Well Services Manager

Posted 6 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
mselect is looking to hire a Well Services Manager for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 25 years of land-based Well Services & Completions related supervisory-level experience. Fluency in English is a must.
The Well Services Manager is responsible for safely, efficiently and cost effectively delivering Well Services related activities. Reporting to the Operations Division Head, the Well Services Manager shall ensure that all operational and engineering related activities are executed within the framework of, and in accordance with, Well Services & Drilling best practices. The Well Services Manager will ensure that all operations are performed within the approved Well Services yearly budget, guided by the yearly KPI’s set forth in the same.
  • The Well Services Manager is the primary Point of Contact for the Well Services department
  • The Well Services Manager performs planning, prioritization, and oversight of all Well Services activities including, but not limited to, ringless interventions, rig-based workovers, well integrity related maintenance and repairs, completion design & installation, stimulation activities and improvements & Sub-Surface relate surveillance activities
  • Will ensure that all Well Services contracts are properly managed for correct cost control
  • Will ensure that all operational & engineering aspects of the Well Services department are safely and efficiently executed and within budget
  • Ensures all Well Services activities are carried out in accordance with the Well Integrity Management System (WIMS)
  • Will co-chair any/all departmental meetings to ensure that all operations, regardless of the type, are fully risk-assessed and shall ensure that discussions related to the same are frequently held
  • Shall ensure that all subordinates have correctly performed their employee evaluations and training projections for the present and incoming year
  • Will ensure strict compliance with the HR headcount and onboarding budgets for the Well Services department as a whole
  • Will ensure that all contracts are relevant, and that sufficient budget remains to complete the near to mid-term Well Services activities as planned
  • Shall ensure that all Monthly, Quarterly, Bi-Annual and Annual reports for the Well Services department are submitted in a correct and timely manner
  • Will ensure that both operations and engineering provide and update all relevant Well Services standards and procedures as per company’s initiatives and guidelines
  • Will chair quarterly Service Quality meetings with our primary contractors and ensure that all NPT and lesson’s learned initiatives are consistently updated and disseminated within the department
  • The Well Services Manager shall champion engineering and operational departmental cost-reduction initiatives, working closely with service providers to ensure best value for work
Specific HSE Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates HSSE leadership within the department ensuring that frequent group meetings are held and that all personnel are responsible for both their actions and those of our service providers
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and company standards & procedures
  • Will ensure that all staff strictly comply with the HSSE initiatives
  • He/ She will strive to achieve HSSE key performance indicators for the year (KPI’s)
  • Ensures that all Well Services and Completions activities are based on industry best practices, known industry and regional guidelines and reflect the least-risk probability for the desired service
Reporting & Liaison:
  • Will ensure that operations and engineering divisions comply with the lessons learned process from previous & ongoing operations and ensures cooperation between the operations and engineering division on NPT tracking, NCR investigations and subsequent close-outs of the same
  • Will audit for compliance the AAR process (after-action review) between all stakeholders
Team Building & Personnel:
  • Provide mentoring and guidance for all Well Services and Well Integrity activity
  • Will help foster an environment of openness, involvement and participation that that all subordinates may benefit from a highly cooperative and interconnected department
  • Internal: Well Services, Sub-Surface, Drilling, Production, PSCM, Management, Surface Facilities
  • External: Well Service Companies and their sub-contractors, BOC Partners
  • Is fully authorized to approve MOC’s
  • May approve all technical documents (programs, policies, procedures, guidelines et al) on behalf of the Well Services department
  • Is fully authorized to approve all department-level requests for finance, planning and PSCM
  • Candidate shall have a minimum of a Technical School Certificate, late-stage undergraduate progress or a Post-Secondary Engineering Degree
  • Candidate will have considerable experience with the Microsoft Office platform (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook) and be adept at designing templates/documents based on the same
  • Is functional with OpenWells and 3rd Party Stimulation & Coiled Tubing monitoring & TFA software
  • Candidate must be fluent in the English language and able to speak & write accurately & effectively
  • A minimum of 25 years of land-based Well Services & Completions related supervisory-level experience. Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with an E & P operating company
Job-Specific Skills:
  • Broad experience working in high-pressure and high-temperature (HPHT) Oil and Gas wells with excellent knowledge and awareness of all associated operational and HSSE concerns related to the same
  • Candidate is considered an industry expert with several of the following Well Services disciplines: Coiled Tubing, Well Testing, Slickline, Wireline, Filtration & Brines, Completions, Cement, Stimulation, Well Integrity and Fishing. Must have successfully completed training in multiple Well Services disciplines
  • Candidate is an HSSE leader with broad experience for all Well Services & Completions related activities
  • Very strong technical, operational and planning abilities coupled with sound decision-making skills
  • Must have broad and ample experience working in multicultural environments
  • Candidate is a self-motivated individual with very strong communication & interpersonal skills, able to lead operational teams of varying disciplines under stressful environmental and operational conditions
  • Candidate must have a valid IWCF Level-4 Drilling and/or Well Intervention Well Control Certificate completed using API units of measure. Candidate is functional with both Metric & API units of measure
28 Days on/ 28 Days off
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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