• Full time, permanent role
  • Starting salary £80,000 plus benefits

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Dragon LNG leadership team.  Dragon LNG are recruiting for an Operations Manager who will be a core member of the Extended Leadership Team, lead the Operations team and manage all operational activities associated with the safe and efficient running of our LNG terminal. 

The successful candidate will possess a strong track record of operational delivery, strong skills and knowledge of continuous improvement, financial management and budget holder experience, as well as highly effective leadership and interpersonal skills.  The candidate must be able to develop productive and collaborative relationships both internally and with key stakeholders externally.

The Operations Manager will be accountable for delivering on operational strategy, ensuring compliance with all legislative, industry and site regulations for an upper tier COMAH site.  The Operations Manager is responsible for managing process, planning, control and performance improvement of terminal operations and contributing to the success of the organisation through achieving our company objectives – safe, reliable, competitive, agile.


The role responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the LNG import, storage and re-gasification terminal.
  • Maintaining operational integrity and operational safety standards of the LNG terminal.
  • Liaising with other business functions to identify plant improvements and facilitate in the design of modifications to improve cost, availability and reliability of facilities.
  • Providing strategic and tactical technical support for all organisational projects.
  • Consistent application of policy throughout the operations team, including manning, fatigue management and overtime.
  • Consistently demonstrating model leadership behaviours in line with company values.
  • Developing a highly multi-skilled and motivated team.
  • Budget holder for operations. Monitor and control OPEX and CAPEX expenditure.
  • Owner of Assurance Plan and Risk Scorecard for the Operations function.
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of an Asset Reference Plan to understand future opportunities for DLNG in the evolving energy sector.
  • Championing Continuous Improvement within the Operations team.
  • Core member of the crisis management team for the site with rotating responsibility for crisis management situations.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree level education or equivalent.
  • NEBOSH qualification in health and safety or equivalent.
  • Operations management or leadership experience in Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals or LNG Industry.
  • Plant operations experience of COMAH installations including the application of relevant UK, international legislation or codes of practice.
  • Marine operations and shipping including unloading / unloading experience.
  • Leadership and people management skills.
  • Demonstrate a strong commercial mindset and awareness.


Please click here to view the full Job Description.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter to recruitment@dragonlng.com