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  • Job reference: 934545
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 17/03/2021

The SIMOPS/COMOPS coordinator will ensure the routine coordination for all vessels within EPCI scope and be the point of contact for coordination of any related offshore co-activities operations under Installation Manager supervision.

The SIMOPS/COMOPS coordinator will be onshore as resident first, ideally in Houston. He will be part of Interface Offshore team.
This job holder will then go in rotation onshore in-country during install Installation Operation Management.

The job holder will:
 Receive all the Fiches de Liaison issued by vessels working in Golfinho perimeter.
 Ensure that the Subsea SIMOPS procedure is well applied.
 Prepare COMOPS procedure & associated dossiers.
 Ensure, when relevant, EPCI CTR vessel/RIG work permit has been submitted.
 Liaise with RSES-D onboard vessel to review and check the Fiches de Liaison.
 Liaise with Field Operations entity for any required assistance associated to Fiche de liaison review
 Coordinate with Drilling Representant, EPCI team, EPCI Contractor and Field Operations about day-to-day progress of activities.
 Follow up with Project Controls Representant the development of the relevant clash tool & its application
 Coordinate with Installation Vessels Leads (in Europe & Houston) to resolve co-activities
 Coordinate with EPCI Afungi Site Rep and Port Authority any co-activities in the bay with EPCI vessels

The SIMOPS/COMOPS coordinator will be in charge:
- To help developing and to ensure the implementation of a Marine Operations Management for SIMOPS & COMOPS activities with different
- To ensure that definition of Exclusion and Restricted zones are well known by all stakeholders within EPCI teams, including EPCI CTRs
- To support the development & application of HSE policy, including participation to HAZOP / HAZID and other Risk Assessments linked to SIMOPS/COMOPS activities.
- To support Interfaces between CTRs, CPY stakeholders such as Drilling, EPCI, etc.
- To ensure that a proper SIMOPS/COMOPS tool is developed and followed by all stakeholders in order to identify any clash between vessels that can have an impact on schedule or cost
- To understand vessels activities and ensure that all stakeholders, including CTRs from EPCI, are aware of scheduled vessels movements and priorities
- To participate to Coordination meeting for vessels activities and represent EPCI CPY team
- To report to his manager any conflict or clash identified during Coordination meeting and ensure all relevant information are shared within EPCI teams
- To support his manager in the development of mitigations & solutions to avoid co-activities or decrease the impact on EPCI schedule & scope
- To ensure proper circulation and signature of Fiche de Liaison, SIMOPS & COMOPS dossiers between stakeholders

The SIMOPS/COMOPS coordinator shall have:
- Ability to get along well with others and take a pragmatic approach to problem solving situations.
- Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team.
- Ability to understand different challenges from different entities
- Strong track record in offshore and subsea project delivery with a minimum of 15 years direct experience of the same.
- Fluency in the English language.
- Fluid communicator capable to represent the project in front of third parties and other stakeholders in a professional and organized manner
- Desire to work offshore (marine spread) or at site as part of Company representation
- BOSIET and OGUK medical

The SIMOPS/COMOPS coordinator shall be familiar with all aspects of offshore and subsea projects, with respect to traditional interface definition and
- Knowledge of planning tools and SIMOPS/COMOPS management from previous experience
- Experienced in the management and delivery of offshore and subsea projects, particularly projects with subsea pipeline and subsea
equipment components (integrated EPCI). Past experience in deep water and subsea to shore projects is needed (10 years).
- Familiar with equipment delivery, past project experience in Africa or other remote or isolated jurisdictions would be an advantage.
- Experience in the associated key interface challenges linked to subsea equipment installation & pre-commissioning (trees, manifolds, subsea
control systems)
- Able to act as a problem solver with the ability to achieve outcomes where various stakeholders are involved.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.