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Advisor, Digital Oil Field

Advisor, Digital Oilfield



Develop/Update ADNOC Upstream Digital Emerging Technology Portfolio & Roadmap, inclusive of Creating Scope of Work for Piloting & documenting findings [Digital Emerging Technologies such as but not limited to: Digital Oilfield, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, Big Data, Drones, Robotics, Advanced Surveillance Technologies, Connected Worker, Additive Manufacturing, etc. Scout & Discover new Digital Emerging Technologies useable for all ADNOC Value Chain, inclusive of evaluation, qualification of Technology along with valued driven approach to build business cases. Provide advice and support to ADNOC Upstream group of companies Digitalization & Operational Excellence departments in all matters relating to the Digital Emerging Technology valuation and improvement of

Operational and HSE performance.




Job Specific Accountabilities

  • Advise on related Digital Emerging Technologies across fields of Upstream, by creating valued
  • alignment across internal & external stakeholders
  • Custodian of ADNOC Digitalization strategies, procedures and guidelines applicable to all group
  • companies and ensures effective implementation of these strategies
  • Contribute to the enhancement of Operational Excellence Digital strategy
  • Assist in developing Digital Innovation improvement programs for major assets with the objectives of achieving high service factors at optimum cost.
  • Devise and develop Digital Emerging Technologies mechanisms analysis; including Costs, Return of Investments, manpower efficiency and Process improvement
  • Provide specialized Digital Emerging Technologies support to AGCs concerning following Business Streams:
  • Reservoir Management
  • Operations & Integrity Management
  • Projects & Engineering
  • Drilling Efficiency
  • Logistics & Planning
  • Provide advice and oversight of all Digitalization activities and develop strategies ensuring long-term operations at ADNOC facilities for the New Projects/Fields for design and development and existing DOF Fields to Maximize Business Value and Potential Upgrade Plan and also advise in Staggered investment aligned with Asset Replacement /Modernization
  • Lead and Develop Digital Technology Portfolio, Roadmap & Digital Emerging Technology Academy, Technology Calendar Tools & KPI to meet ADNOC Group requirements
  • Leads and coordinates activities of Digital Transformation Sub Committee on behalf of Upstream Directorate.
  • Manage budget allocated to specific assigned Digital Emerging Technologies under OE activities.
  • Manage budget allocated to ADNOC R&D Program for Digital & Al.
  • Leads and coordinates the development of Digital Emerging Technologies COP, Procedures and
  • guidelines
  • Support all ADNOC Operating Companies with standardization of best practices
  • Lead & Develop ADNOC Production Technical Challenges on Yearly bases.
  • Conduct research to identify new Digital Technology that will serve as better alternatives for the

replacement or upgrade of obsolete systems & optimization of Manpower.

  • Support assigned OE committees to identify improvement opportunities and translate them into

resourced action plans.

  • Devise Digital Oilfield Risks, Capability & Maturity Matrix for Upstream Assets.
  • Sets safety expectations for the Digitalization organization and be a leader in establishing and new Digital Technologies safety culture.
  • Report through the OE governance structure the performance, status and issues related to assigned OE areas of responsibility.

Develop/update New Digital Emerging Technologies Qualification, Piloting & Development report

Provides direction and coaching for development of direct reports and fosters teamwork.

Support ADNOC Upstream Operating Companies with Upskilling for future Digital Workforce.


Generic Accountabilities


  • Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
  • Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.



  • Provide input for preparation of the Function/Division/Department/Section budgets, assist in the implementation of the approved Budget, and work plans to deliver objectives.
  • Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.


Policies. Systems, Processes & Procedures

  • Implement approved Function/Division/Department/Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the work programs in line with Company and International standards.


Performance Management

  • Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Function/Division/Department/ Section in line with the Company Performance framework.


Innovation and Continuous Improvement

  • Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
  • Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with best industry standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.


Health. Safety. Environment (HSE> and Sustainability

  • Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures, controls, applicable legislation, and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.



  • Provide inputs to prepare Function/Division/Department/Section MIS and progress reports for Company Management.



Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Digitalization, Engineering or equivalent. Postgraduate course in Digital Transformation preferred.


Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum 12 years of experience in Digitalization with a background in modern Automation & Control systems
  • Experience working in an Oil & Gas Industry
  • Experience with leading improvement efforts and driving Digital Transformation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership ability
  • Superior quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to support and influence change.
  • Must demonstrate strategic & analytical thinking
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities in a fast-paced, ever-changing and evolving work environment is necessary.
Group Company:  ADNOC HQ
Jun 13, 2022

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