Asset Operations Manager

Isle of Man | £55,000 to £65,000 | Permanent

Our client is a leading utilities firm headquartered in Singapore and listed on the Singapore stock exchange. The firm plays a principal role in the global oil & gas industry and holds a strong position in processing, trading and distribution.

 Their European operation is based on the Isle of Man where they have more than 40,000 customers connected to the network. They have been supplying gas in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man since the 1830s.

Committed to doing business in accordance with sustainable development, they strive towards integrating economic, environmental and social factors in their daily operations. Based on the Isle of Man the role is with one of their partner businesses.


  • Overall responsibility for the health and safety of all employees within Asset Operations 

  • Responsibility for safe control of operations on all Lower and Upper Tier COMAH sites and bulk LPG sites

  • Ensuring operational compliance with the COMAH safety report

  • Ensuring key risk control procedures are applied across all operational sites

  • Responsibility for LPG stock control and logistics to maintain minimum stock always

  • Providing support to Engineering Officers to ensure a continuous gas supply into the distribution network

  • Operational cost (OPEX) accountability for Asset Operations

  • Completion of planned preventive maintenance as specified in the Computerised Maintenance System

  • Use of the CMMS for monitoring, recording and controlling unplanned reactive maintenance

  • Supporting nominated Team Managers implement Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) Projects

  • Ensuring CMMS provides key performance indicators that capture performance, integrity and efficiency data

  • Ensuring asset risk are reduced by managing the scheduling of preventive and reactive maintenance tasks

  • Carrying out process implementation and technical implementation audits within Asset Operations

  • Ensuring company is compliant with all levels of legislation regarding asset maintenance

  • Providing asset integrity management support to the asset management function and the rest of the business

  • Continually improve the operation of the staff and processes in the asset management function

  • Challenge inefficiencies and inaccuracies and provide solutions

  • Lead, direct, motivate and display role model behaviour to staff within the Asset Management Function

  • Responsible for detailing variances in all areas of responsibility and ensuring corrective actions are closed

  • Responsible for managing and controlling operational cost (OPEX) within Asset Operations

  • Interface seamlessly with the Asset Delivery Manager and Asset Integrity Manager

  • Contribute to their annual performance development review and interim performance reviews

  • Responsible for identifying any possible risks or near misses via Hazard reporting


  • Chartered Engineer approved by the British Engineering Council

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent) or higher in engineering field or 10 years + relevant experience in Gas

  • Industry level health and safety qualifications (IOSH/NEBOSH) – preferred

  • Industry level project management certification – preferred

  • 5+ years’ experience in an engineering and asset maintenance environment (ideally ISO 55000)

  • Experience leading teams. Experience in remote team management

  • Experience in a process engineering environment

  • Focused on achieving objectives within defined timescales to the agreed quality.