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Date Posted: 21/May/2014
Deadline: 03/Jun/2014

Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa, the Middle East, and the North Sea.

Addax Petroleum’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the UK North Sea, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company’s approximate average oil production for 2012 was 167,000 bbl/d.

Addax Petroleum has over 1100 employees worldwide with service offices in Geneva (Switzerland) and Houston (USA), and operating offices in Lagos (Nigeria), Port-Gentil (Gabon) and Douala (Cameroon)


Position Description
To supervise and coordinate the execution of offshore installation and hook up of Structures, Pipelines, and Brown Fields Work offshore Nigeria.

Monitor the work activities of the (Company/Contractor), ensuring materials deliveries are scheduled and all projects are completed safely and within schedule on and with minimal additional costs.
To complete all other assignments as may be assigned by Supervisor.
Position Requirements

1. Carry out all construction and hook up supervision / monitoring activities required for the successful delivery of the assigned works.

2. Comply with Project procedures and reporting requirements.

3. Implement Project HSE policies and procedures

4. Participate in constructability reviews and the planning and scheduling of construction works.

5. Participate in negotiations and resolution of disputes with sub-contractors.

6. Verify work Progress to facilitate invoicing/Payment.

7. Maintain a flexible and positive attitude, especially with regard to the working environment and highly focused safety and security procedures.

8. Ensure all permits to work are in place.

9. Monitor overall progress against schedule, providing reporting on same to line management, highlighting the potential for slippage and propose remedial actions and signing daily reports.

10.Ensure projects are completed and handed over on schedule.

11.Review project quality plans and ensure compliance with the agreed quality plans.

12.Prepare project close out and “lessons learnt” reports.

13.Implement project HSE Plans, conduct audits and inspections to ensure compliance.

14.Develop Procedures, Scope of Work, and Method Statements as may be required.

15.Review and comment on construction work procedures; assess personnel and equipment for suitability for the work.

16.Liaise with others and supervise materials identification and co-ordination of supply to work sites, ensure adequate inspection and testing is carried out, ensure as-built drawings are produced.

17.Ensure project team and sub-contractors have viable schedules for their work, recognising interfaces with other on-going APDNL activities.

18.Ensure that adequate records are maintained for all inspection and testing carried out.

19.Participate in all pre- commissioning activities.

20.Will be responsible for execution of platform and pipeline projects.

21.Prepare project execution plan and cost estimate and assist in the preparation of tender or service order documents, e.g. preparation of contract scope of work & pricing schedule and evaluate tenders.

22.Supervise the engineering service contractor to deliver the service safely at the agreed cost and time and of the desired quality.

23.Provide assistance in the administration of the project change procedure and review third party estimates for changes.


Zero LTI’s.

On time and budget delivery of all work scopes.

No, or minimal, site modifications or rework.

Implementation of Management of Change Procedure as required.


Degree in Engineering

Minimum of 5-8 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 3 years in a similar position with an operating company, Nigerian / West African experience preferred.

Minimum 25 years old


Experience in offshore facilities construction work is essential, especially in the installation of platforms and pipeline laying in shallow water (5 – 15 m), as well as working on facilities expansions where simultaneous production and construction operations are required.

Experience of onshore fabrication and construction works for above facilities.

A good understanding of the relevant codes and standards for welding work and testing requirements for same is a prerequisite.

A reasonable understanding of E & I construction and testing works.

Fluent spoken and written English.

Strong interpersonal skills are essential, for dealing with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles, as well as being able to fit in as a team player.

Fit and fully mobile, so as to maintain the supervision at the various locations where activities related to the work will be carried out.

A self-starter, able to plan and work way forwards at locations remote from Alliance project engineering and engineering management staff.

Proven experience of supervising and coordinating the activities of a multi-discipline construction supervision team.

Good communication and team building skills at all levels – able to lead and gain the respect of contractor and 3rd parties.

Must be resourceful with the ability to improvise / prioritise when confronted with obstacles without losing focus and attention to detail.

Must be able to exercise relevant construction / installation judgement ensuring success of the assigned projects.

Proven track record in managing multicultural situations.

Results-driven, focussed on delivery and quality of the projects.

Able to hold own ground when challenged by others, being able to present a balanced view when putting arguments forward.

Comfortable working with a multinational, multicultural team.

6 / 2 Contract position. With additional working periods and onshore relief work as operationally required.


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