Role Summary :
The Engineering Manager SSA Region is responsible for leading the Service Engineering department in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region.
The Engineering Manager is responsible for the execution of the regional service operations and growth plan as well as HSE excellence.
Integrates and develops processes that meet business needs across the organization.
This position reports functionally to the Global Engineering Manager of Subsea Services.
Essential Responsibilities :
Considered to be a business partner and is involved in long-term planning. This role contributes to the overall strategy and manages complex issues within functional areas of expertise.
This position reports functionally to the Global Engineering Manager for Subsea Services and operationally to the SSA Regional Subsea Services Leader.
Superior responsibility for all engineering activities for the Services business in the SSA Region.
Provide engineering leadership with clear technical accountability.
Provide operational and strategic leadership to balance between short and long-term deliveries in line with budget and strategic commitments.
Identify and implement key synergies to improve overall efficiency and execution.
Liaise with customers either on or off site across the region as necessary to drive work into the company.
Ability to offer solution based technical offerings for the Subsea product line (Trees, CWOR, Landing Strings, etc.)
Execute operation commitments and ensure on-time delivery.
Provide support to Bid Management to ensure executable bids are proposed.
Overall recruitment, resource and capacity management and planning for the department.
Key Performance Indicators (KPI) management and monitoring.
Management for all direct reporting positions.
Training and capacity development for the region’s engineering function.
Oversee design processes and quality within the department.
Develop and improve the department’s business processes.
Drive Services Engineering team competence development.
Ensure effective communication within the department including stakeholders in the SSA Region and overall Services Organisation, Customer and Global Engineering Organisations
Qualifications / Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university.
Extensive experience in the Oil and gas industry
Extensive knowledge of Subsea equipment.
Highly experienced in managing people, motivating others and achieving results.
Ability to effectively manage teams in a dynamic fast paced environment.
Highly motivated with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Strong knowledge of products required to deliver services solutions.
Strong presentation skills
Customer focused in defining quality and establishing priorities.
Flexibility to travel within SSA
A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)