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Kent Recruitment

Project Manager (Island Design)

Abu Dhabi
Project controls
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 respect heritage, talent, hard work and ambition and can offer an environment of truthfulness, optimism, professionalism, and warmth. Are you ready?

Our values:

At Kent, we are driven by the energy within every member of our 10,000-strong team. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. We employ and empower the best and let them make decisions. Our values define and drive us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet.

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:

Directs and manages an area of the assigned FEED/EPC project in a manner that achieves project requirements for safety, quality, engineering, schedule, construction, and cost management.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage the FEED or Procurement & Construction or EPC service contract/project in a manner that achieves a quality construction meeting performance parameter set out in the related project agreement within the cost and schedule targets.
  • Ensure compliance with company's objectives, requirements, priorities, policies, procedures, standards, rules, regulations, and guidelines provided by company from time to time.
  • Take necessary corrective action to align project back on track in case of deviations from plans (cost, schedule, quality, HSE, performance, operability, maintainability, etc.). Minimize as much as possible the change orders/variations. Minimize and mitigate the disputes with the contractors.


  • Maintain standards of safety and comply with Company’s Health, Safety & Environment Management System requirements. Take reasonable care of own health and safety and that of others in the workplace. Follow and maintain Company standards of Quality in accordance with Company Quality System requirement.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent from an accredited university with minimum fifteen (15+) years in execution of FEED/ EPC contracts in the Oil & Gas or Petrochemical industry, including minimum (5) years (preferred) in GCC region.
  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience in similar position for mega Oil & Gas FEED / EPC projects (more than 1Billion US$).


  • 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

Location: Abu Dhabi

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