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About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

KENT is looking for a Project Director who will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the projects from initiation to completion. This includes planning, executing, and closing projects within scope, budget, and schedule. The Project Director will collaborate with various stakeholders, including engineering teams, contractors, and clients, to ensure successful project delivery.

Your responsibilities:

Project Planning:

  • Develop comprehensive project plans outlining scope, schedule, budget, and resource requirements.
  • Identify and assess potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.

Execution and Monitoring:

  • Lead project teams in executing project plans and ensure adherence to established timelines and budgets.
  • Monitor project progress, identify deviations, and implement corrective actions as necessary.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand project requirements and expectations.
  • Maintain effective communication channels with clients, contractors, and project teams.

Resource Management:

  • Allocate resources efficiently and effectively to ensure project success.
  • Coordinate with HR and project managers to secure necessary personnel for the project.

Quality Assurance:

  • Implement and oversee quality control processes to ensure deliverables meet or exceed industry standards.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to verify compliance with project specifications.

Financial Management:

  • Monitor project budgets and financial performance.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial reports to senior management and clients.

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE):

  • Implement and enforce HSE policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and promote a culture of safety within the project team.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Bachelor's in chemical engineering or equivalent.


Excellent command of the English language in both oral and written communication and skills.

Core Competencies:

  • Proven experience in managing oil and gas projects with deep knowledge of the refinery process.
  • Experience in PMC/EPC companies in the field of refinery/petrochemicals.
  • Experience managing major projects with a value no less than $ 2 Billion.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry regulations and standards.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in project management within the oil and gas industry.
  • Minimum of 25 years of experience in commissioning refineries/petrochemicals.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering projects on time and within budget.

Details about the role:

Location: Kuwait

Relocation required: Yes

Travel required: Occasionally

Contract type: Full-time


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