Posted on :
9 Oct, 2017
9 Oct, 2017
Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of 119 licenses across 21 countries. Our focus is on finding and monetizing oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins.
Since 2006, Tullow has had interests Ghana and was appointed as the Jubilee field Operator. First oil was achieved In November 2010 and has become Tullow’s key asset generating significant high-margin oil production. Tullow’s second major discovery and subsequent development in Ghana is the TEN field where first oil was successfully achieved on time and on the budget in August 2016
Job Title: Maintenance & Integrity Lead
Business Unit / Team
TGL / Operations Team
Tullow Ghana Operations Manager
TGL Operations, Engineering & Subsea Teams
Tullow Corporate Operations and Engineering Teams
TGL Support Functions
Modec Operations and Maintenance Team
Modec Engineering Teams
Operations, maintenance and engineering (Topsides & Subsea) consultants
Government of Ghana Regulatory Authorities
3 x Asset Integrity Engineers
Technical Safety Engineer
Subsea Integrity Engineer
To oversee the development, implementation and sustainability of Maintenance & Integrity Management on behalf of the TGL applied to subsea, FPSO and export system, equipment and infrastructure.
To develop, implement and assure the Maintenance & Integrity Management Systems and processes in TGL in accordance with Tullow Oil Corporate Policies, Standards, Procedures and Guidelines aligned with good industry practice covering the following Integrity aspects:
Integrity & Maintenance Management
Maintenance strategies and optimization
Process Safety Management
TGL Management, in particular related to the deployment and application of MAXIMO Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and COABIS computerized Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS)
Integrity and Operations Assurance management
Drive continuous improvements in asset integrity across the business unit and O&M contractor.
Develop and manage asset integrity management metrics in line with the Operations Team KPI’s
Interface with O&M Contractor to effect continuous asset integrity management improvement.
Develop, implement and maintain appropriate IMS content for asset integrity management. Ensure O&M contractor has appropriate systems in place.
Ensure that S/ECEs are appropriately identified and defined. Ensure Performance Standards are appropriate and that assurance processes are in place to demonstrate compliance with performance standards.
To ensure that the CMMS planned maintenance build and ongoing content is appropriate for maintaining asset integrity.
Provide expertise for Shutdown Planning and execution.
Support succession planning activities within TGL, including development and mentoring local staff.
Responsibilities / Key Objectives:
Develop a set of asset integrity management metric aligned with Group and monitor/report on a regular basis.
Have oversight of BU Safety Case status, Case to Operate processes, Safety/Environmental Critical Element and Performance Standard Management.
Manage the structure and maintenance of “Risk Poynt” as the BU Asset Integrity and SC Barrier compliance tool.
Monitor conformance with Tullow corporate production operations and asset integrity policies and standards; recommend improvements, and support improvements to in-country IMS
Feedback to BU leadership where there are shortfalls in performance.
Lead OR&A Maintenance & Integrity reviews, pre-start-up assurance reviews as required.
Motivate people to improve the operating and process safety culture across Tullow.
Provide Planning and Management expertise for Shutdown Planning and execution.
TGL Delegation of Authority Policy
Degree in science/engineering or equivalent
Extensive experience in Offshore Oil & Gas Operations including deep water subsea with an asset maintenance and integrity background.
Good understanding of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), maintenance philosophies, strategies and execution etc.
Experience with Maximo preferable.
Detailed working knowledge of Energy Institute Process Safety Management Framework (or equivalent)
Good working knowledge of UK Safety Case Regulations, PFEER and DCR.
Familiar with large/multiple facility operations, preferably FPSOs
Experience of working with O+M contractors to manage Maintenance and Integrity activities
Good understanding of Class and Flag State requirements for FPSOs.
Experience in operations audit and technical safety reviews.
Adaptable in fast changing environments and delivers results through a pragmatic and positive approach.
Culturally sensitive and keen to develop national staff into senior roles as the organisation is developed. Working in a multicultural setup with diverse workforce.
Track record in dealing with multi-disciplinary teams and managing interfaces.
Transfers knowledge and develops practices across the company.
Influences senior leaders in the delivery of asset integrity and process safety management performance.
Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment
Understands the commercial aspects of operations, balancing technical integrity and safety with production maximization and cost efficiency.
Demonstrates a determined and independent approach to operational performance delivery and displays resilience in the face of obstacles/challenges.
Sets direction, harnesses the talents and energies of team members and supports and encourages them to deliver team goals.
Builds a network of relationships to influence change.
Assesses options using relevant information and makes timely and well-judged decisions.
React quickly & flexible to changing circumstances
Open, honest, reliable and culturally sensitive.
Ability to work with minimum supervision to high standard
Able to establish an interactive relationship with the contractors/suppliers to establish a positive Company relationship.