Offshore Installations Manager (OIM) in Lagos, Nigeria

at WTS Energy

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • To supervise and coordinate the execution of offshore operations and maintenance activities and ensure the production of oil is within specifications. 
  • Lead offshore team operations team of FSO, facility and monitor use/operation of field support vessels.
  • Manage on site HSE, offshore production and maintenance activities.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
1.    Implement safety case for operations, onsite leadership of HSE and process equipment integrity 
2.    Ensure maintenance /operations carried out under his field of responsibility are carried out in strict accordance to Addax safety and PTW policies.
3.    Monitor and implement maintenance management processes.
4.    Ensure adherence with operational assurance programme
5.    Deliver 90 day to 1 year field performance ( HSE, production, Opex, marine etc)
6.    Maintain a flexible and positive attitude, especially with regard to the working environment and highly focused safety and security procedures
7.    Ensure all permits to work are in place.
8.    Prepare project close out and “lessons learnt” reports.
9.    Implement operations HSE Plans, conduct audits and inspections to ensure compliance
10.     Develop Procedures, Scope of Work, and Method Statements as may be required.
11.    Ensure that adequate records are maintained for all inspection and testing carried out.
12.    Participate in all pre- commissioning activities.
13.    Will be responsible for execution of platform and pipeline operations 

Key Performance Indicators/ Performance Goals:
•    Zero LTI’s
•    Production deferments as % of total production potential
•    Cost performance against budget
•    Manpower utilisation(BOPD/man/day)
•    Facility availability (% uptime per production unit)
•    Meet Addax HSE criteria
•    Zero non-compliance of all internal and external audits
•    Meet production targets as advised by Lagos

Key Performance Indicators/ Performance Goals:
•    Zero LTI’s
•    Achieve 97% process uptime.
•    Implementation of Management of Change Procedure as required.



Education Qualification:      Degree in an Engineering Discipline or Equivalent
Professional Qualification:    N/A
Experience    Minimum of 15 years in the Oil and Gas industry with marine experience with at least 5 years in a similar position with an operating company, Nigerian / West African experience preferred.
Age    35+

Functional/ Technical:    

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of multiple offshore operations including oil and gas processes, water injection, gas compression, artificial lift, TAD drilling activities, well intervention and marine activities.
  • Extensive leadership experience and capabilities in a multi-cultural, offshore environment.
  • Proven ability to focus on staff and asset development
  •  Sound knowledge of Oil & Gas, Nigerian Legislation, International Standards & Work experience.
  • Proficient in MSWord/Excel/Power Point/Project
  • Good organisational, verbal and written communication skills


  • Good communication and team building skills at all levels – able to lead and gain the respect of contractor and 3rd parties.
  • Must be resourceful with the ability to improvise / prioritise when confronted with obstacles without losing focus and attention to detail.
  • Supervisory, dynamic, influential & assertive when situations arise to enhance AP Nigeria Management Reputation.
  • Proven track record in managing multicultural situations.


  • Results-driven, focussed on delivery and quality of the projects.
  • Able to hold own ground when challenged by others, being able to present a balanced view when putting arguments forward.
  • Comfortable working with a multinational, multicultural team.


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