September 19, 2023
Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type
Date of Expiry
30th September, 2023


Coordinate the activities passing through the Well Delivery Process, including the necessary interfaces with
Internal (Field Ops, Engineering and Construction, Subsurface and Planning) and external (government,
regulatory Agencies, contractors etc) stakeholders to maximize the value of Drilling & Well operations.
• Foster a Quality culture within the teams. Set standards and expectations to deliver best-in-class performance
across all Drilling & Wells activities through robust internal stakeholder engagement and external contractor
• Guarantee the accomplishment of Well operations in compliance with codes of practice, safety and
environmental protection, while optimising costs and lead times.
• Contribute to the return on Exploration & Production investments, through a continuous process to improve the
equipment/ resource usage, services and operational procedures.

Ensures personal commitment to COMPANY's policies, standards, codes of conduct and HSE requirements.•
Ensure best engineering practices are deployed on Drilling & Wells operations (Daily cost > 1M$/day; 30-
• Act as Lead in Interface with Contractors, Authorities & Partners external to the Company: NAPIMS, DPR,
NCDMB, NNRA, IOCs and other operators etc.
• Facilitate progressive process evolution with use of both in-house and external software to support
improvements in Quality Management, Operational Performance and Process Efficiency
• Assist the operations teams and to prepare in close collaboration with other entities (GSR, C&P, ECP,
Planning, Project team, Finance etc.) medium to long term drilling plans to achieve safe and cost-effective
• Supports the Manager, Methods and Performance and Head, Materials and QAQC in ensuring the optimal
support to Drilling & Well Operations (Rig-based, SEWOP, Barge and Rigless operations).

• Spearheads the preparation, planning, optimization, and follow-up of “Solutions for Performance” targeted at
Drilling & Wells Operations.
• Drives the Digital transformation roadmap for the Drilling and Wells metier in the affiliate.
• Mentors Junior Engineers and Supervisors, shares experience and best practices, reviews documents and
provides constructive feedback.
• Leads the LEAN, Cost rationalization and continuous improvement culture within the Methods and
Performance Team.
o Ensures lessons learnt and best practices are captured and communicated within the Drilling & Wells
Metier and to external stakeholders.
o Follows up and assists in closing out any highlighted improvement actions.

• Has good knowledge of all Drilling & Wells functions i.e. Drilling, Completions, Intervention, Well Integrity and
• Has good knowledge of Company referential, industry standards and best practices required to achieve well
objectives in a safe and optimum manner
• Proposes new ideas and innovations to improve well performance, well operations performance, reduce risk
and/or cost. Conduct studies to establish benchmark and improve performance.
• Be competent enough to manage small work group(s) comprising engineers, superintendents, supervisors, and
contractors to resolve engineering/technical issues
• Participate in the sharing of professional experience through REX.

• Monitor operations and cost across the Driling & Wells Spectrum to capture lessons learnt with a view to improve
on subsequent activities.
• Provide support for Engineering compliant with technical referential, at adequate quality to enhance Safety,
Performance and Well Delivery
• Ensure that studies to improve performance are conducted and results implemented.
• Assist with the optimisation of activities of service providers and assess their performance when required
• Assist with the planning and mobilisation of resources (personnel, equipment, contracts) for the execution of
approved well operations in a timely and safe manner.
• Maintain good interface with other entities internal and external for the optimisation of well operations
• Assist with the preparation and conduct invitations to tender for service and equipment contracts for Drilling &
Wells teams when required.

Job Requirement

A degree in the sciences or Engineering
• Minimum of 8 years relevant technical experience with onshore and offshore Well engineering roles
• Good knowledge of Data Analysis Tools & Methods, Communication (oral & written) and Presentation skills.
• Good knowledge drilling engineering/ operations, completion engineering, well interventions and well integrity.
• Good knowledge of material and equipment, QA/QC and Inspection procedure, stock management
• Good knowledge of the Company rules, Guides and Manuals, General Specifications and the CMS related to
Drilling and Wells, Safety, QA/QC and associated metiers
• Good knowledge of Contracts and Procurement, Finance and Cost control
• Good knowledge of Relevant Regulatory Authorities and Agencies in the Oil and Gas space in Nigeria and

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