysis, notional development concepts and investment proposals;
  • Prepares Decision Quality based DRB submissions at Credibility, Value & Invest Decision Gates.

Main Responsibilities of this role:
  • Accountable for quality of front-end engineering technical work and timely & effective technical assurance;
  • Responsible for timely delivery of notional development concepts and investment proposals;
  • Front End Development Management - technical integration across subsurface, wells, engineering & projects.
As part of the team/larger community:
  • Shape teamwork, culture and behaviour such that safety of operations is in the teams’ hearts and minds;
  • Manage contractor relationships and behaviours in line with the client's values;
  • Representative  at JV Technical Committee Meetings and shareholder engagements.

Prior Technical Experience (15+ years)
  • Deepwater development concepts for stranded fields (subsea tie backs, FLNG, FPSO, mini-LNG, unmanned facilities etc.)
  • Notional Field Development Plans (with cost estimates from benchmarking & market investigations)
  • Area Development Plans for phased infrastructure development decision making
  • Competitive scoping of projects and benchmarking of competitiveness
Excellent Leadership Skills
  • Multi-disciplinary collaboration with subsurface disciplines, wells, cost estimation & economics and a strong team player
  • Ability to influence without direct accountability for staff or activities
Effective Communicator
  • Track record of transparent communication/engagement to decision makers (including shareholders)
  • Ability to coach/mentor younger staff
Commercial Skills
  • Established strong relationships with Service Companies and technology providers
  • Portfolio Analysis and Decision Making
  • Commercial Negotiations for new Business Development

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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