Swift Worldwide Resources: Head of Engineering & Maintenance

Posted on :

18 Aug, 2010

Category :

Engineering Jobs in Nigeria, Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Swift Worldwide Resources are looking on behalf of our client to recruit a Head of Engineering & Maintenance for a position based in Lagos and Warri, Nigeria. Successful candidates must be degree qualified in Engineering with chartered engineer status and with significant experience in senior role in Oil and Gas sector.

Candidates must also have:
*Experience in Oil and Gas field production including drilling and well activities
*Knowledge of Oil Field contracts and contracting strategies
*Mentoring and coaching of others

The job holder will play a vital role within the company Operations Leadership Team. The successful candidate will establish a high class engineering and maintenance team to support operations. The role must provide high class performance and leadership to the Engineering & Maintenance function ensuring that competencies meet the business challenges and be active in mentoring and developing the staff to maintain sustainable competitive advantage.

As a key function leader in the Operations leadership team, the job holder will work closely with other functional leads as well as other group managers (HSES, CFO, and Corporate Services). Managing the balance between the corporate and operational priorities will therefore be essential as well and excellent influencing skills which will compliment the operational excellence.

Main Responsibilities:
*To play a leading and collaborative role in the Operational Leadership Team, reporting to and working closely with the Chief Operating Officer and participating on the leadership team.
*Establish and lead Engineering and Maintenance support function for operations.
*Establish Technical Authorities to support operations
*Establish and maintain Asset Integrity Management system. (AIMS)
*Process safety
*Structural integrity
*Corrosion Management
*Effective management of change processes, (MOC)
*Oversee the development and implementation of maintenance routines
*Responsibility for Capital projects
*Implement a Quality Management system
*Supporting other members of the management team(s).
*Provide Planning support to operations
*Contribution to reduction in lifting costs
*Support to Gas projects team
*Provide support to Contractor Performance reviews.

Key Success factors:
*Lead key Engineering + Maintenance contractor quarterly performance reviews
*Asset reliability
*Meeting the objectives set against the Asset integrity management system
*Recruitment, retention, competency standards and development of staff
*Feedback from Operations and Project teams on effective support which improves availability and reduces costs
*Delivery of Capital projects on time and within budget

HSE Responsibilities:
*All HSE matters relating to the development and executive of new developments
*Maintaining effective support for Base and Field organisations.
*Leadership and advance safety auditing at all locations
*Provide engineering input to safety cases etc.
*Ensure policy goals and guidance are embedded and maintained in all activities

Consultant Mari Spray
Email [email protected]
Phone 01992 704 900

Click here to view online: http://www.swiftworldwideresources.com/vacancy-details.htm?jobId=34053

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