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  • Posted: Nov 5, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
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    Fixed Wing Superintendent

    Job ID: 125196BR_EN
    Location: Lagos
    Employment Type: Full Time
    Experience level: Experienced Professionals

    Job Purpose

    • To provide safe and efficient fixed wing operations for SEPCiN

    Principal Accountabilities

    • Lead SPDC aviation staff and contractors in Lagos,Warri, Port Harcourt, Abuja and regional and national airfield locations to deliver EP “Must Wins” for Logistics
    • Provide safe and efficient fixed wing services and manage SPDC aircraft, airfields and support facilities, in full compliance with national regulations and Shell Group safety and technical standards
    • Ensure that all SPDC aviation staff and contractors strive for “Goal Zero” and commit to obeying the 12 Shell Life Saving Rules
    • Hold and manage the SPDC Executive Jet, Twin otter and chartered airlines contract including shared services in accordance with SEPCiN competence and business requirements
    • Oversee and prioritise fixed wing operations, striving to achieve optimal use of resources-COR
    • Liaise effectively with customers and contractors, identifying task requirements and explaining any limitations due to weather, aircraft resources etc.
    • Liaise with NCAA and other national aviation agencies to maintain appropriate licences and approvals
    • Participate in joint industry initiatives to develop Multilateration, GPS approaches and automatic weather reporting
    • Collaborate with Head of Onshore and Head of Offshore Helicopter Operations to exploit all opportunities for resource sharing, ensuring effective cost recovery
    • Provide timely assistance for emergency medevac and evacuation operations
    • Ensure inspection of aviation facilities in accordance with national and Shell Group requirements
    • Support audit programmes relating to aviation contractors, aviation facilities and assist asset owners in closing out audit actions
    • Provide advice and support during aviation-related incident investigations and remedial action programmes
    • Liaise with SAI on safety, technical and audit matters
    • Maintain comprehensive records of aviation audits, recommendations, incidents, findings, actions and deviations using Fountain and Livelink
    • Provide aviation technical input for national and regional airline performance, new projects and upgrade of existing facilities
    • Hold onshore air services contract meetings at least quarterly and facilitate annual contract BPRs
    • Train Shell Nigerian or regional aviation specialists.
    • Maintain SLA/CTR, chargeback and cross-charge on aircraft sharing on monthly basis
    • Contract Holder for Executive Jet Operations
    • Contract Holder and Manage Twin Otter operations
    • Contract Holder for Fixed Wing Chartered services
    • Liaise with Head of Aviation Safety on Nigerian and Regional Airline performance
    • Deputise for Head of Aviation Safety when required


    • Current or former holder of Air Transport Pilot’s Licence (Helicopters) and or Fixed Wing and Instrument Rating, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a commercial pilot
    • Strong understanding of current industry best practice and international aviation requirements
    • Experience as a training captain, flight safety officer, management pilot or air accident investigator
    • Experience of negotiating and managing contracts
    • Experience as an aviation adviser or auditor

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shell Petroleum Development Company on to apply
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