Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Contract Execution Lead based on site in Barrow-In Furness.

Individual will have excellent interpersonal skills and experience in the Management and Planning of Subcontractors/Vendors - oil and gas experience is not essential.

Overall execution of all in - scope activities under the contract will be managed by the Wood Contract Execution Lead based at Barrow Terminal. This role acts as the senior representative for Wood on site, responsible for the local organisation of resources and liquidation of work across the offshore and onshore sites. Experience on similar contracts which we have operated shows that single point accountability that this role provides simplifies execution and enables blockers to performance to be managed effectively

The Contract Execution Lead will coordinate the scopes and manage the interface with all stakeholders and be responsible for plan attainment in terms of preparedness, gate compliance and execution feedback. We see this role serving as the focal point for onsite interface with the client.
Site Supervision will report to the Delivery Coordinator and this role will the focal point and key decision maker for day to day site execution introducing a strong frontline leadership presence to build and maintain a performance culture

This hand - on position will be to ensure that client requested work is directed to the correct delivery team and then executed efficiently. This will also include offshore trips as required and will be responsible for all aspects of site delivery; including safety leadership, workforce engagement and performance plus implementing late life focused continuous improvement initiatives"

Responsible for the local organization of resources and liquidation of work across onshore and offshore sites

Responsible for plan attainment in terms of preparedness, gate compliance and execution feedback

Manages interfaces with client and sub - contractors Interface with asset management team to resolve issues and debottleneck process barriers. Leading and managing Maintenance Activity

Providing discipline expertise to the business

Executing assigned scopes of work. Delivering against contract Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and business objectives

Provide line management for consolidated services contract

Skills / Qualifications

In conjunction with the line, manages succession planning for direct reports

Provides coaching and mentoring for direct reports

Actively supports recruitment, selection, transfers and promotion of resources to meet succession and business plans

Supporting the development and retention of motivated competent people

Ensuring competence of deputies

Setting expectations for the delivery team and manages performance of direct reports

Process Ownership:

Adhere to and comply with relevant expectations of the Operations Excellence Framework

Supporting the development and delivery of assurance plan

Monitoring compliance with competence standards

Participating in incident investigations as required

Driving delivery

Development and maintenance of contract specific Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and their measurement and reporting in the business

Subject Matter Expertise:

Actively maintaining own competence and continuous development

Providing service delivery support to the business

Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realized

Knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation

Proficiency in scope definition

Deputizing for line manager as required


Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports / respective team

Executing assigned business objectives

Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities

Management and direction of resources to achieve efficiency and effectiveness

Continuous promotion of, and adherence to, management system and providing feedback for continuous improvement


Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate across the business interfaces.

Engage with and promote consolidated services. Community development including: networking knowledge sharing

Maintain communication with respective focal points

Manage interfaces across service line and business boundaries


Communicate and co - operate with external stakeholders including: Client, Industrial bodies, academia, market intelligence, relevant conferences, vendors, business acquisition and business development


BSc, B.Eng. or equivalent professional qualification


HND / HNC in engineering or equivalent with relevant considerable experience

Recognized and accredited management qualification

Demonstrable balance of industrial and management experience at relevant level and position

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.