Commissioning/Operations Manager - Shanghai, China

timesheet-based serviceBid + Execution

Scope of work

Project Type: FLNG Location: Shanghai, offices at first and then shipyards Duration: January 2024 until June 2026 Job Summary: • The Commissioning/Operations Manager will oversee the commissioning and operational phases of Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) projects, ensuring successful project execution from inception to completion. • This role will involve managing teams, coordinating activities between various stakeholders, and ensuring compliance with project specifications and safety regulations. • The position will initially be based in Shanghai, with responsibilities transitioning to on-site presence at shipyards during project execution. Job Responsibilities: • Manage and lead commissioning and operations teams to achieve project objectives within specified timelines and budget constraints. • Coordinate with engineering, procurement, construction, and subcontractors to ensure smooth project execution and adherence to quality standards. • Develop and implement commissioning plans, procedures, and protocols to ensure the safe and efficient startup of FLNG facilities. • Oversee the preparation and execution of pre-commissioning, commissioning, and start-up activities, including system testing, equipment checks, and performance verification. • Conduct risk assessments and implement mitigation strategies to minimize project delays and cost overruns. • Monitor project progress, identify deviations from plans, and implement corrective actions as necessary to ensure project milestones are met. • Interface with client representatives, regulatory authorities, and third-party inspectors to address project requirements and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards. • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams, resolving technical issues and facilitating knowledge transfer between departments. • Foster a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement within the project team, promoting best practices and ensuring adherence to HSE policies and procedures. • Prepare regular progress reports, presentations, and documentation for project stakeholders, highlighting key achievements, challenges, and areas for improvement. Job Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred. • Minimum of 10 years of experience in commissioning and operations management, with a focus on FLNG, FPSO, or FSO projects. • Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale projects from commissioning through to operational phases. • Strong technical knowledge of FLNG systems, equipment, and processes, with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues. • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders. • Proficiency in project management tools and techniques, including scheduling, budgeting, and risk management. • Familiarity with international codes, standards, and regulations governing the oil and gas industry, particularly related to offshore operations. • Fluent in English; proficiency in Mandarin preferred. • Willingness to travel and work onsite at shipyards during project execution. • Strong commitment to safety, quality, and environmental stewardship.

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