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Operations Manager

  • Job reference: 929996
  • Location: Baku city
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 13/02/2020

Operations Manager - 929996

Job Description:

  • Supervising the UBOC Operations Team which includes the full time UBOC employee and Contractor Operations and Maintenance community related to the offshore platforms and associated infrastructure
  • Serving as "Duty Holder" for the Umid and Babek Safety Cases, being overall accountability for the safe, efficient & reliable operation of Umid and Babek Fields and associated facilities (Wells, Subsea & Production platforms.
  • Serve as Company Single Point of Accountability for all UBOC Production Operations Contracts
  • Building and lead a top quartile oversight and assurance operations team in UBOC to consistently and efficiently deliver top quality operations performance in UBOC and fully integrate Umid and Babek operations.
  • Accountable for development of all UBOC Production Operations staff, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, development of Azerbaijani staff and succession planning for technical disciplines.
  • Assuring contractor performance and capacity
  • Ensuring compliance with the licences / Petroleum Agreements in a very fast moving and growing operating company.


  • Operations & Maintenance contract management
  • Change management and process improvement
  • Previous experience leading a large Operations team in a developing country
  • Safety Case status, Case to operate processes, Safety Critical Element Management.
  • Degree qualified in Engineering or equivalent
  • Managed multiple Operational sites
  • Analytical, proven problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Stakeholder management with external bodies including government and regulatory bodies
  • Ability to work with a number of other technical and non-technical internal groups
  • Performance management of team including develop national staff into senior roles
  • Strong and proven business acumen in commercial, contracts and financial

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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