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Adexen Recruiting Head Upstream, Gas & Power Projects

Date Posted: 02/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria



 Adexen is mandated by a leading integrated energy group  to recruit  Head Upstream, Gas & Power Projects.


Our client is sub-Saharan Africa's leading integrated energy group providing audacious and imaginative solutions to the region s energy challenges.


Job description

The responsibilities for this office shall include but is not limited to the following: 

  • Take overall responsibility for surface facility engineering input into feasibility studies, concept selection and Field Development Plans (FDP) for oil, gas and power projects. 
  • Take overall responsibility for Front-end Engineering Design (FEED), execution, commissioning and hand over of oil, gas and power projects. 
  • Develop engineering standards to guide the practice of engineering within the organisation and obtain CETO s approval for all such standards 
  • Identify and secure resources needed for tasks and projects delivery, including those to be resourced through support functions 
  • Deliver the technical elements of all oil, gas and power engineering projects required to realise the value of a business opportunity, on schedule, within budget, and to the right quality
  • Manage key stakeholders on whom project success depends; draw on resources within or outside the company as necessary 
  • Constitute and manage all oil, gas and power project teams, including resources that may be seconded from support functions 
  • Maintain risk registers and actively manage identified risks to protect investment value 
  • Keep management informed of the status of key aspects of the projects, alerting to potential issues that may require Management intervention 
  • Work through support functions to secure all needed statutory approvals, ensuring that all aspects of the project are carried out in compliance with the law and company guidelines 
  • Carry out peer reviews at pre-determined intervals, to guarantee value assurance during project execution
  • Carry out discipline and competence health check of staff and initiate measures to bridge identified gaps 
  • Commission and hand over the completed projects to the appropriate Operations Managers, with relevant documentation and, for hardware projects, initial operating spares
  • Close out projects upon completion (or interim completion) in line with company process



  • A good university degree in engineering 
  • Minimum of 18 years post graduation experience, 15 of which must be in oil and gas facilities engineering, including project management
  • Understanding of various disciplines core and supporting, that are required for project screening, definition and execution 
  • Ability to review and contribute to project plans and schedules including associated cost profiles 
  • Knowledge of the marketplace and impact of same on project execution strategies 
  • Understanding of project reporting requirements of various stakeholders and ability to generate same 
  • Understanding of the company s Opportunity Realisation Process 
  • Working knowledge of company-adopted project management methodologies and systems 
  • Understanding of project risks and ability to develop strategies for their management
  • Ability to effectively supervise Project Managers and work with professionals of various parentage (company, contractor, etc.) and levels to deliver project objectives 
  • Ability to manage staff for sustained morale and focus


 Very Attractive Package.


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