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Chief Operating Officer

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Experienced level
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Job Role Others
  • Qualifications College/University

Job Description

Job Description

  • The position requires a candidate with experience in Oil and Gas upstream management including reservoir management, engineering, geosciences, drilling, completion, production, surface facilities, etc.
  • Candidate will start the operation of the company and drive the business growth to operational excellence along the following lines:
    • Develop and supervise the execution of exploration and production work program with respect to geosciences – (geophysical and geological>, environmental activities, pre-drilling, evaluation and post drilling appraisal wells.
    • Lead a group of geoscientists and engineers with regard to assets evaluation, leading to drilling and other operational matters
    • Lead the development of the company’s short and long term strategies to meet the goals set by the board of directors
    • Conduct technical and economic studies to define, plan and execute field development plans.
    • Develop plans, identify and collate relevant documents for obtaining permits, approvals and consents for asset development
    • Plan and execute the process of obtaining regulatory permits and project approvals for drilling and other field development activities from relevant authorities.
    • Drive and manage the company activities, investments with corporate alliances/joint venture partners
    • Design and implement bushiess strategies, plans and procedures.
    • Planning, programming of investment requirements, estimates and budgets.
    • Prepare and present reports from time to time to the Board of Directors and government agencies in all technical and operational matters.


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or Geosciences; a second degree in MBA or accounting/social science qualifications will be an advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of 18 years of continuous and progressive operational leadership and managerial experience in a reputable oil and gas exploration and production company.
  • Must demonstrate competency in strategic planning and data analysis and performance/operations metrics.
  • Must have interpersonal and high communication skills and be problem solving.
  • Knowledge and fluency of French (oral and written) will be an added advantage.