Operations Support Manager

Shell - Port of Spain

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Job ID 80816BR

This position exists to provide leadership, direction and business alignment for the Process/Technical Safety, Engineering, Sub-sea, and Control & Automation Systems Team’s to deliver the business plan, realize the full potential of the assets and support the current overall growth agenda in Shell T&T.  

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage day-to-day Engineering, Process/Technical safety Asset Integrity issues/plans.
  • Guide, coach, promote and mentor Engineering management and staff, both onshore and offshore, in the pursuit of adding value, production excellence and improving business focus.
  • Build an effective and sustainable team of national staff offshore & onshore capable of delivering outstanding Engineering, Process Safety, Asset Integrity and Operational Excellence. This is to be achieved by developing local capability, identifying potential gaps and prescribed training as required.
  • Implementation of Shell’s Front Line Barrier Management (FLBM) Global Process specifically for the Operations personnel in desired timeframe.
  • Experience of and participation in, specific Risk Assessments such as HAZID, HAZOP, Asset Process Safety Reviews, with the ability to interpret outputs and implement  timely recovery programmes.
  • Challenge the status-quo to come up with new and innovative solutions in production delivery; embedding new ways of thinking into business-as-usual.
  • Take a leading role in aggressive cost-reduction/efficiency improvement at the same time as delivering a comprehensive programme of Asset Integrity improvements and transitioning current facilities from approaching an ‘end-of-life’ scenario to one of Asset Life Extension.
  • Be the key integrator with other business functions to support the delivery of an ambitious programme of offshore investment in growth projects.
  • Drive integrated activity plans to reduce business exposure and Risk, minimizing cost and maximizing efficiency and ultimately production.
  • Support the GM Upstream and leadership peers with sound, robust Operational technical advice and through undertaking specific projects helping deliver the business aspirations.
  • Champion a ‘can do’ culture/attitude of pride and accountability in safe, efficient production operations.
  • Become a Site Process Owner (SPO) to Ensure Safe Production which is one of the first batches of the new Shell Asset Management System (AMS) process.
  • As part of annual Business Plan process accountable for supplying scope line items and commensurate Budget for breadth of Operations Support activities identified. Ensuring delivery is in line with time and financial LE (Latest Estimate).  

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


As one of the world’s leading energy companies, Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. Shell is committed to high standards of health, safety and environmental performance; to upholding honesty, integrity and respect for people in every aspect of our operation; and to the equal treatment and development of staff. Shell has been active in Trinidad for a century. Our business activities in Trinidad include exploration and development activities, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and providing high technical support to a state company.  

The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavor to work at the leading edge of technical innovation. 


Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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