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Tullow is looking for you.

Tullow Oil is Africa’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company and is a constituent of the London FTSE100.

The Group has interests in over 100 exploration and production licences across 25 countries focusing on four core regions: Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America. Working for Tullow Oil in Kenya, you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make a difference.

We provide the opportunities to build a solid future within our rapidly expanding portfolio and provide competitive rewards as part of our people strategy.

Our high level of employee engagement is also one of our key success factors that we want to continue building on.

Tullow Oil is seeking talented, motivated, skilled individual to fill the following position:

Inventory Accountant

Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant

Job Purpose:  Manage inventory balances, all transaction processing issues, stock counts and compliance with Joint Operating Agreements (JOA)/Product Sharing Contracts (PSCs) disposal regulations. 

Manage Inventory reconciliations between financial ledger and the physical sub ledger

  • Reconcile current Inventory between the financial ledger and the physical sub ledger.
  • Monitor and resolve imbalances & follow up missing entries.
  • Book Goods received but no invoice accruals.
  • Maintain excellent documentation and support.
  • Prepare Physical Count Adjustments analysis/corrections.
  • Assist in physical stock counts.
  • Journal preparation.
  • Support well reconciliations.
  • Manage the JOA and PSC disposal process.
  • Manage the sale of scrap material.

  • A Degree in Accounting or Business or its equivalent. 
  • A minimum of 4 years experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Field Office operations.
  • Experience of Inventory Accounting within a remote field office location.

Field Logistics Supervisor

Reporting to the Logistics Manager – Operations & Development

Job Purpose: 
  • Manage daily aviation, transport and travel operations.
  • Ensure compliance to Kenyan and International rules and regulations, Tullow Standards, Policies and procedures and where appropriate Open Government Partnership (OGP) Guidelines.
  • Enhance the capability and performance of the Aviation, Transport and Travel service through the definition and implementation of improved skills, processes, systems and procedures.
  • Monitor and register the risks associated with transport and aviation operations and ensure that appropriate mitigation actions are put in place


  • Ensure adequate administrative and logistics support arrangements are made for the execution of air operations;
  • Ensure all contractual provisions and obligations are satisfied and produces contract performance reports;
  • Analyse mission reports  and ensure they are submitted by aircraft commanders after completion of tasks and provides advice to movements planners;
  • Assist and advise Tullow management in determining its air transport needs and design a scheduled service that addresses the needs.
  • Periodically review and analyze route structures, aircraft payload, cargo and passenger traffic statistics to assess viability of routes and service improvements;
  • Provide technical input to other departments such as facilities and civils for airstrip upgrades, fire fighting equipment etc.
  • Assist with regional, global aviation requirements.

  • Manage and schedule all personnel transportation requirements for air and liaise with LTST (land transport safety team) for transfers from both JKIA and Wilson operations.
  • Manage and schedule all personnel accommodation requirements in Nairobi and the field.
  • Proactively manage service provider contracts with significant focus on costs, performance and EHS.
  • Land Transport
  • Establish land transport policies and procedures that support the provision of a safe, economical, efficient and effective land transport for both goods and personnel.
  • Ensure that adequate administrative and logistics support arrangements are made for the execution of land transport operations;
  • Ensure all contractual provisions and obligations for land transport  are satisfied and produce contract performance reports;
  • Conduct periodic audits of Land Transport providers and their vehicles are undertaken
  • Establish and maintain reports using IVMS and statistical data
  • Ensure bi-monthly Land Transport Forums are conducted

  • Implement operational security procedures to assure the protection and safeguarding of passengers, crew ground personnel, the general public and facilities of an airport/airstrip to any extent within his/her ability in cooperation with appropriate authorities.
  • Perform risk assessments prior to the tasking of aircraft and keeps all personnel informed of the actual and potential hazards and causes of accidents/incidents;
  • Manage the budget, accounts for expenditure, prepares budget submissions and performance reports;
  • Record and provide statistical analysis of aircraft accidents/incidents;
  • Propagate safety publicity, education and dissemination of information
  • Liaise and advises the appropriate authorities on all safety matters and recommends remedial measures to counter actual or potential causes of aviation accidents/incidents
  • Manage all contracts associated with aviation, fleet and fuel management and all associated services.
  • Review invoices and ensure aligned with agreed contracts terms

  • 10 year experience in the aviation industry at a supervisory level.
  • Experience of land transport operations including the movement of goods and personnel.
  • Experience in the travel industry would be advantageous.
  • Has held a supervisory or management position in aviation operations or safety or has successfully completed an Aviation Safety Management course, Air Operations Management Course, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Kenya Road Traffic Act.
  • Experience or certification for the movement of Dangerous goods by air and road.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate, including use of Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of data bases including SALEM, MAPS and iCAMS would be advantageous
  • Project Management and Operational Reporting.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with internal stakeholders, service companies and other operators in Kenya.


Reporting to the Freight Forwarding Lead

Job Purpose: 
  • Assist the Logistics team by establishing and maintaining a tracking registers for all shipments of materials and goods required to support Tullow Kenya BV (TKBV) operations in Kenya post Contract award.  
  • Advise Contracts and Procurement team on appropriate contractual obligations for timely delivery.
  • Liaise with Suppliers, Inspection Agencies and Freight Forwarders internationally to ensure smooth shipment of all Tullow related cargo.

  • Liaise with Contracts and Procurement Department to gather information on all Contracts which have goods being provided as part of the scope of work.
  • Advises C&P team where Contractual obligations for effiecient delivery and ensure appropriate action is taken.
  • Keep track of all foreign Purchase Orders and Contracts and, follow up, and expedite their delivery lead times to ensure that materials are readily available for shipment to meet project requirements.
  • Liaise with Suppliers, Inspection Agencies and Freight Forwarders internationally to ensure smooth shipment of all Tullow related cargo.
  • Develops and maintains a register of all Tullow shipments to ensure accurate reporting on weights, volumes etc.

  • Minimum 5-10  years proven experience in an expediting, logistics support/freight forwarding operation
  • Comprehensive SCM experience with all disciplines would be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of tracking and tracing systems required.
  • Academic qualifications being advantageous: Preferably Degree or Diploma level in a business or management related subject or mechanical engineering, CIPS preferred.
  • Strong Logistics background, with a keen understanding of multi modal transportation.
  • Experience of project procurement, mining, construction or Oil and Gas.
  • Understanding of Freight forwarding and customs procedures, logistics and supply chain management.
  • High level of capability with software programmes such as Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of  Compute Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as SAP or Maximo would be an advantage
  • Works independently with minimal supervision.
  • Holds the highest standards of integrity and honesty
  • Establishes priorities and works independently at all levels with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment

Systems Accountant

Reporting to the Senior Systems Accountant

Job Purpose: Develop, implement and maintain finance software systems including accounting, transaction processing, management information and interface to other corporate systems.

  • Assist in identifying company requirements in cooperation with the business users.
  • Provide key support in the management of system upgrades, testing and continuous optimisation of systems.
  • Assist in the recommendation of an appropriate product suite.
  • Develop and maintain the applicable accounting documentation and supporting flowcharts for systems processes and Procedures.
  • Assist in the Project management including development and implementation of software solutions.
  • Assist in ensuring maintenance of current systems is performed.
  • Train users on finance systems and provide high level technical query support.
  • Assist in supporting the network of super users.
  • Assist in follow up on delivery of infrastructure support from the business systems group.
  • Assist in ensuring finance process is optimised around key systems.
  • Assist in Managing the integration between Finance systems and other systems within the Organization.
  • Assist and support Manager Business Services with Systems continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in Running Reports for various analyses that may be required by the business (Finance or other Functions).

  • A degree in accounting, finance or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of 4 years experience with a track record of key participation in transaction processing implementation/s incorporating accounting, purchasing & materials management.
  • Extensive experience of IT project management.
  • Technical knowledge in SAP.
  • Experience of upstream E&P industry.

How to apply:

Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees.

All enquires should be sent to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants

Closing date: Friday 6th June 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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