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Deepwater Subsurface Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Ghana
  • Job type: Permanent
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Subsurface Manager - Deepwater

WRS is working with an Independent E&P Operating Company who is looking to recruit a Subsurface Manager with Deepwater Drilling experience to work on a residential basis in their Accra offices. They are seeking an experienced Field Development & Subsurface Manager who will be responsible for the management of the subsurface team and lead the team to provide and deliver optimized development concepts and solutions and the successful candidate will report to the Exploration and Production Manager.

Job & Project info:
• Lead and co-ordinate high quality sub-surface development work (including exploration and appraisal) and later reservoir management and operations covering geoscience, petroleum engineering, reservoir engineering, production engineering, well operations, hydrocarbon accounting, data acquisition and management.
• Build a longer term organisation capable of assuming responsibilities for geoscience activities, reservoir management and field development planning and optimisation, to subsequently deliver high quality sub-surface work.
• Carry out sub-surface reservoir analytical studies for existing and future discoveries, initially focussing on defining and documenting the development plan for the assets.

Skills and Experience:
• MSc in Petroleum Engineering.
• Minimum 15 year experience in sub-surface field development and appraisal work.
• High level petroleum engineering and/or geoscience skills honed in national and international roles, and in various basins. West Africa experience beneficial.
• Field development planning and sub-surface well operations - large scale preferred, and exposure to Deepwater field types
• Experience with industry leading software
• Preferred exposure to field unitisation and re-determination
• Mentoring and training capabilities
• High level communication skills - verbal and written
• Team leading/management experience

If you feel you have the experience and background to be successful in this challenging role then please apply through the link or contact Damian Booth directly through our website or by calling the head office.
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