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Latest Job Opening At BOURBON Oil & Gas

Date Posted: 16/Jan/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

In constant pursuit of operational excellence, we meet the needs of oil and gas clients by offering a wide range of services in continental offshore and deepwater offshore. Deeply anchored locally, we believe our proximity with our clients is one of our main assets. Through our global network of shipmanagers, of BOURBON Training Centers and BOURBON Repair Centers, we are able to operate everywhere in the world with the same quality and security standards.

Job Title: OSV Fleet Manager BINL

Job ID (170011)


  • To deliver the Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) fleet management service, which includes:
  • Guarantee  the best HSE & operational standards
  • Guarantee the highest technical availability of the fleet
  • Ensure that vessels are operated by highly qualified crews
  • Optimize cost effectiveness
  • The main point of focus shall be to reach the highest client satisfaction at best cost.
  • The OSV fleet management is ruled by the shipmanagement agreement with contracting commpanies.
  • To deliver the LSA services, which include:
  • Logistics services to BINL and other affiliates vessels
  • Technical support to BINL and other affiliates vessels
  • This service is ruled by the Logisitics service agreement (LSA)
  • To supervise HSE department which leads HSE through all BINL activities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To supervise the fleet management team, with a permanent focus on Cost optimization. It includes :
  • To operate the vessels in a cost effective manner.
  • To lead the preparation of OSV budgets
  • To ensure budget follow up and cost monitoring.
  • To ensure that insurances claims for OSV are properly followed up.

To ensure efficient coordination with marketing teams by:

  • Ensuring formal and timely handovers as per contract deployment form.
  • Collating feedback on each client requirements and difficulties to put vessels ON HIRE, in order to ensure a continuous improvement in contract deployment.
  • Sharing constraints regarding maintenance of vessels to optimize planning and utilization rate
  • To ensure permanent and smooth coordination with contract management by:
  • Promoting transparent communication between operations, contract and vessels.
  • Promoting client-oriented behaviours among his teams and crews.
  • To provide support to any queries from Business Management Director who acts as client satisfaction process owner.


  • CFF scores
  • Client complaints and awards
  • To manage interface and coordination with all other related departments (HSE, procurement, quality, HR, crewing…)
  • Manage relations between his team and other departments
  • Escalate to other head of departments or MD  in case of blockage or difficulties
  • Propose process changes to facilitates smooth and efficient service delivery.
  • To ensure records as per procedure and lead reporting OSV Fleet management activity:
  • Internal BINL report
  • Contracting company shipmanagement quarterly report
  • OSV fleet management report to corporate.
  • To deliver the Logistic and technical support Services as per LSA at best cost by:
  • Ensuring day-to-day internal clients (BINL and other shipmanagement affiliates), through provision of logistic services
  • Optimizing the logistics costs
  • Leading the cost control process for logistics services
  • To supervise the BINL HSE team ensuring continuous improvement of operational safety management knowledge and application.
  • Promote the HSE culture onboard vessels and at shore bases,
  • To support the vessels and Client Satisfaction Chain management in achieving and maintaining compliance with BINL HSE expectations, based on and aligned with BOURBON HSE Plan requirements.
  • To organize and manage onshore team and resources in the most cost effective manner.

To ensure long term management of staff:
Responsible for the overall planning of staff with a view to implementing NCD directive of training Nigerians and placing them in suitable supervisors/managerial positions.
Ensuring Shore based slaff and crews receive necessary trainings to enable them perform their duties effectively.
This position reports to the MD

Accounts Payable
Able to understand group analitycal codification and know-how to book transactions accordingly.
2 - Acquisition
Understand budget concept, evaluate needs effectively, gather and manage data, monitor and review against changes, continuous budget optimization.
3 - Autonomy
Business Management
Service Level Agreement
Know-how to elaborate and revise a service level agreement
3 - Autonomy
Customer Relationship Management
Customer Relationship Management
Know-how to manage customers relationships (internal & external): understanding needs, building relationship, influencing, offering added value solutions, collecting and evaluating client feedback.
3 - Autonomy
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
Knowledge of data collection, data mining, data analysis, benchmarking and statistical techniques. Know-how to select data and use appropriately for research, business intelligence or in order to solve complex situations.
3 - Autonomy
Fleet Management
Fleet Management
Knowledge of the differents operations techniques.
Fleet Management & Regulations
Knowledge of flag, class and port state requirements, Maritime national & international conventions and regulations.
4 - Internal Reference
HSE Culture
Know-how to promote and lead HSE culture and awareness in his/her scope of responsibility.
Incident investigation
Know-how to analyze and manage incidents (reporting, event management, investigation, root cause analysis, closure & follow-up).
4 - Internal Reference
3 - Acquisition
Maintenance Tools
Knowledge of maintenance tools and methodologies and know-how to implement a maintenance plan.
2 - Acquisition
Marine Standards
Marines Standards
Know industry standards: OVID, OSM standard, ISM, IMCA. Know-how to perform OSMSA related to his/her own scope of responsibilities.
4 - Internal Reference
Know-how to develop internal & external network: identifying key contact, connecting, nurturing and building relationship and trust over time, using network to identify opportunities.
3 - Autonomy
Risk Management
Risk Management
Knowledge of Risk Management tools & methodology, know how to perform risk assessments, know how to build risk management processes related to his/her own scope and to implement risk mitigation plan.
4 - Internal Reference
Stress Management
Stress Management
Able to function effectively, react positively and retain self-control when under pressure, facing tight deadlines, changing circumstances, changing priorities, and simultaneous and/or conflicting requests.
3 - Autonomy
 Oil and Gas Industry and Operations Management 

 Fluent English
Computer knowledge
 Bourbon Systems in addition to MS Office

Contract : Rotational 3 month ON 1 month OFF

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