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Permits and Consents Coordinator M/F

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General information


As an international subsidiary of the SPIE group specializing in the energy sector, SPIE Oil & Gas Services has been working at the heart of energy production infrastructures for several decades, designing, installing, starting up and maintaining them, while ensuring the best possible conditions in terms of safety, costs, lead times and quality.

With around 3,100 employees of 70 different nationalities working in about 30 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, SPIE Oil & Gas Services offers its customers from the oil, gas and renewable energy industries sustainable solutions in the following areas: well delivery & management, projects, engineering & construction, assessment & competency development, commissioning & start-up, operations, maintenance & asset integrity.

With around 45,500 employees and a strong local presence, SPIE achieved in 2020 consolidated revenues of €6.6 billion and consolidated EBITA of €339 million.



Area activity

Technical Facilities Management

Position description

Job title

Permits and Consents Coordinator M/F

Contract type

International Contract

Contractual hours

Full time

Job description

We currently have an opportunity within SPIE Oil & Gas Services Middle East LLC / Iraq for a:


Permits and Consents Coordinator


Job Purpose:

This position is a unique opportunity to be  Responsible of all the activities related to Permits, Consents, Licenses, Notification to Authorities. You will be Responsible for activities related to Project Engineering Including Interface Management. Support the Definition, development, implementation and maintenance of an adequate Interfaces Management Systems. Interfaces Management systems(s) covers both internal interfaces (between Gas Midstream Project, Affiliate, HQ and other Divisions and departments) and external interfaces with SGC, BOC, other Iraq government agencies, the various raw gas compression projects (upstream), the treated products receiving operators (downstream) and the future main EPC Contractors. During FEED Phase The job holder supports the finalization of the Interfaces Basis of design and technical requirements with the Upstream and Downstream Operators in order to secure the robustness of the FEED studies.


Your main duties will be to:-


Permits and Consents

  • To support the Assets and Contractors Interface Manager as the focal point of contact/responsible person for coordination with Project management and the Iraq Government Bodies (SGC, BOC, MoO, MoE, etc.) To ensure that all Permits and Consents approval requests are developed and the Permits & Consents obtained in a timely manner in accordance with the Permits and Consents Register
  • To regularly update the Permits & Consents Register with status and generate reports as required. To develop and maintain databases, spreadsheets & reporting tools as necessary to carry out the work.
  • To coordinate meetings with the Authorities and write the minutes of meetings and obtain sign off of the minutes. To coordinate the participation of permitting representatives assigned to the Project.

Interfaces Management

  • Supports the Assets and Contractors Interface Manager in the following:
    - Identify early arising issues related to interface and proactively prepare and implement mitigations plans
    - Organize weekly and/or monthly coordination meetings with other gas fields compression project PMT, interfacing with the gas hub project
    - Identify all interfaces resulting from the split of work packages and make sure the corresponding split of responsibilities is covered
    - Contribute to the evaluation of engineering, procurement, construction, installation and review/approval of deliverables from the design contractor (Engineering drawings, calculation notes, specifications, procedures...)
  • Reporting to Assets and Contractors Interface Manager, with regards to his/her discipline: main technical issue, area of concern, progress, quality etc. Propose mitigation measures when drift is noticed
  • Ensure lessons learnt from previous project is well integrated in the project for his/her discipline


Ideally you will have Bachelor Degree graduated in Engineering with a minimum 10-15 years in project engineering experience in Oil & Gas Industry with large scale projects & complex environment, with a good understanding of government relations and maintaining and control of documents

• Experience in Middle East region is appreciated.
• English as mother tongue or Fluent in English (speaking and writing).
• Ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines.
• Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills
• Good organization and coordination skills, anticipation, discernment and responsiveness.


Working at SPIE

What can we offer you?

We offer long-term contract with attractive daily rate, insurance coverage, transportation & expat standard accommodation

Position location


Abu Dhabi,UAE

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

10 years or more

Required authorisations

10-15 years of experience in Oil & Gas Industry with large scale projects & complex environment, with a good understanding of government relations and maintaining and control of documents


English (D-Full professional proficiency)

Our ambition

Combining our differences

SPIE Oil & Gas Services is committed to promote diversity. This position is opened to people with disabilities.