Thursday, 24 September 2015

Job Vacancy... Submit Your CV's At RusselSmith Group

Employer: RusselSmith Group

The Company
RusselSmith Group is a company created to to service the needs of the global Oil and Gas exploration and production industry utilizing Rope Access Technology as primary means of access.

A career at RusselSmith offers you growth and a chance to make a difference. Throughout our history, we have continued to help our employees realize their dreams, whilst creating opportunities for them to fulfill their personal and professional potential.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Manager, Subsea Services

Job Reference Code: RS-SS-
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-Time
Functional Area: Operations

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Project Management:

Establishes project procedures and prepares project execution plan including scope of work, deliverables list, master schedule, budget, risk register for the MD’s review and approval.
Develops work plans associated with projects, and is accountable for the timely delivery of projects in line with approved schedules and budgets.
Act as company representative and play a technical role in contract negotiations.
Monitors adherence to project schedule and budget.
Advises and interfaces with suppliers and sub-contractors in resolving project/equipment schedule and quality issues and initiates corrective action as required.
Ensures that customer, HSE and quality management queries and issues are proactively addressed.
Engages and informs Management and customer representatives on timely and accurate project information and status updates. Provide a responsive and technically robust solution to project issues
Interfaces and initiates discussion with customers regarding work scope and out-of-scope issues.
Manages activities of multi-discipline and multi-location project team.
Manages the human resource functions of assigned team including, providing input to development, manpower planning and resourcing, role reviews and performance appraisals.
Engages team in process improvement initiatives and coaching and counseling team as appropriate.
Schedule and monitor subsea maintenance and have a thorough understanding all subsea operations. Conduct periodic research and study on subsea services and equipment, market trends and industry changes
Provides technical and engineering support and guidance to offshore or onsite teams.
Plan and design production and testing of subsea control systems
Train subsea engineers on specific project requirement; conduct safety orientations and meetings; ensures that policies and procedures are established, properly documented and strictly adhered to.
Maintaining customer relationships and sponsoring interaction to obtain more projects.
Ensures regular equipment integration tests are carried out before project mobilization
Management of all subsea work scopes related to an asset, including the management of contractors/suppliers for the work scope.
Provide guidance and technical assistance to subordinate engineers
Applies diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields
Total responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the ROV system. Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Company’s Safe Operating Procedures.
Ensure that the ROV, support equipment and crew are competent to undertake the tasks required.
Ensure that all necessary documentation is completed and filed as required by the work scope and Quality Assurance System.
Ensure communications with the offshore project engineers/technicians are conducted daily. Assist in the preparation of all required documentation.
Ensure that operations are run in a professional and cost effective manner.
Continual assessment and training of all team members and informing the Management and O&HPM of any short comings in team members and recommendations for future training.
Conduct all activities within the Quality and Safety Management Policies and Procedure.
Maintain a positive attitude to all operations and represent the Company in a professional manner at all times, in particular when in contact with Clients/customers.
Be receptive to any marketing opportunities which may arise offshore or onshore and immediately pass to the Business Sales Team any information with regard to additional/variation or future work opportunities.
Operational Management:
Maintain close liaison with Client’s Representation, OIM and Safety Representative.
Brief all relevant personnel prior to every dive and ensure the safe navigation of the ROV during other subsea operations, in order to prevent entanglement.
Terminate any operation if, for any reason, it is considered unsafe to continue.
Ensure that each dive tape and daily documentation is correctly completed and cross reference.
Safety Monitoring, Compliance & Adherence:
Ensure safety meetings are conducted as laid down in the Safe Operating Procedures.
Ensure the safety of all personnel and equipment.
Ensure that all relevant personnel are fully aware of the Safe Operating Procedures concerning relevant ROV and support equipment.
Ensure regular safety inspections / meetings are carried out as per Company procedures.
Ensure Risk Assessments are carried out for all activities.
Ensure all near misses, incidents and accidents are reported.
Equipment Maintenance:
Involved in selecting, assembling, installing, operating, and testing of subsea systems equipment to ensure that it is in good working condition and meets all the relevant safety standards.
Develop a maintenance schedule for all subsea project equipment; and monitor that the maintenance and repairs are carried out as at defined standards and timelines.
Maintain the Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) and support equipment.
Ensure that all preventative maintenance and repair work is logged and filed as per the Company’s Quality System and Operations Manual.
Carry out servicing and maintenance of the ROV and associated equipment as required.
Assessment & Training:
Assist in the training of crew members in relation to each grade’s job description and competency standard. This includes, but is not limited to, all aspects of the ROV system, operation, maintenance, piloting, safe operating procedures, and data recording and general operational requirements.
Assist in the assessment of crew experience and competency levels in relation to each grade’s job description and competency standard.
Coordinate and participate in the Company’s appraisal scheme by providing written evaluations of crew members to the O&HPM Department.
System Modifications:
Promote and facilitate any technical developments or suggestions that will enhance the overall technical and operational capabilities of the ROV system.
Implement and organize any approved modifications to the system, ensuring all changes are fully documented and included in the manual.
Inventory Management:
Ensure the ROV system inventory is kept up to date and maintained as per the Offshore Inventory Control System.
Ensure that all necessary spare parts are available and fit for purpose and that any faulty units are returned onshore promptly with correct documentation.
Familiar with and maintain awareness of the current requirements and where applicable, the latest Industry Codes and Standards including statutory rules and regulations.
Ensure that all activities are carried out in a manner consistent with the policy on health, safety, quality and environmental matters in accordance with specific procedures.
Ensure own safety and that of others is not compromised or placed at risk.
Relationship Management:
Conduct pre-dive briefings with Client.
Maintain liaison with the Diving Superintendent and the Vessel Captain during joint operations.
Keep Clients informed of any observations or incidents which may be considered abnormal.
Departmental Reports- Oversee and review the required departmental reports and presentations.:
Provide comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative support.
General coordination and supervision of the department’s deliverables.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Years of Experience


Skills Required
At least 8 years and above years in subsea oil & gas experience
Experience with relevant ROV Operations
Possess current certificates for all operation areas as per OGUK and other relevant guidelines.
Conversant with the requirements of the ISO 9001 Quality Standard
Advanced Subsea Engineering Certificate
International diving certification
Good communication skills.
Marine engineer STCW III/2, or alternatively certified mechanic with Subsea experience
String analytical and problem solving skills.
Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility.
Must possess working knowledge of regulatory bodies and general Subsea services
Good interpersonal skills and time management skills
Good team spirit skills
Experience in working within fast-paced, complex, dynamic, multi-cultural business environment
Good reasoning skills. Ability to adapt quickly
Ability to build relationships at all levels within an organization
Ability to discuss & present complex strategic topics at a senior management level
Good project management and organizational skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Tools.
Quality control - the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
Safety and security - the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
Document Control - Reviewing and keeping records of transaction of sale and purchase goods and services

Educational Qualification
University, College or Industry Education and/or training in Engineering will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online