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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
Provide engineering planning, scheduling and reporting services for a wide range of upstream oil and gas projects for offshore and onshore projects within Nigeria. These projects include upgrades and expansions of existing facilities, ranging from ca. $US10 – 100 MM, as well as major green field projects valued up to $US900MM.
Position Requirements

1.Develop and maintain specific engineering planning, scheduling and reporting procedures to align with the Facilities Integrated Planning System.

2.Prepare and maintain updated engineering plans, as well as resourced detailed schedules, for all Facilities projects requiring engineering services, based on the current Facilities Technical Work Plan (FTWP).

3.Ensure all project plans are based on latest approved Engineering Deliverable Register (EDR).

4.Perform resource loading and generate reports as required.

5.Monitor actual versus planned progress against approved (base lined) detailed schedules. Prepare forecasts and highlight / resolve areas of concern and prepare appropriate recovery plans.

6.Identify critical paths and analyse and propose improvements to schedules.

7.Produce weekly and monthly Project Progress reports, look ahead and ad-hoc reports, as requested by the Manager, Engineering.

8.Review & audit contractors engineering planning procedures, reports and schedules.

9.Provide leave cover for other Planners as required.


1.Provide leadership in the development of plans and schedules within the Engineering group.

2.Maintain up to date schedules for the Engineering group and provide “early warning” of any potential shortfalls or other issues.

3.Issue Weekly and Monthly Progress Reports by the agreed deadlines.


No direct responsibility, but indirectly responsible for the execution of an annual Facilities budget in the order of $US 200 – 500MM.


University Degree engineering or other relevant discipline discipline, although lower qualifications can be accepted where experience levels are demonstrably high and appropriate to job requirements.

Full membership of a relevant International Institution preferred, but not essential.

Minimum of 8-years relevant experience within the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry, with at least 2 years in a planning position within the engineering function.

30 +years old


Sound multi-discipline knowledge of the engineering activities required for the delivery of Facilities projects.

Experience of planning, scheduling and tracking progress of engineering deliverables.

Proficient in MSProject/Word/Excel/Powerpoint.

Good communicator and team player.

Organised, interactive and methodical.

Ability to work under pressure with time constraints.

Comfortable working within a multi-discipline, multi-cultural team environment.


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