Kbr Roles and Responsibilities Within an Organisational Structure

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KBR (Kellogg, Brown and Root) is a Texas-based global corporation. It employs over 57,000 people worldwide and is a leading engineering, construction and services company. It supports the energy, hydrocarbon, government services and civil infrastructure sectors. KBR’s business is based on project management activities. This means it works with clients, providing a wide range of specialist expertise and experience. Examples of projects that KBR supports include: • providing solutions for converting crude oil into transport fuel • designing airports, recreational facilities and educational establishments • creating on-shore and off-shore oil and gas production facilities • helping countries pursue
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KBR serves its customers through six business units: • Upstream – offers engineering, construction, purchasing and related services for energy projects • Downstream - serves business clients in the petrochemical, refining and coal gasification markets • KBR Services – provides construction and maintenance services • KBR Technology – protects the technological property rights of the business. With over 80 years of experience in high-tech research and development in specialist markets, KBR Technology helps the business to maintain a technological competitive advantage • KBR Ventures – offers financial investment and management services for companies owning assets of KBR projects • Government and Infrastructure (G&I) – offers construction, engineering, programme management and services contracting for public and private sector businesses all over the world. Aspire Defence Services Limited is one such business and is the focus of this case study. KBR’s Government and Infrastructure (G&I) business unit operates in a global market, with a substantial operational base in the UK. This Group supports the government’s Ministry of Defence in a diverse range of projects. Some of these relate to logistical support for the British Army in Afghanistan and Iraq. Among other things, KBR’s G&I Group in the UK has built and deployed temporary accommodation for troops on active service and managed catering and transport services for the

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