PDO Rabab Harwell Integrated (RHI) Competency Development Philosophy and Assurance Plan

Consult with client and establish the project plan and comparable manpower utilisation from similar project of this size to establish manning levels at each stage of engineering, construction, commissioning, Start-up, operations and maintenance. These discipline manning levels were then used to identify competencies required at each project phase, current available staff competencies gap assessment and producing a programme of recruitment and training.

Project Details

  • Contract No. C154
  • Primary Service Consultancy, Detailed Design & Engineering
  • Industry Oil & Gas
  • Secondary Service Front End Engineering & Design, Technical Document Authoring
  • Client Petroleum Development Oman
  • Start Date May 2012
  • Consultant or EPC None
  • Contract Value ($) 24400
  • Project Location Oman
  • Person Hours 320
  • Execution Office Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
  • Status Completed

Scope of work

    Producing a Competency Development Philosophy and Assurance Plan for Rabab Harwell Integrated project.


  • Identify comparable projects discipline manning levels
  • Prepare manning levels for each discipline at each project phase
  • Identify required competency for each discipline
  • Identify current competencies
  • Conduct Gap Analysis
  • Prepare recruitment and training programme


  • Philosophy Document
  • Assurance Document
  • Planning Document

Technical specifications

  • Project documentation review
  • Project Team Senior Management Interviews
  • Gap Analysis