Engineering Manager
BW Offshore
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

At BW Offshore, we value problem-solvers and engineering mindsets. We’re a team-oriented, dynamic workplace with people who are passionate about what they do - creating solutions that progress the future of energy.

The right candidate is a proactive and engaged individual with the ability to deliver solutions and drive improvements both independently and as part of a team.

Contract duration : 12 month initial period

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the design and engineering of modification projects through a team of subject matter experts in Naval Architecture, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Process, Piping and Structural disciplines, ensuring management of change proposals and improvements meet acceptable international standard, remain within agreed budget and schedule, and comply to contract requirements / client specifications, safety and regulatory requirements and company procedures to support optimal Asset operations
  • Responsible for planning and mitigating the impact of equipment obsolescence on the FPSOs
  • Ensure effective interface with Procurement, Construction and Commissioning processes
  • Acts as company lead and quality assurance person with contracted specialised third-party engineering organisations ensuring deliverables are received in a timely manner and to specification
  • Support the Project Manager as required to ensure effective project administration, reporting, project cost and schedule control, invoicing, risk management etc
  • Ensure the highest level of HSE performance in the design / engineering aspects of the project, including the full range of HSE activities such as standard setting, leading by example, communicating, monitoring, consequence management, and management of a safety case
  • Qualification

  • Master’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Other relevant post-graduate education may be considered
  • Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
  • Experience

  • Ideally 15 years of experience within the offshore industry, including previous experience as (deputy or area) engineering manager for at least one substantial and successful (safe, on budget and schedule, high uptime) offshore project either for an oil & gas operator, an FPSO contractor or an offshore EPC contractor
  • Any previous FPSO experience will be greatly valued
  • International and multi-cultural experience is preferred
  • Interpersonal skills

  • Team player with the ability to lead
  • Excellent managerial skills; results-focused, well rounded and confident
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to ask relevant questions and provide thorough explanations
  • Proactive and able to work independently, applying a structured and systematic approach
  • Ability to deliver in a high pressure, fast-paced project environment
  • Ability to deliver high quality work on time
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary / multinational environment
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Knowledge

  • Good understanding of major construction and lease contracts
  • Good knowledge of engineering management processes and systems
  • Good understanding of Safety Case process
  • Good understanding of Process plants
  • Good understanding of ships and / or FPSOs, as well as shipyard and fabrication yard activities
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Other

  • The position may require temporary assignments at project premises or on-board FPSOs
  • The position may require heavy travel and long working hours in peak periods
  • To meet NOGICDA (2010) requirements, this position is open to Nigerian Nationals only

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