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  • Posted: Mar 14, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The Group has interests in over 80 exploration and production licences across 16 countries which are managed as three Business Delivery Teams: West Africa, East Africa and New Ventures.

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    Ten – Offshore Field Manager

    About The Job

    Job Purpose:

    • The Company Senior Offshore Position and the “Duty Holder” Representative responsible for the Safety, Integrity, Security and Environmental aspects of the TEN Facility.
    • To manage the TEN Offshore Subsurface, Subsea facilities, Tanker Offtake activities and the Offshore execution of the TEN O&M Contract within the Contractors Safety and Operational Management Systems.
    • To ensure the Offshore activities are planned and executed such that the objectives established in the TEN Operational plans are achieved safely in the most cost-effective/timely manner whilst maintaining the Integrity of the facilities and with due regard for the environment.
    • To manage the Offshore Operations input into a strategically important Project and achieve recognition for Tullow Ghana as a capable production company to stakeholders.
    • Contribute to the major offshore production growth in Ghana and to demonstrate to the Government TGL’s ability to deliver important projects over the coming years.

    This role is based Offshore in Ghana on a 28/28 rotation

    The following are the key roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate:

    • To develop a detailed understanding of the TEN Safety Case by the Operating Organisation/Workforce and to operate rigorously within the prescribed Company and O&M Contractors Safety Management System.
    • To assist in the development and implementation of an installation EHS Plan and to support the EHS Performance through improving health, safety and environmental performance
    • To ensure a high level of emergency response capability is maintained on the installation, with potential responsibility as ‘on-scene commander’ in the event of any incident on or around the installation which endangers personnel or assets
    • To ensure the TEN Operations Philosophy is maintained and continually challenged.  To work with the O&M provider to develop Operational Standards and Processes and ensure they are systematically applied as per contract strategy.
    • To ensure the compliance of all installation personnel with Company policies, standards, procedures and to ensure that all plant / equipment is operated in accordance with design parameters and that all abnormalities are recorded/approved.
    • To ensure maintenance and inspection programmes in accordance with the 90-day Plan to achieve the planned plant availability and maintenance of systems integrity and class requirements
    • To ensure that the offshore operational plans are realistic and reflect the Ghana Operating environment, are consistent with Tullow EHS policies whilst maximising the efficiency with optimised OPEX and CAPEX expenditure.
    • To ensure Installation operations meet the 90-day Plan (Production, Budget and Activity execution). Reasons for variation to be addressed systematically with onshore support
    • To control work not included in the plan in accordance with delegated authorities and planning procedures.
    • Ensure the suitable training and mentoring schemes for National personnel are in place for Company and Contractor positions to ensure the development of skills and competencies are achieved in alignment with the Nationalisation Program.
    • Execute the Assurance Matrix activities as a means of ensuring O&M Contractor compliance to the approved Management System.
    • Assist and advise contractor in all aspects of operations and maintenance of facility.
    • Lead and perform assurance activities to ensure contractor compliance with approved management standards and procedures.
    • Monitor contractor performance to ensure contractor performs within contractual requirements.
    • Use “Step in” rights in the event of contractor failing to manage situations in safe and effective manner.
    • Perform well control and reservoir management to optimise production.
    • Control of air and sea logistics to support the facility. 
    • Oversee tanker offloading activities.


    • Proven man-management capability, team builder/leader experience, and good written and oral communication skills are also essential.
    • Computer literate and effective with “Office” software suite
    • Management and interpersonal skills in order to interact with and coordinate the activities of Government of Ghana Agents, O&M Contractor and own multi-discipline team
    • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
    • Professional approach to work at all times with a high level of team working skills.
    • Experience of developing Local Staff


    • A professional qualification in Engineering or in a related degree or equivalent.
    • Experienced operations professional with a minimum of 10 years’ operations upstream industry background.
    • Extensive and recent related experience within the international offshore oil & gas industry
    • Essential knowledge in the Management of Offshore Safety (UK Safety Case Process/Application), Integrity management, Production Operations/Maintenance and Marine,

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    Rotating Equipment Engineer

    About The Job

    Job Purpose
    This is a specialist role in Critical Rotating Equipment and Reliability Engineering. It provides leadership and guidance relating to equipment reliability and availability in relation to Maintenance.

    • The RE acts as the Technical Authority for Rotating Equipment and Reliability Analysis.
    • The RE is responsible day to day for the ongoing reliability of the FPSO systems and equipment, identifying and managing asset reliability risks that could adversely affect production efficiency. This includes Loss Elimination, Risk Management and Life Cycle Asset Management delivered through risk based and reliability centered maintenance.
    • The RE ensures that Equipment Maintenance Strategies are continuously reviewed and optimized in order to deliver improved levels of equipment reliability and availability
    • The RE drives the Condition Monitoring programme and the shift to preventative and predictive maintenance
    • The RE drives a culture of defect elimination through effective failure investigation, root cause analysis and the quality of repairs and maintenance
    • The RE develops and tracks key indicators e.g., production loss attributable to reliability, in order to identify and drive improvement opportunities. They develop and implement prioritised equipment specific reliability improvement plans balancing costs vs benefits.

    The following are the key roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate;

    • Complies with the Tullow HSEQ Code of Conduct, Standards, and Procedures to always protect people and the environment.
    • Has a duty of care to ensure that all personnel work in a manner that is not harmful to their own health and safety and the health and safety of others.
    • Provides guidance and technical support to Junior Engineers
    • Ensure compliance with all statutory and corporate standards, processes, and procedures.

    Critical Equipment Management:

    • Identify and monitor the management of critical equipment for possible impact on the technical integrity of the facility and/or production and ensure that all requirements regarding maintenance, inspection and operation are met.
    • Manages the major rotating equipment intervention schedules and plans.
    • Serves as the Technical Authority for all issues pertaining to the site’s rotating equipment by assisting with troubleshooting activities, resolving repeat failures, critical spares identification/management, and manages all related service contracts.

    Reliability Engineering:

    • Provide detailed reliability and life cycle cost analysis for units and projects as directed by the Maintenance and Integrity Manager
    • Build and Maintain a Reliability Database based on Operations and Industry Reliability data
    • Lead and assist with reliability studies and projects using Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) as required throughout the unit life cycle
    • Owns the RAM model and responsible for its ongoing update and accuracy. Provides assurance as to the updates made by the project team when delivering new systems.

    Reliability Improvement:

    • Develop, analyse and report key reliability performance indicators – KPI’s
    • Use reliability data to develop prioritized equipment reliability improvement programs
    • Facilitate, lead, and/or participate in assessment teams focused on improving asset reliability, utilization, and operating efficiency.
    • Use RAM, RCM, FMECA, RCA output to inform Equipment owners (discipline engineering leads) of changes required to optimize Equipment Maintenance Strategies.
    • Recommend and implement upgrades/modifications to equipment to increase reliability and reduce maintenance cost and operating issues
    • Conduct vulnerabilities analysis and develop remedial action plans

    Defect Elimination:

    • Lead equipment failure investigations and facilitates appropriate Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
    • Analyze predictive maintenance data and initiate follow-on corrective work

    Operational Support:

    • Work with Operations and Maintenance personnel to troubleshoot equipment faults on an as-needed basis
    • Work as an integral part of a technical team, recognized as the technical authority for reliability.
    • Participate in scope development and repair of critical equipment as an adviser to Operations and Engineering concerning equipment/facilities capabilities and improvement opportunities.
    • Provide maintainability, reliability, and operability input to new projects

    Spares and Materials:

    • Advise Maintenance and Supply Chain on requirements for critical spares and inventory stock levels.


    • Participate in the development and delivery of Reliability training


    • A bachelor’s degree or tertiary equivalent in a relevant engineering or related discipline
    • +7 years post graduate industry experience in a relevant engineering discipline.
    • Experience in the offshore oil and gas industry preferred.
    • Experience within operations and maintenance of production facilities.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience (FSE level required) in the operations, maintenance, and management of Rotating Equipment is required, specifically, aeroderivative gas turbine packages (LM2500), centrifugal and reciprocating gas compressors, multi-stage high-pressure centrifugal pumps (V&H), steam turbines, gearboxes, and 28mw generator packages.
    • Expert working knowledge of basic reliability processes and tools including RAM (critical), RCM, FMECA, Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA), and Root Cause Analysis.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience with Predictive Maintenance Tools, specifically, Vibration Analysis, Tribology, thermal and acoustic imaging.
    • Demonstrable experience and competency deemed skillful in the following areas:
    • Root cause assessment techniques such as 5 Whys and Fault Tree
    • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
    • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability modelling.
    • Failure Mode Effect and Cause Analysis (FMECA)
    • Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA)
    • User level experience of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
    • Lean knowledge and implementation desirable

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