Job Openings in a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company

Job Openings in a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company

A leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company with active operatorship of prolific blocks. As a result of our current expansion and development programmes, we are seeking to engage experienced, passionate, intelligent and resourceful Professionals to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Managing Director/COO

Location: Nigeria

The ideal candidates:

Must be an experienced leader who has led at the topmast level of an E&P, FMCG or Finance company. He is expected to have multicultural exposure with the ability to mix and interact at different levels of the society.

A degree in a Science or Social Science course with a minimum of second bless upper from a reputable university.

An MBA or Masters degree In science or social science will be an added advantage

A minimum of 20 years work experience of which 7 years shouk be at a senior management level with sufficient exposure to the upstream sector of the oil Industry.

To be considered also will bee seasoned FMCO or Banking Professional with minimum 20 years In sales A minimum 10 years of the qualifying candidate’s work experience should be at the senior management level.

An international exposure as a Country Manager I Managing Director will be an added advantage

Candidate should be above 45years of age but not more than 55 years

Candidate should possess excellent analytical skills, good leadership track record, good Interpersonal skills, and high problem solving ability.

Good entrepreneurial skill and commercial approach to business are also required skills

High ethical standards plus excellent knowledge of corporate governance are also required.

The Candidate should have the ability to trouble-shoot and work under intense pressure without losing his/ her cool


Required Competencies:

Strong leadership interpersonal and communication skills to work with a multi-disciplinary and multi-tasking team

Ability to drive a multi-cultural arid multi-functional team towards achieving set goals

Must be result oriented and committed to company goals

Good understanding of the budgeting process and performance reporting to the board

Ability to represent the company, in third party functions, meetings and events including but not limited to Government Ministries, Directorates and Agencies, International organisations, community associations and leaders etc

Ability to champion the enforcement of standards and procedure to ensure company does not fall foul of any operational procedure or regulatory requirements

Ability to take full responsibility to protect and efficiently manage company resources: human and material

Proficiency In IT, at least basic office software Is compulsory


Job Title: General Manager, Drilling

Location: Nigeria


Plan, organize. coordinate and manage the overall implementation of Company’s drilling and well completion operations

Provide technical expertise to troubleshoot major drilling and completion problems

Provide continuous drilling rigs forward activities forecast and requirements as related to drilling and well completions

Manage Company’s HSE policy and procedure for drilling and cell completions

Responsible for directing the execution of appropriate procedures for wet drilling projects

Must be capable of applying operational engineering and management principles to resolve problems and optimize drilling completion, work-over, supply chain, logistics. planning and scheduling activities

Provide immediate and effective solutions for operational continuity, equipment malfunctions and other onsite problems

Must have experience in field development plans, execution and management.

Liaise with proeci partners, such as geologists and drilling contractors etc. in order to keep up to-date on all developments that may have an impact on drilling activities.

Ensuring that drilling and well completion operations comply with statutory and regulatory requirements, with respect to health and safety and emergency procedures

Must have a proven ability to plan I lead projects and must be able to work under pressure.

Must have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to work in a multidisciplinary and. multi tasking team,

Must be result oriented and committed to company goals

Must be capable of representing the company with regulatory and government agencies.

Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualification, Knowledge & Experience

Minimum Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in a core engineering discipline with a minimum at Second Class Upper Division

A Master’s degree or Its equivalent will be an added advantage.

Minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in the oil & gas industry with a proven track record of operations management

Required Competencies:

An in-depth knowledge of technical and operational practices and principles of drilling, completion and work over processes and development planning

Must have working knowledge of commonly used and relevant drilling, operations and production management software

In depth knowledge of Well engineering, operations, and completions.

Ability to prepare work schedules and comprehensive drilling plans to meet project objectives and deadlines,

Must be able to manage and apply multiple concurrent field projects and work in a team environment

Proficient In generating opportunities to optimize producing assets. improve recovery. increase production rate and reserve addition,

Must be capable of working seamlessly with geoscience production and reservoir groups In executing drilling operations engineering solutions,

Must be capable of providing commercial solutions that deliver Optimum hydrocarbon value

Proficiency In IT, at least basic office software Is compulsory

Very attractive and highly competitive within the industry.

Deadline: 29th October, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: [email protected] with the position applied for as subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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