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  • Posted on: 25 October, 2011 Deadline: 8 November, 2011
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  • Our client, an indigenous exploration and production company, is a subsidiary of an international company with a portfolio of oil and gas assets in Nigeria.  The company is based in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom state.
    As part of strategies to further strengthen its operations in Nigeria, the company has identified the need to recruit exceptional, highly motivated and energetic individuals to join its team and make significant contributions towards achieving its goals.

    Job Title: Managing Director
    Job ID: ES00608
    Location: Uyo
    Reports to: Board of Directors


        The successful candidates will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations and management of the Company, including its joint venture operations in Lagos and Uyo.
        A major focus will be to develop the company’s sole operated project of the Marginal field.
        Drive operational effectiveness and efficiency in the company and its joint venture.
        Provide leadership to ensure the application of international standards in all operations and HSE
        Maintain good working relationships with JV partners, government agencies, host communities and other stakeholders


        A good first degree in any science or engineering disciplines from a reputable university
        A minimum of 15 years’ upstream experience including extensive general management experience within an exploration and production company.
        Strong interpersonal skills, particularly relationships building and communication skills.
        Ability to manage a large workforce wit diverse background, maintain relationship with various stakeholders, including third party contractors, JV partners and government agencies.
        Excellent leadership, negotiating and influencing skills
        High intuition and good decision-making skills.

    Job Title: Finance  Director
    Job ID: ES00609
    Location: Uyo
    Reports to: Board of Directors


        The successful candidates will have overall responsibility for the accounting, budgeting, cost control and financial  reporting for the joint venture,
        A key component of this role will be to coordinate the preparation of the corporate budget in liaison with the JV partners, regulatory authorities and other stakeholders.
        Ensure that all transactions, accounting records and financial statements adhere to the relevant accounting reporting standards and Joint Operating Agreement requirements.
        Liaise with Joint venture operator and asset managers on cost, cost allocations and other financial matters in order to ensure compliance with Joint Operating Agreements.
        Ensure the preparation of monthly joint ventures cost forecasts and cash calls, as well as JV cost, budget and cash reports.
        Supervise and review month and year-end VOWD and ensure accurate and timely accounting for joint venture assets.
        Coordinate periodic account reconciliation, maintenance of the joint venture account, as well as monthly and year-end closing of accounts.
        Review and analyze joint venture transactions and financial performance, and participate in joint venture account audits.


        A good first degree in accounting or any finance related discipline from a reputable institution.
        Relevant professional qualification i.e. (ACA, ACCA, CPA or CIMA)
        A minimum of 6 years’ experience in joint venture/project accounting in non-operated and operated assets in the oil and gas industry.
        Strong knowledge of joint venture finance, accounting and reporting standards, including cost allocation, cash calls, financial analysis and reporting.
        Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, particularly negotiating, influencing relationship building and communication skills.
        Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
        High intuition and good decision-making skills.
        Strong attention to details.

    Job Title: Project Manager
    Job ID: ES00610
    Location: Uyo
    Reports to: Managing Director


        The successful candidates will be responsible for the development and implementation of the operational plans and management of budgets for all ongoing and future projects.
        In particular, s/he will ensure that the policies, systems and processes for executing projects align with the overall strategy of the company.
        Oversee the management system and overall execution of projects.
        Supervise the preparation of scope of work, project scheduled, quality, equipment, materials and direct supervision on all testing and commissioning activities
        Organize various sections from engineering, construction and procurement in preparing, establishing, testing and commissioning plans, including hazard and operability studies.
        Coordinate all sub-contractors and vendors for the testing and commissioning of equipment before shipment (Factory Acceptance Test).
        Prepare weekly and monthly reports on the commissioning activities and E&I of projects.


        A good first degree in any field of Engineering form a reputable institution. A higher degree in engineering and/or an MBA will be added advantage.
        Relevant Project Management certification(s) will be a distinct advantage.
        A minimum of 15 years’ project management experience in the oil and gas sector.
        Working knowledge of project management tools is essential.
        Hands-on experience in project scheduling and monitoring, project engineering and costing, as well as the tendering and procurement processes.
        Strong knowledge of joint venture project operations and interface in the oil and gas industry in non-operated and operated assets.
        Good understanding of the economic evaluation of projects, as well as negotiations and commercial skills in the oil and gas industry.
        Excellent leadership, negotiating and influencing skills.

    Method of Application

    To apply, please quote the appropriate reference number as the subject of the e-mail and send your current curriculum vitae (prepared as a word document and saved with your full names), a statement of how you meet our selection criteria, and the names and contact details(including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievement and abilities to us at recruitment@ng.kpmg.com not later than November 10, 2011.
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