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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 17, 2019
  • Aker Energy aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana.The company was established in 2018, with offices in Oslo, Norway and Accra, Ghana.

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    Deputy Country Manager

    hen you join Aker Energy. you join a diverse and experienced team. We are looking for dynamic and entrepreneurial people to take an active part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are welcomed at Aker Energy. The *get it done* team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right Candidate.

    Our values are Transparent; Safe, Secure and Sustainable; Innovative; Decisive; Respectful; and Value. These values are an integral part of our company culture. and the right candidate identifies with these qualities.

    Job Description

    • Support the Country Manager to develop and manage the Country Office in Accra, Ghana, in accordance with the approved strategies and business plans.
    • Support the Country Manager to build the necessary capabilities of the Ghana Country office and team to execute such strategies and plans.
    • Support the efforts of HSSEQ, area development, subsurface, drilling and wells, field development, operations.
    • Responsible for demonstrating results from the Local Content Strategy implementation with Capacity building of Local contractors and suppliers.
    • Responsible for working with the relevant teams to develop and maintain a stakeholder Plan for Aker Energy activities and operations in Ghana, covering also all permits and approvals.
    • Responsible for establishing and maintaining relations with relevant Government Agencies in Ghana.
    • Support the Country Manager to ensure that regulatory matters are handled to the best of interest for Aker Energy and its Partners.


    • A Ghanaian with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas sector with a minimum of seven years in middle or senior management.
    • Preferred experience from international oil organizations and an exposure to field development projects.
    • Builder of strong relationships with key stakeholders within and outside of Ghana.
    • Good understanding of business integrity and compliance to anti-corruption rules and regulations.
    • Experience with the local framework for conducting Oil and Gas business in Ghana.
    • Experience in negotiations.
    • Ability to deliver according to expectations.
    • University degree, MSc or equivalent.

    Method of Application

      Interested candidates should please send their applications to [email protected]

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