Operations Asset Manager - England

INEOS - Health and Safety
Ref: 917 Date Posted: Friday 11 Oct 2019
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Organisational context and job purpose

INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises of 30 businesses, spanning across 168 sites and 26 countries throughout the world. Our key values include excellence in safety, health and environmental performance; Encouragement of innovation, entrepreneurship and reward for achievement; and empowering employees to create real value.

INEOS Oil & Gas UK (“IOG UK”) is a fully integrated exploration and production company focused on upstream operations in the Southern North Sea (“SNS”) and West of Shetland. IOG UK also manages INEOS’ onshore shale and upstream services businesses. Our business purpose is the responsible, reliable, long-term extraction of natural gas and our strengths include our know-how, extensive geological and technological experience and our commitment to research and development.

The Operations Asset Manager will lead and manage the onshore and offshore operations team to deliver safe and efficient operations with respect to the environment.

They will promote, through ownership and participation, the INEOS 20 principles and auditing in all aspects of production and operations.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Protection of individual and team safety, health, and the environment in accordance with governing company procedures, IGGNS and legislation
  • Ensure the asset operates within its safety case including adherence to asset written scheme of verification
  • Ensure the asset integrity and maintenance program is in place and being followed
  • Ensure asset risks are identified, mitigated and monitored through an asset risk register
  • Ensure the asset has an Asset life extension plan in place when asset is within 2 years of the design life     
  • Track, manage and eliminate asset production losses
  • Develop, control and monitor annual budgets and spend for the asset
  • Manage permits, consents and governmental liaison
  • Manage contracts, procurement and cost tracking
  • Provide operations and emergency response Duty cover
  • Manage brownfield project close out meetings with service providers and internal/external stakeholders
  • Conduct well-related technical presentations at Technical Committee Meetings  


Skills and Knowledge Required

Technical Skills

  • Graduate or undergraduate degree in maths, science or an engineering subject
  • Significant previous experience working within the operations team for an E&P business
  • Previous experience in a managerial or supervisory role
  • A core understanding of the role of asset management

Behavioural Skills

  • Able to work under significant time pressure and still deliver a reasoned outcome
  • Communicate effectively with multiple parties at once and provide a winning position through force of reason with peers, particularly at senior management level
  • Able to build effectively working relationships with a wide range of people within the commercial and technical areas of the business
  • Exceptional level of commitment to the role
  • Commercially astute and cost focused
  • Strong leadership skills for multi-faceted teams
  • Have a structured and well-organised approach to work
  • Desire and ability to create and deliver change

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV to: IOGUK.personnel@ineos.com