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Exploration & Production Manager Job in Kenya

Exploration & Production Manager

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Job Ref.
 MN 5131

Our client, National Oil Corporation is a fast growing and dynamic world class petroleum company serving energy needs for today and tomorrow.

Following the steady continuous growth and expansion they have experienced over the last few years, they are looking for talented, innovative, energetic and self motivated technology driven individual to fill the above position.

Job Profile
  • Plan and direct the daily work of the exploration department and the Corporation’s exploration programs.
  • Supervise the preparation of exploration plans, drilling plans & appropriation requests as well as ensure that exploration programmes are tying in with budgets and resource requirements.
  • Plan and coordinate gravity, seismic, drilling and other exploration activities
  • Supervise the maintenance, update and security of the National Data Center and all data inventory including core storage.
  • To ensure safety, availability, reliability and technical integrity of the NOCK exploration facilities, fields, wells, production facilities and related infrastructure.
  • To ensure compliance to Standards and Policies appropriate to the operations.
  • Keeping contact with the Government as well as the Corporation’s partners in exploration.
  • Develop and maintain good relations with other oil companies operating in Kenya as well as service companies.
  • Actively giving information to the Corporation’s Management relating to exploration.
  • Develop annual performance agreements, conduct periodic and annual performance reviews and recommend training and personal development plans for staff.
  • Recommend geological and seismic data acquisition opportunities, seismic data reprocessing, new technology applications and technical services.
  • Assure the delivery of quality products and services at competitive rates.
  • Develop and Manage annual departmental budgets.
  • Negotiate with international companies interested in oil exploration.
  • Develop the laboratory and National data centre into suitable net — income generating centre.
Person Profile
  • Master of Science, Geology, Geophysics or related discipline.
  • Masters in Petroleum Geology or MA is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years of exploration work experience.
  • Understand the geology of the Kenyan basins.
  • Capable of utilizing geological, geochemical and geophysical data to generate, mature and/ or evaluate economic oil and gas prospects.
  • Knowledge and experience of geoscientific applications.
  • Working knowledge of log analysis, risk evaluation, velocity fields, geochemistry.
  • Experience in seismic data acquisition, processing, and interpretation would be desirable.
  • Strong technical background in the practical application of geological and geophysical technologies such as 20 and 3D seismic reflection data and their derivative products.
Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 5th December 2011.

Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736 -00200, Nairobi.


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