Sunday, 23 May 2021

Vice President, Carbon Capture Usage & Storage


Vice President, Carbon Capture Usage & Storage

Job Category: Projects & Engineering


ADNOC Group Overview:



ADNOC is one of the world's leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the United Arab Emirates.

Our diverse family of more than 50,000 employees is made up of over 100 different nationalities. People from different backgrounds, with unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, who share a collective responsibility: to enable and accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.

Here at ADNOC, we go beyond business as usual. We do things differently, challenge convention, and embrace new ways of thinking. This is what defines and differentiates us. By working together every day, we’re bringing energy to life. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was established on the 27th November 1971 to operate in all areas of the oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its establishment, ADNOC has steadily enhanced its competitive position through its sound business interest in 18 specialist subsidiary and joint venture companies in addition to educational institutions, known as the ADNOC Group of Companies.

Today, ADNOC manages and oversees oil production of more than 3.1 million barrels per day (bpd), ranking it amongst the top ten oil and gas producing companies in the world. In the last few years, significant achievements have been made in the expansion and development of gas fields to meet the growing needs and development plans of Abu Dhabi, and in our bid to support the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which seeks diversification of Abu Dhabi’s energy supplies. ADNOC is committed to recruiting the best talent the UAE has to offer, and accordingly UAE Nationals will be preferred. All expressions of interest will be treated confidentially.



Job Purpose:


Lead, develop and manage the successful evolution of ADNOC’s first commercial-scale Carbon Capture Usage & Storage (CCUS) facility in the Middle East, as well as shaping ADNOC’s CCUS strategy for the future and developing a roadmap for ambitious achievement.



Key Accountabilities:

Job Specific Accountabilities


  • Direct and manage the activities related to CCUS standards/ process/ methodologies/ operating procedures.
  • Establish ADNOC CCUS Strategy for the full value chain including Master plan (Supply & demand alignment and project integration)
  • Lead the technical Studies to create a platform to accelerate CCUS deployment
  • Coordinate and Align with Development function- EOR division on the development plan and EOR-CO2 plan and CO2 sequestration
  • Liaise with EOR division on the related CCUS activities / new EOR methods introduced
  • Provide and develop best practices and cost-effective Carbon capturing technologies in alignment with the ADNOC Strategy
  • Lead the development of the CCUS policy, frameworks, and project development in line with the best practices.
  • Ensure technical integrity and quality control of activities carried out by CCUS department
  • Establish CCUS project Business Case, define investment opportunities to improve the business case for CCUS projects ensuring rigorous assessment of CCUS feasibility and risk assessments
  • Build organizational capability and deliver project investment & impact targets to manage ADNOC CO2 Operations
  • Deliver on specific annual goals to develop and operationalize the CCUS Business Strategy.
  • Keep abreast with related to CCUS technologies within the industry and identify new aspects in the industry of the interest to the company activities.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of CCUS activities, mainly CO2 capturing, carbon credit, emission monitoring in alignment with ADNOC sustainability strategy.
  • Represent ADNOC in local /global seminars and professional society meetings



Generic Accountabilities

Operational Plans

  • Develop consistent and realistic long and short term operational plans for the Division in line with the Function objectives and manage the implementation of approved long and short term plans and ensure they are effectively converted into its performance objectives to achieve established service levels.

Budgets & Cost Control

  • Develop and manage the Division annual budget in line with the Function’s business objectives and operational plans ensuring that adequate funding provision is made for all Division activities.
  • Monitor expenditure against approved Division budget on a regular basis; investigate, highlight and reconcile any significant variances to ensure effective performance and cost control.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures

  • Develop and implement appropriate Division policies, processes, systems, standards, procedures and internal controls, Company guidelines in order to support execution of the Directorate’s work programs in line with Company and International standards.

Performance Management

  • Contribute to the development of the Directorate’s KPI’s and ensure proper cascade of the Performance objectives within the Division and establish monitoring mechanisms to ensure delivery of these objectives and promote a performance driven culture.
  • Manage the implementation of the Company Performance Management System for individuals within the Division in accordance with Company approved guidelines.

People Development

  • Develop knowledge, competencies and innovative spirit in the Division and support the establishment of Personal Development Plans (PDP’s), Succession Planning and Talent pipeline within the Division in coordination with relevant Human Capital Functions to continuously develop employees with emphasis on UAE Nationals to meet Emiratization targets.

Organisation Structure and Development

  • Review, develop and recommend the appropriate organisation structure for the Division that will best utilise human capital while proactively incorporating sustainability into the on-going work practices to meet the business objectives.

Risk Management

  • Contribute and support establishment of a Corporate Integrated Risk Management System within the Division, while identifying and assessing relevant domain risks and implement measures to manage and mitigate all identified risks within the Division.
  • Communicate corporate business ethics and Company’s Code of Conduct to employees within the Division and ensure compliance to the Corporate Policies and guidelines.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement

  • Promote an organisation culture that encourages innovation, enhances employee motivation and supports initiatives for implementation of Change Management to continuously improve the Division operations and services.
  • Recommend improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with approved standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the Division.

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability

  • Support the institution and implementation of an HSE culture and ensure compliance with relevant HSE policies, procedures, systems & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines across the Division in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.
  • Ensure adequate HSE training and induction for all Division employees to meet HSE standards.

Management Information Systems (MIS) and Reports

  • Ensure that all Division MIS and progress reports are prepared to provide accurate and timely reports and necessary information to Company Management to effectively manage the business.



Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical/Process Engineering or equivalent

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • 18 years of Oil & gas experience with demonstrated experience in the CCUS business,
  • Demonstrated track record and strong knowledge in the management, development, negotiation, execution of various commercial agreements notably in CO2 capture, transport, and storage.

Group Company:  ADNOC HQ

How to Apply: