Company Name : Petrofac

Deputy Manager – Telecom

Job Details

Job Location
Sharjah United Arab Emirates
Company Industry
Oil & Gas
Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)
Employment Type
Full Time Employee
Monthly Salary Range
Number of Vacancies

About Us

Our mission is to be a world leader in the design and supply of high quality, reliable and safe hydrocarbon processing plants, while making a fair and consistent profit. We recognize that this can only be achieved by serving our clients in an honest and professional manner, providing a safe, stable, challenging, and developmental work environment ,and maintaining integrity in dealing with our suppliers

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Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the worldu2019s 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.

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JOB TITLE: Deputy Manager, Telecom


  • Simultaneously supervises the telecom discipline-related scope of work in 3u20134 EPC proposals and 2-3 projects, depending on the size of the proposal or project. Lead a team of Telecoms Engineers in all respects, support and guide the team to ensure design integrity in projects,
  • proposals and implement telecom design procedures through the team. Shall ensures overall quality and technical excellence for the jobs of reporting principals and lead engineersu2019 teams.Resource management within the team and supervision of telecom engineers and designers.
  • Provide leadership and boost morale among the Telecom Team members under his direct supervision. Ensure the manpower resources of the telecom team are adequate and are utilized efficiently.
  • Work as technical experts during various phases of project execution and proposal engineering. Assist in the development and preparation of telecom system schemes and the identification of telecom equipment specifications and interfaces.
  • Review and design structured cabling for optical fiber transmission, microwave, trunked radio, conventional and satellite radio communication,LAN / PABX, and telephones specific to oil and gas standards.
  • Provides guidance on plant security and safety system design, like CCTV, PAGA, and GPS applications.
  • Supervise and review the development of various type of studies like radio link budgeting, radio coverage calculations, acoustic coverage, optical link budget calculations, etc.
  • Work with the project, customers, and vendors to resolve technical issues.
  • Provide necessary support and guidance to project control, construction, and commissioning.
  • Participate in the contract review process and provide the required inputs to lead engineers.
  • Perform the responsibilities of the lead engineer in the event of a large project. Also, if working as a lead engineer on a project, he will prepare u2018Fortnight Reportsu2019 or any other report as desired by management to indicate schedule progress, quantity, man hour, and manpower forecasts and will keep tight control on the overruns.
  • Review contract requirements for project execution and organize the preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) with other work centers by identifying requirements and scope of work.
  • Ensure the assignment and distribution of manpower for the execution of engineering activities within budgeted project man-hours within SLA with VECs. Recommend measures to optimize overall man-hours and execution costs.
  • Engage with Quality Assurance for quality issues. Ensure strict compliance with the company’s quality procedures. Organize internal quality audits and peer reviews for monitoring quality and ensuring timely close-out of actions. Lead peer review group for technical integrity check of proposals and projects
  • Facilitate Telecoms workshops on Proposals and projects and assist the proposal and project team to identify potential risk
  • Assist in promoting innovation, departmental improvement, and teamwork.
  • Assist Head of the Department (HOD) in the development of Telecoms Standards
  • Assist the HOD in developing strategies for continuous improvement of the knowledge base, cost consciousness, quality, and safety in response to the demands of the EPC business.
  • Provide feedback to the HOD for the employee performance evaluations, establish performance criteria, identify employee strengths and weaknesses, and recommend training and development requirements.
  • She will assist in recruitment tasks by identifying qualified engineers and designers.Perform related duties as and when required by Head of the Department
  • Provides technical support and guidance to principal engineers and senior engineers in converting the project from concept to detailed engineering.
  • Decisions are limited to administrative and technical issues. Consultation with the Head of Discipline, Telecoms (HoD) on the main issues that may affect discipline performance.
  • Directs the resource allocation and workloads of a team of subordinates.
  • Typically leading a group of professionals or technical staff.
  • Responsible for managing supervisors.
  • Include those with a high degree of professional specialist expertise.
  • Discipline Manager, Telecoms (HoD) Managers, Frequent
  • Project/Proposal Management: Frequent
  • Other engineering disciplines: engineers and managers, when required.


  • Bacheloru2019s Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring, planning, supervisory, and guidance skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; tactful in resolving issues.
  • Ability to form and lead teams and develop good rapport with individuals.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Cost consciousness and time management.
  • Decision-making abilities.
  • Alertness and attention to detail.
  • Proactive approach
  • Multi-Tasking abilities
  • Analytical
  • Assertive
  • Familiarity with the EPC working environment.
  • Exposure to software packages like Pathloss and Soundplan. Good working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Good knowledge of international standards and codes, e.g., BS, ITU, IEC, IEEE, TIA/EIA, and ISO.
  • Good knowledge of detailed telecom engineering and is capable of reviewing engineering documents.
  • Duties performed in the main office are mostly in air-conditioned surroundings. Occasionally, incumbents would require travel to sites and vendor workshops. Approximately 40% of time spent in verification of project deliverables in capacity as a technical authority, 20 % is spent in meetings, 20% is spent in discipline administration and 30% is spent in quality and technical development

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