Tullow Oil Sept. Jobs 2018

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14 Sep, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily focused on Africa and South America with a portfolio of 90 licences across 16 countries.

Since 2006, Tullow has had interests in two licences in offshore Ghana.  In 2008, Tullow was appointed as the Jubilee Field Operator and, working with its joint venture partners and the Government of Ghana, went on to achieve first oil in November 2010.  The Jubilee field has become Tullow’s key asset generating significant high-margin oil production. Tullow’s second major discoveries and subsequent development in Ghana is the TEN fields where first oil was successfully achieved on time and on budget in August 2016.

There are further exploration opportunities for Tullow Ghana including expanding Jubilee to include outlying deep-water reserves. More information can be found here: Ghana BU

Job Description

Job Title: Joint Venture Manager

The Joint Venture Manager will be a key senior member of the Ghana Commercial team to ensure the TEN and Jubilee joint ventures work effectively and the rights of Tullow as an operator are protected and its obligations observed.


Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL) is seeking to hire a Joint Venture Manager based in Accra. The JV Manager will be a senior member of the GBU Commercial team and will act as alternate for the Commercial Manager. The JV Manager will also be expected to lead cross-functional teams to deliver complex high value ($10m-$100m+) key activities including:

  • Providing guidance and strategy on joint venture decisions to support Tullow’s desired outcomes.
  • Ensuring all JV decisions and approvals are obtained in a timely manner and properly documented, including approval of expenditure, annual work programme & budgets.
  • Ensuring all reporting requirements under the JOA, UUOA and PAs by Operator/Contractor are satisfied.
  • Managing and developing the Joint Venture Advisor and ensuring a suitable succession plan is in place.
  • Ensuring suitable contingent capability exists within the GBU Commercial team to cover key JV management activities in case of planned and unplanned absence.
  • Designing, implementing and coordinating joint venture management processes within GBU, ensuring adherence to the terms of the JOA, UUOA and PAs, agreed GBU procedures and ways of working.
  • Working closely with the Managing Director and Leadership Team in developing long term strategy for the Business, particularly in regards the strategy and objectives of other joint venture participants.
  • Working with the Head of External Affairs to recognise sensitivities & ensure all external communications are appropriate to the business environment.

You will be a JV Manager with significant upstream background working in joint ventures, ideally as both operator and non-operator.  You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (Technical or commercial / legal with a finance / business background).
  • Expert in joint venture agreements and petroleum agreements.
  • Track record of leading cross-functional teams to deliver complex deals.
  • Good understanding of, and experience across, the E&P lifecycle, especially appraisal to production.
  • In depth knowledge of upstream economic value drivers and analysis.
  • Excellent relationship skills, especially with joint venture participants.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

In Tullow, all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully and everyone has equal access to opportunities and resources to enable them to contribute to Tullow’s overall success.

To achieve this, we offer our employees:

  • A performance-driven culture that generates results.
  • A commitment to your personal and professional development.
  • A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people.
  • A culture that appreciates diversity & inclusion and provides equal opportunities.
  • Recognition and reward for your performance.

Our philosophy is to bring people into Tullow with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationship.  Working for Tullow will increase your knowledge, broaden your horizons and extend your professional network.  We offer a competitive reward package of base salary, incentives and benefits which is designed to attract, retain and motivate the best talent in our industry.

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