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  • Job reference: RMS0136596

Chief Geophysicist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/04/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/04/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is one of the UK's leading power and gas companies - generating electricity, and retailing power and gas. One of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies. They employ around 12,000 people in the UK and more than 79,000 globally, making them one of the world’s largest and prestigious energy/oil and gas specialists.

The Role:
• This position manages staff in both UK and Norway, and in addition operations in Algeria and potentially in new areas. Regular travelling will therefore be required.
• It is preferred that the position in Stavanger is on a local contract basis. However, for the right candidate, consideration will be given for an expatriate contract.
• Leading the Geophysics Discipline team in E&P
• Responsibility for all geophysical discipline activities like geophysical data acquisitions, processing and quantitative geophysics
• Ensuring high geophysical quality in all elements of G&G evaluation in E&P
• Member of our Client's E&P Exploration & Geosciences management team
Responsibilities:
• Lead and manage the Geophysics team with permanent staff in UK and Norway
• Create, implement and maintain geophysical processes and procedures as part of the E&P wide BMS
• Define and lead the geophysical QA & QC processes in E&A
• Drive HSEQ excellence in geophysical operations
• Identify and champion key geophysical technologies
• Be geophysical focal point for IT and act as Geophysical DITC
• Be Geophysics T&I focal point
• Give geophysical advice to BD and asset teams (i.e. other teams within exploration + D&P assets) and provide expert support as required
• Run geophysical operations on behalf of the asset teams.
• Provide geophysical resources to BD and asset teams as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills:
• MSc or PhD in Geophysics or related discipline Required
• At least 10 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry Required
• Strong and proven competence and track-record in key geophysics topics like seismic acquisition, processing and rock physics / AvO Required
• Strong HSE awareness and focus, and good handle on procurement processes, budgeting and cost control Required
• Prior team leader experience a plus Highly desired
• Good leadership and people management skills Required
• Strong geophysical competence Required
• Good communication skills, both written and oral for effective liaison with various stakeholder Required
• Ability to integrate well with other discipline and exploration teams Required

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
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