Job Vacancies at South Atlantic Petroleum Limited Nigeria 2013 – 2 Positions

To support maximization of our existing assets and the pursuit of our business expansion agenda. We seek talented, enthusiastic, innovative and multi-tasking individuals as

Cost Controller, Environmental/Safety Officer & Safety / Security Officer.

1) Environmental/Safety Officer – SA0 17
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Min Qualification
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldMedical
Role Description: Environmental/Safety Officer – SA0 17
Reports To: HSSE Coordinator
Key Roles: The candidate shall be responsible for all environmental regulatory compliance, implementation and maintenance of the environmental management system policy and the occupational health and safety activities of the company.

Accountabilities: 
Develop, implement and maintain the environmental management system policy and programs of the company.
Provide guidance and advice across the organization.
Fair understanding of global oil and gas environmental reporting requirements. Standards regulation.
Manage regulators.
Prepare, review and update environmental investigation and recommendation reports.
Develop proposed project objectives and targets. and report on progress in attaining
them.
Provide safety input into proposals – to include scope of work. schedules and man-
hour estimates.
Carry out accident investigation and reporting.

Implement and maintain first aid and emergency response procedures.
Collate. analyse and document operations safety statistics.
Implement any other duties assigned by the HSSE Coordinator/Supervisor.

Person Profile: 
Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours University degree in any Engineering or Science
discipline.
Approximately 5 to 10 years field experience within the Upstream Oil & Gas industry.
Must have a National Board for Occupational Safety and Health – International General
Certificate.
Must have a Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals Level 3 Certificate.
Conversant with Occupational Health and Safety standards.
Good organizational skills and safety consciousness.
Good understanding of the basic principles of reliability and availability assessments.
Good interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills.
Good understanding of operation/office security strategies.
Good waste management. oil spill, gas flaring.and produced water analysis skills.
Must be conversant with environmental impact assessment. post impact assessment, baseline studies, environmental evaluation studies/report, and audits.
Working knowledge of environment management systems in the E & P industry.
Good knowledge of environmental regulations.
Good field experience in environmental studies.
Good knowledge of other Engineering disciplines.
Good knowledge of technical safety.
Ability to speak French would be an advantage.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

2) Safety/Security Officer – SA0 18
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Min Qualification
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldSecurity
Role Description: Safety/Security Officer – SA0 18.
Reports To: HSSE Coordinator
Key Roles: The candidate shall be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of occupational health and safety standards. including safety monitoring and inspection of the company’s operations. He will also handle the auditing and safety statistics analysis collation activities of the company.

Accountabilities: 
Carry out field safety monitoring, inspection and audit.
Handle accident investigation and reporting.
Carry out field training and safety inductions.
Implement and maintain first aid and emergency response procedures.
Carry out a safety inspection of the workplace, identifying hazards. recommending control measures and preparing a management report.
Organize operations and office security.
Implementation and maintenance of occupational health and safety standards.
Collate, analyze and document safety statistics.
Provide safety input into proposals – to include scope of work. schedules and man-hour estimates.
Handle job safety analysis and permit to work administration.
Handle any other duties assigned by the HSSE Coordinator/Supervisor.

Person Profile:
Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours University degree in any Engineering discipline or Sciences.
Approximately 5 to 10 years field experience within the Upstream Oil & Gas industry.
Must have a National Board for Occupational Safety and Health – International General Certificate.
Must have a Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals Level 3 Certificate.
Well organized and safety conscious.
Working knowledge of safety studies.
Good knowledge of active and passive fire protection engineering. fire protection philosophies. systems design and specifications.
Good understanding of the basic principles of reliability and availability assessments.
Good understanding of operation/office security strategies.
Good interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills.
Good team spirit.
Ability to work independently on smaller scale consultancy studies.
Good understanding of the occupational health and safety management system.
Familiarity with hazard identification studies. hazard and operability studies including safety integrity level workshops is highly desirable.
Good experience with consequence modeling and consequence modeling software.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to speak French would be an advantage.
Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

3) Cost Controller SA0 16
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Min Qualification
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldAccounting/Audit
Role Description: Cost Controller SA0 16
Reports To: Manager. Accounting & Reporting
Relationships: Drilling. Engineering and Facility Managers. Benin Project Team, Project
Purchasing Officer. Finance Team.
Geographical Location: Lagos State
Cost Centre: SAPETRO Benin.

Key Roles: The Position of Cost Controller for the Benin Field Development will be embedded in the E&P Project Team for Benin. with day to day interactions with the
Drilling and Engineering Managers. Key to delivering on this position will be the ability to
leverage requisite skills to design and maintain analytical spreadsheets and reports, from
data obtained within internal and external relationships. As a critical link between E&P and Finance. The position will support field development activities by providing financial and analytical expertise to the Project Team. while delivering timely project financial reports to the Finance Team.

Accountabilities: 
Serve as first line internal control compliance liaison officer.
Provide support to individual Project Engineer/Project Manager in establishing and
maintaining up to date AFE and related documents.
Generate and maintain departmental. project and contract based cost reports. as
required by the Engineering Manager or individual Project Engineer.
Monitor and report cost against progress and monitor and report expenditure and
commitments against project budget.
Review and audit contractors’ cost management procedures.
Audit contractors’ invoices and backup material.
Prepare the Requisitions for the project (Drilling activity).
Submit the Requisitions for the internal approvals.
Submit the Approved Requisitions to Procurement.
Prepare the Requisitions for the project (Drilling activity).
Submit the Requisitions for the internal approvals.
Submit the Approved Requisitions to Procurement.
Oversee project related accounting procedures and database management.
Carry out random audit of work flow to ensure that all project accounting transactions
are appropriately authorized.
Prepare monthly journal entries.
Prepare reports to feed financial statements (variance analysis. etc).
Prepare general ledger reconciliations.
Prepare the Accruals Report for the Drilling Activity and related analytics.
Participate in monthly closing process.
Work on special projects. if requested.
Assist with yearly audit preparation.
Check and assign the Materials & Equipment Accounts Codes and Class of Cost.
Prepare the weekly warehouse report for materials & Equipment.

Person Profile:
Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours University degree in Accounting, Engineering, Social
Sciences or other Sciences.
Approximately 3 to 5 years experience in a similar position, within the Upstream Oil
and Gas Industry.
Must have at least 2 years experience in Auditing. within the Upstream Oil and Gas
Industry.
Good knowledge of SAP and intermediate spreadsheet expertise are a must.
Familiarity with IFRS environment would be an advantage.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Good interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Good team spirit.
Oral and written French would be an advantage.
Conversant with the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs (Microsoft Word Format) as an attachment to jobopportunities@owel-linkso.com  on or before Tuesday 21st May 2013. Email subject titles should read: Cost Controller – SA0 16; Environmental/Safety Officer – SA0 17; Safety/Security Officer – SA0 18.
Deadline: 21 May, 2013
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