Oil and Gas

General Manager (GM), Drilling in a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company

We are a leading upstream Oil & Gas company with active operatorship of prolific blocks. As a result of our new expansion and development programmes, we are seeking to engage experienced, passionate, intelligent and resourceful professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager (GM), Drilling

Location: Nigeria

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and manage the overall implementation of Company’s drilling and well completion operations.
  • Provide technical expertise to troubleshoot major drilling and completion problems.
  • Provide continuous drilling rigs forward activities forecast and requirements as related to drilling and well completions.
  • Manage Company’s HSE policy and procedure for drilling and well completions.
  • Responsible for directing the execution of appropriate procedures for well drilling projects.
  • Must be capable of applying operational, engineering and management principles to resolve problems and optimize drilling, completion, workover, supply chain, logistics, planning and scheduling activities.
  • Provide immediate and effective solutions for operational continuity, equipment malfunctions and other onsite problems.
  • Must have experience in field development plans, execution and management. . Liaise with project partners, such as geologists and drilling contractors etc, in order to keep up-to-date on all developments that may have an impact on drilling activities.
  • Ensuring that drilling and well completion operations comply with statutory and regulatory requirements, with respect to health and safety and emergency procedures.
  • Must have a proven ability to plan / lead projects and must be able to work under pressure. Must have strong leadership, Interpersonal and communication skills to work in a multidisciplinary and multi-tasking team.
  • Must be result oriented and committed to company goals.
  • Must be capable of representing the company with regulatory and government agencies.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Degree in a core Engineering discipline with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
  • A Master’s Degree or its equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of twenty (20) years of relevant experience in the Oil & Gas industry with a proven track record.

Deadline: 15th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and scanned Passport Photograph to: and using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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