The successful candidate will lead departmental efforts in scoping and executing Front End Engineering studies as a first step in new projects and modifications to existing facilities. Typical projects include gas compression, treating and conditioning, water Injection facilities, offshore wellhead platforms design and construction, offshore/onshore pipelines engineering and construction and modifications to a number of existing production and wellhead platforms, together with all associated pipelines. other job functions include:
Scope and execute Front-End Engineering and Conceptual Design studies as required.
Work with other APDNL departments to develop FDP’s and other miscellaneous field development concepts.
Ensure Technical Justification documentation is routinely prepared in readiness for Technical Change Panel review meetings to be chaired by the Engineering Manager.
Co-ordinate update of Project Design and Engineering procedures in consultation with the QA/QC section.
Supervise the performance of Consultants providing Design and Engineering services for the Project.
Lead and participate in Technical reviews and Safety and Operability studies as they relate to Front-End work.
Prepare technical justifications and documentation for all required permits and licenses, in close liaison with other Company departments (PSC, NCD, Contracts etc).
Track and expedite progress of all pending permit and license applications.
Initiate and manage Engineering contracts for Front-End engineering, soil investigation, pipeline route surveys, front-end studies, etc.
Prepare budgets for all front-end activities and raise corresponding Approval –For- Expenditure Requests (AFE’s) and monitor the same.
Provide monthly and weekly progress reports, including areas of concern, key activities / milestones, progress versus plan and activities look ahead for ongoing Engineering activities.
Minimum of 18 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 8 years in a similar position. Operating company and Nigerian / West African experience preferred.
Excellent communication skills.
Team builder and team leader.
Strong leadership skills, results-driven and focussed on delivery.
Comfortable working with a multinational, multicultural team.