TECHNICAL MANAGER - MEA

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Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Oct 2016
Closes
07 Jan 2017
Ref
6114626
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
JOB TITLE:
REGION TECHNICAL MANAGER
REGION / COUNTRY:
REGION
PRODUCT LINE/SUPPORT FUNCTION:
PRODUCT LINE
REPORTS TO (JOB TITLE):
 
REGION PRODUCT LINE MANAGER
JOB PURPOSE
The Region Technical Manager is the focal point and responsible for technology deployment, asset and inventory management, and service delivery from the Global Product Line to the Region, providing technical  leadership and direction within the Region to ensure operational knowledge and quality of the product offering.   Technical expert for the operations, client, and account management teams.
ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Client and Communication
  • Define and co-ordinate the technical rollout of information and implementation of existing technical product offerings, new product offerings and region needs
  • Promotes technical excellence of Company and Product Lines in conjunction with management through  publications and presentations in conjunction with marketing and product line management
  • Regularly communicate technical information, support ,vision and quality objectives to Region and Country employees
  • Regulary communicates with the Global Asset and Inventory team on inventory levels, asset utilization, and future demand planning
Vision and Leadership
  • Effectively lead teams and inspire others to achieve goals thought innovation, quality and excellence
  • Establish and maintain an effective skilled support structure to meet the needs of the business in the short and longer term, maximizing reliability and quality and minimizing cost exposure
  • Develop short and long range plans with the Global and Region leadership to promote the technical strategy for the client and associated asset and inventory requirements
Financial Performance
  • Establish project budget forecast  for assets and inventory in coordination with Region and Global product line strategies and ensure effective teamwork to meet and exceed approved targets
Sustainable Development
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with appropriate regulatory bodies and industry forums
  • Strategically leverage different parts of the organization and manage across product lines to achieve growth in conjunction with product roll out and offerings
  • Ensure that that Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and Reliability are the responsibility of all employees
  • Demonstrate effective Safety leadership at all times to enhance the organization's commitment to safety performance
  • To address QHSE and Reliability issues at the time of their identification and to implement the appropriate strategies that maintain QHSE awareness throughout the workforce
Operational Capability
  • Lead and coordinate teams, schedule project timelines, arrange for resources to manage a positive resolution of technical problems as and when needed.
  • Responsible for technical support for field operations and liaison to Engineering, Business Development, and Product Line Managers
  • Research and coordinate key client technical requirements for management consideration
  • Responsible for the review and analyse of procedures to determine if benefits derived and possible applications are operationally feasible
  • Influence internal stakeholders and play a pivotal role in the improvement of Company PL capabilities
  • Oversee the effective deployment of technical training and support of all Weatherford Product Lines, including expanding technologies
  • To instigate, drive and take ultimate responsibility for continuous improvement initiatives to ensure that the internal process within the organization meet the needs of the business
  • Responsible for the movement of assets and inventory within and outside the region to ensure maximum utilization and minimum inventory levels
  • Responsible for the implementation of Global Product Line service delivery and quality standard
  • Responsible to ensure timely incident invenstigations and Root Cause Analysis are performed and lessons learned communicated across the region and to the Global Product Line
Team Building and Mentoring
  • Lead and promote teamwork through open communication to ensure correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements are implemented and followed
  • Promote continued development and growth of technical competencies within the workforce
  • Assist in the recruitment process of technical field and sales personnel in order to foster an environment that enables the company to attract and retain a high performing, talented work force
SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE
  • Strong leadership and management skills with an ability to balance and prioritize competing interests
  • Proven ability to build/maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Excellent influence and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to accurately assess, solve, implement, and communicate solutions to problems
  • Proven focus on customer service and delivery with an extensive knowledge of oilfield equipment, parts and services
  • Range and depth of experience in business management, budget control, asset and inventory management, people management and safety leadership