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BCCR Manager

Date: 05-Nov-2018

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Lead the new state of the art control room in Brisbane CBD
  • Excellent benefits including flexible working, paid parental leave and employee discounts
  • Exciting opportunity to lead the team and define the culture, 
  • Application close date: 21st  November 2018


An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.

Origin is continuing to invest in gas exploration and production, as well as developing and operating a world-class CSG production business, through Australia Pacific LNG. A leading producer of CSG in Queensland, with growing reserves and new gas exploration interests around Australia, we are seeking the right candidate to become part of the team that’s meeting growing demand for energy, and searching for tomorrow’s energy solutions.

The Role

Origin’s Brisbane Central Control Room (BCCR) is a newly constructed facility, using state-of-the-art technologies to control Origin’s upstream operations network for APLNG as the upstream operator. We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to lead a highly skilled team on a journey of continuous improvement and optimisation.

This exciting and rare period (post-development of the APLNG project phase) offers you the opportunity to define both the direction and the identity of the BCCR; as you take advantage of delivering the huge opportunities to optimise and improve our wide variety of upstream assets within the portfolio (eg: wells, GPFs and pipelines) as we move into our BAU phase of our business. As the BCCR Manager you will:

  • Lead the BCCR Team in efficient delivery of operations of the APLNG upstream operating asset portfolio, while establishing a culture of ownership and accountability as you lead the portfolio optimisation journey with site-based asset teams and other business partners
  • Budget ownership to meet operating and capital cost targets
  • Handling major contracts with control systems supplier and external service providers
  • Ensure compliance across all BCCR activities, including core compliance training for team members, reporting and incident investigation

Is This You?

You are a collaborative leader with significant experience leading large complex operations, preferably in a control room or remote operations environment, with a keen focus on continuous improvement and asset optimisation. Applicants from other industry sector backgrounds are encouraged to apply in order to inspire a diversity of thought leadership and new ideas. A background in facility or field management at a senior level in oil and gas production operations would also be viewed favourably.

You are highly motivated, with the ability to influence and encourage others. Your relationship management and negotiation skills will be key to your success as you engage with internal and external partners to achieve business objectives. The following experiences will be highly regarded:

  • Technical Degree Qualification (engineering, sciences etc), or relevant Trade Qualification preferred
  • Demonstrated success leading cultural change to increase team engagement, team support, development planning and performance management
  • Deep understanding of automation / control systems engineering with excellent understanding of engineering standards for control rooms and control systems
  • Emergency Response management
  • Commercial acumen and financial skills to manage budgets

As an Origin employee, you will enjoy a wide variety of benefits outside of a generous remuneration and bonus package.

Origin offer a range of leave and flexible work options to help you achieve a balance that works for you including an “All Roles Flexible” flexible work policy, annual leave purchase options, 13 weeks paid parental leave, a generous Care & Assurance plan, a Working Parents Program and significant employee discounts on Origin products such as electricity, gas, solar, LPG and broadband.

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. 

If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.

Our story | Origin Energy


Requisition ID:  69274  

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