Oil and Gas
Posted 2 weeks ago

Excellence Specialist

Job Details:

Oil and Gas Excellence Specialist position available in Qatar. Competitive market related salary plus allowances. Contract duration is permanent and open ended. 

Job Purpose

  • Provide advice regarding the optimization of Operations Group technical and business processes through the implementation of structured continuous improvement, best practices, cost optimization, benchmarking and stewardship processes and tools.
  • Facilitate planning and development of the Operations Group Business Plan and Long-term Strategies Roadmap and its Stewardship.

Key Job Accountabilities – I

  • Create, implement, enhance, and revise relevant processes and procedures, continuous improvement (CI) guidelines, best practices, cost optimization and benchmarking to define overall governance strategy and support its implementation.
  • Support the implementation of governance strategy, providing stewardship and refinement of corresponding documentation.
  • Act as a process enabler to drive CI opportunity identification by conducting workshops, focus group discussions, process assessments and health checks.
  • Share expertise in Six Sigma and Lean methodology by providing mentoring and coaching to cascade these CI skills from Operations Excellence to the entire Operations Group.
  • Develop and enhance data governance and management processes to support Operations Group efficiencies. Utilize relevant statistical tools and comparative techniques to support objective reporting and decision making.

Key Job Accountabilities – II

  • Lead workshops to identify cost optimization opportunities and steward through to implementation to sustain savings in the long term.
  • Oversee multiple projects to ensure plans are carried out in coordination with subject matter experts and in adherence with CI governance guidelines and company project management standards.
  • Provide inputs, analyse results and identify improvement opportunities or focus areas supporting corporate benchmarking efforts through external organizations.
  • Facilitate Operations Leadership engagement in the development of L3 processes and ensure effective alignment between stakeholders and highlight challenges to the Operations Leadership Team for resolution.
  • Provide expertise for the development and implementation of an Operations Support Business Continuity Plan as per the defined process.
  • Lead the development, implementation and stewardship of the Operations Group strategic planning and KPI reporting process and ensure effective collaboration in the development and stewardship of the operations roadmap.
  • Develop dashboards and Insight Analytical Tools and programs and provide expertise in developing insight analysis cases based on group performance and key priorities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent.

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • 8 years’ experience within Operations, Maintenance, or Engineering functions in Oil & Gas. 
  • Experience in the implementation of Continuous Improvement programs.
  • Lean 6 Sigma certification with experience on Lean 6 Sigma projects.
  • Experienced in implementing benchmarking programs and identification of improvement plans based on outcome.
  • Experienced in the development of Business / Strategic planning Models and KPI Governance processes.


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