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Subsurface Manager

  • Job reference: 924395
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Geologists
  • Date posted: 18/03/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Subsurface Manager, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:
Ensuring that subsurface priorities and objectives are established and agreed by the UK-based asset managers and the Group Subsurface function.
Co-ordinate the production forecasting and reserves reporting for all UK assets. Identify opportunities for gains in both areas and work across the BU to make changes happen.
Ensuring that the subsurface work has been quality controlled and verified prior to Corporate functional review.
Providing management, technical leadership and mentoring to the subsurface teams.
Ensure consistency in goal setting and assessment of UKBU subsurface staff through the verification of individual performance contracts.
Developing a resource and succession plan for the subsurface function for all of the key subsurface resources.
Recruitment of any additional subsurface resource to support the BU asset teams in line with predicted activity.

Qualifications
Educated to degree level in engineering or earth science discipline
Masters in a relevant discipline preferable

Skills / Experience:
Broad and extensive experience working in the upstream oil & gas industry, primarily focused on production and development projects.
Broad experience of all subsurface disciplines with strength in field development, reservoir modelling and production optimisation.
A proven track record of success in leadership and has managerial experience.
Experience in near field exploration and decommissioning activities would be advantageous

Knowledge:
Up to date working knowledge of relevant subsurface technical software.
Good understanding of drilling and production operations.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 924395


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