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Subsea Operations Coordinator At Expro

Date Posted: 08/Jan/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Overall Purpose of the Job :Port Harcourt


The Subsea Operations Coordinator is responsible for the effective management of all Subsea operations being conducted for the client from Nigeria. The Subsea Operations Coordinator has to ensure operations are conducted safely, as per standard operating procedures, QHSE Procedures and in line with fiscal guidelines.  In conjunction with individual Operations Supervisors, monitor and report on levels of client satisfaction and implement rectification strategies and plans where necessary.


Principal Accountabilities

  • To work in a safe, responsible and cost effective manner, in full compliance with the Company's safety and quality management systems.
  • To ensure that a high quality service is offered to the client by means of monitoring measures to ensure good performance is maintained and areas for improvement are identified.
  • Effective personnel planning to ensure that the client operations are run & supported with the right level of experience.
  • To interview and recruit operational personnel and to motivate, train and develop staff to maintain an effective workforce capable of meeting its objectives, without harm to personnel or the environment.
  • To liaise with the Group Competence and Training department to identify the training requirements and plan for the most effective training regime for new and existing Subsea personnel.
  • To keep under review and recommend organisational changes to optimise working practises and staff career development with particular attention being paid to the development of National staff in order to meet the requirements of the Nationalisation plan.
  • To maintain active participation in improving the quality and HSE management system and bring to the attention of senior management any HSE issues that requires their attention.
  • To prepare and get approval for the monthly cost trackers, ensuring accuracy is maintained at all times.
  • To ensure that month end financial reports and operational statistics are delivered to the Subsea Manager.
  • As & when required attend client meetings to discuss all activity related to offshore & onshore operations.
  • Ensure that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes.
  • Take immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and rectify any risks to people or the environment arising from the work activity.
  • To ensure that employees, contractors and visitors are aware of relevant HSE procedures
  • Establishing that all equipment, plant and substances used are suitable for the task are kept in good working condition; this includes the regular maintenance and servicing of equipment, this will be done in close liaison with the Senior Project Engineer.


Job Context and Main Activities

  • To coordinate all aspects of the client’s Subsea operations in a professional manner, ensuring that customer expectations are satisfactorily met and the best interest of the client and Expro are maintained
  • Compliance with Expro’s policies, standards and procedures to deliver a safe and quality service
  • Adherence to the expectations set out in the Accountabilities and Responsibilities for safety
  • Liaise and interaction with clients to maintain open and healthy relations.
  • During your time off you are expected to remain informed of the daily activities in country. This can be done through reading emails at reasonable intervals (you are not expected to respond to such)
  • When on seat keep your back to back informed of mission critical events that have occurred. It is also critical that you and your back to back do a proper handover with comprehensive notes covering the entire period of your absence.


Decision making Authority/Level of Supervision Required

  • Prioritises own workload. Day to day decisions based on experience and in accordance with company procedures and policies.
  • Working closely with Subsea Manager on operational issues & planning.


Job Challenges

  • Working in a matrix organisation and using knowledge, influence and persuasion to achieve the tasks to hand.
  • Creating awareness with respect to the significant challenges ahead in preparing the people, processes and assets to cope with the expected workload in the arena of Subsea.
  • Creating a coherent, workable plan to enable Angola to meet those challenges successfully.
  • Meet the expectations of the employees, managers and clients over the next 3 -4 years.
  • Ensuring that any Subsea project deliveries meet the highest standards without compromise.
  • To ensure operational success.
  • To successfully deliver new products to the operational environment.
  • Motivation of a multicultural Subsea team.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team.
  • Multi-tasking.


Job Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Broad knowledge of Expro Subsea products and services
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in similar role
  • Understanding of Nigerian markets and all of offshore operations
  • High degree of interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Financial competence.
  • Quality and safety systems competence.

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