Logistics and Materials Officer

Posted 9 months ago by Genel Energy
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Logistics, Oil & Gas
Genel Energy Plc is an Anglo-Turkish exploration and production company with a focus on the  Kurdistan Region of Iraq. We are one of the largest London listed independent oil producers,  primarily through our interest in the Tawke Production Sharing Contract, which contains the  world-class Tawke field and promising Peshkabir discovery. Our growth aspirations are  supported by a robust balance sheet and strong cash flow generation.  
Work Scope: 
This role is based in Erbil with frequent travel to multiple warehousing, drilling and operations sites.  The L&M lead will work closely with the C&P, PLP, HSE teams as well as the drilling & operations  teams, ensuring that all logistics and materials needs are being met in a safe, efficient and compliant  manner. 
Key Accountabilities 
  • Support the drilling and operations teams in coordinating all logistics activity which  includes but is not limited to warehousing, freight forwarding, customs clearance,  land transport, crude oil trucking, rig moves, mechanical handling and lifting, water  and diesel supply. 
  • Support the drilling and operations teams in coordinating all materials activity which  includes but is not limited to inventory management, storage, consolidation,  movement, stock checks & reconciliation, disposals, systems implementations and  QA/QC. 
  • Support with customs clearance, freight forwarding and general expediting when  necessary.  
  • Support the L&M manager and HSE department in conducting audits and risk  assessments, both internally and on 3rd party service providers and equipment to  ensure compliance with Genel’s standards and statutory requirements. 
  • Support the L&M manager on surveys, studies, incident investigations related to  logistics and materials handling.  
  • Support the C&P function with tender evaluations and rate negotiations where  necessary. 
  • Support the L&M manager on contract performance monitoring (through KPIs) 8. Support the PLP function with creating procedures and standards 
  • Show strong HSE commitment during planning and operational phases of the project. 10. Participate in reconnaissance trips with Drilling or PLP Departments. 
  • Ensures all work within the area of responsibility is adequately documented and  lessons learned are captured for the benefit of future operations worldwide.
  • Build effective relationships and interact professionally with internal / external  stakeholders and service companies. 
  • Follow up on a daily basis with drilling and production operations and plan ahead in  order to ensure all requirements can be met. 
College or High School Diploma. 
Supply chain / Logistics related certification is a plus  
Location and Timing 
Based inErbil with frequent travel to rig, warehousing, drilling and operational sites either in  Sarta or Qara Dagh. This will be a 6/2 rotational role to begin with.  
Job Knowledge, Skills and Work Experience 
  • Fluent in English and Kurdish.  
  • Physically be able to inspect and audit equipment and operations at multiple  locations. 
  • 10+ years of experience in materials, logistics, inventory management, land transport  and lifting experience. 
  • Experience with crude oil trucking preferred. 
  • Knowledge of drilling operations and materials. 
  • Ex-freight forwarding and customs experience is a plus. 
  • Good leadership, writing, and communication skills both verbal and written. 8. Pragmatic proactive self-starter who can work independently and in a team  environment with minimal supervision. 
  • Experience in KRI. 
  • Sensitivity working with different cultures and diverse backgrounds. 11. Proficient with Microsoft Office 
  • Please submit your application by email to ( before November 17th,  2020 (Kindly mention Logistics and Materials Officer in the subject of your E-mail)

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