Company: Cammach Bryant
Skills: Decommissioning
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Algeria, Algeria

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


Our client is looking for a Shutdown Coordinator for a contract position, located in Algeria.

The primary accountability of this role is the identification, coordination and monitoring of all issues which have the potential to impact the successful delivery of shutdown activities. The Shutdown Coordinator shall act as a central point for all shut-down activities and issues, defining the most appropriate shutdown contracting strategy and coordinating between all departments (Engineering, Inspection, Production, Maintenance, any project team and Contracts & Procurement) and disciplines as required to ensure safe and efficient shutdown completion within established completion targets.

Requirement to maintain close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure understanding and cooperation towards promoting interests and achieving results:

  • Operations Team
  • Maintenance Team
  • Production Team
  • Projects and Engineering Team
  • Partners via TCM
  • Strong interface with operation departments (Plant exploitation, Technical, Maintenance) and shutdown contractors.

    Monthly rotational assignment 28/28. Will be based on site at Oued Zine (Algeria). Missions and meetings in Algiers/London may also be required.



    Professional Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate shut-down activities to ensure successful planning and execution
  • Set and gain approval of the shutdown drivers, schedules and scopes of work as required
  • Identify and assure availability of the necessary resources from within the organisation and via existing contracts to deliver the planning and execution phases. This includes defining contractors' scope and shutdown sequence.
  • Ensure appropriate development and delivery of shutdown terms of reference and milestone plans
  • Develop and maintain a risk register, which captures all HSE and Business risks as appropriate
  • Develop contingency plans for all major risks
  • Develop support contracts as required for potential assistance during shutdowns. Identify areas of need for specialist support and associated contract requirements and ensure once identified this support is resourced to meet the requirements of the planned shutdown and the optimisation of this specialist support once mobilised.
  • Ensure materials and personnel are available onsite at commencement of shutdown. Maximise preparation for operation equipment and personnel availability to enable Shutdown targets to be achieved.
  • Work with Shutdown Planner to develop and deliver a detailed execution plan identifying sequence and priorities as well as critical path for all scopes. Ensure stakeholder alignment with plans as required
  • Set/agree performance metrics, to include HSE, Schedule, Work scope, Budget, Quality
  • Collaborate to prepare the final budget of the shutdown
  • Monitor/report against performance metrics and lead appropriate interventions using lessons learned
  • Ensure appropriate communication and consultation with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Assure adherence to the relevant Safety Management Systems
  • Host regular shutdown reviews and meetings with all stakeholders
  • Recommend improvements in shutdown strategies and execution
  • Prepare and identify necessary updates of operating procedures as required
  • HSEQ Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate visible HSE Leadership and lead from the front when contributing to Safety performance and culture
  • Take responsibility for health and safety within the organisation, for self and for others
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, instructions and rules
  • Be a role model and support compliance with the Life Saving Rules. Know, understand and implement the Life Saving Rules that are in place
  • Conduct Management Safety Walks as required
  • Able to identify hazards and stop work if required
  • Support that all accidents, incidents, near misses and safety observations are correctly reported, investigated and corrective actions identified, participating in investigations as required
  • Implement the consequence management procedure for direct reports if appropriate



  • University Degree (Bac+5) preferred - Relevant discipline
  • Experience:

  • Demonstrated success in delivering large and complex projects/shutdowns
  • Significant industry experience in a relevant function, including experience in a supervisory position
  • Strong career history working on similar operated producing projects
  • Previous rotational and Joint Venture (JV) working environment experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of technical staff and influence peers
  • Computer literate, including experience with Primavera P6 / MS Project.
  • Knowledge of Algeria contractors' market (relevant companies, costs, risks, etc) would be a definitive advantage
  • Languages:

  • Fluency in English and either French or Arabic at minimum conversational level is required.
  • Personal Qualities

  • Agile and adaptable in the face of changing situations, flexible in mindset and doesn't over complicate
  • Structured thinking and ability to quickly organise complex subjects in properly defined scopes
  • Takes ownership and accountability, embraces the ambiguous world we operate in, makes or promote tough, well-timed and informed decisions
  • Works effectively, shares knowledge freely and embraces different opinions; demonstrates a team of teams mindset and does not work in silos
  • Is entrepreneurial, pushes boundaries and leads with conviction, is a catalyst for and supporter of change
  • Ambitious to deliver and driven to exceed expectations
  • Creativity and sense of initiative
  • Rigorous reasoning, strong numerical skills
  • Strong problem-solving capability, strong coaching capability
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills and ability to manage relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong motivation, tenacity and working capacity to carry out long term objectives
  • Acting in compliance with Company values:

  • Health, Safety & Environment: Excellence in HSE is demanded and integral to everything we do.
  • Integrity: Commitment to ethical operations and respect to all individuals across all organisations.
  • Accountability: Take responsibility of actions and results, personally commit to the success of the company.
  • Teamwork: Only together can we grow, only in partnership can we succeed.