Careers

North Oil Company is building a leading offshore operator and is looking for world-class individuals to join us. We have an excellent safety-driven, best-in-class operations and technology, with high levels of expertise, to rise to the challenges provided by the unique operating environment of Qatar’s largest and one of the world’s most complex fields.

We are empowering people to reach their full potential through the company’s core values of safety, excellence, respect, trust and commitment. North Oil Company provides its diverse workforce with fulfilling opportunities and possibilities for career progression as well as an attractive benefits package.

Job Vacancies

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Corporate Planning & Development

This role will be situated in the Corporate Planning & Development Department and will report to the Head of Long Range Planning.

Scope of Work

-Develop, validate and maintain economic tools, models and methods supporting NOC performance assessment, investment decision and resources valuation. Define their application and take appropriately into account new theories or tools. Maintain documentation and models in conformity with the appropriate contracts, legal framework and methods. Perform corresponding training to appropriate personnel. - Carry out petroleum project economic valuations to support their progress through the investment decision gates. Contribute to and deliver economic outputs for the Business Plan (including Budget & Long Range Business Plan, FDP and Reserve exercises): collect and ensure the validity and consistency of the data required to integrate these exercises, carry out economic studies they require. Present results and onboard management. - Support business planning and performance monitoring: contribute to define economic drivers, business performance KPI (required by the CEO, the Board and the shareholders to steer NOC) and define relevant monitoring. Perform economic Business Performance evaluations when required. Interface with Finance for monitoring and optimization of NOC value. - For all economic activities, define and maintain interfaces management and processes and promote them to support on boarding of teams and management. - Perform economic training to the relevant personnel to ensure teams on boarding and a substantial level of understanding related to NOC’s economic environment.

Profile required

Initial higher education: Bachelors degree in Engineering or Business school or equivalent university curriculum. Number of years of relevant experience: 4-5 years in previous petroleum economist positions. Technical competencies: Upstream Oil & Gas industry knowledge. Concept, tools and economic methods. Strong Finance proficiency/background, E&P accounting methods. Oil & Gas fiscal and contractual frames. Oil & Gas joint ventures knowledge. Advanced in excel Others: applied computing, behavioral technics (curiosity, critical sense, creativity, autonomy, anticipation, synthesis, result orientation and sense of impact) comprehension of organizations and cultures. Can summarize and evaluate data to make a recommendations. The deadline for submitting applications is October 6th, 2018

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code P&D007 when applying

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Communications

Scope of Work

The job owner is accountable for all public relations and communications activities within NOC. Reporting to the Chief Administration and Personnel Officer. the job owner will be accountable for preparing and implementing the annual reputation plan, overseeing all external, CSR, internal, protocol and external relations plans and engagements; as well as successfully implementing Communication Management Systems.
  1. Accountable for all External, CSR and Internal Communication strategies and action plans
  2. Accountable for Branding and Corporate Visual Identity implementation
  3. Accountable for all Protocol and External Relations strategy and action plans
  4. Accountable for all Communication Management System action plans
  5. Accountable for all communications productions: films, photography, events etc
  6. Maintains an up-to-date understanding of the short/medium/long-term operational requirements of business by establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with NOC management team
  7. Maintains knowledge of Al Shaheen oil field production and of local and global industry trends
  8. Leads objective setting
  9. Responsible for team and individual development; PDPs; performance management discussions; identifies training gaps and requirements
  10. Responsible for supporting all team members professional development by mentoring and providing guidance.
  11. Accountable for identifying and tracking departmental budget
  12. Responsible for communications and media response in CMT, oversees EMT (Emergency Response Team) Communications Advisor role in the event of incident or crisi
  13. Accountable for day to day running of department and ad-hoc activities

Profile required:

  • Preferably B.A/B.S in Business Administration/Marketing and Communications/Journalism or higher,
  • Over 10 years of experience in similar role for oil and gas company,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic,
  • Self-motivated and committed to producing high quality work,
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

The deadline for submitting application is 6th of October 2018.

Please quote position code (P&C005) when applying for this role.

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code P&C005 when applying

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Human Resources

This role will be situated in the Human Resources Department and will report to the HR Manager Scope of Work:
  • Manage the activities of the HRBP, Compensation & Benefits and National Staff Development staff in order to build robust and constructive professional relationships with NOC management, supervisors and staff.
  • Establish the HRBP role as a positive and integral element of the functioning of NOC by ensuring that team member activities facilitate and add value to divisional activities and streamline managerial decision-making.
  • Coach and advise all HRBP team members to ensure that team member competences increase steadily and that actions taken or advice given by them is fully aligned with Company objectives and strategy and with sound HR business practice; actively champion and promote knowledge transfer.
  • Ensure that the HRBP C&B team is accurately monitoring employee compensation and market trends and that NOC participates fully in relevant Salary & Benefits surveys in order to establish the Company’s competitive position.
  • Ensure that team members develop a strong awareness of the abilities and developmental needs of NOC National and Non-National employees
  • Prepare HRBP staff to anticipate and train managers and staff for HR campaigns such as Annual Appraisals, Job Evaluation, Performance Review, HP staff / Training Needs identification, Merit and Performance Bonus exercises in order to ensure that these are implemented efficiently. Coordinate and conduct formal training sessions as required to ensure consistency of understanding.
  • Ensure full awareness of Company objectives and strategy, and incorporate these into team objectives.
  • Monitor exit interviews and staff turnover data to ascertain the underlying reasons, and make and follow-up recommendations to resolve the issues raised.
Profile required:
    • Degree educated as a minimum, preferably in a Business or HR-orientated discipline
    • Ideally CIPD qualified (or similar) or holding a Post Graduate qualification in Business Management or HR, or working towards such a qualification.
    • 10+ years’ HR experience with at least 4+ years’ experience in a Business Partner and / or Compensation & Benefits role
    • An excellent communicator (as a listener, a presenter and in writing), able to ensure that key issues are communicated promptly with advice on implementation, to those who will be required to react.
    • Experienced in all key aspects of HR activities with special emphasis on talent management and annual merit / appraisal / training review processes. Experienced in the coaching and mentoring of staff.
    • Fluency in English essential. Fluency in Arabic not essential but advantageous
  The deadline for submitting applications is September 30th, 2018. Please quote position code HMU028 when applying.

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code HMU028 when applying

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Engineering and Construction

Scope of Work

This Position reports to the Lead Structures & Pipeline [S&P] Engineer. The Job holder will:
  • Meet the required Pipeline and Riser ]PLR] objectives as cascaded down from E&C. Ensure Implementation of NOC HSE policy and objectives in activities.
  • Ensure the implementation of NOC Quality policy and continuous improvement plan. Ensure safety and timely completion of projects.
  • Ensure NOC rules, specifications and procedures are followed in the execution of projects.
  • Be the TRP (Technical Reference Person) for PLR discipline and define / oversee / ensure and assure compliance to the Pipeline Integrity Management System is maintained within the business unit across all departments incl. development, field operations
  • Be the focal point for 3rd party interaction and obligations in relation to pipeline activities and ensure that life time extension analytical and execution tasks are undertaken.
  • Manage the cross oil company EPRS [Emergency Pipeline Response Strategy] and maintain spare parts and processes to meet this obligation.
  • Ensure cost saving in budgeting and projects are executed within the estimated time frame and cost.
  • Ensure no damage to any NOC or other operators’ assets and environment in the course of executing projects.
  • Promote asset integrity requirements in line with NOC requirements

Activities:

  • Ensure that contractors comply at all times with safety rules, taking actions as required in case of disregards.
  • Promote safety culture within NOC personnel and contractors as well as reporting of anomalies.
  • Review, update and develop Pipeline standards, calculation notes, material data sheets, GA drawings and requisitions
  • Carry out PLR preliminary basic engineering studies/design in-house. Develop cost estimates, budgets and scopes of work as required. Review and comments on engineering studies. Drive/initiate the requirement for undertaking engineering studies as appropriate. Ensure robustness of scopes of work, budgets etc.
  • Ensure technical compliance of the contractors with the Contract/Frame Agreement. Lead Technical reviews.
  • Review and manage approval of the relevant engineering deliverables received from Engineering Contractors during project lifecycles.
  • Mange and verify that all engineering design, construction and project activities are performed in the best conditions of safety, quality, cost and overall efficiency by third parties or in house
  • Support FOPS for the shutdown activities.
  • Report to Lead S&P Engineer as required and regularly with weekly report and when decisions impacting E&C activities must be taken.
  • Undertake, review and approve FFS assessments as required. Provide recommendations and corrective actions to ensure integrity of PLR assets are maintained.
  • Manage pipeline design issues with both analytical and practical experience. Able to review outputs from pipeline design programs and make comments/recommendations. Review and validate in-house engineering tools/spreadsheets.
  • Ensure pipeline surveys are carried out in accordance with NOC regulations and standards.
  • Continue to develop technical skills in TRP / Lead roles.

Profile Requested

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, or Civil/Structural Engineering. Masters Qualification preferred.
  • Recognized expertise in the field of PLR engineering for oil & gas facilities. 15+ years of experience.
  • Typically 5-10 years of professional experience in PLR engineering and offshore installation. 5+ years within an Oil Company.
  • Good sense of team spirit, peer leadership, strong interpersonal / soft communication skills.
  • Fluent in English – Verbal and written.
The deadline for submitting Application is 24th of September 2018.

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code E&C063 when applying

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Drilling and Wells

This is a permanent and residential position based in Ras Laffan working 5 days per week.

Scope of Work

  • The job holder assists the D&W Warehouse Equipment Specialist with managing D&W Warehouse and Yard Operations activities in GWC base in order to provide safe and efficient Completions and Well Services equipment loadouts and replenishments as per D&W equipment handling guidelines and Warehouse operations procedures.
  • Coordinates loadout and back-load activities with the two D&W warehouse teams.

Activities

HSE

  • Demonstrate Personal commitment to the company HSE Policy.
  • Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards
  • Actively participate in Company safety awareness and embed IF mind set and HSE Golden Rules on day to day activities.
  • Hold daily toolbox talks with crew & when required if task or condition change

Main Activities

  • Coordinate work shop tasks according to priority’s, organize crews daily tasks.
  • Close communications with respective Warehouse Equipment Specialists on the preparation of completion equipment for rigs.
  • Close communications with equipment specialists for discrepancies on assemblies and service PO required.
  • Work closely with D&W Logistics Coordinator with preparation and planning of completion loading/packing.
  • Receipt of all new assemblies in warehouse and maintain the correct inventory of the same all the time.
  • Close communications for Intervention and Wellhead Maintenance (WHM) activities and preparation and load outs.
  • Work closely/Supervise with Workshop personnel on preparation of equipment load outs/Backload & picking and unpicking SAP scanner.
  • Raise NCR for any discrepancies on vendor deliveries and follow up for corrective actions.
  • Run consumable requirement report for the Well Services Tool House and WHM containers.
  • Maintain the correct inventory for all assemblies at all time.
  • Filing of all paper works to be done regularly.
  • Monthly report on number of completion preparations.
  • Monthly report on number of WHM/Intervention preparations.
  • Monthly report on number of assemblies received.
  • Monthly report on number of line items run for the delivery for consumables of Well Services Toolhouses.
  • Participate in weekly Duty and maintain clean desk.

Profile Required

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school certificate or equivalent
  • Industry: exposure to Completion and Well Services equipment handling and associated logistic activities
  • Operations: 5 years’ experience in operational environment, Al-Shaheen experience is a prerequisite
  • Well-developed analysis and reporting skills

Competencies and behaviors:

  • Familiar with Supply Chain Management processes, procedures and systems
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both unaided and/or part of a team
  • Flexible approach and proactive in looking for alternatives and solutions.
  • Strong communication skills to ensure information is passed within teams onshore & offshore
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Deadline for submission of application is on September 23, 2019.

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code DRI075 when applying

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Field Operations

This is a permanent and residential position for Qatari Nationals only.

Scope of Work

Provide Al Shaheen process engineering experience, direction and guidance to the NOC operations to maximize production and injection performance. Key member who holds the process technical knowledge of the existing operations. Leverages facilities “know-how” to maximize production in a wide range of circumstances within the existing or situational safety and capacity constraints. Drive continuous process improvement by evaluating the constraints of the existing systems, identifying best improvement opportunities and delivering those modifications through various routes; such as maintenance, small projects, E&C and CPD/Major Projects.

Activities

HSE

  • Drive incident free environment through personal commitment to the strong safety culture.
  • Contribute to asset integrity by reporting any anomaly observed in the daily monitoring of the plant.
  • Ensure that all projects and changes are assessed within safety and operational envelopes.
  • Collaborate with Process Studies Team members to execute studies and projects in line with the organizational strategic objectives, targets and plans.
  • Build experience as the process engineering authority for allocated systems and be the ultimate point of reference to the wider organization for the current installation. Advise Operations how to most efficiently operate the facilities to maximize oil revenue within the primary constraints of safety and environmental responsibility.
  • At a high level monitor the health of processing systems and identify system constraints and improvement opportunities. Propose solutions for problems and improvement opportunities and gain approval for further development.
  • Present improvement opportunities to the Field Operations Manager for project sanction.
  • Coach and support Graduate Process Engineers in the development of system understanding and execution of studies and projects.
  • Provide front-line Process Engineering support to Operations; working effectively with Offshore, Onshore Operating Centre, Maintenance and support functions.
  • Manage the interface between various NOC engineering groups and Operations, especially for activities such as equipment test runs and capacity constraint searches.
  • Produce pre-FEED maturity deliverables for Class 1 projects requiring multidiscipline execution and external engineering. Hand over deliverables to E&C for detail engineering and construction.
  • Produce detailed statements of requirement for Class 2 modifications that do not require further external engineering resources. Enlist M&I discipline engineering expertise, as needed, to ensure efficient project delivery.
  • Represent Field Operations in CPD and Major Project reviews to ensure that fit for purpose future developments are delivered to Operations.
  • Undergo crisis response training and assist during emergency response situations as required.

Profile Required

  • Professional industry body accredited Process Engineering degree (e.g. IChemE, AIChE) or similar. Eligible for Professional Body registration
  • At least 5 years’ proven experience in similar operations process engineering role in offshore environment
  • Active continual professional development profile.
  • Prior knowledge of project delivery, reservoir & well engineering, logistics and other key functions are a benefit.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Proven communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to engage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong networking skills both internally and externally.

Deadline for submission of application is on September 19, 2018.

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code FOP108 when applying

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Scope of Work

This role will be situated in the Field Operations Department and will report to Lead Maintenance Coordinator. The main functions of the role will be the following:
  • Drive an Incident Free environment through establishing and maintaining a strong safety culture
  • Responsible for ensuring positive HSE performance by personnel, contractors and others working under the guidance of the Lead Maintenance Coordinator.
  • Ensuring compliance with HSE legislation, company standards and procedures under the area of responsibility to ensure employee safety, legislative compliance and responsible environmental attitude.
  • Provide first level specialist technical advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel on the maintenance of static mechanical equipment, root cause analysis and investigations where required involving maintenance coordinators.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to the site base operations; preparation of scopes of work for short term interventions, organization of vendors, supply direct support to site requests (vendors, spare parts, tooling, technical procedures, work packs and work order resourcing).
  • Provide technical and administrative support to campaign and shutdown teams to ensure the overall readiness and execution of scopes in line with campaign shutdown gate criteria process. Work order resourcing.
  • Manage the repair process for critical equipment, including visits to local vendor workshops and warehouses.
  • Proactive management of all safety and business critical backlog.
  • Monitor the efficiency of the maintenance strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation of plant/equipment and feedback to Maintenance Engineering.
  • Participate, as appropriate, in vendor/contractual audits.
  • Execution of class 2 modifications (vendor based modifications).
  • In collaboration with Maintenance Engineering department take leading role in management of repairs, overhaul and maintenance of all major static equipment.
  • Ensure all certificates on installed equipment produced during overhaul are stored in I-View.
  • Ensure all certificates on spare parts scheduled to be used offshore are recorded in I-View (by logistics) – as required.
  • Support the drive for Qatarisation
  • Act as Lead Maintenance Coordinator on an interim basis as and when required.
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency of all activities, improve equipment reliability and reduce operating costs.
  • Act as contract representative with ownership and cost management responsibility for key 3rd party operational support services.
  • Share and adopt best practices across the company, support and identify opportunities to enhance consistency and alignment between assets, where practicably possible.
  • All staff must be willing to participate in Crisis Response Training and to assist during Emergency Response Situations if required.

Profile Required

  • Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 0-5 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry in a similar role
  • Strong technical skills in a multi-cultural and highly technical specialized environment.
  • Thorough understanding and application of industry process safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of  mechanical equipment discipline maintenance requirements, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and planning processes.
  • Versatile, resilient and able to interact effectively with different departments, peers and Senior Management on a daily basis.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Industry recognized training and professional certification.
  • Fluent in English (listening, writing and speaking) and its technical vocabulary
  • Based in Doha, Qatar – Onshore. There will be offshore visits.

Deadline for submission of application is on Sept 29, 2018.

Please send an email to recruitment@noc.qa and quote position code FOP084 when applying

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Qatarization

North Oil Company is highly committed to employing and developing talented nationals in support of the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030.  Qataris will have a great access to career opportunities by taking advantage of our fast growth and international connections.