Numerous Jobs at Shell Nigeria E & P Company Ltd

This is a technically challenging work environment characterised by a continuing need for research, the pursuit of new technology, and the adoption of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the ability to learn from success as well as failure.

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It is capable of producing an average of over one million barrels of oil equivalent per day. The company's operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 30,000 square kilometres.

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  • Senior Pipeline Interface Engineer
    Senior Pipeline Interface Engineer
    Job ID: F36990
    Location: LAGOS, Lagos , Nigeria
    This experienced professional will coordinate and manage Pipeline Engineering Interface activities,and provide relevant expertise to the Pipeline Disciplines and Project Teams through all phases of the Project,including Concept Selection,design,procurement,construction,commissioning and start-up,to hand-over and initial operations.

    He/She will also be supporting asset integrity and delivery projects from the front-end through execution and commissioning towards value maximisation,and will be looked up to as an important contributor to ongoing projects realization and strategic cost leadership practices within the Deep Water Projects organisation. Other responsibilities include:

    - Proactively comply with and excel in HSE goals and targets. Provide
    HSSE leadership especially to direct reports and with 3rd Party contractors.
    - Proactively manage Deepwater Pipelines Interface,opportunity and risk.
    - Proactively support the multi-discipline Deepwater Project team on all project interface issues, both within the respective project groups and with external interface parties, including developing appropriate interface procedures and databases. Organise, lead and participate in interface workshops to identify and realise project technical assurance, project schedule and cost synergies (eg. common offshore surveys / services etc) across all project phases.
    - Interface with Project Leads of related disciplines,Technical Authorities (TA) and Subject Matter Experts (SME) to ensure compliance with current legislation,industry standards and company procedures.
    - Identify and pursue cost-saving initiatives within the pipeline disciplines and other function.
    - Contributes to assurance reviews, detailed design, tendering and contracting, Engineering, Procurement, Installation and Commissioning of pipelines, including managing the pipelines tendering and contractor selection process as well as the execution work scopes.
    - Coach and develop younger staff on pipeline design,fabrication and installation issues.

    • A Bachelors’ degree in Engineering - Mechanical, Civil, Marine, Construction Management, Offshore Engineering, or related disciplines, in addition to at least 8 years work experience post-NYSC
    • Working knowledge of a broad range of relevant engineering systems, tools and practices
    • Strong technical background with understanding of relevant Engineering processes and drawings, e.g. such as process, mechanical, safety, instrumentation, electrical and civil engineering
    • Strong conceptual innovative thinking with technical, analytical and commercial business skills.
    • A strong Commitment to HSSE.
    • Should have strong team-working skills.
    • Ability to deal with multiple, often conflicting, goals and priorities, including working under pressure.
    • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team comprising Shell, Co-venturer, government and contractor persons.
    • Good leadership qualities and excellent team-building/ playing capability, with high personal integrity and respect for people.
    • High degree of self motivation with a proven track record in achieving stretching personal and business goals.
    • Demonstrate ability to mentor and coach less experienced staff.
    • Very good communication skills
    • Commitment to making a career in the discipline.

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study:
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Principal Subsea Controls Engineer

    Principal Subsea Controls Engineer
    Job ID: F36980
    Location: Lagos, Lagos , Nigeria

    The Principal Subsea Controls Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering and coordination skills (as “subsea controls work package lead engineer”) to assigned project team towards delivering a reliable, completely functional subsea control system on schedule and within budget. The systems consist of both topsides and subsea components.

    The work spans FEED, detail design and execution phases of our ongoing deep water development projects. It also includes specialist/trouble-shooting support covering both onshore and offshore during the pre-commissioning/ commissioning phases of the project.

    The scope will also involve providing support to the subsea surveillance team for operating assets in the planning and execution of intervention activities for subsea facilities and topsides located equipment (HPU/HCU, umbilical termination assemblies, Master Control Stations, Electrical Power Units).

    For all assigned projects or operations support activities:
    • Ensure that all deliverables, including associated responsibilities and controls as defined in the quality assurance framework for subsea control,and ensure compliance with specified company & industry subsea standards
    • Identify the specific functional requirements of the subsea control system for both topsides and subsea interface, including identifying,reviewing and applying relevant new technology.
    • Develop/review schedules for own discipline activities,and determine the deliverables and hold points necessary to meet the project requirements.
    • Monitor progress throughout the project phases and ensure that the delivered system meets the requirements/specifications,including project targets for schedule, cost, production build-up, operability and reliability.
    • Work with colleagues from Controls and Automation (Topsides), Operational Readiness and other relevant disciplines to define required subsea control system interfaces.
    • Ensure that the systems are properly tested and outcomes documented prior to deployment by development of detailed procedures and assignment of experienced QA/QC personnel.
    • Ensure that the systems are installed correctly via creation of thorough installation and pre-commissioning procedures and that interfaces with all project team personnel are properly effectively managed.
    • Carry out project learning and/or after action reviews to document problems and prevent reoccurrences.
    • Provide technical mentoring & transfer learning to less experienced local staff.
    • Ensure that all work is done in a manner consistent with Shell’s minimum standards and policies.
    • Respond to technical issues and design questions relating to existing infrastructure on Bonga FPSO
    • Motivating and coaching less experienced colleagues.
    • Collaborate with professional colleagues outside SNEPCo to deliver quality and seamless service to our customers as needed.

    A recognized B.Sc. in Control and Automation Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
    • At least 12 years experience in Control and Automation engineering with at least 8 years experience directly related to subsea controls and automation in a project environment.
    • Knowledge of existing standards and ability to develop Subsea Controls System functionality requirements for new deep-water development projects.
    • Played a significant role on a major project. Demonstrated capability to proactively implement plans, follow through with sustained execution, and to meet project milestones
    • Good supervisory qualities and experience, including good communication skills, and proactive commitment to HSE
    • Ability to deal with multiple, often conflicting, goals and priorities
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in driving change.
    • Strong interpersonal skills – able to influence and develop relationships across disciplines and culture, be comfortable coaching and motivating others, and delivering through others.
    • Familiar with project development challenges in Nigeria or in other regions with similar challenges.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Skillful at leading through influence.
    • Values and is open to listening to stakeholders perspectives, maintain composure under pressure while providing clear and decisive leadership.

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 12 year(s)
    Course of Study:
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Investigation & Loss Prevention Adviser

    Investigation & Loss Prevention Adviser
    Job ID: F36955
    Location: Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    • Focal point for investigation of all reported security related incidents in SPDC.
    • Supervises Security Investigation and Surveillance Team of SPY Police Command.
    • Manages External Government Security Agents Involved in Investigation,Prosecution and Loss Prevention Processes in the division.
    • Contracts Holder: Investigation and Loss Prevention Consultancy Services.
    • Budget Allocation : USD700,000

    Specific Functions:
    • Develop strategies that would achieve significant reduction in losses due to criminal activities.
    • Develop and maintain proper and fit-for-purpose guidelines and procedures for investigating criminal activities (e.g.,stealing,burglary,armed robbery,etc) in the company’s assets and operations within the division.
    • Maintain database and provide weekly reports on criminal cases under investigation,prosecution and those for which convictions are obtained.
    • Lead investigation into reported criminal cases.
    • Manage issues of threat to Life on Staff and their family
    • Manage violation to access control and impersonation
    • Carryout centralised crime trend analysis in the division
    • Maintain data Base for People at Risk Management System
    • In conjunction with Legal Department,prepare company staff as witnesses for court.
    • Capture and report trends in criminal activities (nature and modus operandi) and communicate learning points on a need to know basis.
    • Monitor compliance with the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR) during arrest,detention and prosecution of suspects.

    Job Knowledge:
    • Company policies and procedures
    • Investigation skills (Report writing, interviewing / elicitation, Statement taking techniques)
    • Leadership / Management skills
    • Interpersonal and networking skills.
    • Knowledge of Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR)
    A minimum of five years experience, three of which, must have been spent in investigation activities – incident investigation, crime investigation, background screening.
    A university degree in Criminology, Law, Security Administration or any of the Social Science disciplines.

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Rivers
    Experience: 5 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Internal Communications Adviser/Editor

    Internal Communications Adviser/Editor
    Job ID: F36954
    Location: Lagos, Lagos , Nigeria

    To support the Internal Communications Manger in coordinating and managing the production of Shell World Nigeria and other internal publications, journals,newsletters etc,and facilitating the timely dissemination of information to both internal and external stakeholders. To write,edit and publicise key messages and stories about the company and its employees in a variety of publications and media. To manage activities pertaining to the internal and external Shell Nigeria websites, Shell Nigeria’s social media strategy for effective reputation management and to promote goodwill to Shell's business.

    Source and develop stories and draw up story list for each quarterly edition of Shell World to accurately reflect and publicise the company's position and endeavours.
    Write,edit and publicise key messages and stories in a variety of publications and media including articles/stories for channels including print,web,videos and Shell reports.
    Manage and control information display on the Shell intranet/internet websites and social media forums to promote effective information dissemination.
    Undertake research,writing,editing and production of articles in support of other corporate publications to enhance internal and external communications through publications.
    Draft/edit/publish staff notifications.
    Responsible for editorial review of all internal and external documents as required before publication or external use.
    Help to develop and enforce consistent Shell writing style.

    • Native English speaker with excellent oral and written communications skills. Proficiency in other language(s) would be advantageous.
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communication-related field and 5-7 years (corporate) experience in journalism, preferably with print/electronic/new media or a Master’s degree with 3-5 years experience. Communications experience in a variety of industries and countries is highly beneficial.
    • Clear understanding/knowledge of print and web processes and objectives, and social media.


    Excellent business and creative writing skills
    Editing skills
    Ability to deliver on time under pressure
    Ability to cope with tight deadlines and a wide range of tasks simultaneously
    Openness, flexibility, creativity and focused on getting results
    High degree of enthusiasm and interest

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 7 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Team Lead,Standards, New Initiatives & Strategy

    Team Lead,Standards,New Initiatives & Strategy
    Job ID: F36953
    Location: Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    Lead structured process of scanning the operating environment to identify emerging stakeholder issues and non-technical risks across SEPCiN and developing innovative responses that helps to sustain business operations and keep Shell ahead of competition
    Coordinate multi-disciplinary plug-in to the Sustainable Development & Community Relations (SDCR) business delivery framework across SEPCiN to ensure alignment with business priorities and Shell Group HSSE & SP framework
    Serve as authorised person in social performance for development of Country level SI & DRD strategy & plan in line with HSSE & SP framework
    Develop and manage structured processes for maturing new initiatives and innovative improvement on existing processes to enhance business value realisation and contribute to reputation
    Develop framework for community interface management for new business opportunities within SCiN and co-ordinate multidisciplinary input to ensure effective management of the strategy
    Provide SP and SD functional leadership and guidance to Remediation,Oil spill response,pipeline surveillance,and Community content teams to ensure full integration of SD/SP in these business activities.
    Manage deployment of SDCR policies and procedures and its application across SEPCiN business functions to ensure consistency
    Develop and manage structured process for preparation and periodic update of Social Performance strategy/plans for the Assets/oilfields in line with Group SP requirements
    Drive GMoU maturation & renewals to ensure deployment/renewals align with business priority.
    Manage the integration of GMoU framework with key business processes and activities (CR,pipeline surveillance,community content etc) to provide single platform for community interface across SEPCiN
    Develop a systematic institutional capacity building programme for members of community trusts and cluster development boars to equip them with skills to manage the implementation of community led development programmes and conflict resolution activities under the GMoU
    Coordinate SDCR and other non-technical teams deliverables in the implementation of community interdependency projects to ensure synergy
    Drive the preparation of Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) and Chance Find Procedures to safeguard cultural heritage in situations where major projects or production operations results in physical and/or economic displacement of people
    Drive continuous improvement in the delivery of SDCR services to internal stakeholders (Project,Asset,Remediation,Environment,BOM s etc) through periodic feedback and reviews
    Lead the review and update SDCR policy and procedures to ensure continuous alignment with HSSE & SP Framework,Shell Group business processes (SGBP,ORP,Gift & Hospitality etc) and applicable external frameworks such as the IFC Performance standards,Equator principles etc

    Demonstrate ability to identify and focus on priorities
    Ability to work under pressure and excellent organisational skills
    Solid leadership, strategic thinking and problem solving skills
    High degree of flexibility and accountability in order to respond to changing business environment
    Good understanding of the processes required for developing and monitoring strategic plans
    Ability to work with a variety of other stakeholders
    Must be of very high integrity and possess excellent interpersonal skills, with good track record
    Must have excellent networking skills and ability to communicate effectively

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Rivers
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Senior Project Engineer - Pipelines

    Senior Project Engineer - Pipelines
    Job ID: F36448
    Location: Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    The Senior Project Pipeline Engineer is accountable for leading a team of engineers who provide pipeline engineering and operations / maintenance expertise for all phases of design and execution in terms of concept selection, development of basis for design through construction, commissioning and start-up of pipeline projects.

    Other responsibilities include:
    • Provide technical expertise and technical review capabilities in the area of Pipeline engineering for oil and gas projects and operations.These can be onshore as well as offshore.
    • Based on the predicted process data, contribute to the definition of the functional requirements of the pipeline system in respect of volumes, pressures, temperatures including corrosion tolerance and calculation of wall thickness using requisite tools.
    • Develop pipeline system specifications, e.g. operating envelopes, pressure controls and safeguarding, metering and constraints for operation of the pipeline system. Design the pipeline system for stability and strength against environmental and operational loads.
    • Perform option evaluations,and QCs on Pipeline engineering work. This includes pipeline route identification, surveys and selection to reduce environmental impact; design of emergency shutdown systems, special pipeline components, risers and tie-ins; coatings and liners and insulation/heat tracing. Carry out cost estimates for the various options.
    • Apply and ensure availability of requisite licenses and permits.
    • Provide pipeline-engineering Technical Authority (TA) role for the development of detail design, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning specifications and procedures.
    • Review Contractor’s HSE and quality plans in order to ensure compatibility with Nigerian and Standards and specifications.
    • Identify and evaluate process hazards,develop hazardous area classification, and contribute to the development of HEMP d ocumentation.
    • Participate in pipeline projects audits / reviews, HAZOPs, Hazard and QRAs during concept development, conceptual and detailed design basis. Implement recommendations of the Environmental Impact Assessments studies in the pipeline designs and specifications.
    • Maintain frequent contact with other pipeline engineers in order to disseminate best practices,work practices and quality control systems.
    • Manage delegated authorities of any contracts as per the Contract Management Guideline with special emphasis on the HSE issues of the contractor.
    • Collate/prepare progress reviews and financial performance reports as required.
    • Coach and mentor sub-ordinates and ensure that all members of the team have personal development plans and also receive coaching and mentoring.
    • Participate in SPDC mentoring scheme for young graduates.
    • Develop own skills and competence in line with changing business needs and technical advances in discipline. Evaluate and capture new knowledge and learning.

    • A University degree in a technical engineering discipline (preferably Mechanical Engineering)
    • A minimum of 10 years experience in oil and gas operations, of which 4 years in pipeline project engineering, front-end engineering design and some experience in pipeline operations and maintenance.
    • An understanding and in depth knowledge of a broad range of pipeline-engineering systems, tools and practices and a thorough understanding of project economics
    • Working knowledge of of corrosion management and pipeline maintenance practice.
    • Familiar with International pipeline standards.
    • Good interpersonal, leadership and negotiating skills.
    • Well-developed communications skills (i.e. report writing and presentation) and ability to cope with complexity and uncertaintyare essential.

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Rivers
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Senior Process Engineer

    Senior Process Engineer
    Job ID: F36447
    Location: Port harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    Assist the Regional Discipline Lead for Process Engineering in providing technical and assurance governance support to operations,Assets and projects through peer -assisted reviews,independent design reviews,Value Assurance Reviews,HAZOP,etc.

    Other key responsibilities include the following:

    1. To provide process engineering advice and steers via participation of peer-assisted reviews,Independent Design Reviews,Value Assurance Reviews,HAZOP,etc to assure projects design implementation are in compliance with relevant standards.
    2. Technical Authority 2,process engineering supporting TA-1 in the implementation of Discipline standards.
    3. To provide technical support to operation assets to assure operations are within opertaing envelope and in compliance with applicable standards.
    4. Assist operation assets to mature improvement proposals.
    5. Assist the Discipline Lead in management of process engineering skill pool in areas of graduates development and Learning and Development.
    6. Provide disicpline advice in Incident reviews and investigations and application of new technologies.

    Chemical Engineering Degree BSc or MSc or its equivalent and a minimum of 10 years experience in process engineering practice in the exploration and production (upstream) of oil and gas industry.

    Demonstratable expereince in conceptual or front end, detailed design, operation and optimisation of oil and gas treatment facilities with a broad exposure to all aspects of process engineering including pipeline hydraulics, flow asurance, process control and safeguarding.
    Had a good working knowledge of reservoir engineering, production technology and well enginering.

    A good understanding of complimentary surface engineering disicplines - mechanical, control automation,pipeline, electrical etc.

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Rivers
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Senior Process Engineer (Asset Surveillance & Optimisation)

    Senior Process Engineer (Asset Surveillance & Optimisation)
    Job ID: F36446
    Location: Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    To assure optimal and safe utilization of existing producing and terminal facilities for enhanced oil and gas production by facilities / process optimization and surveillance engineering activities.

    The surveillance & optimisation team works with its production operations customers to enhance oil & gas production and deliver highest return on investment from their hydrocarbon opportunities by:

    - Identifying and selecting the optimum facilities concept by working in and leading integrated discipline/business teams.
    - Optimising the asset performance/maintain asset integrity throughout its lifetime.
    - Finding innovative and cost effective engineering solutions that are integrated into the TECOP spectrum,to unlock reserves and to optimise and improve production capacities of the surface facilities.

    Other responsibilities include:

    1. Provide front-line engineering support to Operations & Maintenance for all producing assets and terminals to ensure reduction in production deferments and optimal utilization of surface facilities.
    2. Proactively monitor and plan surface intervention by surveillance teams; monitor operating performance to ensure optimized performance of producing facilities and asset integrity.
    3. Establish and maintain operating envelops and limit diagrams for all producing facilities and terminal in order to ensure optimal and safe use of facilities.
    4. Build and maintain process models (UNISIM,PIPESIM,GAP etc.) for all producing facilities and terminals where required,to ensure production optimization and availability of design data.
    5. Undertake process & optimization studies for assets as and when required.
    6. Ensure full time participation by surveillance & optimization engineers in Asset WRM activities to maximize production from existing facilities.
    7. Ensure optimized and safe use of existing producing facilities by proposing modifications in hard ware or process,where necessary. Manage resistance to change in complying with operating limits within recommended envelops by asset operations.
    8. Facilitate,review,and assist asset operations & maintenance to secure approvals for Technical Change Requests to ensure technical and safety integrity of all producing facilities and terminal are maintained.
    9. Carry out reviews of existing facilities to maximize throughput of hydrocarbons and propose modifications required to meet production targets and comply with HSE objectives.
    10. Optimise process flow schemes,which maximize the product yield and economic performance of facilities whilst achieving HSE objectives based on the ALARP concept.
    11. Carry out periodic review of assets as part of surveillance activities to ensure that producing facilities meet stipulated minimum functional requirements and Process safety.
    12. Carry out surface facilities and production systems surveillance engineering activities to ensure updated facilities database and technical integrity of all producing facilities.

    A University degree preferably in chemical / mechanical engineering. A minimum of 10 years experience in process / facilities eng.

    Knowledge of simulation tools e.g., UNISIM, IPSM-GAP, PIPESIM, etc.

    Strong conceptual, innovative, and systems thinking ability.

    Understanding of subsurface, operations, and maintenance working processes.

    Good communication, inter personal, and leadership skills.

    Team player, self motivated, coaching skills, persistence, with ability to think outside- the- box.

    Application Deadline: Sunday 30 June 2013

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Rivers
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified