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Integrated Activity Team Lead

Date: May 9, 2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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The Integrated Activity Planner for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Production Operations Team at the company’s Aberdeen office reporting to the Integrated Activity Manager.

Key Accountabilities

Planning Team Leadership
Act as a primary change leader to embed Apache's new IAP approach
Enactment of a digitally enabled, efficient and accurate integrated activity process
Ensure a consistent approach to IA planning across Apache North Sea (systems, tools & processes)
Activity conflicts, interdependencies are identified and addressed in efficient manner
Work prioritization, personal development and succession planning of the team

Planning Process Performance Management 
Accurate performance metrics production and comprehensive analysis of IA process effectiveness   
Continuous improvement of integrated activity planning process, systems and tools

Key Responsibilities

Ensuring an accurate, effective and efficient integrated activity process
Ensure adherence to IAP processes 
Identify 6Q activity conflicts/opportunities
Provide coaching for Plan Owners and Functions on IAP
Ensure multidisciplinary collaboration and transfer of knowledge and skills between teams
Ensure conflicts, interdependencies and actions are accurately captured and prioritized for resolution
Enable timely closure of actions through conflict resolution
Challenge non-conforming activities both in planning meetings and in AIS
Facilitate sharing of activity plans with Asset Team and external vendors (identify gaps or conflicts)
Coordinate with Asset Team to receive 3Y plan updates
Prepare for 6Q meeting – meeting agenda, key decisions, constraints documentation, action priority
Facilitate 6Q IAP meeting - record actions and ensure meeting adheres to agenda 

Planning process performance understanding and improvement 
Track and analyse IAP KPIs to identify, prioritise and implement improvement opportunities
Implement improvement actions and communicate to relevant stakeholders

Key Relationships
Plan Owners (VP Prod Ops, AOMs & OIMs)
Planning Manager
Functional Managers
Campaign Coordinators
Planning Team

Key Outputs
Identifying process gaps and plan for improvement
6Q action tracker
KPIs and improvement opportunities
Constraint and Key Decision documents

Key Decisions
6Q Action tracker priority order
Distribution of Planning workload

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

10+ years of experience in O&G industry, preferably in an engineering or work execution capacity
In depth experience of offshore operations & work execution 
Track record of managing effective multi-disciplinary teams or projects
Analytical mindset and familiar with data manipulation and KPIs
Proven capability to distil data analysis into performance improvement actions 
Proven collaboration and stakeholder management experience
Understanding of resourcing for offshore activities (e.g. scaffolding, POB)
Knowledge of P6 and SAP preferred



The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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