Project Manager

Engineering & Maintenance Full Time
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Full Time
  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  •  An engineering degree with a minimum of 20 years of project management experience in the oil and gas sector.

Website Petrofac

Petrofac is a provider of oilfield services to the international oil and gas industry. It is registered in Jersey (number 81792), with its main corporate office on Jermyn Street, London. It has operational centres in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Kuala Lumpur. There are another 24 offices in various countries. It is quoted on the London Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

Project Manager

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies. 

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination. 


The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs. 

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.    


We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week. 


Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?  





  • Co-ordinate all projects/sites activity with responsibility for the execution of the project in compliance with all contractual requirements, ensure that resource usage is optimized to achieve, or exceed, Petrofac’ s projected profit margins. Occasionally leads proposal preparation efforts.
  • Ensure a thorough understanding of the contract requirements and direct preliminary planning stages as necessary.
  • Co-ordinate the work of the mobilization team to ensure that all necessary activities are reviewed with actions appropriately assigned, timescales agreed and relevant parties briefed with new communication channels established where ever necessary.
  • Manage and coordinate the resourcing requirements for respective project segments, including staffing and plant to ensure that these are accurate and realistic and that any necessary steps needed to supply resources have been arranged.
  • Co-ordinate, in conjunction with the Project Management Team, the development and establishment of the project planning package together with the mechanisms for monitoring subsequent progress against that plan. Ensure that corrective action is agreed and implemented at the appropriate level as and when variations from plans occur.
  • Liaise with relevant staff to ensure that the project monitoring system is implemented adequately and that output on financial performance is reviewed at the appropriate level and frequency to ensure effective control of the project budget.
  • Provide adequate resources and expertise on site to ensure the effective supervision, monitoring and control of the work being undertaken to ensure full compliance with all relevant standards and Petrofac’ s policy and procedures.
  • Understand project insurance requirements and initiate action to secure coverage in line with contractual obligations.
  • Review Safety and QA/QC project plans with respective functional heads and submit to client for approval.
  • Resolve any contractual/legal matters and ensures that appropriate action is taken which does not compromise nor expose Petrofac to unnecessary risk.
  • Monitor the demobilization plans of the workforce and plant as the project progresses in order to facilitate the relocation of the workforce and the further utilization or disposal of plant.
  • Act as the Company’s official representative with clients, suppliers, partners and third party contractors negotiating terms and conditions where necessary, ensuring that Company interests are both optimized and protected.
  • Monitor performance of suppliers and subcontractors to determine compliance with contractual obligations. Resolve issues arising from disputes or sub-standard performance.
  • Monitor payments from clients and initiate payments to suppliers and sub-contractors ensuring all terms and conditions have been met.
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of the final documentation and liaises with the client for the issuance of the acceptance certificate and release of performance bonds and bank guarantees.
  • Participate in a formal review of the project with relevant parties on completion and identify opportunities for learning and development.
  • Establishes and maintains good relations with clients, partners and local authorities aimed at safeguarding and promoting Petrofac’ s interests.
  • Provide commercial and technical input for the Contracts Department at the estimation stage, when requested, ensuring that adequate provision is made for all proposed activities.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and approves and manages the implementation of technological advances to enhance Petrofac’ s capabilities.
  • Carry out any other activities as and when required by the direct supervisor.



  •  An engineering degree with a minimum of 20 years of project management experience in the oil and gas sector.

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