Recruitment at Seplat Energy 2022 for Engineers, Managers, Accountants, and IT Professionals

Seplat is leading Nigeria’s energy transition towards cleaner, accessible, affordable, and reliable energy that is accessible to all. Through partnerships and commitment, we support Nigeria’s economy and create value for all our stakeholders. Modern Nigeria is proud of its roots and is ambitious on the world stage; and so are we!

We have a significant track record of maximizing value from Upstream oil and gas assets located in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. In addition, our midstream operations currently provide 30% of processed gas used for electricity in Nigeria, with new capacity coming onstream. Together with our host communities, we are gradually changing the Energy landscape that will ultimately improve the livelihoods of Nigerians.

As a socially responsible organization with more than 10 years of experience in sustainability transformation, we understand that the social and economic well-being of our host communities is tightly connected to the Company’s success. This knowledge has shaped our rigorous CSR programs designed to advance a sustainable business environment.

 
We are looking for professionals to fill the following positions:
 

1. Drilling Accountant | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
Responsible for keeping accurate accounting records, including strict monitoring of drilling AFE costs and all other costs incurred during drilling activities, keeping adequate and up-to-date records of all drilling items, and reporting the same accurately monthly, quarterly, and annually
Principal Accountabilities: 
1. Dedicated Finance support to the Drilling and Completions Team-Serve as an interface between Finance and drilling. Attend inquiries on invoice status and well cost or escalating as appropriate. Ensure that Well AFEs are fully approved before wells are spudded.
2. Provide adequate support to the JV team on monthly cash call requests, monthly returns and reviews, budget and performance defense meetings, all drilling-related AFE & Budget Certification and Confirmation¸ tracking, and provide drilling projects spend and overhead report monthly or as may be required
3. Ensure that all relevant drilling costs are captured in appropriate AFEs and expenditures are incurred and charged to accounts in line with the AFE.
4. Escalate to finance management and or asset managers areas of variances between AFE and expenditure.
5. Provide reports and support documents as required for Internal and Statutory audits to ensure no audit exceptions are recorded
6. Provide finance support to ensure 95% cost recovery on drilling activities from our NPDC and NAPIMS JV partners, actively participating in JV partner meetings (SUB COM & TECOM)
7. Regular review of drilling general ledger for proper cost coding and eventual reclassifications.
8. Active Participation in the month-end accounting process activities is as follows:
i. Capex and Opex drilling general ledger review and reclassifications as may be required.
ii. Accruals booking, with a focus to ensure that at year-end accounting ensure all drilling costs are captured in the year of spend.
iii. Drilling Capex Reports
iv. Purchase requisition verification
9. Participate actively in the budget build for all drilling campaigns by ensuring that all relevant drilling costs are provided for during the budget build.
10. Respond to all drilling cost queries.
11. Drilling Vendor relationship and finance interface
Job Knowledge and Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or any business management-related course.
• Professional Qualification – ACA, ACCA, CPA
• 5+years of post-qualification experience
• 10+ years of oil and gas accounting experience
 
 

2. Senior Category Specialist, Indirect (HR & Land Transport) | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
• Responsible to develop and implement category strategies for the HR & Land Transport category, covering Recruitment & Advisory Services, Manpower Services, Payroll Services, HR Surveys (SPV & remuneration) Background screening, HRIS (HR Integrated Systems), HMO, COVID testing & management, Wellness & Fitness program, EAP, Vehicle Purchase, Vehicle Lease, Vehicle Maintenance, Documentation & Licenses, Drivers, Tyres & Batteries, etc.
• Securing supply and delivering value through a portfolio of commercial deals structured and managed to achieve the lowest Total Cost of Ownership. Responsible to analyze business needs and matching them against supply market opportunities to develop and implement category and contracting strategies, as well as contract management plans that maximize commercial leverage in third-party deals that deliver competitive value.
• Function as an internal expert in the HR & Land Transport Category with the responsibility to inform and advise the SCM community & Business leaders of market price and cost trends, key contractor and supplier capabilities, and performance in the HR & Land Transport Category.
Note: Not filling this role or failing to perform it at the desired level, may compromise the execution of the short and long-term Indirect and Support Functions goals to enable, maintain or boost oil, gas, and new energy production safely, and efficiently, and at a competitive cost.
Principal Accountabilities:
1. Develop and monitor the implementation of category and contract plans (including multiyear plans) for all spend activities in the HR & Land Transport Category. This includes
2. Develop and deliver category and contract strategies for HR & Land Transport, materials, and equipment that consider in-house capabilities, market dynamics, and local stakeholder requirements, while maximizing the use of contracts that comply with the relevant standards and enhance contractor HSEQ, commercial, and operational performance.
3. Lead the Strategic Sourcing of the above sub-categories in HR & Land Transport, including leading the preparation of tender documents, SAAFs, TAAFs, CAAFs, RAAFs & VAAFs, and Contracts for the procurement of goods and services in the HR & Land Transport Category (scope listed above)
4. Develop & review e-Tenders (RFQs/RFPs/ITTs) and lead the Contract and Procurement processes commencing with the receipt of an approved PR to the delivery of the goods /services by the vendor. This covers vendor selection, strategy, obtaining approvals from TB and NPDC where necessary, review of POs, etc
5. Develop and implement robust contract management plans to ensure contractor performance in line with the expectations of issued contracts & purchase orders. Build and drive effective relationships with key vendors to deliver key business goals, especially safety, quality, schedule, cost, etc., and introduce innovative/value add support to the business where possible
6. Establish effective value-based category performance objectives and monitor accordingly.
7. Lead medium-risk contract and commercial exposures negotiations, and participate in high-risk contract negotiations to provide cross-category input.
8. Contribute to strategic supplier management to align external supply market competencies with internal demand.
9. Support competence development of self by understanding and applying the SCM Competence Framework, Job Experience Ladder, and related processes.
10. Oversee a program for coaching Contract Holders and relevant internal end users on category management as a business process.
Job Context and Challenges: 
• Location is Lagos, with visits to other company locations as may be required
• Working with internal stakeholders to consolidate demand and standardize specifications
• Reducing the lead time to award of contracts in a heavily regulated contracting environment
• Meeting JV obligations under the JOA in the detail of each contract
• Contributing to corporate HSE performance as 70% of all safety incidents involve contractors and subcontractors
• Demands competence of complex tools and models (e.g. Category Spend Profiling tool; Total Cost of Ownership model; ‘Should Cost’ model; SWOT; PESTLE; Porter’s Five Forces model;
Supplier Qualification and Evaluation Criteria tool; SCM Risk Assessment tool; Sourcing Levers and Tactics tool; Opportunity Prioritisation tool; Strategy Selection tool; RFQ and RFP Guide tool; SCM KPI Guidance too; Supplier Relationship Scoring tool; etc. Applying multiple contract types; and exceptional analytical, communication, and execution skills
Qualifications and Experience
• Strong analytical skills (including advanced data management), critical thinking, and statistical judgment combined to aid risk-based decision-making
• Strong negotiation skills
• Good stakeholder management skills, especially for engaging diverse internal and external stakeholders
• Minimum of 8 years cognate experience in SCM, preferably in the oil and gas (E&P) industry
• Degree qualified, preferably in a numerate discipline, or demonstrated professional skill in SCM
• An MBA and/or an SCM professional diploma (CIPS, ISM, and IACCM) will be an advantage.
The Application Closes on the 6th of September 2022
 
 

3. Senior Manager, Legal | Seplat

 


 
Overall, Purpose of the Job:
The role is designed to support the Legal Director of SEPLAT PLC and its Subsidiaries (“the SEPLAT Group”) to guide and advise the Board of Directors, the Executive team, and the Leadership Team on the legal framework of the SEPLAT Group and its interplay with the external legal environment, while scanning the internal and external horizon for actual and potential legal risks and implications of all of the business transactions.
The role will ensure the delivery of all upstream transactions that portend legal, commercial, and or reputational risks within the Exploration and Production (E&P) departments and all legal workstreams on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, financing, and debt restructuring, corporate finance and tax, corporate restructuring, enterprise risk management, intellectual property rights, and protection, corporate law. The role evaluates and weighs multiple inputs and impacts of any business decision or action on the SEPLAT Group and works in an integrated manner with the Legal Director and the Executive Team to deliver the purpose, objectives, and the strategic business growth plan of the SEPLAT Group.
Principal Accountabilities:
1. Act as a key resource, providing strategic legal advice and assurance to the Board, Board
Committees, CEO, Executive Team, and providing strategic legal advice and support to the Board.
2. Closely work with the Legal Director to deliver the growth and transformational objectives of the
SEPLAT Group and drive the culture of the Group, as set by the SEPLAT PLC Board.
3. Provide commercial and transactional expertise –
4. Manage legal and regulatory compliance in Exploration and Production and corporate transactions:
5. Enterprise Risk Management
6. Manage Dispute Resolution
7. Champion the overall legal health of SEPLAT
8 Public Advocacy
9. External Counsel
11. Joint Venture Responsibilities
Job Knowledge and Qualifications:
(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
A degree in Law; is required. An MBA, a master’s degree, or a Ph.D. in Law will be an added advantage. Must be qualified to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria and be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
Relevant Experience:
1. At least 20 years post-call, with experience in Law administration, Legal advisory in Energy, Upstream,
Midstream and Commercial in an international law firm or similar post-call experience with a mid-sized or major E&P company in Nigeria.
2. Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and other Microsoft applications.
3. Exposure and working experience with an international oil firm for at least 8 years
4. Proven evidence of sustained performance and delivery at mid-management or management level in a midsized or major E&P operation.
5. Legal experience in Oil & Gas across geographies (especially Nigeria and the United Kingdom)
Competencies (Technical skills, behavioral competencies, specialized training, or Defined Competencies as outlined in Seplat Competence & Training System)
• Strong expertise in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements for complex transactions
across the Upstream, Midstream, and with local and international private/government parties.
• Working knowledge of the evolving local and international ESG and New Energy landscape, including the Legal issues and obligations faced by an Oil & Gas Company with dual listing status.
• Ability to drive the legal aspects of, and manage complexities arising within, an entire project/transaction value chain (i.e., from Project structuring to post-completion);
• Strong interpersonal skills and robust negotiation skills.
• Knowledge of legislation governing g operations in Oil & Gas
 
The Application Closes on the 6th of September 2022.
 
 

4. Human Resources Generalists (C&B,Talent Mgt & HR Operations) | Seplat

 


 
JOB DESCRIPTION
If you’re a Human Resources (HR) professional with proven experience, we can offer you the opportunity to work at the heart of our Human Resources Operations, Compensation & Benefits, or Talent Management Teams in Nigeria’s leading Energy company.
Providing a world-class HR experience to employees is essential in a changing and competitive landscape. As we transition to cleaner forms of energy, the challenge facing Seplat and the wider energy industry in the coming decades is considerable. As a Human Resources professional you will be on the front line of creating exceptional HR experiences.
• Design, develop and implement specific interventions, solutions, or programmes in support of the People Agenda for the company.
• Manage cost-effective and timely delivery of critical business change initiatives such as: organizational redesign, integrating change initiatives.
• Act as a HR key resource, identifying talent needs and working to create and implement an efficient talent acquisition strategy to improve recruitment and business performance.
• Optimizing and redefining strategies, mindset and infrastructure to ensure continuous upskilling and reskilling;
• Develop, implement, and manage company-wide employee retention programmes and strategies that improve the overall employee experience
• Provide commercial and transactional expertise on workforce planning, resource forecasting and implement resourcing strategies that project Seplat as an employer of choice
• Coordinate the annual Talent Review process including talent assessment, succession planning and development plan execution
• Joint Venture Responsibilities- Efficiently support and manage Recruitment Operations and Resourcing Contracts, engaging the relevant stakeholders (NAPIMS,NPDC, Manpower Agencies etc) Ensuring maximum returns on cash calls
• Partner with the business through the HRBPs to deliver total workforce planning balancing cost, value and risk
HR REQUIREMENTS
• Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related degree
• Experience communicating with managers and employees and providing advice and expertise in HR areas such as processes, policies, employment laws, and, compensation and benefits.
• Working knowledge of HR Metrices and Analytics
• A firm grasp of compensation and benefits administration
• Experience with talent management and learning concepts and strategies.
• Knowledge of trends and cutting-edge HR strategies
• Strong communication and written skills
• Proven diagnostic and investigation skills
• Labor and Employment Law knowledge
• CIPM membership
• Professional experience in either Industrial Relations or in Project Management / Continuous Improvement will be a significant advantage 
 
 

5. Business Systems Junior Analyst (SUN, EAM & Asset Mgt) | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
This role oversees the full business suite for EAM (procurement, Finance, asset management, maintenance and support, and all associated software including Ming. le, ION Pulse, ION Activity Desk, Federation Services, and Unity.) Regular activities include deployment, management, and administration of this system to all users across the entire organization to handle day-to-day business processes within SEPLAT. The role is also responsible for the day-to-day enhancement of work processes across the application. l
Principal Accountabilities: (Describe the important 8 – 12 accountabilities/responsibilities of the job, i.e., what needs to be achieved and why. Start with the most important and number each one separately)
1. Provision of 24/7 application support to all users of the Business Systems. Key functions of the role will include deployment of the applications, creation of users, user password resets, re-routing of Approval Tasks, maintenance & update of the approval workflows, and general troubleshooting of system errors, and daily updates of the system as required.
2. Maintain and update all Procurement & Finance reference data in the EAM systems and other related systems where necessary including the creation of new Suppliers, organizations, Stores, Parts, Problem Codes and Priority Codes. Regular clean-up of the system to ensure that all closed Entities are not being used in daily transactions.
3. Document detailed business requirements, business rules, functional requirements, and change requests and communicate same to the system support consultants.
4. Testing of all new developments and fixes made to the Business Systems to ensure they are without bugs.
5. Perform data analysis, develop complex queries, and assist other divisional data analysts to support data-driven decision-making.
6. Maintain and generate all reports required by Users and Managers and coordinate the development of new reports as at when required.
7. Provision of user training for all Business Systems, for new and existing users across all Seplat departments as applicable.
8. Maintain and update all user training documentation for all Business Systems and develop new training materials where there are changes to the existing system configuration.
9. Participate in system and process reviews and identify opportunities for significant enhancements in operational efficiency, overall effectiveness, and identifiable benefits to the organization.
10. Liaise with Seplat Business Unit Heads, solution providers, and external vendors on all matters that may impact the operation of the Business Systems.
11. Support internal and external audits.
12. Supervise the Business Systems Analyst – Asset Maintenance when required.
Internal:
Job Context and Challenges:
• The role is quite diverse and requires a flexible approach and an understanding of how to prioritize tasks. The job holder may be required to work on multiple system projects, provide day-to-day support, and train users all at the same time.
• several different applications comprise the Infor EAM software solution including ION Pulse, ION Activity Desk, and Ming.le, Federation Services, Unity, and Infor EAM. A basic understanding of Finance, SCM, CMMS, and IT principles is a prerequisite for this role.
• It is also necessary to have good interpersonal skills as the job holder will be required to liaise with staff at all different levels of the organization.
• The support role is potentially 24/7 so the job holder must be willing to work late hours and/or weekends to meet project and month-end deadlines.
• Ability to remain flexible to meet constantly changing and sometimes opposing demands by different stakeholders.
Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
• First degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another related area.
• Approximately 6 years’ experience within IT or/and Finance preferably in the Oil and gas (E&P) industry.
• Excellent IT skills with a good understanding of financial processes, systems, and reporting
• Experience working on business intelligence/data warehousing and reporting systems
• Professional qualifications in related fields will be an added advantage
 
 
 

6. Economist | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
The role is responsible for:
– supporting the Head of Economics in preparing relevant economic analysis required by the business
– providing analytical and advisory support to the Head of Economics on projects and new business opportunities, as required.
Principal Accountabilities:
1. Corporate Economic Evaluation: Support the Head of Economics with the maintenance of robust and integrated economic models to guide the economic evaluation of SEPLAT assets and projects:
– Conduct economic valuation for projects covering the Company’s upstream oil/gas exploration/appraisal, development. Also conduct economic valuation beyond E&P (such as midstream projects, power projects, renewable projects etc.), where required.
– Provide support in the evaluation of business and investment proposals. Assist the Head of Economics in preparing advice on the economic viability, value, associated risks, and potential investment strategies.
– Work with the Head of Economics, the Strategy team, and the Planning team to screen projects/investments for optimal capital deployment, sustainable growth, and profitability in line with corporate goals and strategies.
– Assist in the development of modeling tools, where necessary.
– Provide support in external engagement on corporate economic evaluations (including, but not limited to, JV Partners, DPR, Banks, etc.), as required.
2. Economic Analysis of long-term plan & Capital Optimization for Funding purposes:
– Provide support for the economic evaluation of specified asset investment opportunities across the corporate portfolio for optimal portfolio development and capital deployment. This involves assisting in the development of suitable projections for internal and debt evaluation purposes to assist group funding optimization for renewable projects.
– Work with the Head of Economics, the Planning team, and the Strategy team to ensure the robustness of long-term plans against the Company’s strategic imperatives.
– Conduct cost-benefit analysis and potential optimizations to support decision-making, where required.
– Assist in the consolidation and assessment of the Corporate cashflows and the preparation of economic analysis materials for presentation to Senior Management.
3. Post-Investment Reviews:
– Provide support as required on post-investment reviews
4. Assurance:
– Economic assurance: participate in closing out economic evaluation assurance ahead of Senior Management and Decision Review Board engagements.
– Provide economics support on external Audit engagements.
5. Capital Raising: Work with the Head of Economics, the GM, Corporate Planning & Economics, and the Corporate Finance team on debt assessment for capital raising purposes, including bank debt and fixed income bond, any asset development, and/or new business/acquisition, as required:
– Support the development of sensitivity/scenario analysis that underpins specific financing situations.
– Support the analysis of results and provide financial input as required to assist in the structuring of the deal.
6. New Business: Where required, support and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team on assigned new business opportunities in terms of business development, integration, and execution.
7. Other:
– Provide support on communications related to matters about Economics for Senior Management and Board Committees.
– Maintain good working relationships with Planning, Finance, Commercial, Asset, and other operational departments to facilitate the delivery of the Economic workstreams.
– Assist the Head, of Economics in upholding the Economics standards and processes set for economics evaluation. Work with the Head, of Economics to share these across the organization.
– Support the development of junior team members on economic-related workstreams.
Job Context and Main Activities:
(Outline the context in which the job operates and record the types of activity involved in achieving principal accountabilities:
The Economics team is the primary point of contact within the company for Corporate and Asset economic analysis. The job operates within a team setting and significantly involves interaction with various functions across the company regularly. With the high volume of work carried out by the team, communication within the team is key to ensuring seamless workflows.
Decision-making Authority/Level of Supervision Required:
Very little supervision is required, except in areas of complex decision analysis.
Job Challenges:
(Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)
– Interfacing with different units could be challenging if the required information needed for valuation purposes is not being received on time
– Meeting timelines for specific work lines are an integral part of the role. These timelines for delivery of planning and economic reports are inherently very tight and might have a tremendous impact on the ability to deliver without hampering the quality of output
Job Knowledge and Qualifications:
(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
Educational Background – A degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, or a related Business or Science field is required as a minimum.
Industry experience – Three or more years of relevant experience.
Competencies
(Technical skills, behavioral competencies, specialized training, or Defined Competencies as outlined in Seplat Competence & Training System)
• Ability to show a broad understanding of valuation techniques/economics
• Working knowledge of financial concepts and technical subsurface and surface disciplines.
• Ability to multitask. Analytical, problem solving, and collaboration skills.
• Sound knowledge and use of software programs (e.g., MS Excel) are required to accomplish specific tasks, including analysis and modeling.
• Strong communication skills i.e., report writing and presentation preparation.
Health and Safety:
Please highlight if the role is a Safety Critical Position as per the following definition:
A role is defined as Safety Critical where Employees, through any improper use of substances may affect the health and safety of themselves and/or their colleagues in their work area.
Safety Critical Role – This is not a safety-sensitive position; however, the employee has to demonstrate behavior consistent with all company HSSE policies, processes, procedures, and laws.
 
 

7. Lead, Materials Management | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
Responsible for assure the end-to-end establishment of materials requirements, demand management, planning, inventory management, organizing, storage, preservation, issue, replenishment, returns, refurbishment, and care of materials throughout their life, and includes end-of-life materials disposal and investment recovery.
Responsible to ensure an HSE Management system is in place for warehouse and yard operations activities, with appropriate risk management measures in place and effective.
Note: Without this position, materials integrity and flow to enable safe efficient, and cost-effective production, maintenance, and projects will be compromised, impacting production, asset integrity, and delivery of new wells and projects.
Principal Accountabilities:
1. Contribute as a member of the Materials Management Leadership team, and deputize for the Manager, Materials Management & Logistics as required.
2. Drive integrated materials planning agenda with Business Partners, Procurement peers, and Suppliers to ensure that the flow through of materials aligns with demand, consumption patterns, and the replenishment order cycle (MRP).
3. Oversee warehouse and yard (supply base) operations including storage, inspection, goods marshaling, preservation, and materials maintenance, and monitor the implementation of a Warehouse and Yard Operations HSE Plan.
4. Implement and maintain a suite of materials management processes and procedures, including those that integrate materials management activities with operations and projects.
5. Operationally and commercially manage company non-hydrocarbon materials inventory to establish a lean inventory footprint and working capital outlay, while assuring materials availability for effective and efficient business activities.
6. Contribute to, and execute contracting strategies and contract implementation to build and support the assets and services of Materials Management.
7. Participate in maintenance and turnaround planning and preparation meetings and activities.
8. Prepare detailed standard (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual) and ad hoc reports on inventory operations, stock levels, and adjustments to track materials availability, especially for critical materials, and financial performance (inventory value and carrying cost reduction).
9. Maintain a materials catalog through coding, standardization, and variety control to rationalize inventory and generate commercial leverage.
10. Oversee end-to-end materials inventory to meet business needs at an optimum level of working capital, and in line with competitive benchmarks, including investment recovery.
11. Lead the implementation of methodologies to achieve lean and agile materials management processes, especially 5S.
12. Implement appropriate technologies (hardware and software) for materials management, including, but not limited to: materials carousels for small items; electronic materials catalogue; Electronic Spare Parts Interchangeability Records (e-SPIR); materials ‘Track-and-Trace’; RFiD; and Barcoding.
13. Deploy robust controls to protect materials inventory investment and manage risk, and assure materials certification and integrity.
14. Contribute to the budget for materials management, including the routine maintenance of physical facilities and the acquisition of new assets and technology.
15. Participate in Corporate Emergency Response, and exercise any ad hoc crisis management roles as may be required.
16. Exercise effective Team Leadership, including supervising, coaching and developing materials management staff.
Job Context and Challenges: 
• Significant HSE risk exposure to manage
• Balancing the demand for materials availability, with the imperative for cost-efficiency
• Manage product stewardship, including end-of-life materials with liability potential
• Failure to manage the materials supply chain can cause high costs in lost production, increasing costs, project delays, and build-up of obsolete materials
• Round-the-clock operational exposure to support operations and projects, including during emergencies and crises.
Job Knowledge and Qualifications:
(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
• Extensive practical experience in materials management.
• Able to model and implement inventory optimisation strategies and techniques
• Able to analyse stocking levels and execute stocking strategies to optimize inventory levels including how to identify obsolete and/or surplus materials
• Good team player
• Knowledge of QHSE management systems
• Problem-solving skills, with an adaptive and responsive mindset to meet operational requirements
Qualifications and Experience
• An SCM professional with sound operational skills and at least 12 years of relevant experience in the oil and gas industry covering a mixture of technical and contracts engineering disciplines, plus a preference for membership in a professional institution, e.g. CILT, CIPS.
• Degree qualified, preferably in Engineering or Operations Research/ Management.
 
 

8. Security Analyst | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
Monitors the application and compliance of security administration procedures and reviews information systems
for actual or potential breaches in security. Ensures that all identified breaches in security are promptly and
thoroughly investigated and that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented. Ensures
that security records are accurate and complete and that requests for support are dealt with according to set
standards and procedures. Contributes to the creation and maintenance of policy, standards, procedures, and documentation for security
Principal Accountabilities: 
1. Drafts and maintains policy, standards, procedures, and documentation for security administration, taking account of
current best practices, legislation, and regulation. Ensures that all identified breaches in security are promptly and
thoroughly investigated. Interviews offenders in conjunction with the relevant line manager or on their authority if the
breach warrants it.
2. Reviews information systems for actual or potential breaches in security, and investigates the complex, or highly sensitive
violations referred by more junior staff or colleagues, handling issues imaginatively, efficiently, and professionally. Obtains
factual information, and formulates opinions regarding exposed violations, through interviews with all levels of staff. At all
times, undertakes to bring to the attention of management any actual or potential breaches in security
3. Investigates system access inquiries referred by support staff and all inquiries relating to information security,
And contingency planning, as they affect the activities of the organization, function, or department. Implements and adopts
known techniques to satisfy new access requirements, or provides an effective interface between users and service
providers when existing facilities are considered inadequate.
4. Recognises requirements for, and creates, auditable records, user documentation, and security awareness literature for
all services and systems within IT Security Management, ensuring that the records provide a comprehensive history of
violations, resolutions, and corrective action.
5. In consultation with senior security personnel, devises and documents new or revised procedures relating to security
control of all IT environments, systems, products, or services (including physical security) to demonstrate continual
improvement in control. Ensures that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented.
6. Ensures that training, guidance, and support are provided to other security administrators, in all aspects of security policy
and control.
7. Monitors the application and compliance of security operations procedures, and non-compliance reports.
8. Advises on, and assists with the assessment of the potential impact on existing access security mechanisms of specific
planned technical changes, to help ensure that potential compromise or weakening of existing security controls is minimized. Also assists in the evaluation, testing, and implementation of such changes
Job Context and Challenges:
Performing security audits, risk assessments, and analysis
Making recommendations for enhancing data system security
Researching attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses
Working with the Network & Security Services Coordinator to formulate security policies and
procedures
Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents
Carrying out security systems testing
Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
Implementing network security policies and procedures
Administering and maintaining firewalls
Managing, monitoring, and updating virus prevention systems
Monitoring security advisory groups to ensure all necessary security updates, patches, and preventative
measures are in place
Performing intrusion detection tests and analysis
 A meticulous method of working and attention to detail.
 Demonstrates thorough knowledge of good security practice covering the physical and logical aspects of
information products, systems integrity, and confidentiality.
Thoroughly familiar with the organization’s security policies and all relevant legislation and industry
trends that affect security within the defined scope of authority.
A good understanding of Information Security Management Systems based on ISO 27001 is mandatory.
Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
Educated to bachelor’s degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification.
5 years minimum experience in security administration
 
 
 

9. Security Coordinator, Intelligence & Investigation | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:
Responsible for the security of assets, facilities, operations, and personnel (employees and contractors) who work in, and for Seplat at the Sapele division.
Principal Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies for acquiring and managing proactive security information which will be distilled into actionable intelligence for the successful and positive deployment to Seplat operational areas.
  • Identify, assess and manage security risks to Seplat to ensure that assets, personnel, and operations are protected from crime, violence, and other business-related risks.
  • Provide and share intelligence reports with relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that assets, personnel, and operations are protected from crime, violence, and other business-related risks within the Western asset.
  • Maintain relationships and network with relevant Government agencies and other security stakeholders in support of Seplat operations ensuring that Seplat derives the highest standards of security services while complying with the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, VPSHR.
  • Deliver the highest quality, Value-adding security services in support of Seplat’s operation the to ensure achievement of business goals.
  • Provide the Security Manager support with regular intelligence and management reports to guide decisions on security issues.
  • Implement procedures for the effective management of security-related emergencies and crises in support of business continuity as directed by the Corporate Security Manager.
  • Coordinate investigation of security incidents, facilitate prosecutions of offenders, handle security audits and ensure implementation of recommended security remedial actions within his AOR
  • Provide VIP protection services for the Leadership and Management team members and other designated VIPs that may be resident in or on a business visit to the West.
  • Develop, and implement support for the defense of annual security budgets in respect of security activities in the Seplat.
  • Coordinate the development of Security contract plans and manage all security contracts assigned to you.

• Supervises over 4 contract security supervisors and over 25 contract guards and a varying number of Government Security personnel.
• Job holder supervises security operations within the Western asset ensuring that adequate and cost-effective measures are implemented to protect staff and offices.
• Role requires interface with a range of internal and external stakeholders including asset managers, production team leaders, Government security agents, and a broad spectrum of community leaders whose support and buy-in are critical to the success of security goals.
• Position interfaces with the MDs and Base Managers for Eastern and Western Assets and other members of the leadership team.
Relationship: (Who are the job holder’s most important external/internal contacts and for what purpose?)
Internal: All Seplat staff, Sectional Heads and Contract Holders. Job holder consults regularly with the Base Managers, MDs of Eastern and Western Asset, CR Managers, visiting GMs, and Western asset personnel over security services being provided. Incumbent interfaces with other Leadership teams and general staff being the direct recipients and beneficiaries of security services. Job holder maintains contact with SCM/Finance to secure their input into the contracting and budget development and defense process and to fast-track payments for security service providers.
External: Government Security agents- JTF, Police, SSS, and other Law enforcement agents. Security Staff of other companies through the OPTS and NPDC.
• Government Security agencies remain the most critical element of the industry’s security and intelligence architecture on whose resources the Oil and gas companies rely to create the enabling security environment. Consequently, the Job holder is required to maintain close contact with these categories of external stakeholders to seek their support and necessary approvals.
• Contacts with NPDC will be as directed to get timely approvals for Security budgets and contracts.
• Contact with OPTS is the purpose of intelligence sharing, benchmarking, and peer reviews.
Job Context and Challenges:
(Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)
• Seplat is operating in a complex security environment in Lagos and the Niger Delta where militancy, kidnapping, pipeline sabotage, and crude oil theft are the norm rather than the exception
• With growing agitation for economic empowerment and a greater share of the oil resources, oil-producing and pipeline communities in the Niger Delta frequently resort to unlawful disruptive activities to achieve their goals
• Within the context of the ever-increasing and multi-faceted security challenges of the Niger Delta, Seplat requires competent and experienced personnel with problem-solving and people management skills to effectively provide actionable intelligence and protect the company’s assets and personnel,
• The role of the Security Coordinator, Intelligence and Investigation is to provide actionable intelligence that will help prevent militancy, crude oil theft, and sabotage of the company’s assets.
• Job is full of security risks and requires a job holder that is ready to take personal risks and make the required sacrifice.
• The high level of insecurity in the operating environment occasioned by militancy, kidnapping for Ransom, secret cult activities, general lawlessness, and community-related criminality. Ensuring the effective protection of company assets in such an environment is a huge challenge.
• Ensuring that Government Security agencies conform to standard working procedures and respect the Voluntary Principles on Human Rights and Security.
• Quality control service providers, ensuring service levels are maintained.
Job Knowledge and Qualifications:
(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
Sound knowledge of Security Management in an industrial setting. A minimum of 10 years of security experience at least 5 of which must have been in a senior position in an oil and gas company.
A good military or security background will be an advantage.
A good bachelor’s degree.
Competencies
Excellent communication skills and leadership skills.
Information systems competency and computer literacy
Ability to conceptualize the application of new information or knowledge in an area of responsibility
Ability to develop practical solutions for security issues encountered
Analyze risks and controls using relevant methodologies and models
Logical knowledge/reasoning and analytical skills
Responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors
The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the QHSE Management System is implemented within the operations under their control. The incumbent must actively monitor the workplace to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained. Where risks are identified the incumbent must ensure that these risks are controlled, so far as is reasonably practicable.
The incumbent’s duties include:
a) ensuring that employees, contractors, and visitors are aware of relevant QHSE procedures
b) establishing that all equipment, plant, and substances used are suitable for the task and are kept in good working condition: this includes the regular maintenance, calibration, and servicing of equipment
c) providing adequate training, information, instruction, and supervision to ensure that work is conducted without harm to people or the environment
d) taking immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and rectify any risks to people environment/equipment and quality arising from the work activity
e) bringing to the prompt attention of project management any QHSE issue that requires their attention
f) ensuring that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes
g) actively participating in the QHSE management system.
 
 
 

10. JV Accountant | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job: 
Ensures accurate cost reporting and joint venture Partner relationship management
This role is responsible for the following:
I. The compilation and support for approval of the annual budget and performance by the JV Partners.
II. Coordinating the monthly cash call process.
III. Reporting and defending the monthly returns to the JV Partner at the SUBCOM level.
IV. Active pursuit of the cash call receivables from the JV Partners and providing real-time information on cash call status.
V. Coordinating the performance review exercises and ensuring all necessary documentation is provided for cost recovery.
VI. Monitoring the performance of operated JV blocks against budget and proffer recommendations for improvements.
VII. Coordination and support of JV Audits and responses.
VIII. Overall JV Partner relationship management at the SUB COM level.
Principal Accountabilities: (Describe the important 8 – 12 accountabilities/responsibilities of the job, i.e., what needs to be achieved and why. Start with the most important and number each one separately)

  • Actively pursue all avenues to ensure payments are processed timely

• Manage relationships within NPDC and NNPC staff to facilitate preparation and processing of cash calls
• Follow up with NPDC Treasury and monitor cash call payments
• Prepare and follow up with letter requests on Partners funding and give feedback
• Proactively advise on any issues that may hinder the timely processing of cash calls
• Act as JV Finance focal point in Benin

  • Monthly Returns/Cash Call Meeting Coordination

• Collate individual departmental Cash Calls and packaging for submission to NPDC
• Coordinate pre-Cash Call/Returns meeting before meeting with NPDC
• Follow up with all Subcommittees on all outstanding Cash Call/Returns issues to ensure that required backup documentation is made available for the approval of Returns/Cash Calls set aside.
• Collate and signoff monthly cash calls and returns with NPDC
• Prepare reports for Management use after the conclusion of the monthly review meetings with the JV Partner.

  • Cost Performance/Budget/ Work Program Support

• Work ahead of performance/budget review meetings to engage and sensitize NPDC Finance of costs to be expected
• Follow up with NPDC to ensure all outstanding costs yet to be approved are reviewed with a favorable outcome
• Ensure all required documentation to facilitate signoffs are made available to NPDC representatives
• Coordinate the SUBCOM meetings and make Finance presentations.
• Provide support for the TECOM and OPCOM meetings.

  • NPDC Receivables Reconciliation

• Prepare and ensure approval of ITD Receivable position signoff off with NPDC monthly
• Prepare and ensure approval of monthly cash call position statement with NPDC clearly stating individual partner’s funding position.
• Preparation of monthly Treasury advice on the Consolidated Cash Call payable

  • Month-EndEnd Close Activities

• Review the ledger to capture errors before the cutback
• Alternate staff for Western Asset Cutback

  •  Unitized Field JV Finance Focal Staff

• Cash Call request reviews/approval
• Ensure timely submission of returns by the operator as at when due quarterly
• Cash Call/Returns Reconciliations
• Weekly reporting on JV activities
• Finalize/formalize the cash call review process by obtaining a FINCOM signoff
• Thoroughly review reported performance to ensure that only valid costs are approved by Seplat

  • Audits/Ad-hoc Assignments

• Promptly respond to Audit queries from NPDC/NUPRC/other government agencies.
Dimensions: (Record any significant quantities on which job has some effect, e.g. budget or turnover, records processed, employees supervised, including personnel at other locations, if appropriate).
This position supports the Company’s liquidity position by ensuring the budget and cash call process are run in line with the JOA provisions for a prompt cash settlement and optimum cost recovery.
Relationship: (Who are the job holder’s most important external/internal contacts and for what purpose?)
Internal: Western Asset; SCM, HR, Audit, ERM, Finance, Legal, IT, and other support functions.
External: NPDC and other Government Agencies; External Auditors, etc.
Job Context and Challenges: (Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)
CASH CALL -This involves liaison with individual departments to come up with total estimates required by the organization for the Business period/Month(s)with total recourse and reference to the Approved budget to ensure that only the existing budget is a line called for stated activities, Reviewing the Calls with internal SUBCOM to ensure proper alignment with Organization strategy, and ensuring that Calls required to meet Seplat need is approved during the subsequent review meetings with
BUDGET -working with all Company’s multidisciplinary Departments to arrive at the required activities for the Budget year, ensuring that appropriate UAP Codes are used on budget OPEX or CAPEX Budget line items, consolidating all budgets, and driving the Management endorses Budget through adequate preparation to defend and justify Budget at SUBCOM, TECOM and OPCOM meetings to secure approval
PERFORMANCE -Generation of individual SUBCOM performance from the SUN Accounting system using the Q&A reporting system, reviewing the reports to ensure that it is appropriately coded in line with the approved budget UAP Line items, Organizing and coordinating the financial reviews with SUBCOM, TECOM, and OPCOM.
Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)
Degree or Equivalent in Accounting, Qualified Accountant, and Knowledge of Joint Venture Accounting process in the oil and gas industry.
 
 

11. Production Chemist | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:                                                                                         
The role will involve sampling, analysing, and data reporting of process fluids from the EA fields, provide laboratory support for the team, maintain links with the Client Support Labs, manage laboratory equipment including routine calibration and perform verifiable quality assurance tests on company process fluid and chemicals to enhance production efficiency and meet contractual gas sales agreement.
Principalities Accountabilities:   

  1. Manage Seplat laboratory to meet daily, weekly or monthly analysis of gas processing and process fluid (crude oil, produced water, lube oils etc.) using internationally accepted standards and method and complying with good laboratory practice and Quality Management Systems (QMS) to enhance production and process optimisation to meet gas sales contractual agreement
  2. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of potential solutions and approaches to laboratory equipment and reagents to ensure they are fit to meet the required analysis to meet the contractual requirements between Seplat and the other stakeholders.
  3. Perform basic material or environmental tests using basic techniques with electrical/electronic, chemical, and mechanical equipment. Generate the reports of the analysis carried out timely for internal and external clients in accordance with contractual agreement.
  4. Calibrate laboratory instruments to ensure equipment is within tolerance per American South for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Record test results and verify them accurately against method precision statements and product specification to meet best industry standards.
  5. Build effective working relationship and interface with other third party contractors to execute laboratory equipment maintenance to improve quality and availability of equipment and assist the Chemical vendors in the chemical management program to enhance production efficiency.
  6. Responsible for implementation of chemical related programmes. Participate actively in field trials by chemical vendors thus ensuring that optimum chemical rates are used in the facility.
  7. Mentor and coach the less experienced personnel, train Operation Operators in some simple laboratory and equipment analysis that will help them enhance their process operation and monitor their development and act as a role model for Lab personnel to sustain plant availability through the life cycle of the plant.
  8. Perform Risk Analysis, identify and address potential safety hazards associated with handling process fluids and chemicals to minimise incidents in compliance with Seplat safety core value. Correct and report hazards immediately to Supervisor for action.
  9. Participate in the Team’s HS&E & Quality initiatives and programs (e.g. Risk Assessments, Quality Improvements, Emergency Response Plan and HSE). Raise the awareness of staff to the need for correct application of various chemicals and maintain Material safety Data Sheet (MSDS) of chemical products on location
  10. Perform regular audits to ensure the Lab is operating as per the required standards to support the business assurance /compliance activities. Prepare and follow up on the action plans as a result of the audit to ensure the integrity of the laboratory.
  11. Obtain and prepare samples for analysis and ensure that samples are representative of quality required for each request.
  12. Develop and maintain Lab ISO and Process Safety procedures and work instructions, as well as training records.
  13. Assist the Facility Manager and ensure clean, orderly and safe working conditions in the laboratory, disposal of laboratory waste according to properly conducted methods to safeguard the environment. Provide assistance to Facility and Production Engineers in their effort to maintain the integrity of the facility.

 
 
 

12. Electrical & Instrument Maintenance Engineer | Seplat

 


 
Overall Purpose of the Job:                                                                                         
To ensure that all electrical generation / distribution / protection and control systems are safely operated and maintained. Coordinate and control all instrumentation and control equipment maintenance activities within the facilities to ensure that such standards are met at all times in order to achieve oil/gas production targets and gas supply agreement while maintaining highest level of HSE performance and integrity of the facilities.
Principalities Accountabilities:   

  1. Enforce the correct application of the Electrical Safety Rules (ESR) and procedures on all electrical maintenance activities in compliance with statutory and Corporate HSE requirements to protect personnel, facility, environment and Corporate image of Seplat
  2. Perform instrumentation and control maintenance and intervention activities on instrument control panels, loops, controllers, compressors, pumps, generators, etc. in line with planned schedules of oil and gas facilities to ensure efficiency and meet Corporate production targets
  3. Initiate, implement and manage the maintenance strategies based on best practices in the industry, with an emphasis on planning /scheduling preventive /corrective maintenance to sustain the integrity of the facilities and production to meet the Corporate production objectives
  4. Prepare reports, data and make recommendations for improving operations and solving maintenance related problems to meet production targets.
  5. Manage a team of outsourced maintenance contractors and ensure that maintenance contractors are adequately trained, equipped and motivated so that the maintenance programme can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner.
  6. Negotiate a cost-effective contract with key maintenance partners as a continuing effort to improve the quality of service offered and also develop a relationship with all existing maintenance partners to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues.
  7. Track, analyse and improve key maintenance parameters such as asset utilisation, maintenance cost, schedule compliance, etc. to improve maintenance efficiency of the asset.
  8. Plan and finalize maintenance budget in coordination with the Operations team taking into account the regular services offered to various arms of Production Operations and monitor budget to ensure production is achieved within the budget.
  9. Communicate and liaise directly with the production Operations Team and other technical and specialist support in other Departments to coordinate maintenance and repair work and ensure a quick turn around and returns of repairs for smooth functioning of the facilities
  10. Monitor and control supplies and equipment, order supplies and tools as necessary and prepare documents for equipment procurement to enhance maintenance of facility.
  11. Identify, analyse, assess causes of defects and deal with defects and variations in electrical and instrumentation systems within the facilities to ensure the reliability of the facilities to meet business objectives.
  12. Analyse, modify and recommend improvements to electrical, instrument and control maintenance procedures within the facilities and equipment to meet operational requirements and enhance productivity.
  13. Coach and provide on-the-job training for junior colleagues in their field of expertise as part of capability development and production efficiency.

Dimensions:   
Electrical accessories/controls, motors, instrumentation, fiscal meters, utilities, etc. (Total equipment count = 150/facility) for critical oil & gas process facilities / equipment
Provision of Daily / Weekly / Monthly reports for information sharing to Department Head and relevant parties.
OPEX = US$1.2M
Relationship:   
Internal: Production/Field Operations Team Members, Mechanical Maintenance Team Members, Asset Facility / Maintenance Manager, Facilities Engineering/Project Teams
External: Third party electrical and instrument
Job Context and Challenges:   
Maintaining oil and gas facilities to always meet the design/designated plant availability target of >90%.

  1. Ensuring that all technical documentation (drawings/manuals/spares list) are updated.
  2. Operating an effective and efficient Maintenance Management system.
  3. Developing relevant skills and technical competence on electrical and instrumentation maintenance activities
  4. Working for longer hours during emergencies

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:   
B.Sc./Eng. degree or HND in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years Electrical & Instrumentation maintenance experience in the oil & gas industry respectively. Good understanding of Industry best practices and maintenance principles.
 

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