Sunday, March 4, 2012

KPMG (Oil & Gas) Recruiting Operations and Maintenance Superintendents

KPMG is Recruiting for Operations and Maintenance Superintendents. Our client, a household name in the energy sector is seeking Operations and Maintenance Superintendents to join its strong human resource base. The company is a source of cost-effective, reliable energy for the sub region and aims at promoting an enabling environment for regional economic growth and development as well as job creation for people within the sub-region.

This role, which is a local job. requires two candidates who will be responsible for the following:

1. The Western operational area (Togo and Ghana), with job location in Ghana
2. The Eastern operational area (Benin and Nigeria) with job location in Badagry, Nigeria.

Job Title: Operations and Maintenance Superintendents

Reporting to the General Manager for Operations, the successful candidates will provide leadership and ensure that all corporate operations and maintenance objectives are met.

Key Operational Responsibilities

Be responsible for all HES issues with respect to workplace environment and culture, with priority on employees, contractors and the public.

Ensure that operating parameters are maintained within required safety limits

Develop and implement approved operating and maintenance processes, policies and procedures in accordance with international standards and acceptable practices.

Lead and support the development, use, and analysis of system process and results metrics (operational, financial. and safety).

Develop, implement, and monitor the performance of operational programs in line with the company’s business plan and strategies against operating expense budget in respective area.

Act as Contract Holder for all Operations & Maintenance contracts in respective area. develop and manage all contractual issues.

Technical Responsibilities

Oversee and direct the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of regulating and metering facilities.

Oversee the monitoring and preventive! corrective maintenance of gas heaters, generators (gas and diesel engine driven), vessels, safety systems of each station and the cathodic protection systems of the onshore and offshore pipelines.

Ensure pipeline system and stations within the respective areas are manned and ROW patrolled to enhance damage prevention and public awareness.

Oversee and direct the safe and efficient operation of the Gas Control Center( and the pipeline system in the respective areas via the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.

Oversee and direct all gas measurement activities including tracking and maintaining measurement data integrity, certification of measurement systems. Troubleshooting, and discrepancy resolution processes.

For the Eastern area, in addition to the responsibilities above, the candidate will oversee the monitoring and preventive! Corrective maintenance of the Gas Compressors and its accessories
Key Competencies Required

A degree in Gas, Chemical, Process or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience

Demonstrable experience in all aspects of onshore and offshore natural gas transmission pipeline and metering station operations and maintenance

Demonstrable experience in a range of the following: pipeline pigging, pipeline repairs, gas heating and pressure reduction systems. cathodic protection and instrument calibration! repair

Sound knowledge of hazard (HES) management. gas measurement and volumetric counting

Budget and vendor management skills

Astute leadership and team building abilities

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Demonstrable experience in working in a diverse multinational environment

Nationals of the West African sub-region preferably Benin, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo will be ideal.

Application Deadline
30th March, 2012

Method of Application

Interested applicants should apply with their CVs and indicate in the Email or on the envelope, the operational area (Eastern or Western) of interest.

All applications should be submitted in English by 30 March 2012 to:

HR Advisory Services KPMG
Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive, Abelenkpe
P.O. Box GP 242, Accra
Or by-mail