Excellence Specialist

Job Posting Date: 22 Sep 2023

Work Location: Ras Laffan, QA

Company: QatarEnergy LNG

Job Purpose

  • Provide advice regarding the optimization of Operations Group technical and business processes through the implementation of structured continuous improvement, best practices, cost optimization, benchmarking and QGMS stewardship processes and tools.
  • Facilitate planning and development of the Operations Group Business Plan and Long-term Strategies Roadmap and its Stewardship.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • Role requires an in-depth understanding of the Operations Group Core Business objectives procedures, programs and policies and corresponding business data (safety, quality, financial and operational).
  • Determine own work methods and provide direction and support to team members.
  • Interface amongst internal and external stakeholders and manage conflicts that may arise in order to provide and receive optimum recommendations and feedback.

Key Job Accountabilities - I

  • Create, implement, enhance and revise relevant processes and procedures, continuous improvement (CI) guidelines, best practices, cost optimization and benchmarking to define overall governance strategy and support its implementation.
  • Support the implementation of governance strategy, providing stewardship and refinement of corresponding documentation.
  • Act as a process enabler to drive CI opportunity identification by conducting workshops, focus group discussions, process assessments and health checks.
  • Share expertise in Six Sigma and Lean methodology by providing mentoring and coaching to cascade these CI skills from Operations Excellence to the entire Operations Group.
  • Develop and enhance data governance and management processes to support Operations Group efficiencies. Utilize relevant statistical tools and comparative techniques to support objective reporting and decision making.

Key Job Accountabilities - II

  • Lead workshops to identify cost optimization opportunities and steward through to implementation to sustain savings in the long term.
  • Oversee multiple projects to ensure plans are carried out in coordination with subject matter experts and in adherence with CI governance guidelines and company project management standards.
  • Provide inputs, analyse results and identify improvement opportunities or focus areas supporting corporate benchmarking efforts through external organizations.
  • Facilitate Operations Leadership engagement in the development of QGMS L3 processes and ensure effective alignment between stakeholders and highlight challenges to the Operations Leadership Team for resolution.
  • Provide expertise for the development and implementation of an Operations Support Business Continuity Plan as per the defined process.
  • Lead the development, implementation and stewardship of the Operations Group strategic planning and KPI reporting process and ensure effective collaboration in the development and stewardship of the Operations roadmap.
  • Develop dashboards and Insight Analytical Tools and programs and provide expertise in developing insight analysis cases based on group performance and key priorities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • 8 years’ experience within Operations, Maintenance, or Engineering functions in Oil & Gas. 
  • Experience in the implementation of Continuous Improvement programs.
  • Lean 6 Sigma certification with experience on Lean 6 Sigma projects.
  • Experienced in implementing benchmarking programs and identification of improvement plans based on outcome.
  • Experienced in the development of Business / Strategic planning Models and KPI Governance processes.