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Assistant Manager - Rig Operations

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/04/2015
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The Company:
Our client, a major operator in Qatar, is currently looking for an Assistant Manager - Rig Operations to join their expanding team.

The Role:
Primary Purpose
To manage the operations on four offshore drilling or workover units rigs including the monitoring and management of drilling contractors and resolving operational problems in cooperation with two subordinate superintendents; ensure that the drilling or intervention objectives are achieved in a safe and efficient manner.

Principle Accountabilities
Lead the team of two superintendents who oversee and manage the activities on all offshore drilling rigs (three jack-up drilling rigs and one lift-boat) engaged in drilling, workover and intervention activities in clients offshore fields.
Ensure that all drilling operations are conducted safely and efficiently in accordance with the approved drilling programme and client Drilling Reference Manual (DRM) to ensure that drilling , workover and intervention operations are planned and programmed correctly and thereafter efficiently executed.
Provide advice and support to the Superintendents and when necessary take the lead to manager and solve critical operational problems. This will involve the detailed analysis of operational data and the coordination of input from other colleagues in other departments.

The position has a high degree of discretion and responsibility for enhanced drilling operations, accomplishing drilling objectives and resolving operational problems. The incumbent is mandated to resolve operational problems as they arise often on a 24/7 basis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc in Petroleum Engineering or Equivalent
IWCF certified
20+ years offshore drilling and workover operations experience.
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