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Logistic Projects Advisor At Addax Petroleum Ltd

Date Posted: 24/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Job Description:

To drive implementation of LEAD (Logistics Efficiency And Delivery) project in Nigeria. Advise and assist key staff in Lagos and Geneva during logistical restructuring within APDNL and the design, construction and operation of a new multi-modal supply base in Onne.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities: The Project Advisor is a key role and the link between commercial and strategic intent in Geneva and operational activity in the OPCO. Project Advisor will be responsible for driving LEAD project within APDNL and that commercial logistics projects are implemented. 
• Drive LEAD project implementation in Nigeria to meet project schedule.
• Assist in the design of a new supply base being constructed at Onne.
• Developing the organogram supporting the new supply base.
• Assisting with the recruitment of new staff and the assessment of training requirements for current Addax logistical staff.
• Liaising with the contractors responsible for the construction of the base at Onne.
• Assisting with any remaining activities for the close down and decommissioning of Calabar base.
• Developing and implementing plans for the movement of inventory and project equipment from Calabar to Onne.
• Overseeing the designation of scrap/obsolete/junk materials, their cataloguing, isolation and mapping prior to NAPIMs action.
• Developing OCTG storage process and plans at the new supply base with the assistance of the drilling department.
• Mapping and documenting the new warehouse, the dedicated jetty and the logistical process at the new supply base.
• Mapping warehouse systems and work process at the new supply base.
• Developing and implementing cross-OPCO material codification and management plans.
• Assisting in the development of Proactis as a cross- OPCO inventory.
• Developing and implementing operational KPIs linked to financial and operational efficiencies.
• Developing and implementing vessel management process and deck management procedures within Integrated Operations.
• Developing efficient process for the recovery of drilling fluids and waste.
• Developing waste disposal capabilities at Onne.
• Driving the integration of logistics into the annual procurement plans and drilling schedules.
• Driving further integration of logistics and operational departments.
• Understanding and suggesting mitigating strategies for actions and their implications on other departments or operations.
• Developing stakeholder matrix and advising management on the implications of change.

Key Performance Indicators/ Performance Goals:

Complete project activities as per LEAD project plan.
Complete deliverables as per LEAD project plan.


Logistics / supply chain diploma management 
The position entails considerable report writing and process mapping, which is viewed at senior management level - well written and spoken English are essential.


Must have West African Oil and Gas experience at a managerial level, with hands-on experience of logistics project management onshore and offshore.
Preferably worked in remote site O&G operations for ≥ 5 years (Construction, drilling, pipe laying) 
Previous experience in operating and succeeding in challenging overseas environments (African continent).
High level understanding of change management.
Worked (≥ 5 years) with a Major Oil and Gas Cy (BP, Chevron, Exxon, Gazprom, PetroChina, Saipem, Shell, Statoil, Total)

Key Competencies Requirements :


• High degree of operational logistical knowledge preferably upstream oil and gas industry in West Africa or remote locations.
• An understanding of complex inter-department project management at strategic and operational levels.
• Ability to use MS Office suite of software on a independent basis.
• Understanding of Integrated Operations.
• Knowledge of processes, and ability to develop process maps and procedures and KPI's.
• Basic Knowledge of project planning 


• Able to work with diverse groups.
• Self-motivated.
• Excellent communicator.
• Team player
• High level of integrity
• In depth knowledge of HSSE procedures in the O & G industry
• MARPOLS awareness

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