have been exploring for and producing hydrocarbons for over a century. Today, Upstream International employs some 17,000 people worldwide and has interests in ventures in 36 different countries. This is a technically challenging work environment characterised by research and the pursuit of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the ability to learn from success as well as failure.
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) uses advanced cutting edge technologies in ‘frontier’ deepwater areas of over 1,000 metres. The Bonga deepwater discovery made in 1995 increased Nigeria’s crude reserves by some 600 million barrels.
SNEPCO is a rapidly growing company comprising a range of large operated and non-operated deep and shallow water assets. In addition to managing very major projects, activities done by our local-based staff include technical integrity management, production operations support, well and reservoir surveillance, subsurface and well delivery work. These activities are growing and worth billions of dollars.
Shell is looking to recruiting experienced engineering professionals into our Deepwater Projects organisation to support effective management of our growing activities.
This experienced professional will be supporting asset integrity and delivery projects from the front-end through execution and commissioning towards value maximisation. She/he will be responsible for delivering safe,cost/schedule effective and efficient projects; and will be looked up to as important contributors to ongoing projects realization and strategic cost leadership practices within the Deep water Projects organisation. We therefore need competent Nigerian Engineering professionals with deepwater experience who have spent at least 5 years (post-NYSC) focused on practicing the disciplineJob Requirements:
BSc. Degree or HND in Engineering, Construction Management, or Quantity Surveying with a minimum of 5 years of project experience in the oil & gas industry (Substantial experience in another industry will be considered on a case by case basis).10 years of relevant job experience as a cost engineer within the oil & gas industry will suffice for the lack of academic qualifications or degree.
This level of position requires a mature professional with a combination of good technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills.Good understanding of and demonstrable hands-on experience in all functional aspects of Cost Engineering including estimating, budgeting, forecasting, commitment control, change control, variations, contract management, and/or claims analysis.
Proven competence in hands-on use of at least one well-known Project Cost Control Software in addition to a well-known general ledger system is essential (hands-on experience with the SAP Project System Module).
Skilled in MS applications, especially Excel
Demonstrable experience in the ability to prepare meaningful reports, in clear and concise English, utilising information and data received from third parties, SAP (or equivalent system) and own analyses.
Ability to work cohesively and communicate successfully in multi-cultural teams whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences. Tact, teamwork, and diplomacy are of the essence.
Demonstrable ability to communicate, co-ordinate, and manage cost data flow interfaces with each function.
Application Deadline: Tuesday 08 May 2012Number of Vacancies: 1