Career Opportunities at Schlumberger

SchlumbergerSchlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing approximately 108,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production.

Project Services Manager

 
The Project Services Manager is responsible for the project controls on the project including estimating, cost control, planning, procurement and document control for a fast track offshore / onshore oil & gas construction project.  This will include gathering and the collation progress information to the project engineer for inclusion in progress reports and registers.  This will require management and co-ordination of the activities of the different disciplines, contractors and vendors engaged on the project, including the offshore installation and hook up scopes.


The Project Services Manager will communicate articulately and persuasively to client senior management and other key stakeholders.  Enjoy solving problems including analysing project data trends to propose improvements where applicable, work well as part of a team, and manage work by other people.


Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction, coaching and guidance in project services including the development of personnel assigned to the team adopting an attitude of care and respect for self and colleagues. 
  • Co-ordinates and plans resource and recruitment requirements.  Provides competence assurance for the tasks undertaken, is responsible for team performance and improvement as required.
  • Develop and maintain project control process and procedures
  • Establish process for progress control including the interaction with contractors planning engineers
  • The ability to evaluate and use selected specialised software tools to analyse project data trends to clearly illustrate key findings including project progress information
  • Maintain project planning information including earned value calculations
  • Manage and maintain the project management of change register
  • Manage and maintain the project purchasing and material register including expediting methods for items on the critical path to maintain the project schedule
  • Collate, maintain and report project cost exposure and forecasts
  • Support the project document control with the maintenance of the master deliverables list including contractor document control
  • Provides effective communication at all levels ensuring that all interfaces is effectively being managed, strive for continuous improvement through knowledge sharing
  • Effective QHSE and risk management
  • Application of client’s standards and local legislation, ensures adherence to Company processes and procedures where applicable             
  • Complies with, and ensures the implementation of, the Company Safety & Environment Policy.  Demonstrates visible commitment to an excellent HSSE performance, including understanding of the Client and In-Country Standards. Commits to excellent Quality management, including the implementation of a Quality Management Strategy compliant with Client Standards
Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified relevant to the role
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 6+ years’ oil and gas experience with 4+ project controls experience for an operator (preferred) or oilfield service main contractor may be considered
  • Knowledge of jacket fabrication, subsea construction, offshore heavy lifting, FPSO offshore commissioning is preferred
  • Proven experience in delivering project on time and budget

Project Manager

 
The Project Manager is accountable to ensure the project keeps within budget and schedule for a fast-track offshore / onshore oil & gas construction project. This will require management of other project management team members, interaction with other departments within the client oil company (e.g. Drilling, Government Relations, Operations), as well as co-ordination of the activities of the different contractors and vendors engaged on the project, including  the offshore installation and hook up scopes.


The Project Manager will communicate articulately and persuasively to client senior management and other key stakeholders, enjoy solving problems, and work well as part of a team and manage work by other people.


Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction, coaching and guidance in lean project management including the development of personnel assigned to the team adopting an attitude of care and respect for self and colleagues 
  • Co-ordinates and plans resource and recruitment requirements.  Provides competence assurance for the tasks undertaken, is responsible for team performance and improvement as required.
  • Provides effective communication at all levels ensuring that all interfaces including stakeholders is effectively being managed, strive for continuous improvement through knowledge sharing
  • Management of the project QHSE and risk management
  • Define and execute project improvement plans
  • Management of the main contractors including engineering design, fabrication, heavy lift vessels and construction and commissioning
  • Application of client’s standards and local legislation, ensures adherence to Company processes and procedures where applicable
  • Complies with, and ensures the implementation of, the Company Safety & Environment Policy.  Demonstrates visible commitment to an excellent HSSE performance, including understanding of the Client and In-Country Standards. Commits to excellent Quality management, including the implementation of a Quality Management Strategy compliant with Client Standards

Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Offshore medical and survival certification
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 10+ years’ oil and gas experience with at least 4+ years’ experience as Project Manager for an operator (preferred) or oilfield service main contractor may be considered
  • The candidate will have knowledge and direct work experience is preferred in jacket fabrication, subsea construction, offshore heavy lifting, FPSO offshore commissioning
  • Proven work experience in delivery in the West African environment

Project Engineer

 
The Project Engineer is responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the offshore facilities within their area of responsibility to keep within budget and schedule for a fast track offshore / onshore oil & gas construction project.  This will include supporting the Project Manager developing and maintaining risk register, project changes to prevent schedule slippage and cost escalation.


The Project Engineer will communicate articulately and persuasively to client senior management and other key stakeholders, enjoy solving problems, and work well as part of a team and manage work by other people.


Responsibilities:


  • Application of lean project management principles
  • Assist the project manager and deputise in their absence
  • Planning, project management, cost estimating and cost control including co-ordination of resource requirements under their control including project team technical authorities
  • Management of technical change and control of project documentation
  • The ability to evaluate others work and use selected specialised software tools
  • Individual will be part of a team of highly experienced and respected individuals and professionals who will support them to extend and strengthen their skills and capabilities including supporting others with their development
  • Provides effective communication at all levels ensuring that all interfaces is effectively being managed, strive for continuous improvement through knowledge sharing including management of the project interface register
  • Compilation of regular project reports for review of the project manager and senior management team
  • Effective QHSE and risk management
  • Management of contractors including engineering design, fabrication, heavy lift vessels and construction and commissioning
  • Application of client’s standards and local legislation, ensures adherence to Company processes and procedures where applicable
  • Complies with, and ensures the implementation of, the Company Safety & Environment Policy.  Demonstrates visible commitment to an excellent HSSE performance, including understanding of the Client and In-Country Standards. Commits to excellent Quality management, including the implementation of a Quality Management Strategy compliant with Client Standards

Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree
  • Offshore medical and survival certification
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 6+ years’ oil and gas experience with at least 4+ years’ experience as Project Engineer for an operator (preferred) or oilfield service main contractor may be considered
  • Experience is preferred in jacket fabrication, subsea construction, offshore heavy lifting, FPSO offshore commissioning
  • Proven experience in delivering project outcomes from concept engineering through to operation

Construction and Commissioning Manager

 
The Construction and Commissioning Manager is responsible for managing and supervising the construction and commissioning of the offshore facilities to keep within budget and schedule for a fast-track offshore / onshore oil & gas construction project.  This will require management of construction and commissioning team members interaction with other departments within the client Oil Company as well as co-ordination of the activities of the different contractors and specialist vendors engaged.  This will include the onshore facilities construction, offshore subsea construction, offshore platform installation and hook up, management of commissioning and completion controls scopes.


The Construction and Commissioning Manager will communicate articulately and persuasively to client senior management and other key stakeholders, enjoy solving problems, and work well as part of a team and manage work by other people.  They will also have the ability to motivate construction and commissioning workforce including offshore site visits.


Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction, coaching and guidance in construction and commissioning management including the development of personnel assigned to the team adopting an attitude of care and respect for self and colleagues
  • Co-ordinates and plans resource and recruitment requirements ensuring sufficient resources mobilization to meet the project schedule.  Provides competence assurance for the tasks undertaken, is responsible for team performance and improvement as required. Review and approve contractor competencies and method statements
  • Provide constructability input into the design assist in the development of construction and commissioning procedures and plans, review and approve contractor design and installation proposals ensuring that all work is to the required standard and that all drawings, specifications, inspections and certifications are strictly adhered to 
  • Provides effective communication at all levels ensuring that all interfaces is effectively being managed co-ordinated, strive for continuous improvement through knowledge sharing
  • Management of the main contractors including engineering design, fabrication, heavy lift vessels and construction and commissioning. Responsible for material control and site services
  • Application of client’s standards and local legislation, ensures adherence to Company processes and procedures where applicable             
  • Establish and ensure the project has an effective Risk Management, HSSE, Quality Assurance and Control playing an active role especially during construction and commissioning phase.  Complies with, and ensures the implementation of, the Company Safety & Environment Policy.  Demonstrates visible commitment to an excellent HSSE performance, including understanding of the Client and In-Country Standards. Commits to excellent Quality management, including the implementation of a Quality Management Strategy compliant with Client Standards

Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Offshore medical and survival certification
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 10+ years’ oil and gas experience with at least 4+ years’ experience as Construction  Manager for an operator (preferred) or oilfield service main contractor may be considered
  • The preferred candidate will have direct work experience in jacket fabrication, subsea construction, offshore heavy lifting, FPSO offshore commissioning
  • Proven work experience in delivery in the West African environment
Method of Application

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