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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Head of Development Job at Tullow Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of Development

Jobs at:
Tullow Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Friday 16th March, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Tullow Uganda an operating division of Tullow Oil Plc, one of the largest global independent oil and gas exploration companies seeks to recruit a qualified competent candidate for the following position.
Job Title: Head of Development
Reports to: General Manager
Job Purpose:
To oversee and manage the technical work undertaken and ensure quality of all technical operations in Uganda covering operations, projects, facilities, subsurface, well engineering and environmental and social activities.
Main Accountabilities
  • Prepare LA2 for FID, including seeking supporting information from operators Total and CNOOC.
  • interact with Tullow functions to ensure technical support is available for review and completion as needed.
  • Liaise with Government of Uganda agencies and authorities to ensure that Tullow and Joint Venture objectives are achieved.
  • Support the Leadership Team in building an integrated activity and budget plans across the business units.
  • Act as resource/reserves authority for the LA2 including coordination of auditing process with external auditors in line with PRMS. and submission to authorities.
  • Prepare LA2 tor the FID Gate review and ensure that all necessary functional assurances are in place.
  • Ensure delivery of optimal field development, well & reservoir management plans.
  • Ensure that wells, facilities, operations scope is delivered as agreed and in line with international specifications.
  • Maintain and enhance integrated activity plans, prepare budgets, cost reviews and regular update reports
  • Minimum of a Degree in Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 20 years’ experience, ideally in onshore oil and gas development.
  • Must have been involved in large onshore projects from appraisal to operations.
  • Experience in managing Joint Venture Partners, Governments and other stakeholder relationships.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Excellent technical skills in an onshore development setting management.
  • Strong operational skills and experience.
  • Strong field development planning and project execution skills in a complex setting.
Business Behaviour:
  • Able to work with a multi-cultural and diverse team
  • Collaborative style and multidisciplinary awareness
  • Reacts quickly and flexibly to changing circumstances
  • Uses initiative to ensure issues are overcome
  • Seeks ways to find and apply best practice
  • Adopts a pragmatic, fit for purpose approach
Job application procedure

  • Apply online on on a date not later than Friday 16th March, 2018.
  • Your CV/resume should include your contact information and 3 work related references. “
  • Please upload your CV/resume in PDF or Word Format.
  • Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.