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Operations Manager
Negotiable
21 February 2018



Operations Manager

Employment Type: Permanent
Our Client is seeking to hire an Operations Manager based in Accra who will be responsible for safe and efficient hydrocarbon production including:

  • Supervising the Ghana Operations Team which includes the full and Contractor Operations and Maintenance community related to the FPSO and associated infrastructure
  • Serving as "Duty Holder" for the FPSO Safety Cases, being overall accountability for the safe, efficient & reliable operation of fields and associated facilities (Wells, Subsea & FPSO's
  • Serve as Company Single Point of Accountability for all Production Operations Contracts
  • Building and leading a top quartile oversight and assurance operations team in Ghana to consistently and efficiently deliver top quality operations performance in Ghana and fully integrate operations.
  • Accountable for development of all Production Operations staff, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, development of African staff and succession planning for technical disciplines.
  • Assuring contractor performance and capacity
  • Ensuring compliance with the licences / Petroleum Agreements in a very fast moving and growing operating company



You will be an experienced Operations Manager having managed various assets in the Upstream Offshore environment, including floating assets

You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • O&M contract management
  • Change management and process improvement
  • Previous experience leading a large Operations team in a developing country
  • Safety Case status, Case to operate processes, Safety Critical Element Management.
  • Degree qualified in Engineering or equivalent
  • Managed multiple Operational sites
  • Analytical, proven problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Stakeholder management with external bodies including government and regulatory bodies
  • Ability to work with a number of other technical and non-technical internal groups
  • Performance management of team including develop national staff into senior roles
  • Strong and proven business acumen in commercial, contracts and financial



To achieve this, we offer our employees:
A performance-driven culture that generates results
A commitment to your personal and professional development
A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people
A culture that appreciates diversity & inclusion and provides equal opportunities
Recognition and reward for your performance.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

VP - Production
Negotiable
09 February 2018

Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Vice President of Production on behalf of a reputable and growing Houston based Oil and Gas company.

This role will be focused on Gulf of Mexico production and requires a seasoned individual with a minimum of 15-20 years' experience in the oil & gas industry. In addition to extensive exposure to Gulf of Mexico assets, we are searching for a polished individual with extensive management and leadership experience, with a strong track record successfully planning and coordinating offshore prodcution facility operations and presenting to C-Level execs and company shareholders.

This is an exceptional and rare opportunity to be part of a well-positioned oil company and we look forward to receiving your application.

*Please note we can only accept applications from candidates with the right to work in the US*

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Shift Superintendent
Negotiable
08 February 2018

Our client, a large Oil & Gas organization are currently looking to add a Shift Superintendent for a permanent full time expat position in Saudi Arabia. They will provide full relocation assistance, visa etc.


Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in relevant field of study.
  • At least 12 years of refinery operational experience including 5 years in supervisory role and minimum of 3 years as Area Operations Foreman.
  • Fluency in English language (both verbal and written).


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise the operations of the Refinery during the shift and ensure that all activities are in accordance with the Safety, Occupational Health, Environmental Conservation and Security regulations.
  • Contribute to the timely delivery of the Refinery products and operations as per the quality and quantity standards specified by Scheduling Division.
  • Manage and ensure Emergency Response preparedness during the shift and lead immediate actions response to deal with upset or unstable operational conditions in coordination with all involved personnel, including the respective Shift Supervisor, the Fire Shift Supervisor, the Security Shift Supervisor and the medical support, if needed.
  • Launch the Emergency Response in case of large event and request external support if needed. Submit regular reports to the Refinery Management along with factual description of the Refinery accidents/ incidents.
  • Coordinate and ensure the effective stabilization of the Refinery operational conditions during upsets or transitory phases when more than one area is affected.
  • Coordinate and follow-up the overall start-up or shutdown activities during the shift when more than one area is involved according to the predefined plans, schedules and instructions developed by the Area Superintendent/ Foreman and the Scheduling Team. Provide the necessary support the Shift Supervisor of the affected area if required.
  • Control and coordinate the activities across the Operations and Offsite areas to ensure the fulfilment of the Environmental regulations, such as flare, water quality, flue gas, waste, during outside the normal working hours.
  • Carry on field inspections within all operations and offsite areas to promote proper housekeeping activities, identify and eliminate unsafe conditions, validate and check work permits and ensure correct disposal of waste.
  • Work during weekends to lead the Daily Operations Meeting and ensure close coordination and communication channels with all Area Shift Supervisors and Offsite Supervisors to ensure the achievement of the Scheduling instructions.
  • Launch and follow-up the Refinery upset scenarios giving the main actions and priorities to the Operations and Offsite Shift Supervisors with a special focus on the common networks (such as Fuel Gas, Flare, Steam, Hydrogen, syngas Gas, waste water, slops, and nitrogen) and the product quality management.
  • Authorize and launch emergency maintenance activities outside the normal working hours and upon the request of the Area Supervisor. Authorize the withdrawal of materials from the main warehouse, if needed.
  • Outside the working hours, ensure and support the realization of risk analysis for any unusual operational or maintenance activities and authorize the hot work, if needed. Attend periodically group safety meetings.
  • Authorize specific activities out of normal hours, such as the emergency supply of chemicals, and fill and transmit the Shift Superintendent report.
  • Work on the request of the operations Manager, during normal working hours, and perform special studies, such as reliability studies.
  • Assist the Manager Operations and Optimization on specific activities, such as incident analysis, specific working group, training activities and operations procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the operations manager.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Cyber Security Analyst
US$75000 - US$80000 per annum
06 February 2018


Role - Cyber Security Analyst


Location - Downtown Houston


Permanent or Contract to Hire


An exciting role offering exposure to a full spectrum of cyber security including but not restricted to;

  • Validating security controls
  • Penetration Testing and performing vulnerability assessments
  • Managing the employee security awareness training program
  • IT Security policy management including updating and communicating.

This role offers you the opportunity to work with state of the art vulnerability tools and technologies. You will also benefit from a great mentor and lots of development.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Slickline Tools Sales Manager
Negotiable
02 February 2018

Slickline Tools Sales Manager (Global travel required)

A leading Calgary based manufacturer of "best in class" slickline tools are looking to hire a Sales Manager to help lead their global sales efforts.

Having historically relied on "word of mouth" sales, the business are looking for a motivated sales professional to lead global sales efforts. The role will involve extensive travel globally and will encompass a mix of Account Management of existing customers as well as developing new business.

The business specializes in the design and manufacture of tools such as Running Tools, Pulling Tools, Wireline Tool String Accessories etc. Consequently, the position is suitable for someone with extensive experience of selling similar tools, and ideally with practical experience of running such tools.

On offer is an attractive compensation structure and an opportunity to join a business with a flat structure (Role reports to President).

Please note that this role is Calgary based, consequently applicants must be eligible to live and work in Alberta without sponsorship.



About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Process Engineer
Negotiable
02 February 2018


Petroplan are seeking a number of experienced Process Engineers for various petro-chem and LNG clients in the Gulf Coast region of the United States.


Job Overview
The Process Engineer will be responsible for providing technical and daily operations support, as well as troubleshooting processes. This position recommends, develops, and implements improvements to streamline and advance practices.
Responsibilities

  • Provide daily process monitoring and troubleshooting of the plant processes.
  • Manage medium to large projects and provide engineering design.
  • Optimize daily unit operations, which includes monitoring operating costs, product yields, catalyst activity, chemical usage, and energy utilization.
  • Develop and maintain operating procedures.
  • Recommend, develop, and implement processes and/or projects aimed at improving unit yields or energy utilization.
  • Partner with Environmental, Operations, and Safety Departments during all phases of project development and execution.
  • Conduct Hazard and Operability study reviews and fulfill other Management of Change requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years required
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer License preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Petro-Chem facilities - LNG experience a plus
  • Preference to Owner/Operator experienced personnel

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Shipping Operator
Negotiable
23 January 2018

Our client is a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the largest integrated energy companies globally; we have been engaged by this business to find a Shipping Operator based in their London office.

The main purpose of this role is to assist Chartering and Cargo operators at the pre-fixture stage and manage all post fixture operations; reporting into the Team Leader in a team of five some of the main duties include:

  • Prepares documentation, maintains records and coordinates logistics of shipment of crude cargoes
  • Coordinates and leads communications with cargo operator/trader/chartering on loading and discharge requirements
  • Sends voyage orders and LOI to owners, work out the stowage plan, liaise with shipping agents on loading and discharge
  • Check and arrange freight and any other shipping related costs; send the appropriate payable and receivable notices to our offices in Asia
  • Prepare and maintain shipping paperwork and promptly input appropriate data into the trading/shipping systems
  • Proactively manage the P&L in the Shipping/Trading systems
  • Send the Charterer's liability insurance report and all other appropriate reports to shipping department
  • Maintains shipping records and providing tracking information
  • Review and audit freight bills for billing accuracy. Respond to billing questions from external freight payment
  • Maintain knowledge of current international import/export regulatory requirements. Update standard applicable standard operating procedures as necessary
  • May be required to work as part of a cross functional team to resolve shipping related issues and provide corrective action

We are looking for candidates with the following background:

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or degree level qualification
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Skills:

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent written, spoken and interpersonal communication

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Excellent understanding of oil tanker capabilities is essential
  • Previous experience operating tankers in a tanker management / owner environment is preferred
  • Experience operating spot cargoes is essential
  • Experience working with controlled tonnage desirable
  • Experience working in an international oil and gas company preferred
  • Successful incumbent is likely to have 3-5 years' operations experience at a minimum

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Complex Training Specialist
Negotiable
15 January 2018

Role synopsis
  • The design, development and executing of the Operating Area or Craft Team Annual Training Plan (ATP) with input from the Unit Operating Superintendent or Craft Maintenance Mangers.
  • Long-term Unit specific or Craft Strategy development and OSHA 1910 compliance.
  • Working with the entire Learning and Development Organization to audit and assess the capability needs of Whiting Business Unit; focusing on the training needs of our Operations and/or Craft Personnel to meet those capability requirements.

Key accountabilities
  • Lead the effort to develop a 3 to 5 year training strategy plan for the area complex or Craft line.
  • Work with employees to establish annual personal development plans; then use those plans to populate the Unit/Craft Annual Training Plan (ATP).
  • Leader of a Team of subject matter experts that help support development of training reference materials and procedures.
  • Project Manager for all consultants or external parties who support development of training reference materials and procedures.
  • Assess staffing needs for your assigned area based on attrition as well as training demands; assure that on-shift staffing is adequate to support scheduled training.
  • Track operations or craft overtime and absences to establish job qualification needs.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with OSHA required Safety Refresher Training
  • Assure 100% compliance with Operator 3 year re-certification with NO overdue OPQ Qualifications
  • Establishes and executes the annual training plan with goals and timeline to update operator training reference materials and operating procedures.
  • Single point of contact for Operations scheduling to ensure annual training plan goals and requirements are met.
  • Coordinates Supervisory personnel development skills training for the Asset team.
  • Coordinates process and technical training for the asset team (Recommended Good Practices).
  • Attends process specific training seminars or sessions to update unit personnel.
  • Review and implement self-directed training modules for all regulatory training and look for possibilities to expand self-directed training modules to unit specific training.
  • Provide the necessary skill training for the OS Field Operator to become a knowledgeable trainer; being able to train their respective Team members.
  • Coordinate with the all L&D Advisors to ensure consistency and sharing of best practices across the Whiting Business Unit.
  • Primary accountability for the upskilling of all Operations and Craft personnel including Supervisors.
  • Responsible for proctoring the qualification and re-qualification assessment process - written knowledge and field demonstration tests.
  • Manages performance feedback and the development of remediation plans for trainees; accountable for the completion of "probationary reports" for new hires until probationary period has expired.
  • Responsible for on-boarding ELT Personnel assigned to their Operating Area; including ELT delivery.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the Hourly Trainers assigned to their Operating Area.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Operations Manager (Gas Receiving Station)
Negotiable
09 January 2018

We are looking for a Gas Receiving Station Operations Manager for a staff position in Italy. This will be to lead a team through the operational phase of a large pipeline project.

Role:

  • Competent manager with a minimum of 10 years' frontline experience in physical dispatching of Natural Gas Transportation System including 3-5 years' control room experience utilising a modern process control system (DCS/SCADA)
  • Deep understanding of Safe Systems of work, isolation control methods, and job safety analysis
  • Experience in delivering training and the management of a competency management system relating to physical dispatch
  • Recognised technical qualification in hydrocarbon production operations, control and instrumentation or mechanical engineering discipline
  • Well-developed skills in operation monitoring, complex problem solving, judgment and decision making, quality control analysis, and troubleshooting.
  • Good communicator and a fast learner. PC literate and team player.
  • Proven track record in safety management with high focus on process safety

Expert knowledge of:

  • Fiscal measurement - Hydrocarbons
  • Supervisory Control Systems (SCADA DCS)
  • Electrical distribution and protection
  • HVAC Systems for gas quality conditioning
  • Emergency Shut Down Systems

Experience:

  • 10 years operations management experience
  • Pipeline project experience

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Mechanic-Permian
Negotiable
21 December 2017

Summary:

The mechanic is responsible for the mechanical workings of all vehicles and ensures operational readiness of equipment and vehicles by performing preventive maintenance.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Read diagrams/schematics for work procedures
  • Operate a hoist and lift device to position machinery in a safe manner
  • Inspect and examine vehicles and equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance work - Oil changes, Light vehicle maintenance
  • Mechanics need to meet all company, DOT, and government standards with equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Responsible for communication with shop supervisor on equipment readiness
  • Promotes safety awareness and environmental consciousness, and complies with all applicable health, safety and environmental procedures and regulations
  • Actively support monitor and adhere to all objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Field Mechanics are required to keep proper inventory of parts
  • Other duties as assigned

Main Attributes:

  • Strong commitment to Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment (QHSE)
  • Shows a positive work ethic /attitude
  • Good communication skills

Competency Requirements:

  • Experience is preferred but not required as a condition of employment
  • Valid Class C Driver's license
  • Reading comprehension and writing skillsThe ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

Physical Job Demands:

  • Exposure to weather - Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather
  • Atmospheric Conditions - Exposure to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, and gases
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when applicableRequired to travel to job sites for a week or more at a time in a designated area
  • Must be able to work long periods of time, including nights and weekends
  • Must have efficient eye-hand coordination
  • Must be able to perform physical labor involved frequent lifting (over 50lbs.), carrying, bending, and shoveling

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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