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BBBH39887
Negotiable
City of London, London


SPECIFIC KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES
Projects support

  • Prepare, review and comment Technical Documents (procedures, drawings, rigging and sea fastenings design, schedules, etc…) to support operations.
  • Participate to the definition of the required offshore spread for the project/tender including construction vessels, support and transportation vessels.
  • Liaise with SCM to select 3rd party vessels and operations related services and assets by preparing SOWs and reviewing technical offers.
  • Participate to installation feasibility reviews and HIRAs and provide operational input to the Engineering and Planning functions.
  • Support the POM in all the vessels readiness activities:- drive and monitor the progress of Marine Assurance on assigned vessels.
  • review vessels POBs (including project personnel and 3rd parties) and organise the manning of chartered vessels with the support of Crewing.
  • responsible for ensuring that the installation spread has full support, in terms of Logistic, Transportation, Safety, & Certification etc.
  • Support the POM in developing the baseline Project schedule.
  • Ensure 3rd party services costs and planning are tracked and monitor their cost base.
  • Assist Project/Field Engineers on vessel readiness and during mob/demob activities.
  • Plan and coordinate activities in yards and at quaysides to deliver the assigned scope.
  • Ensure that project equipment is mobilized/demobilized in an efficient and timely fashion.
  • Supervise material tracking activity through the project's material tracker, and ensure equipment inspection, readiness, delivery, tracking & demobilisation.
  • Liaise with the in-country team to ensure operations are planned and run efficiently.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of the logistic support activities, (Freight forwarding, Shipping, OPL), through the in-country logistic organisation.
  • Support HSE initiatives/activities to ensure that the work will be done safely and efficiently.Provide input to the Project Operations Debrief Report and to the lessons learnt.


Tenders support

  • Identify the key Operations deliverables and establish the platform to support an effective tender submission through development of the schedule, cost comparisons, vessel and personnel operational requirements.
  • Liaise with the Pursuit team and the Tender Lead to develop the tender operational strategy.
  • Coordinate and consolidate all inputs from multiple disciplines (Engineering, SCM, Fabrication, Operations, etc…) to support the development of the operational planning.
  • Think out of the box to improve the offshore schedule and make the most of the constraints.
  • Define requirements and produce SOWs for 3rd party vessels and assets chartering/hiring.
  • Support the estimators in producing costing for the tender and its options.
  • Liaise with Engineering and VOMs to define vessels POBs and provide input to Estimating.
  • Throughout the tender ensure:- adherence to tendering procedures and processes and maintain traceability throughout the tender and post tender clarification and negotiation phases;- adherence to operations department ways of working to organise the activities and store the tender experience for future use/handover to project team
  • Support the Tender Lead with the preparation of presentations for gate reviews with the GPC&AP management team and Executives.
  • Support the tender lead and region with the post submission clarifications and negotiations.
  • Organise and host meetings with the disciplines to facilitate the offshore schedule review.
  • Identify and constantly update the key Operations related risks throughout the tender.

  • The successful candidates shall have/be:
  • Extensive offshore experience having worked onboard pipelay/construction vessels (ideally previously Field Engineer or similar).
  • Knowledge of subsea construction, onshore fabrication recommended.
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to HSE and keen to promote safe practices.
  • Skilled in the co-ordination of multiple interfaces across functions.
  • A strong work ethic, willing to working in highly changeable environments, meeting tight deadlines whilst delivering high quality outcomes.
  • Committed to collaborative working in a multi-location team environment.
  • Mobility to travel to all international locations for short business trips or missions.
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of French/Portuguese would be an advantage.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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Strong conceptual and analytical skills.

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The Senior Contracts Advisor will support the business in meeting its objectives by managing the contracting life cycle from development of contract strategies, tenders, negotiations, and contract awards. You will be responsible for post award contract management, including reporting and performance management.

The position would suit an individual who has extensive wells and drilling experience within the energy market. African or international experience would be advantageous.

The Successful Candidate Will Be Responsible For
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* Collaborate with and develop suppliers to create sustainable long-term relationships where applicable.
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Leadership/ People Management
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Skills
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* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with diverse business drivers and variables.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and articulate and present solutions.

Education and experience
* Proven experience in upstream oil and gas industry, predominantly contracts formulation and negotiation, and contract management.
* Very good understanding of significant legal and commercial issues within supply chain.
* International exposure within an Oil and Gas contracts and procurement environment.
* Drilling and operations contracting experience, coupled with contracts management activities.
* Proven experience of negotiating complex contracts.

Academic qualifications
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Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

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Negotiable
London /

Job Description

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Responsibilities;

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Qualifications and Experience:

  • First level technical or logistic or similar university degree
  • Preferably experience in a similar position (logistic, store keeping, inventory control and material control task).
  • Preferably, experience in Oil and Gas business.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English mandatory.
  • Very good knowledge of standard office software.
  • This position required Regular Missions to local logistics sites and other offices.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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Job Overview:


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  • Review Contractor's submitted claims, advise and make recommendations to all levels of Company management on their validity, processing and company response,
  • Liaise with legal, insurance, finance, health safety and environment, quality management departments as required,
  • Final account preparation and contract close out.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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Negotiable
London /

Job Description

On behalf of A major oil operator Petroplan are looking for a Service Manager to be based in London, the role will be on a contractual basis and offering a competitive rate.

Responsibilities;

Work heavily with suppliers on a day-to-day basis to ensure services are delivered.

The majority of work is outsourced and as such strong leadership and drive is required to ensure that major suppliers deliver within agreed SLA.

This also requires dispute resolution.

Ensure that all infrastructure end-to-end services (desktop, hosting, and network,) are delivered to the businesses supported within the geography. These services are critical to business functionality.

Develop a technical infrastructure overview and understand the critical business applications and processes for the business

Meet on a regular basis with key business contacts (BIMs) to ensure requirements are captured and deliveries are meeting expectations.

Evolve the client engagement process from reactive and tactical delivery to proactive management and strategic service delivery

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Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor degree in computer science, MIS or equivalent IT&S experience

A proven track record in the areas of IT operations, with an appropriate level of commercial skills.

Strong IT&S operational skills, bias for action, and a good understanding of all IT technologies *ITIL Foundation certified

Strong management of performance and drive for continuous improvement

Ability to facilitate effective teamwork and build collaborative relationships

Good written and verbal communications skills

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About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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London /


Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Provide skills in key areas of subsea rigid pipeline/spool engineering, in accordance with client's specifications / scope of work, design codes client guidelines, including but not limited to:
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    • mechanical design
    • thermomechanical design
    • engineering of stabilisation, freespanning, lateral buckling and walking mitigation/control measures
    • post-lay assessments
  • Perform rigid pipeline/spool in-place design calculations and analyses.
  • Contribute to producing material take-off, design reports, technical notes, engineering drawings (in collaboration with draftsmen), design review slide packs, technical scope of work, technical queries, deviation requests, risk assessments etc., for tenders, FEEDs and EPCIs.
  • Take ownership of, organise and prioritise allocated tasks.
  • Manage time constraints to meet deadlines.
  • Participate in rigid pipeline project team and discipline meetings.
  • Report to project lead engineer and discipline manager.
  • Ensure implementation of client guidelines, best practices, processes, project experience and lessons learnt.
  • Contribute to discipline developments such as engineering tools, continuous improvements and technology developments.
  • Actively participate in training and pursue continuing professional development.


Essential Education, Skills & Experience

  • Degree in a STEM subject.
  • Professional experience. The role would suit a candidate from a range of backgrounds such as onshore or offshore pipeline engineering, subsea/offshore engineering, mechanical or structural engineering, finite element analysis or relevant PhD.
  • Sound communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Ability to:
    • present self in a professional manner appropriate to the role
    • organise, prioritise and deliver allocated tasks to meet deadlines
    • deliver under pressure and adapt to changing requirements
    • work effectively and collaborate within a team
    • build and maintain strong professional relationships at all levels


Desirable Education, Skills & Experience

  • MSc or PhD in a STEM subject
  • Engineering experience within the subsea energy industry
  • Knowledge of subsea pipeline design and/or finite element analysis
  • Knowledge of Abaqus / FEA
  • Knowledge of VBA and/or Python
  • Membership with a relevant professional engineering institution (e.g. IMechE, ICE etc.)

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

Senior Planning Engineer

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Negotiable
London /

Job Description

Our Client an Oil and Gas Operating Company need a Senior Planning Engineer to join their team in London. The position is offered on a Staff basis with a negotiable salary and attractive benefits package.

Job Overview

As Senior Planning Engineer you'll be accountable for managing the overall Master Control Schedule, collation and reporting of progress against this Control Schedule. You'll develop the project Master Control Schedule and facilitate the operation of the project planning and progress measurement systems.

Responsibilities;

  • Setup and manage the Master Control Schedule in line with project milestones
  • To ensure that planning and progress measurement procedures for contractors and vendors conform to Project requirements and are effectively applied.
  • To ensure that the detailed planning of the various phases of the work is in accordance with the project strategy and milestones to achieve the overall project plan.
  • Calculate and report project schedule performance metrics and generate S-Curves and other tables and charts as required
  • Development & monitoring offshore HUC campaign schedule(s), including the interface with the onshore HUC

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ideally have a Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience gained in Oil and Gas industry
  • Experience gained supporting Offshore Projects ideally in the North Sea
  • Experience of working on Projects from Concept through to HUC
  • Excellent knowledge of Primavera P6 and good knowledge of Leading Planning Packages to facilitate data transfer.
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Good understanding of project accounting and cost control processes.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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Job Title:

Senior Instrument Engineer

Location:

London/Aberdeen

Qualifications:

Extensive knowledge of typical FEED, detailed engineering & EPC workscopes associated with typical on and offshore greenfield & brownfield projects. Demonstrable experience of co-ordinating and supervising other engineers and meeting SHEQ, cost & schedule criteria.

The Role:
  • Instrument discipline support for the office.
  • Demonstrate & promote a culture of technical excellence, continuous improvement and innovation.
  • An individual who is skilled at identifying key competency requirements, matching these with resources either by existing personnel utilisation/development or in the selection and recruitment of new personnel.
  • Ensuring the consistency of discipline output by the implementation of corporate procedures & tools and industry codes & standards.
  • Providing a major contribution across all phases of engineering work from concept through to detail design and implementation on onshore & offshore oil and gas projects.
  • Provide technical support and assurance to the clients Asset Management team with a good appreciation of Major Accident Hazards and the role of Safety and Environmentally Critical Elements.
  • In-depth knowledge of instrumentation such field devices, metering and actuated valves with at least a working knowledge of ICSS/Fire& Gas and SIL requirements.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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Negotiable
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Area Development Manager (Subsurface Manager)

This is a permanent and residential role in London. Strong subsurface background is required with focus on developing world class offshore fields.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Improving subsurface understanding of the various components of the deep water West African Asset, clearly demonstrating the risk vs the reward for the components and bringing opportunities through to approvals. You will work with the Finance departments to make sure opportunities are budgeted and that the budgets are respected.
  • Working closely with the Drilling and Completions department to ensure that the best opportunities are drilled as soon as practicable, and that key appraisal data is acquired.
  • Leading the end year Reserves Audit. This should be planned so that future developments are timed to maximise end year reserves booking.
  • Challenging the orthodoxy whenever possible and consider better, cheaper or more efficient ways of doing things.
  • Leading the subsurface team and challenge the team to produce excellent quality work in tight timeframes with a lean team.
  • As a senior member of the subsurface community, you will provide guidance and help to more junior members across the company.

Skills:

  • Subsurface background required.
  • Experience of all field maturities - from exploration through to production.
  • Experience of leading projects through stage gates
  • Good understanding of Reserves theory (PRMS)
  • Experience of deepwater subsea projects preferred.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

Finance Analyst

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Negotiable
London /

Job Description

On behalf of An Operator Petroplan are looking for a Finance Analyst to be based in their London office, the role will be on a Fixed term contractual basis and offering a competitive salary.

Job Overview

You will be responsible for assisting with the accurate & timely preparation of monthly financial accounts and associated reporting for a number of Group companies involved in the Upstream business.

Responsibilities;

  • Month-end duties including
    • Preparing bank reconciliations and intercompany confirmations
    • Booking and reconciling Joint Interest Billing Statements (JIB) & preparing Cash Calls
    • Booking Depreciation and Decommissioning entries
    • Recording memo journals in relation to gross and net entitlement produced and lifted volumes
    • Calculation, preparation & input of journal entries for E&P companies
    • Revenue bookings
    • Update financial models on a monthly basis
    • Running of the financial reports and exception reports to ensure system controls are being adhered to
  • Co-ordination, collation and delivery of various management reporting packs
  • Review and document internal controls to ensure compliance with policies and standards
  • Book E&P Overheads, Travel & Entertainment entries and corresponding monthly reports for review.
  • Manage accounts payable function for the Oil Asset department, including obtaining approvals from relevant department heads, communicating payment details to Treasury and ensuring vendors are kept updated.
  • Submit monthly accounts to the Group via Hyperion.
  • Work with engineering department on cost review and tracking
  • Support annual group year-end audit and ad hoc Joint Venture, cost recovery and tax audits
  • Assist with preparation of annual tax returns and quarterly tax returns
  • Assist with preparation of external regulatory reporting - CEMAC
  • Maintain accurate and complete supporting documentation for all of the above

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Economics/accounting/ business degree desirable (min 2:1) and strong A-levels (incl. maths)
  • Familiarity with oil production sharing contracts - highly desirable
  • Previous experience as a Finance Analyst (E&P company or similar business environment preferred)
  • An interest in or already studying either CIMA or ACCA
  • Strong numerical skills which will be tested at interview stage
  • Good Interpersonal / communication skills
  • Advanced IT skills with a demonstrable aptitude for accounting systems, Excel and PowerPoint and a keen interest in developing financial analysis skills as it relates to the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Familiarity of basic valuation / return terminology
  • Highly organised, detail orientated with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.