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  • Job reference: RMS0109359

Seismic Acquisition Project Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/04/2012
  • Time left:
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    (23/04/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our global leading client is seeking highly skilled, experienced & capable contract international employees to work on a large multinational complex oil & gas project on a residential basis.

The Role:
The Seismic Acquisition Project Manager (SAPM) will be part of the Seismic Delivery Team (SDT) within the AGT Region, reporting to the Seismic Delivery Manager. Seismic is a key technology in the exploration, development and production of the Client's portfolio.
As the SAPM you will be responsible for maintaining consistent delivery of safe Geophysical Operations. You are also responsible for seismic acquisition design and overall raw seismic data quality. This will be delivered through the rigorous application of the Upstream Defined Practice for Management of Geophysical Operations (UDP-MoGO). The surveys you are likely to be involved in may include large towed streamer, OB and Transition zone surveys. You will also be involved in the Geophysical Ops support for VSPs and other acquisition types which fall under the UDP-MoGO.
In addition you will be actively coaching more junior staff in their development as Acquisition Specialists.
Working with the Seismic Delivery Manager, Geophysical Discipline Lead and project geophysicists to develop project Scopes of Work, timing and cost estimates for individual seismic acquisition activities to be carried out in the RPU.
- Develop and Implement project resource plans.
- Manage the contracting and contractor activities
- Organise all permits required to carry out the operations.
- Work with RPU Operations and Logistics teams, HSSE teams, Marine and Aviation Authorities to ensure safe and efficient operations.
- Acting as representative, planning, managing and coordinating the seismic QA/QC and the field operations.
- Provide assurance throughout the project to ensure technical and HSSE are delivered as promised in the contract.
- Coach and support development of national staff.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
At minimum Bachelor’s degree in Geophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering or Earth Sciences
- Minimum of a NEBOSH International General Certificate (or equivalent) in Occupational Safety and Health.
Experience with UDP MoGO.
- A minimum of 15+ years in oil companies, geophysical contractors or as a consultant. Experience in QA/QC of seismic operation, managing seismic acquisition projects, focussing on marine surveys. Experience in facilitating project-level risk assessments, joint risk assessments and HAZIDs; generating RFIs and RFPs; pre-survey cost estimates and cost tracking; facilitating project start-ups and close out meetings; survey design.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Proven leadership skills, have a proactive attitude, and be interested in finding solutions and making improvements for the benefit of safe seismic operations.
- Fluency in written and spoken English language.
- Proven coaching and mentoring skills

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