Head, Projects and Technical Services Job at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)
Job Title: Head, Projects and Technical Services.
Job Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers.
- The Project and Technical Services Lead will define remediation project objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
- The individual shall prioritize, plan and execute remediation of all impacted sites in Ogoniland in accordance with the HSSE & SP Control framework, SPDC Standard for the Management, Investigation & Remediation of Soil & Groundwater Contamination and Local Applicable Laws/Regulations.
- He/She will develop, execute, and finalize remediation projects according to strict deadlines and within budget, including estimating and acquiring the right resources, coordinating team of site supervisors, third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.
- He/She shall prepare and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary liaising with other leads within the project team in the implementation of his/her role. In addition, he/she shall mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors.
- Minimum qualification of Master’s degree in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences and Biochemical Sciences. A PhD degree in these disciplines will be an advantage.
- At least 5 years of demonstrated skill of planning and execution of contaminated sites remediation projects.
- Proficient in the use of REMSCAN and can interprete chromatographic analysis of contaminated samples.
- Has skills to develop specific HSE case for different remediation scenarios.
- Demonstrable experience in Shorelines Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT)
- Familiar with biochemical laboratory analysis of contaminated oil and water samples including finger-printing and associated quality control measures.
- Conversant with waste treatment and hydrocarbon waste fixation.
- Familiar with managing contract procurement process.
- Skillful in sampling borehole design and execution.
- Must have working knowledge of coring and core description and interpretation.
- Knowledgeable about the lithology of the Niger Delta.
- Conversant with adaptive mangrove monitoring practices.
- Must have knowledge and application of RBCA toolkit for site specific risk assessment.
- Must be conversant with GIS and spatial data analyses.
- Demonstrate knowledge of tier 1 and tier 2, risk assessment of hydrocarbon contaminated sites.
- Effective organizational, project management, reporting, communication and presentation skills.
- Understands regional and local hydrogeology, and contaminant Fate & Transport (F&T) principles.
- Can identify data gaps and how to manage them by gaps analysis including risk assessment of severity/potential ramifications.
- Able to develop risk-based remediation targets and strategy for a simple site based on thorough understanding of CSM, the RBCA process, and sustainable remediation principles.
- Can independently review, evaluate and recommend appropriate Remedial Action Plan for various impacted scenarios
- Can identify key performance indicators and recommend system optimization for commonly applied remediation technologies and for commonly used above ground treatment technologies.
- Has undertaken internal and external stakeholder management for simple SGW projects.
- Has sound understanding of local regulatory requirements.
- Able to design and conduct remediation and restoration training
- Can interpret Laboratory data and provide astute recommendations for soil and ground water remediation
- Is able to critically analyse large scientific data sets and draw logical conclusions.
- Can identify SGW liabilities and critically review work proposed or performed to monetize the liability.
- Can cost up simple investigations and ex-situ (excavate and disposal) remediation works.
- Knows basics of creating and maintaining a Hazards and Effects register, the bowtie hazard analysis technique, and ALARP requirements.
- Familiar with the seven steps in a HEMP review, required handshakes, implementation and monitoring requirements.
- Experience with stakeholder management and ability to influence senior stakeholders.
Application Deadline: 31st August, 2018.
How to Apply: Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:
About Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and a leader in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programmes.
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