Search for Job Vacancies and Career Opportunities in Nigeria

Latest Job Vacancy At Addax Petroleum

Date Posted: 26/May/2014
Deadline: 06/Jun/2014

Manager, Maintenance & Reliability


Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.

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
Manage all APDNL offshore and onshore maintenance planning, support, inspection, shutdown activities and integrity of fixed assets in order to deliver unit availability and reliability, required to maintain production within company and governmental guidelines.

Responsible for ensuring that the Maintenance and Reliability section has a clearly defined strategy, structure and appropriate processes in place to provide the correct level of support for the management of a wide variety of maintenance, reliabilty, inspection, repair, risk assessment, and corrosion management technologies to ensure that Addax Maintenance & Asset Integrity Management Programs are executed with optimal effectiveness.

Demonstrate lead management commitment to the Addax HSSE Policies and to the HSE MS.
Position Requirements

Actively participate in all HSE initiatives to support the delivery of zero accidents and incidents.

Manage interfaces and work collaboratively with the other departments such as Facilities, Asset Management, SCM, HSE and contractors.

Identify and deliver improvements in policy, strategy and efficiency of maintenance, integrity, engineering and related HSE processes/activities to optimize maintenance/operational life cycle costs in line with Addax strategies and KPI’s.

Manage the planning, implementing and co-ordinating Asset Integrity Management Systems, Corrosion Management & annual inspection programme of onshore & offshore assets liaising with Operations, Asset Management, HSE and Facilities.

Develop application and fully implement risk and reliability management techniques, like RBI, RCM and IPF.

Responsible for the 5-year Integrity plan i.e. Hardware Barrier Reviews and FAIRs.

Provide Technical Authority support for discipline engineering, relevant maintenance disciplines and projects, and manage change control. Maintain healthy and competent capability of TAs.

Development, implementation and maintenance of engineering and maintenance procedures and management • Develop where needed and implement risk based inspection programs to improve asset integrity with a strong focus on safety, cost containment and integrity.

Develop asset integrity conditioning monitoring strategies and programs for loss containment purposes including corrosion monitoring and all issues, which have potential to impact asset integrity, including equipment/hardware, process/procedures, operational business systems, verification/ assurance and personnel competences.

Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track program performance and KPMI (Key Parameters for Mechanical Integrity) Program where applicable for the Business Area.

Maximize fixed equipment uptime to optimize shutdowns and extend turnaround intervals in compliance to regulatory requirements and identify resources to support troubleshooting of fixed equipment recurrent problems and apply root case analysis (RCA) practices to equipment failure investigations.

Support the implementation of production uptime programs including Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM).

Lead the Degradation Manuals Program:

o Ensure adequate, consistent working documents are in place for all plants and equipment
o Ensure Asset Integrity Engineers have ownership of their Degradation Manuals.

Recruit, mentor, and develop national staff with a view to progressively advance the nationalisation of the Company’s staff in country.


Reduction in downtime due to loss of containment and mechanical failures.

Increase in uptime through implementation of PM & PdM.

Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS) is in place and functioning.

Continuous improvement programs in place and functioning.


Engineering degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Corrosion or Metallurgy.

20+ years’ experience required in the oil & gas industry both offshore and onshore. Experience in West Africa is a plus.


• Familiarity with and understanding of:

Maintenance and Asset integrity management at a senior management level.

Strong knowledge of relevant regulations, codes, standards and maintenance planning.

Knowledge and experience in Pressure vessel, pipeline and storage tank integrity management.

Strong Managerial, communication and organisational skills are essential. Presentation skills and ability to develop staff.

Able to influence people, must be flexible and able to multi-task.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Click the Apply now button to send your application

Apply Now  

Subscribe to FREE Job Alerts.


Subscribe to Job Alert
Filter Jobs
  • Location



    Job Type



Latest Jobs and Recruitment in Nigeria Today is the fastest-growing jobs in Nigeria job listing platform .

JustJobsng is Nigeria's leading online jobs site, providing the latest job vacancies and recruitment in Nigeria in a variety of industries and locations in Nigeria.

Search for all job vacancies in Nigeria here on Nigeria’s #1 Job site. Everything latest jobs in Nigeria, Jobs in Nigeria, recruitment in Nigeria, vacancies In Nigeria and employment opportunities in Nigeria is our forte.

Browse our website and search current job opportunities that meet your search criteria. Also you can help yourself with our career resources that will assist you when preparing for an interview.

Our job services are FREE. We strive to post only genuine/Verified Jobs.

Sign up for latest jobs and recruitment offers in Nigeria today!