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Kent Recruitment

Engineering Manager

Abu Dhabi
Date Published

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Direct & supervise a team of relevant discipline engineers providing expertise and ensuring the application of correct standards on all engineering deliverables in the design and development of projects.

Your responsibilities:

  • Supervise the design works of ENGINEER/CONTRACTOR's design & engineering team. Review/ approve drawings, specifications, and other technical documents for relevant discipline engineering for all types of projects.
  • Participate in key design reviews such as P&ID reviews, HAZID, HAZOP, model reviews, etc.
  • Ensures cost-effective solutions and application value-added engineering throughout the duration of projects.
  • Achieve REFEED completion in accordance with h contract plan schedule and budget.
  • Review/approve engineering deliverable plan schedule.
  • Manage engineering deliverables, progress, productivity, and man-hours as per plan.
  • Develop EPC engineering manhours estimation & EPC SOW
  • Participate in all engineering reviews including internal gate reviews
  • To provide leadership in the development and implementation of engineering processes and procedures.
  • To ensure that both the PMC and FEED Contractor Engineering Teams are resourced with the correct disciplines and size to deliver against the requirements of the respective Contract.
  • To provide technical opinion and advice related to short falls, recovery plans, minimizing potential risks and maintaining overall Project progress.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any/relevant Engineering (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Computer, Software, Electronic, Marine, Ship Captain, etc.) or equivalent from an accredited university with a minimum twenty (20+) years of relevant experience in the Oil & Gas or Petrochemical industry, including minimum (5) years (preferred) in in GCC region.
  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience in a similar position for international Oil & Gas or Petrochemical projects.


  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Arabic is a bonus but not a pre-requisite.

Core Competencies:

  • Highly self-motivated and ambitious
  • Efficient Team Player
  • Highly productive, well organized and with the ability to produce high quality calculations
  • Good English communication skills (written and verbal)

Details about the role:

Location: Abu Dhabi

Relocation required: N/A

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