Location: Oslo, Norway
Posted: September 11, 2019
Reference: 5213
Contact: Trond Engedal

Description of role

  • The SURF Lead has the following main responsibilities
  • Owner of Alliance SURF scope and “client representative” for SURF delivery to the project.
  • Participate in Alliance risk management and audit and monitoring activities.
  • Participate in Alliance technology qualification activities
  • Assess requirements for or third-party monitoring and verification and contribute to planning and performance of such
  • Delegate follow up activities to Alliance and give support and input to Alliance
  • During project execution, the SURF Lead shall ensure “see-to-duty” of the scope to ensure that all project work is being accomplished safely and the scope is being developed in accordance with the specified requirements, codes, standards and regulations.
  • The SURF Lead shall coordinate with all involved parties internally and externally and closely follow up the different contractors and suppliers on interfaces, technical queries, deviations, variation orders, document control, risk management and work processes that affect the project’s priorities.

Main responsibilities

  • Mandated authority to deliver the SURF Scope
  • Ensure a robust one-team HSE focused project culture and organization
  • Ensure the project scope is completely defined including battery limits and interfaces between other Business Units, between contractors and stakeholders
  • “See-to-Duty” related to scope deliveries and ensuring the scope is being developed in accordance with specified codes, standards and regulations
  • Ensure project management systems have been established, maintained and followed
  • Establish effective work processes and systems to allow for efficient information flow within the project.
  • Ensure technical compliance, integrity and integration of the project scope
  • Manage (identify, initiate, review, approve) scope changes affecting the project
  • Coordinate with all involved parties internally and Contractors to identify risks affecting project-level priorities
  • Monitor and control project scope including; reporting, stakeholder management, cost control, schedule management
  • Overall accountable for the mandated SURF project delivery


  • Deliver the SURF scope according to given mandate and scope of work
  • Deliver on the Improvement agenda
  • Deliver a flow efficient, cost effective and safe project on time
  • Utilization of alliances where applicable
  • Ensure proper and aligned reporting both internally and externally where applicable

Interfaces and dependencies

  • Proactive and efficient stakeholder management between Client and authorities including and
  • Efficient decision making from BU’s on critical tasks
  • Support from other BU’s to get necessary interface information
  • Interface information and proactivity from involved parties outside the project
  • Support to Project Manager as required
Duration: 6 months, option for extension
Location: Oslo, Norway
Due date: ASAP