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Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, OTHER, Project
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNegotiable. Please quote the Limited Company rate you would be looking for.
LocationsEUROPE, Russia
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major contractor are looking for a Russian Speaking Technical Manager(Offshore Installation experience) for a potentialproject. The position will be based in Russia with visits to their offices in Surrey and they are looking for people on a contract basis.



  • Ideally a degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 8-12 years’ experience within the offshore oil and gas industry recently working for major contractors.
  • Must have recent experience at a senior/lead or managerial level.



  • The role will be to manage, supervise project process/engineering design activities according to contract requirements and project objectives. 
  • Ensure time cost quality project objectives are met, through direct coordination and management of project engineering team and close coordination with the relevant engineering product line central function. 
  • Cooperate and support project managers/directors in defining, monitoring and updating project execution plans promoting an active interaction with project team key functions.



  • Define project engineering organisation charts, staffing the roles with engineering Head of Department.
  • Ensure review of contractual documents engineering related interfacing with other project function.
  • Ensure correct consideration and application of technological requirements in all project phases up to the handing over of the plant to the Client.
  • Ensure skills, knowhow and methods for the relevant technologies are developed and available and that an appropriate plan for training is in place.
  • Participate in defining the overall project planning and scheduling, directly supervising the finalization of engineering plans and schedule, including the architecture of detail engineering outsourcing.
  • Promote and participate to the induction of the engineering team to contract/project requirements.
  • Participate to Risk management and other inter-functional reviews for the engineering concerns.
  • Coordinate execution of multidisciplinary engineering activities, and manage activities assigned to external Engineering Centres and/or other Engineering Companies involved in the project.
  • Ensure effective interdisciplinary coordination verifying adequacy and consistency of design solutions.
  • Take necessary technical decisions in case of unresolved conflicts between disciplines, ensuring that the engineering team properly interfaces with other project team members.
  • Ensure that adopted technical solutions are in line with project cost and time schedule objectives, taking appropriate action to avoid, absorb or minimize deviations.
  • Supervise issue of engineering deliverables approving key multidisciplinary documents of own competence.
  • Support PM in relations with Client and/or Licensors regarding process and specialist engineering problems.
  • Promote and attends to design, safety, 3D model reviews supervising the follow-up of the outcomes.
  • Participate to contract management giving technical support to PM for variations requests and change orders.
  • Consolidate engineering hours and material budgets based on discipline departments budgets and control it during the course of the project alerting Project Management in case of variation and suggest mitigation measures.
  • Ensure freezing of project engineering documents and engineering close out in accordance with project schedule.
  • Ensure carrying out of all engineering activities that support material/construction procurement process services.
  • Ensure availability of Commissioning/Start-up Plans with the Operating Manuals and Mechanical Manuals.
  • Ensure that lessons learned for engineering are clearly identified, granting the monitoring of plant performances to capitalize experiences identifying area of improvement in close coordination with the relevant product line central functions.


RATE:             Negotiable


DURATION:     Ongoing (Long term)



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the EU/UK.


For more information please contact Melanie Wood, Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or    


If you are interested in this position and would like more information do please contact me or any other member of the Recruitment Team as soon as possible. If you are not sure the CV we have on file is current send your latest CV to me, at the same time advising me your availability and any other relevant information.  If this position is not exactly what you are looking for please look at our website we update this site daily with all our current vacancies. Rest assured that your CV is treated as confidential and Woodland will not send your CV to any Clients until we have your permission to do so.


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