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Spencer-Ogden Is Recruiting

Date Posted: 26/Mar/2014
Deadline: Not Specified


Job description

I am currently on the Head Hunt for an exciting permanent position in Nigeria.   Ideally a Nigerian national will be preferred however I am not limited to this.  

The position is for Head of New Ventures.  I am looking for the ideal candidate,  who has a strong and broad background in Geoscience acquired at International and Independent Oil companies. You will be responsible for spearheading the growth of the company in new basins and blocks in Africa, as well as screening new acquisition opportunities in Nigeria.  

The New Ventures Manager will liaise with Exploration, Asset, Drilling and Production Managersand report to the Chief Operating Officer.  


My client is needing a very strong minded and knowledgeable individual who has worked both in Nigeria and Internationally. Understands the dynamics and characters of strong personalities and knows how to implement change where needed. You need to understand your parameters of work, and advise on the if not's and the why not's etc with sound knowledge.

I would like to hear from  you if you fit this profile and can confidently tick all the boxes, or very closely thereof.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Nigerian, dual national preferred
  • Geoscience or reservoir engineering degree required
  • 10 yrs. with top super-major (Exxon, Mobil, Shell, Schlumberger)
  • 10 yrs. with top independent (Addax, Apache, Anadarko)
  • 5 yrs. IOC expat assignment, ideally in US GOM / North Sea
  • Proven record of successful asset acquisition in new business development and M&A
  • Expertise in data room screening of new opportunities, technical and economic assessment
  • History of success in E&P projects in explorationfield developmentasset management,M&A
  • Adept at government and partner relations, running teams
  • Competence in seismic (2d & 3d) acquisition(re)processing, interpretation, gravity &magnetics
  • Competence with petroleum industry data bases (IHS) & platforms (Geoquest, SMT)


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