Country Manager - SPM

Location: Luanda - Angola

SPM is seeking a Country Manager with 25+ yrs experience in oil and gas industry.  The successful candidate will work within an experienced team of engineers, geoscientists, commercial advisors and planners to take oil and gas fields to production.  This includes all aspects of offshore field development, from the reservoir to market, through selection of the optimum field development solution, well construction and delivery, production operations, infrastructure installation and commissioning in compliance with HSE Standards and Policies.

The Country Manager will use his/her core skills and experience to manage the different stakeholders including SPM partners and suppliers.  The role requires strong understanding of Angolan Oil & Gas laws and regulations in addition to offshore operations and technical background as well as petroleum economics, budget, schedule and cost.

Location: Luanda, Angola

Responsibilities:

  • Builds and develops effective working relationships with all SPM stakeholders.
  • Lead and coordinate the team and interface with SPM stakeholders, including partners, governments, and suppliers
  • Identify and validate the key parameters that define the range of short, medium, and long term development plan
  • Lead integration with multidisciplinary team to execute surface to subsurface development plan
  • Create appropriate scopes of work for any required studies, and manage subsequent engineering studies and design.
  • Accountable for planning process for annual and long-term plans based on all business and technical inputs and variables including production volumes, level of activity, capital and operating expenditures, logistics, legal, procurement and contracting, operating income, cashflow, and profitability
  • Governance and stewardship of asset management planning processes in the asset
  • Oversee overall contracting and procurement strategies to match annual and long-term plans.
  • Monitor the value added through investment initiatives
  • Play a key role in the development and execution of processes in production accounting, expenditure recognition, investments, profitability and project key performance indicators
  • Identifies areas where new and cost effective techniques can be applied
  • Responsible for raising technical exemptions and Management of Change if required during the conceptual evaluation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree and qualification level: Bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering
  • Experience level:  25+ years
  • Strong knowledge of Angolan Oil & Gas laws and regulations
  • Hands on experience in production operations, well delivery, and  field development large infrastructure projects
  • Minimum 15 years in management
  • Involvement in at least one of subsea, deepwater, FPSO or minimum platform facilities development.
  • Need to have practical Operator experience in areas of asset planning
  • HSE leadership and ability to work in multidisciplinary teams

 

Key Behavioural Factors           

  • Part of a management team and is required to work autonomously
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Driven, takes ownership of issues and drives them to completion
  • Strong commitment to HSE
  • Flexible and adaptive approach to work.
  • Self-starter and self-motivated person who can demonstrate use of initiative.
  • Enquiring mind, identifies efficiencies and improvements
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Good communication and cross functional integration skills
  • Leadership
  • Planning Ability

 

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.



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