Senior Geoscientist (London; 6 months contract) The Senior Geoscientist is responsible for developing and updating a stratigraphic and structural framework across the company's operated licences in Africa, based on recently acquired 3D seismic data. The candidate will be expected to undertake the following; Interpretation and integration of recently reprocessed 2D and newly acquired 3D seismic, well and other subsurface data as part of a multi-disciplinary team effort Provide a regional stratigraphic and structural framework for the analysis and evaluation of both near field prospectivity and field scale reservoir modelling (producing and discovered resources). The key requirements are: Mininum 10 years' oil and gas experience ideally gained in an operating environment Strong understanding of geological & geophysical concepts, to include structural, depositional and seismic facies and sequence stratigraphic analysis. Understanding of stratigraphic and structural trapping mechanisms and tools for de-risking. Competent in 2D/3D seismic interpretation techniques using Petrel. Good understanding of key geophysical interpretation techniques (uncertainties and qualification of these), mapping, gridding and depth conversion techniques. Knowledgeable in AVO and QI techniques and software including RokDoc or Hampson Russell. 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.