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Head of Operations - Staff - Great Yarmouth

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Head of Operations based in our Great Yarmouth Office on a staff basis.

 The Role:

The position will be a senior member of the ODE Great Yarmouth management team responsible for operational and technical management of all aspects of ODE’s Asset Management business portfolio. This position will also be the Deputy to the ODE Great Yarmouth Regional Director

The key aims of the role are:

  • Ensure operational excellence across all ODE managed assets
  • Management of risks, including MAH’s offshore.
  • Maintain long-term resource planning, ensuring the business has the necessary qualified personnel to meet current and future operating requirements
  • Overall management of the Operations Team and responsible for achieving key performance indicators in relation to SHEQ, Asset integrity, maintenance, production, people management, finance and commercial.
  • Achieve annual turnover and profit as determined by company budget.
  • Work with the Regional Director and the Business Development team to implement marketing strategies and identify and secure new business opportunities.
  • Working closely with key stakeholders: to ensure service delivery (on time and within budget), client satisfaction and Regulatory compliance, without adversely effecting personnel the environment, assets or the reputation of ODE or it’s clients.

 Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Continual improvement and development of the Asset Management capability including supporting systems and procedures
  • Development of the Operations Team and all associated support functions
  • Ensure all contractual requirements are fully adhered to.
  • Achieve or exceed client minimum asset performance standards.
  • Ensure continual improvement of ODE’s systems and working practices.
  • Ensure the availability of all maintenance and intervention related resources essential to achieving asset integrity, to achieve optimum operation of the facilities and maintaining value of the assets.
  • Management level interface with ODE Engineering Department to ensure all modifications are affected correctly.

  Production and Efficiency

  • Ensure that activities are managed within timescales and cost to meet contractual obligations and objectives.
  • Avoid waste by education, coaching, and instruction.
  • Maximise the productivity of resources, capital and other business resources.

   Organisation and Resources

  • Ensure qualified competent personnel and resources to meet current and future operating requirements in a safe manner.
  • Ensure personnel complete Personal Competence Profiles and remain up to date.
  • Ensure that all employees are fully aware of the company’s Business Code of Conduct, Safety standards and expected safety behaviours.
  • Maintain a regular appraisal and performance review system to monitor the performance of all reportees and ensuring that the utilisation of individuals is maximised.

   Finance and Commercial

  • Responsible for preparing and submitting budgets, forecasts, Monthly Reports and other plans/forecasts and programmes as required.
  • Manage budgetary performance within delegated areas of financial responsibility.
  • Continual review of operations/engineering expenditure with the aim of increasing efficiency and reduction of costs.
  • Continually seek additional business opportunities.
  • Ensure that the Company is not exposed to undue financial or contractual risk.

 Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Continual improvement and development of the Asset Management capability including supporting systems and procedures
  • Development of the Operations Team and all associated support functions
  • Ensure all contractual requirements are fully adhered to.
  • Achieve or exceed client minimum asset performance standards.
  • Ensure continual improvement of ODE’s systems and working practices.
  • Ensure the availability of all maintenance and intervention related resources essential to achieving asset integrity, to achieve optimum operation of the facilities and maintaining value of the assets.
  • Management level interface with ODE Engineering Department to ensure all modifications are affected correctly.

  Production and Efficiency

  • Ensure that activities are managed within timescales and cost to meet contractual obligations and objectives.
  • Avoid waste by education, coaching, and instruction.
  • Maximise the productivity of resources, capital and other business resources.

  Organisation and Resources

  • Ensure qualified competent personnel and resources to meet current and future operating requirements in a safe manner.
  • Ensure personnel complete Personal Competence Profiles and remain up to date.
  • Ensure that all employees are fully aware of the company’s Business Code of Conduct, Safety standards and expected safety behaviours.
  • Maintain a regular appraisal and performance review system to monitor the performance of all reportees and ensuring that the utilisation of individuals is maximised.

Finance and Commercial

  • Responsible for preparing and submitting budgets, forecasts, Monthly Reports and other plans/forecasts and programmes as required.
  • Manage budgetary performance within delegated areas of financial responsibility.
  • Continual review of operations/engineering expenditure with the aim of increasing efficiency and reduction of costs.
  • Continually seek additional business opportunities.
  • Ensure that the Company is not exposed to undue financial or contractual risk.

  Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

  • Contribute to SHEQ activities and lead by example to maintain a strong SHEQ culture through visible safety leadership.
  • Responsible for ensuring ODE full compliance to all applicable legislation in respect to Installation and Pipeline Operator responsibilities.
  • Supports the management, control, monitoring and review of Major accident hazards in full compliance with the CMAPP and MAMB.
  • Ensuring sufficient capability and competence of third party suppliers and staff to deliver operations management, where applicable.
  • Ensure the implementation of adequate Health, Safety and Environmental work practices, procedures and methods to meet all statutory requirements and the Company SHEQ Management System.
  • Monitor performance against the SHEQ plan for progress and improvements in SHEQ performance.
  • Liaise with Contractors, ICP, Logistics, Regulatory Officials and stakeholders to maintain communication as required.
  • Participate in accident and incident investigations as required.
  • Form part of the Emergency Response team as required by the Company Emergency Response Procedures.

 Qualifications:

  • Degree level or higher in a core engineering discipline - Preferable
  • Offshore Operational Qualification – OIM level Preferable
  • Management/Leadership Qualification - Preferable
  • Health and Safety Qualification – Desirable

 Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk. Closing date for applications is 6th August 2018. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.

APPROACHES FROM AGENCIES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED OR ACKNOWLEDGED

 

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