Amec Foster Wheeler Manager of Piping Engineering in Istanbul, Turkey

Wood is currently recruiting for a Manager of Piping Engineering to work in collaboration with the Engineering Director, to set the vision and strategic direction for the Piping Engineering Department. In this role, you will lead changes and set direction into the operation of the department.

This is a permanent position to be based in our office in Istanbul, where the successful candidate will be managing a team of 40 people, the majority of whom are local designers and drafters. This role will also involve liaising, communicating and operating in conjunction with other Engineering Department Managers that report to the Engineering Director to ensure satisfactory teamwork operation for the effective execution of all projects.

  • Direct and lead the department and set responsibility and accountability in agreement with the Engineering Director in accordance with company core values and competencies

  • Manage computer systems and their use and development within the allocated department budget, to solve technical problems, deliver projects and promote the effective management of information

  • Direct group input to cost effective and innovative engineering execution plans that address all aspects of the scope including any specialist sub-contracts; support business winning activities and provide acceptable engineering execution on projects

  • Review man-hour estimates for bid proposals and direct group to deliver engineering execution plans

  • Developing, improving, approving and distributing of new standards, work procedures and whichever instruction governing the performance and quality of work in the Piping Discipline

  • Act as Group focal point contact with Regional and affiliate operating centres

  • Direct, manage and coordinate operations and day-to-day activities of the group to support project execution, Project Execution Improvements, control manpower, maintain allocated departmental budget and deliver department initiatives, plans, targets and short and long term goals as agreed with Engineering Director

  • Implement talent management and develop plans that enable the group to provide required resources to projects and to provide assistance to affiliate companies as agreed with the Engineering Director

  • Execute specific roles and responsibilities for the branch offices as directed by the Engineering Director

  • Primary contact for Proposals, Business Development and Project Managers

  • Assuring the implementation, within his own activities, of the applicable laws and standards requirements regarding Health, Safety and Environment during the engineering phase

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline, with Mechanical Engineering being the preference

  • Minimum of ten years experience in engineering, especially in industrial sectors, with prior experience managing teams within the Oil and Gas Industry and minimum 5 years of managerial experience

  • Prior experience communicating and operating in conjunction with other department managers and engineers to facilitate delivery of effective execution on all projects

  • Proven ability to direct teams and operate in a positive and collaborative manner both internally, with all interfacing departments and in supporting project execution

  • Knowledge of international codes

  • Experience of training, mentoring and communication programmes for all group personnel in conjunction with direct reports

  • Ability to work collaboratively to maintain harmonious relationships between the group and project managers, other departments, divisions, affiliates and clients

  • Fluency in Turkish is required, whilst a strong knowledge of the English language would be highly beneficial

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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 strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

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: 2017-15711

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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