Amec Foster Wheeler Operations Director, Capital Projects in Kuwait, Kuwait

Wood is actively looking for an Operations Director for the Capital Projects, Middle East PMC business to be based in Kuwait The position reports to the MEPMC Senior Vice President and will have P&L responsibility, whilst also requiring strong business and people management skills

The objectives and responsibilities of this role are to:

  • Develop and deliver specific strategies and plans for Kuwait

  • Provide overall leadership of Kuwait’s operations, overseeing all contracts/ projects and operational activities

  • Support project teams in project delivery and compliance with contractual obligations and Wood processes and procedures

  • Liaise with customers on Wood’s overall performance

  • Provide reports to MEPMC Leadership on operations activities

  • Identify opportunities to streamline business processes and systems

  • Apply/demonstrate the highest standard of business ethics and compliance with Wood’s core values

  • Develop and maintain long-term customer relationships, identifying new opportunities and collaborating with other parts of Wood to provide the best offering to customers

  • Provide leadership and maintain effective programs in areas of Quality Management, safety, sustainability, ethics, and security

  • Lead the development of Wood bids for major projects in Kuwait, ensuring all governance processes are followed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 10+ years leadership role in the appropriate field

  • Experience of working in a PMC environment

  • Good understanding of financial and commercial aspects of operations management

  • Ability to think strategically and clearly define, communicate and deliver a business strategy

  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop relationships with external clients and internal stakeholders

  • Experience of business development and the production of bids for the provision of technical services and consultancy

  • Experience of project management and/or technical leadership of projects and/or Business Management

  • A strong background in project management

  • A proven track record of maintaining customer relations, as well as HSE, Quality and Assurance and Project Standards

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2019-35390

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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