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Drilling Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Directs, controls the activities of assigned personnel to achieve Company's Mission & Vision and the objectives of the Onshore Operations Function to:
Ensure effective Safety programmes are developed and implemented all over the Rigs, including contractors Satisfy clients' requirements of Rigs, personnel, equipment, etc. Maintain Rigs equipment and related assets.
Implement National Development Programme. Control expenditure, forecast and reporting. Contribute in company's' strategic planning.
Ensures that all operational activities are carried in a safe, timely, efficient and economic manner and personally supervises critical or hazardous and or emergency operations from the emergency control room. In conjunction with the Drilling Team Managers, proposes the operating budget for onshore Operations.
Continuously monitors the Capital Expenditure and Operating expense to ensure that these are within agreed parameters.
Ensures strict compliance with Company, ADNOC and Federal HSE rules and regulations, and that such regulations are continually reviewed to minimize disruption and incidents. Cascades and oversees the implementation of the HSE-MS and Asset Integrity Management system.
Ensures that programs are prepared to ensure an awareness of the requirements of supervisors and employees to protect the physical environment and develop a safe atmosphere in which to work.
Ensures that the Company's Asset Integrity Management Program is effectively managed across all the onshore assets.
Ensures that the objectives of the asset integrity program are effectively cascaded to the onshore assets through the Drilling Team Managers and continuously strives to improve the level of performance in this regard.
Follows up performance of the Department to ensure that Key Performance Indicators for the Department are met in an efficient manner.
Participates in the provision of Technical Service requirements for audit and problem solving of technical aspects of the Company.
Directs the preparation of technical evaluation of contracts by subordinates, studying and evaluating prospective clients and directing the preparation of NDC bids for such services. Leads technical negotiations on behalf of NDC and recommends approval to Senior Vice President (Operations).
Carries out the functions of the Senior Vice President (Operations) during his absence.
Ensures high degree of coordination and establishes network between Client, Contractors and Support Divisions to ensure use of best practices.
Actively promotes the development of UAE national staff, necessary preparation and implementation of plans for career development of all suitable UAE nationals within the onshore drilling operations function.
Participates in the detailed review and finalization of NDC running plans in accordance with agreed operating programs.
Liaises with the Senior Vice President (Operations) to amend plans as applicable or as governed by clients' requirements.
Discusses and coordinates allocation based on optimum running plans.
Advises Senior Vice President (Operations) and consults with him on all technical matters related to drilling operations.
Studies thoroughly and understands the requirements of organization working process for the Quality management system.
Ensures that processes needed are established, implemented and maintained.
Ensures that established QA System reflects the actual working process of the department Reviews and improves Quality Management System implementation.
Ensures that QA System compliance with ISO 9001:2008 reflects the actual working process of division.
Evaluates the performance of Quality Management System over the business.
Controls all the documents of the company that are used as an evidence of job being done and make sure that latest revision number document are referred.
Ensures that all latest quality documents are available at the place of use.
Responsible to keep track of non-conformities identified in the department and updates the status of proposed corrective actions to next level of management.
Participates in Management Review Meetings for Quality Management System.