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Seplat Energy Job Vacancies for 2022 | How to Apply


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Drilling Accountant | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for keeping accurate accounting records, including strict monitoring of drilling AFE costs and all other costs incurred during drilling activities, keeping adequate and up-to-date records of all drilling items, and reporting the same accurately monthly, quarterly, and annually

Principal Accountabilities: 

1. Dedicated Finance support to the Drilling and Completions Team-Serve as an interface between Finance and drilling. Attend inquiries on invoice status and well cost or escalating as appropriate. Ensure that Well AFEs are fully approved before wells are spudded.

2. Provide adequate support to the JV team on monthly cash call requests, monthly returns and reviews, budget and performance defense meetings, all drilling-related AFE & Budget Certification and Confirmation¸ tracking, and provide drilling projects spend and overhead report monthly or as may be required

3. Ensure that all relevant drilling costs are captured in appropriate AFEs and expenditures are incurred and charged to accounts in line with the AFE.

4. Escalate to finance management and or asset managers areas of variances between AFE and expenditure.

5. Provide reports and support documents as required for Internal and Statutory audits to ensure no audit exceptions are recorded

6. Provide finance support to ensure 95% cost recovery on drilling activities from our NPDC and NAPIMS JV partners, actively participating in JV partner meetings (SUB COM & TECOM)

7. Regular review of drilling general ledger for proper cost coding and eventual reclassifications.

8. Active Participation in the month-end accounting process activities is as follows:

i. Capex and Opex drilling general ledger review and reclassifications as may be required.

ii. Accruals booking, with a focus to ensure that at year-end accounting ensure all drilling costs are captured in the year of spend.

iii. Drilling Capex Reports

iv. Purchase requisition verification

9. Participate actively in the budget build for all drilling campaigns by ensuring that all relevant drilling costs are provided for during the budget build.

10. Respond to all drilling cost queries.

11. Drilling Vendor relationship and finance interface

Job Knowledge and Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or any business management-related course.

• Professional Qualification – ACA, ACCA, CPA

• 5+years of post-qualification experience

• 10+ years of oil and gas accounting experience 

Senior Category Specialist, Indirect (HR & Land Transport) | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

• Responsible to develop and implement category strategies for the HR & Land Transport category, covering Recruitment & Advisory Services, Manpower Services, Payroll Services, HR Surveys (SPV & remuneration) Background screening, HRIS (HR Integrated Systems), HMO, COVID testing & management, Wellness & Fitness program, EAP, Vehicle Purchase, Vehicle Lease, Vehicle Maintenance, Documentation & Licenses, Drivers, Tyres & Batteries, etc.

• Securing supply and delivering value through a portfolio of commercial deals structured and managed to achieve the lowest Total Cost of Ownership. Responsible to analyze business needs and matching them against supply market opportunities to develop and implement category and contracting strategies, as well as contract management plans that maximize commercial leverage in third-party deals that deliver competitive value.

• Function as an internal expert in the HR & Land Transport Category with the responsibility to inform and advise the SCM community & Business leaders of market price and cost trends, key contractor and supplier capabilities, and performance in the HR & Land Transport Category.

Note: Not filling this role or failing to perform it at the desired level, may compromise the execution of the short and long-term Indirect and Support Functions goals to enable, maintain or boost oil, gas, and new energy production safely, and efficiently, and at a competitive cost.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Develop and monitor the implementation of category and contract plans (including multiyear plans) for all spend activities in the HR & Land Transport Category. This includes

2. Develop and deliver category and contract strategies for HR & Land Transport, materials, and equipment that consider in-house capabilities, market dynamics, and local stakeholder requirements, while maximizing the use of contracts that comply with the relevant standards and enhance contractor HSEQ, commercial, and operational performance.

3. Lead the Strategic Sourcing of the above sub-categories in HR & Land Transport, including leading the preparation of tender documents, SAAFs, TAAFs, CAAFs, RAAFs & VAAFs, and Contracts for the procurement of goods and services in the HR & Land Transport Category (scope listed above)

4. Develop & review e-Tenders (RFQs/RFPs/ITTs) and lead the Contract and Procurement processes commencing with the receipt of an approved PR to the delivery of the goods /services by the vendor. This covers vendor selection, strategy, obtaining approvals from TB and NPDC where necessary, review of POs, etc

5. Develop and implement robust contract management plans to ensure contractor performance in line with the expectations of issued contracts & purchase orders. Build and drive effective relationships with key vendors to deliver key business goals, especially safety, quality, schedule, cost, etc., and introduce innovative/value add support to the business where possible

6. Establish effective value-based category performance objectives and monitor accordingly.

7. Lead medium-risk contract and commercial exposures negotiations, and participate in high-risk contract negotiations to provide cross-category input.

8. Contribute to strategic supplier management to align external supply market competencies with internal demand.

9. Support competence development of self by understanding and applying the SCM Competence Framework, Job Experience Ladder, and related processes.

10. Oversee a program for coaching Contract Holders and relevant internal end users on category management as a business process.

Job Context and Challenges: 

• Location is Lagos, with visits to other company locations as may be required

• Working with internal stakeholders to consolidate demand and standardize specifications

• Reducing the lead time to award of contracts in a heavily regulated contracting environment

• Meeting JV obligations under the JOA in the detail of each contract

• Contributing to corporate HSE performance as 70% of all safety incidents involve contractors and subcontractors

• Demands competence of complex tools and models (e.g. Category Spend Profiling tool; Total Cost of Ownership model; ‘Should Cost’ model; SWOT; PESTLE; Porter’s Five Forces model;

Supplier Qualification and Evaluation Criteria tool; SCM Risk Assessment tool; Sourcing Levers and Tactics tool; Opportunity Prioritisation tool; Strategy Selection tool; RFQ and RFP Guide tool; SCM KPI Guidance too; Supplier Relationship Scoring tool; etc. Applying multiple contract types; and exceptional analytical, communication, and execution skills

Qualifications and Experience

• Strong analytical skills (including advanced data management), critical thinking, and statistical judgment combined to aid risk-based decision-making

• Strong negotiation skills

• Good stakeholder management skills, especially for engaging diverse internal and external stakeholders

• Minimum of 8 years cognate experience in SCM, preferably in the oil and gas (E&P) industry

• Degree qualified, preferably in a numerate discipline, or demonstrated professional skill in SCM

• An MBA and/or an SCM professional diploma (CIPS, ISM, and IACCM) will be an advantage.


Senior Manager, Legal | Seplat

Overall, Purpose of the Job:

The role is designed to support the Legal Director of SEPLAT PLC and its Subsidiaries (“the SEPLAT Group”) to guide and advise the Board of Directors, the Executive team, and the Leadership Team on the legal framework of the SEPLAT Group and its interplay with the external legal environment, while scanning the internal and external horizon for actual and potential legal risks and implications of all of the business transactions.

The role will ensure the delivery of all upstream transactions that portend legal, commercial, and or reputational risks within the Exploration and Production (E&P) departments and all legal workstreams on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, financing, and debt restructuring, corporate finance and tax, corporate restructuring, enterprise risk management, intellectual property rights, and protection, corporate law. The role evaluates and weighs multiple inputs and impacts of any business decision or action on the SEPLAT Group and works in an integrated manner with the Legal Director and the Executive Team to deliver the purpose, objectives, and the strategic business growth plan of the SEPLAT Group.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Act as a key resource, providing strategic legal advice and assurance to the Board, Board

Committees, CEO, Executive Team, and providing strategic legal advice and support to the Board.

2. Closely work with the Legal Director to deliver the growth and transformational objectives of the

SEPLAT Group and drive the culture of the Group, as set by the SEPLAT PLC Board.

3. Provide commercial and transactional expertise -

4. Manage legal and regulatory compliance in Exploration and Production and corporate transactions:

5. Enterprise Risk Management

6. Manage Dispute Resolution

7. Champion the overall legal health of SEPLAT

8 Public Advocacy

9. External Counsel

11. Joint Venture Responsibilities

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:

(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

A degree in Law; is required. An MBA, a master’s degree, or a Ph.D. in Law will be an added advantage. Must be qualified to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria and be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Relevant Experience:

1. At least 20 years post-call, with experience in Law administration, Legal advisory in Energy, Upstream,

Midstream and Commercial in an international law firm or similar post-call experience with a mid-sized or major E&P company in Nigeria.

2. Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and other Microsoft applications.

3. Exposure and working experience with an international oil firm for at least 8 years

4. Proven evidence of sustained performance and delivery at mid-management or management level in a midsized or major E&P operation.

5. Legal experience in Oil & Gas across geographies (especially Nigeria and the United Kingdom)

Competencies (Technical skills, behavioral competencies, specialized training, or Defined Competencies as outlined in Seplat Competence & Training System)

• Strong expertise in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements for complex transactions

across the Upstream, Midstream, and with local and international private/government parties.

• Working knowledge of the evolving local and international ESG and New Energy landscape, including the Legal issues and obligations faced by an Oil & Gas Company with dual listing status.

• Ability to drive the legal aspects of, and manage complexities arising within, an entire project/transaction value chain (i.e., from Project structuring to post-completion);

• Strong interpersonal skills and robust negotiation skills.

• Knowledge of legislation governing g operations in Oil & Gas

The Application Closes on the 6th of September 2022.

Human Resources Generalists (C&B,Talent Mgt & HR Operations) | Seplat


If you're a Human Resources (HR) professional with proven experience, we can offer you the opportunity to work at the heart of our Human Resources Operations, Compensation & Benefits, or Talent Management Teams in Nigeria’s leading Energy company.

Providing a world-class HR experience to employees is essential in a changing and competitive landscape. As we transition to cleaner forms of energy, the challenge facing Seplat and the wider energy industry in the coming decades is considerable. As a Human Resources professional you will be on the front line of creating exceptional HR experiences.

• Design, develop and implement specific interventions, solutions, or programmes in support of the People Agenda for the company.

• Manage cost-effective and timely delivery of critical business change initiatives such as: organizational redesign, integrating change initiatives.

• Act as a HR key resource, identifying talent needs and working to create and implement an efficient talent acquisition strategy to improve recruitment and business performance.

• Optimizing and redefining strategies, mindset and infrastructure to ensure continuous upskilling and reskilling;

• Develop, implement, and manage company-wide employee retention programmes and strategies that improve the overall employee experience

• Provide commercial and transactional expertise on workforce planning, resource forecasting and implement resourcing strategies that project Seplat as an employer of choice

• Coordinate the annual Talent Review process including talent assessment, succession planning and development plan execution

• Joint Venture Responsibilities- Efficiently support and manage Recruitment Operations and Resourcing Contracts, engaging the relevant stakeholders (NAPIMS,NPDC, Manpower Agencies etc) Ensuring maximum returns on cash calls

• Partner with the business through the HRBPs to deliver total workforce planning balancing cost, value and risk


• Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related degree

• Experience communicating with managers and employees and providing advice and expertise in HR areas such as processes, policies, employment laws, and, compensation and benefits.

• Working knowledge of HR Metrices and Analytics

• A firm grasp of compensation and benefits administration

• Experience with talent management and learning concepts and strategies.

• Knowledge of trends and cutting-edge HR strategies

• Strong communication and written skills

• Proven diagnostic and investigation skills

• Labor and Employment Law knowledge

• CIPM membership

• Professional experience in either Industrial Relations or in Project Management / Continuous Improvement will be a significant advantage


Business Systems Junior Analyst (SUN, EAM & Asset Mgt) | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

This role oversees the full business suite for EAM (procurement, Finance, asset management, maintenance and support, and all associated software including Ming. le, ION Pulse, ION Activity Desk, Federation Services, and Unity.) Regular activities include deployment, management, and administration of this system to all users across the entire organization to handle day-to-day business processes within SEPLAT. The role is also responsible for the day-to-day enhancement of work processes across the application. l

Principal Accountabilities: (Describe the important 8 - 12 accountabilities/responsibilities of the job, i.e., what needs to be achieved and why. Start with the most important and number each one separately)

1. Provision of 24/7 application support to all users of the Business Systems. Key functions of the role will include deployment of the applications, creation of users, user password resets, re-routing of Approval Tasks, maintenance & update of the approval workflows, and general troubleshooting of system errors, and daily updates of the system as required.

2. Maintain and update all Procurement & Finance reference data in the EAM systems and other related systems where necessary including the creation of new Suppliers, organizations, Stores, Parts, Problem Codes and Priority Codes. Regular clean-up of the system to ensure that all closed Entities are not being used in daily transactions.

3. Document detailed business requirements, business rules, functional requirements, and change requests and communicate same to the system support consultants.

4. Testing of all new developments and fixes made to the Business Systems to ensure they are without bugs.

5. Perform data analysis, develop complex queries, and assist other divisional data analysts to support data-driven decision-making.

6. Maintain and generate all reports required by Users and Managers and coordinate the development of new reports as at when required.

7. Provision of user training for all Business Systems, for new and existing users across all Seplat departments as applicable.

8. Maintain and update all user training documentation for all Business Systems and develop new training materials where there are changes to the existing system configuration.

9. Participate in system and process reviews and identify opportunities for significant enhancements in operational efficiency, overall effectiveness, and identifiable benefits to the organization.

10. Liaise with Seplat Business Unit Heads, solution providers, and external vendors on all matters that may impact the operation of the Business Systems.

11. Support internal and external audits.

12. Supervise the Business Systems Analyst - Asset Maintenance when required.


Job Context and Challenges:

• The role is quite diverse and requires a flexible approach and an understanding of how to prioritize tasks. The job holder may be required to work on multiple system projects, provide day-to-day support, and train users all at the same time.

• several different applications comprise the Infor EAM software solution including ION Pulse, ION Activity Desk, and Ming.le, Federation Services, Unity, and Infor EAM. A basic understanding of Finance, SCM, CMMS, and IT principles is a prerequisite for this role.

• It is also necessary to have good interpersonal skills as the job holder will be required to liaise with staff at all different levels of the organization.

• The support role is potentially 24/7 so the job holder must be willing to work late hours and/or weekends to meet project and month-end deadlines.

• Ability to remain flexible to meet constantly changing and sometimes opposing demands by different stakeholders.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

• First degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or another related area.

• Approximately 6 years’ experience within IT or/and Finance preferably in the Oil and gas (E&P) industry.

• Excellent IT skills with a good understanding of financial processes, systems, and reporting

• Experience working on business intelligence/data warehousing and reporting systems

• Professional qualifications in related fields will be an added advantage

Economist | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The role is responsible for:

- supporting the Head of Economics in preparing relevant economic analysis required by the business

- providing analytical and advisory support to the Head of Economics on projects and new business opportunities, as required.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Corporate Economic Evaluation: Support the Head of Economics with the maintenance of robust and integrated economic models to guide the economic evaluation of SEPLAT assets and projects:

- Conduct economic valuation for projects covering the Company’s upstream oil/gas exploration/appraisal, development. Also conduct economic valuation beyond E&P (such as midstream projects, power projects, renewable projects etc.), where required.

- Provide support in the evaluation of business and investment proposals. Assist the Head of Economics in preparing advice on the economic viability, value, associated risks, and potential investment strategies.

- Work with the Head of Economics, the Strategy team, and the Planning team to screen projects/investments for optimal capital deployment, sustainable growth, and profitability in line with corporate goals and strategies.

- Assist in the development of modeling tools, where necessary.

- Provide support in external engagement on corporate economic evaluations (including, but not limited to, JV Partners, DPR, Banks, etc.), as required.

2. Economic Analysis of long-term plan & Capital Optimization for Funding purposes:

- Provide support for the economic evaluation of specified asset investment opportunities across the corporate portfolio for optimal portfolio development and capital deployment. This involves assisting in the development of suitable projections for internal and debt evaluation purposes to assist group funding optimization for renewable projects.

- Work with the Head of Economics, the Planning team, and the Strategy team to ensure the robustness of long-term plans against the Company’s strategic imperatives.

- Conduct cost-benefit analysis and potential optimizations to support decision-making, where required.

- Assist in the consolidation and assessment of the Corporate cashflows and the preparation of economic analysis materials for presentation to Senior Management.

3. Post-Investment Reviews:

- Provide support as required on post-investment reviews

4. Assurance:

- Economic assurance: participate in closing out economic evaluation assurance ahead of Senior Management and Decision Review Board engagements.

- Provide economics support on external Audit engagements.

5. Capital Raising: Work with the Head of Economics, the GM, Corporate Planning & Economics, and the Corporate Finance team on debt assessment for capital raising purposes, including bank debt and fixed income bond, any asset development, and/or new business/acquisition, as required:

- Support the development of sensitivity/scenario analysis that underpins specific financing situations.

- Support the analysis of results and provide financial input as required to assist in the structuring of the deal.

6. New Business: Where required, support and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team on assigned new business opportunities in terms of business development, integration, and execution.

7. Other:

- Provide support on communications related to matters about Economics for Senior Management and Board Committees.

- Maintain good working relationships with Planning, Finance, Commercial, Asset, and other operational departments to facilitate the delivery of the Economic workstreams.

- Assist the Head, of Economics in upholding the Economics standards and processes set for economics evaluation. Work with the Head, of Economics to share these across the organization.

- Support the development of junior team members on economic-related workstreams.

Job Context and Main Activities:

(Outline the context in which the job operates and record the types of activity involved in achieving principal accountabilities:

The Economics team is the primary point of contact within the company for Corporate and Asset economic analysis. The job operates within a team setting and significantly involves interaction with various functions across the company regularly. With the high volume of work carried out by the team, communication within the team is key to ensuring seamless workflows.

Decision-making Authority/Level of Supervision Required:

Very little supervision is required, except in areas of complex decision analysis.

Job Challenges:

(Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)

- Interfacing with different units could be challenging if the required information needed for valuation purposes is not being received on time

- Meeting timelines for specific work lines are an integral part of the role. These timelines for delivery of planning and economic reports are inherently very tight and might have a tremendous impact on the ability to deliver without hampering the quality of output

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:

(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

Educational Background – A degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, or a related Business or Science field is required as a minimum.

Industry experience – Three or more years of relevant experience.


(Technical skills, behavioral competencies, specialized training, or Defined Competencies as outlined in Seplat Competence & Training System)

• Ability to show a broad understanding of valuation techniques/economics

• Working knowledge of financial concepts and technical subsurface and surface disciplines.

• Ability to multitask. Analytical, problem solving, and collaboration skills.

• Sound knowledge and use of software programs (e.g., MS Excel) are required to accomplish specific tasks, including analysis and modeling.

• Strong communication skills i.e., report writing and presentation preparation.

Health and Safety:

Please highlight if the role is a Safety Critical Position as per the following definition:

A role is defined as Safety Critical where Employees, through any improper use of substances may affect the health and safety of themselves and/or their colleagues in their work area.

Safety Critical Role – This is not a safety-sensitive position; however, the employee has to demonstrate behavior consistent with all company HSSE policies, processes, procedures, and laws.

Lead, Materials Management | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for assure the end-to-end establishment of materials requirements, demand management, planning, inventory management, organizing, storage, preservation, issue, replenishment, returns, refurbishment, and care of materials throughout their life, and includes end-of-life materials disposal and investment recovery.

Responsible to ensure an HSE Management system is in place for warehouse and yard operations activities, with appropriate risk management measures in place and effective.

Note: Without this position, materials integrity and flow to enable safe efficient, and cost-effective production, maintenance, and projects will be compromised, impacting production, asset integrity, and delivery of new wells and projects.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Contribute as a member of the Materials Management Leadership team, and deputize for the Manager, Materials Management & Logistics as required.

2. Drive integrated materials planning agenda with Business Partners, Procurement peers, and Suppliers to ensure that the flow through of materials aligns with demand, consumption patterns, and the replenishment order cycle (MRP).

3. Oversee warehouse and yard (supply base) operations including storage, inspection, goods marshaling, preservation, and materials maintenance, and monitor the implementation of a Warehouse and Yard Operations HSE Plan.

4. Implement and maintain a suite of materials management processes and procedures, including those that integrate materials management activities with operations and projects.

5. Operationally and commercially manage company non-hydrocarbon materials inventory to establish a lean inventory footprint and working capital outlay, while assuring materials availability for effective and efficient business activities.

6. Contribute to, and execute contracting strategies and contract implementation to build and support the assets and services of Materials Management.

7. Participate in maintenance and turnaround planning and preparation meetings and activities.

8. Prepare detailed standard (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual) and ad hoc reports on inventory operations, stock levels, and adjustments to track materials availability, especially for critical materials, and financial performance (inventory value and carrying cost reduction).

9. Maintain a materials catalog through coding, standardization, and variety control to rationalize inventory and generate commercial leverage.

10. Oversee end-to-end materials inventory to meet business needs at an optimum level of working capital, and in line with competitive benchmarks, including investment recovery.

11. Lead the implementation of methodologies to achieve lean and agile materials management processes, especially 5S.

12. Implement appropriate technologies (hardware and software) for materials management, including, but not limited to: materials carousels for small items; electronic materials catalogue; Electronic Spare Parts Interchangeability Records (e-SPIR); materials ‘Track-and-Trace’; RFiD; and Barcoding.

13. Deploy robust controls to protect materials inventory investment and manage risk, and assure materials certification and integrity.

14. Contribute to the budget for materials management, including the routine maintenance of physical facilities and the acquisition of new assets and technology.

15. Participate in Corporate Emergency Response, and exercise any ad hoc crisis management roles as may be required.

16. Exercise effective Team Leadership, including supervising, coaching and developing materials management staff.

Job Context and Challenges: 

• Significant HSE risk exposure to manage

• Balancing the demand for materials availability, with the imperative for cost-efficiency

• Manage product stewardship, including end-of-life materials with liability potential

• Failure to manage the materials supply chain can cause high costs in lost production, increasing costs, project delays, and build-up of obsolete materials

• Round-the-clock operational exposure to support operations and projects, including during emergencies and crises.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:

(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

• Extensive practical experience in materials management.

• Able to model and implement inventory optimisation strategies and techniques

• Able to analyse stocking levels and execute stocking strategies to optimize inventory levels including how to identify obsolete and/or surplus materials

• Good team player

• Knowledge of QHSE management systems

• Problem-solving skills, with an adaptive and responsive mindset to meet operational requirements

Qualifications and Experience

• An SCM professional with sound operational skills and at least 12 years of relevant experience in the oil and gas industry covering a mixture of technical and contracts engineering disciplines, plus a preference for membership in a professional institution, e.g. CILT, CIPS.

• Degree qualified, preferably in Engineering or Operations Research/ Management.

Security Analyst | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Monitors the application and compliance of security administration procedures and reviews information systems

for actual or potential breaches in security. Ensures that all identified breaches in security are promptly and

thoroughly investigated and that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented. Ensures

that security records are accurate and complete and that requests for support are dealt with according to set

standards and procedures. Contributes to the creation and maintenance of policy, standards, procedures, and documentation for security

Principal Accountabilities: 

1. Drafts and maintains policy, standards, procedures, and documentation for security administration, taking account of

current best practices, legislation, and regulation. Ensures that all identified breaches in security are promptly and

thoroughly investigated. Interviews offenders in conjunction with the relevant line manager or on their authority if the

breach warrants it.

2. Reviews information systems for actual or potential breaches in security, and investigates the complex, or highly sensitive

violations referred by more junior staff or colleagues, handling issues imaginatively, efficiently, and professionally. Obtains

factual information, and formulates opinions regarding exposed violations, through interviews with all levels of staff. At all

times, undertakes to bring to the attention of management any actual or potential breaches in security

3. Investigates system access inquiries referred by support staff and all inquiries relating to information security,

And contingency planning, as they affect the activities of the organization, function, or department. Implements and adopts

known techniques to satisfy new access requirements, or provides an effective interface between users and service

providers when existing facilities are considered inadequate.

4. Recognises requirements for, and creates, auditable records, user documentation, and security awareness literature for

all services and systems within IT Security Management, ensuring that the records provide a comprehensive history of

violations, resolutions, and corrective action.

5. In consultation with senior security personnel, devises and documents new or revised procedures relating to security

control of all IT environments, systems, products, or services (including physical security) to demonstrate continual

improvement in control. Ensures that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented.

6. Ensures that training, guidance, and support are provided to other security administrators, in all aspects of security policy and control. 

7. Monitors the application and compliance of security operations procedures, and non-compliance reports.

8. Advises on, and assists with the assessment of the potential impact on existing access security mechanisms of specific

planned technical changes, to help ensure that potential compromise or weakening of existing security controls is minimized. Also assists in the evaluation, testing, and implementation of such changes

Job Context and Challenges:

Performing security audits, risk assessments, and analysis

Making recommendations for enhancing data system security

Researching attempted breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses

Working with the Network & Security Services Coordinator to formulate security policies and


Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents

Carrying out security systems testing

Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data

Implementing network security policies and procedures

Administering and maintaining firewalls

Managing, monitoring, and updating virus prevention systems

Monitoring security advisory groups to ensure all necessary security updates, patches, and preventative

measures are in place

Performing intrusion detection tests and analysis

• A meticulous method of working and attention to detail.

• Demonstrates thorough knowledge of good security practice covering the physical and logical aspects of

information products, systems integrity, and confidentiality.

Thoroughly familiar with the organization’s security policies and all relevant legislation and industry

trends that affect security within the defined scope of authority.

A good understanding of Information Security Management Systems based on ISO 27001 is mandatory.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

Educated to bachelor’s degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification.

5 years minimum experience in security administration

Security Coordinator, Intelligence & Investigation | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for the security of assets, facilities, operations, and personnel (employees and contractors) who work in, and for Seplat at the Sapele division.

Principal Accountabilities:

Develop and implement strategies for acquiring and managing proactive security information which will be distilled into actionable intelligence for the successful and positive deployment to Seplat operational areas.Identify, assess and manage security risks to Seplat to ensure that assets, personnel, and operations are protected from crime, violence, and other business-related risks.Provide and share intelligence reports with relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that assets, personnel, and operations are protected from crime, violence, and other business-related risks within the Western asset.Maintain relationships and network with relevant Government agencies and other security stakeholders in support of Seplat operations ensuring that Seplat derives the highest standards of security services while complying with the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, VPSHR.Deliver the highest quality, Value-adding security services in support of Seplat’s operation the to ensure achievement of business goals.Provide the Security Manager support with regular intelligence and management reports to guide decisions on security issues.Implement procedures for the effective management of security-related emergencies and crises in support of business continuity as directed by the Corporate Security Manager.Coordinate investigation of security incidents, facilitate prosecutions of offenders, handle security audits and ensure implementation of recommended security remedial actions within his AORProvide VIP protection services for the Leadership and Management team members and other designated VIPs that may be resident in or on a business visit to the West.Develop, and implement support for the defense of annual security budgets in respect of security activities in the Seplat.Coordinate the development of Security contract plans and manage all security contracts assigned to you.

• Supervises over 4 contract security supervisors and over 25 contract guards and a varying number of Government Security personnel.

• Job holder supervises security operations within the Western asset ensuring that adequate and cost-effective measures are implemented to protect staff and offices.

• Role requires interface with a range of internal and external stakeholders including asset managers, production team leaders, Government security agents, and a broad spectrum of community leaders whose support and buy-in are critical to the success of security goals.

• Position interfaces with the MDs and Base Managers for Eastern and Western Assets and other members of the leadership team.

Relationship: (Who are the job holder’s most important external/internal contacts and for what purpose?)

Internal: All Seplat staff, Sectional Heads and Contract Holders. Job holder consults regularly with the Base Managers, MDs of Eastern and Western Asset, CR Managers, visiting GMs, and Western asset personnel over security services being provided. Incumbent interfaces with other Leadership teams and general staff being the direct recipients and beneficiaries of security services. Job holder maintains contact with SCM/Finance to secure their input into the contracting and budget development and defense process and to fast-track payments for security service providers.

External: Government Security agents- JTF, Police, SSS, and other Law enforcement agents. Security Staff of other companies through the OPTS and NPDC.

• Government Security agencies remain the most critical element of the industry’s security and intelligence architecture on whose resources the Oil and gas companies rely to create the enabling security environment. Consequently, the Job holder is required to maintain close contact with these categories of external stakeholders to seek their support and necessary approvals.

• Contacts with NPDC will be as directed to get timely approvals for Security budgets and contracts.

• Contact with OPTS is the purpose of intelligence sharing, benchmarking, and peer reviews.

Job Context and Challenges:

(Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)

• Seplat is operating in a complex security environment in Lagos and the Niger Delta where militancy, kidnapping, pipeline sabotage, and crude oil theft are the norm rather than the exception

• With growing agitation for economic empowerment and a greater share of the oil resources, oil-producing and pipeline communities in the Niger Delta frequently resort to unlawful disruptive activities to achieve their goals

• Within the context of the ever-increasing and multi-faceted security challenges of the Niger Delta, Seplat requires competent and experienced personnel with problem-solving and people management skills to effectively provide actionable intelligence and protect the company’s assets and personnel,

• The role of the Security Coordinator, Intelligence and Investigation is to provide actionable intelligence that will help prevent militancy, crude oil theft, and sabotage of the company’s assets.

• Job is full of security risks and requires a job holder that is ready to take personal risks and make the required sacrifice.

• The high level of insecurity in the operating environment occasioned by militancy, kidnapping for Ransom, secret cult activities, general lawlessness, and community-related criminality. Ensuring the effective protection of company assets in such an environment is a huge challenge.

• Ensuring that Government Security agencies conform to standard working procedures and respect the Voluntary Principles on Human Rights and Security.

• Quality control service providers, ensuring service levels are maintained.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:

(Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

Sound knowledge of Security Management in an industrial setting. A minimum of 10 years of security experience at least 5 of which must have been in a senior position in an oil and gas company.

A good military or security background will be an advantage.

A good bachelor’s degree.


Excellent communication skills and leadership skills.

Information systems competency and computer literacy

Ability to conceptualize the application of new information or knowledge in an area of responsibility

Ability to develop practical solutions for security issues encountered

Analyze risks and controls using relevant methodologies and models

Logical knowledge/reasoning and analytical skills

Responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the QHSE Management System is implemented within the operations under their control. The incumbent must actively monitor the workplace to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained. Where risks are identified the incumbent must ensure that these risks are controlled, so far as is reasonably practicable.

The incumbent's duties include:

a) ensuring that employees, contractors, and visitors are aware of relevant QHSE procedures

b) establishing that all equipment, plant, and substances used are suitable for the task and are kept in good working condition: this includes the regular maintenance, calibration, and servicing of equipment

c) providing adequate training, information, instruction, and supervision to ensure that work is conducted without harm to people or the environment

d) taking immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and rectify any risks to people environment/equipment and quality arising from the work activity

e) bringing to the prompt attention of project management any QHSE issue that requires their attention

f) ensuring that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes

g) actively participating in the QHSE management system.

JV Accountant | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job: 

Ensures accurate cost reporting and joint venture Partner relationship management

This role is responsible for the following:

I. The compilation and support for approval of the annual budget and performance by the JV Partners.

II. Coordinating the monthly cash call process.

III. Reporting and defending the monthly returns to the JV Partner at the SUBCOM level.

IV. Active pursuit of the cash call receivables from the JV Partners and providing real-time information on cash call status.

V. Coordinating the performance review exercises and ensuring all necessary documentation is provided for cost recovery.

VI. Monitoring the performance of operated JV blocks against budget and proffer recommendations for improvements.

VII. Coordination and support of JV Audits and responses.

VIII. Overall JV Partner relationship management at the SUB COM level.

Principal Accountabilities: (Describe the important 8 - 12 accountabilities/responsibilities of the job, i.e., what needs to be achieved and why. Start with the most important and number each one separately)

Actively pursue all avenues to ensure payments are processed timely

• Manage relationships within NPDC and NNPC staff to facilitate preparation and processing of cash calls

• Follow up with NPDC Treasury and monitor cash call payments

• Prepare and follow up with letter requests on Partners funding and give feedback

• Proactively advise on any issues that may hinder the timely processing of cash calls

• Act as JV Finance focal point in Benin

Monthly Returns/Cash Call Meeting Coordination

• Collate individual departmental Cash Calls and packaging for submission to NPDC

• Coordinate pre-Cash Call/Returns meeting before meeting with NPDC

• Follow up with all Subcommittees on all outstanding Cash Call/Returns issues to ensure that required backup documentation is made available for the approval of Returns/Cash Calls set aside.

• Collate and signoff monthly cash calls and returns with NPDC

• Prepare reports for Management use after the conclusion of the monthly review meetings with the JV Partner.

Cost Performance/Budget/ Work Program Support

• Work ahead of performance/budget review meetings to engage and sensitize NPDC Finance of costs to be expected

• Follow up with NPDC to ensure all outstanding costs yet to be approved are reviewed with a favorable outcome

• Ensure all required documentation to facilitate signoffs are made available to NPDC representatives

• Coordinate the SUBCOM meetings and make Finance presentations.

• Provide support for the TECOM and OPCOM meetings.

NPDC Receivables Reconciliation

• Prepare and ensure approval of ITD Receivable position signoff off with NPDC monthly

• Prepare and ensure approval of monthly cash call position statement with NPDC clearly stating individual partner’s funding position.

• Preparation of monthly Treasury advice on the Consolidated Cash Call payable

Month-EndEnd Close Activities

• Review the ledger to capture errors before the cutback

• Alternate staff for Western Asset Cutback

 Unitized Field JV Finance Focal Staff

• Cash Call request reviews/approval

• Ensure timely submission of returns by the operator as at when due quarterly

• Cash Call/Returns Reconciliations

• Weekly reporting on JV activities

• Finalize/formalize the cash call review process by obtaining a FINCOM signoff

• Thoroughly review reported performance to ensure that only valid costs are approved by Seplat

Audits/Ad-hoc Assignments

• Promptly respond to Audit queries from NPDC/NUPRC/other government agencies.

Dimensions: (Record any significant quantities on which job has some effect, e.g. budget or turnover, records processed, employees supervised, including personnel at other locations, if appropriate).

This position supports the Company’s liquidity position by ensuring the budget and cash call process are run in line with the JOA provisions for a prompt cash settlement and optimum cost recovery.

Relationship: (Who are the job holder’s most important external/internal contacts and for what purpose?)

Internal: Western Asset; SCM, HR, Audit, ERM, Finance, Legal, IT, and other support functions.

External: NPDC and other Government Agencies; External Auditors, etc.

Job Context and Challenges: (Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)

CASH CALL -This involves liaison with individual departments to come up with total estimates required by the organization for the Business period/Month(s)with total recourse and reference to the Approved budget to ensure that only the existing budget is a line called for stated activities, Reviewing the Calls with internal SUBCOM to ensure proper alignment with Organization strategy, and ensuring that Calls required to meet Seplat need is approved during the subsequent review meetings with

BUDGET -working with all Company's multidisciplinary Departments to arrive at the required activities for the Budget year, ensuring that appropriate UAP Codes are used on budget OPEX or CAPEX Budget line items, consolidating all budgets, and driving the Management endorses Budget through adequate preparation to defend and justify Budget at SUBCOM, TECOM and OPCOM meetings to secure approval

PERFORMANCE -Generation of individual SUBCOM performance from the SUN Accounting system using the Q&A reporting system, reviewing the reports to ensure that it is appropriately coded in line with the approved budget UAP Line items, Organizing and coordinating the financial reviews with SUBCOM, TECOM, and OPCOM.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

Degree or Equivalent in Accounting, Qualified Accountant, and Knowledge of Joint Venture Accounting process in the oil and gas industry.

Internal Audit Manager, Technical | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job: 

This role is intended to lead the operational audits of the organization. An operational audit aims to identify ways and areas to make the organization’s operations more efficient and effective. The role will combine deep oil and gas experience and internal audit methodologies to aid management to stay ahead of risks, improving processes, reduce costs, and generally support the business to operate efficiently and effectively.

Principal Accountabilities: (Describe the important 8 - 12 accountabilities/responsibilities of the job, i.e., what needs to be achieved and why. Start with the most important and number each one separately)

Risk Assessment

Perform a comprehensive risk assessment of the operational and technical areas of the organization for internal audit planning. The result is a risk-based annual audit plan and the audit programs for each audit.

Audit planning

Develop the Internal Audit plan for the year along with the GM IA. This plan identifies the critical areas of audit and the timing/scope of the planned audits. This role will also be involved in periodic review of the plan and in preparing the department’s budget for review by the GM IA.

Design and implement audit work programs

Develop work programs that test control design and operation. Work programs should be tailor-made for each of the operational or technical areas being audited, having done a critical review of the area and its processes and considering previous audit reports, risk assessment, and impact on the overall audit plan.

Execute audit assignments

Execute audit assignments while supervising the IA Leads and Officers in the completion of required audit procedures through appropriate testing techniques, assessing compliance with established business control policies, processes, and procedures across the organization, identifying violations of Seplat operational procedures, and escalating identified weaknesses in controls and opportunities for improvement, to the GM IA.

The outcome of each audit assignment includes making recommendations on appropriate preventive or remedial actions and ensuring their implementation.


Provide timely, reliable, fair, and balanced audit reports and another audit-related memorandum for review by the GM IA. Recipients of these reports include executive management, Board Audit, and Finance committees, and the Board of Directors. In addition, the incumbent will contribute to the quarterly board updates as required by the GM IA, including a summary of significant findings and recommendations. The reports and documents should be in line with the standard reporting quality of the department.

As directed by the GM IA from time to time, present internal audit reports and other audit memoranda to designated audiences of these reports including executive management and Statutory Audit Committee, and the Board Finance/Audit committee.

Working with other assurance providers

Coordination and information sharing with the external auditors for the successful external audit engagement and audit planning by the external and internal audit. Internal audit activities must be coordinated with the work of other governance and internal control pillars within the business such as Risk, Legal, Business Integrity, and other control-related activities. In view of the broad dimensions of Internal Audit, it is necessary to manage a variety of stakeholders and their expectations through regular interaction and communication.

Capacity building and advisory services

Keep abreast of emerging issues and leading practices through research, interviews, and observation to ensure continuous process improvement in internal audit practices and techniques.

This role acts as a key source of independent advice on risk, operational efficiency and controls, process improvement, performance, industry developments, and regulatory insights.

Training and mentoring of audit leads and audit officers, as part of the audit quality control, is an important part of this role.

Dimensions: (Record any significant quantities on which job has some effect, e.g., budget or turnover, records processed, employees supervised, including personnel at other locations, if appropriate).

This job supervises the positions of internal audit leads and internal audit officers and has an impact on the level of compliance within the organization including loss quantification due to irregularities, fraud, wastages, penalties and fines, quality of audit findings, timely completion of audit assignments, the effectiveness of internal control environment for the company.

Relationship: (Who are the job holder’s most important external/internal contacts and for what purpose?)

Internal: Other Seplat employees – provision of audit and advisory services

External: External auditors, regulators, suppliers – respond to audit inquiries

Job Context and Challenges: (Identify the most complex or demanding aspects of the job)

The role involves planned and unplanned traveling across all Seplat locations

Job Knowledge and Qualifications: (Indicate minimum knowledge and essential background qualifications necessary to perform the job competently)

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering or Geology with up to 10 years of experience in the oil & gas E&P sector. The following experiences will be an advantage:

• Internal Audit

• Quality Management Systems Audit

• HSE Audits

• Contract / Project Management Audit

• Joint Venture Audits

A minimum of 10 years of cumulative operations or technical work experience in the oil and gas E&P sector is required. Prior internal audit/quality management systems audit experience will be an advantage.

Professional qualifications – Engineering or Geology qualifications. Accounting/auditing qualifications such as ACA/ACCA/CIA/CISA or equivalents will be an advantage. ISO 9001 certification also applies.


Safety Officer | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Contribute to effective and efficient management of HSE in the Facility to ensure safety and health of employees, preservation of the environment, and achievement of facility HSE targets.

Responsibilities and Key Objectives

1. Support in developing and implementing their HSE plans and advise on operational safety matters in the assigned facility

2. Assess and monitor hazardous and unsafe situations and develop measures to assure personnel safety.

3. Maintains awareness of active and developing situations.

4. Participate in planning and coordinating meetings to identify health and safety concerns inherent in the operations

5. Oversee appropriate HSE equipment installations and maintenance, and disposal of wastes and substances and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)

6. Manage HSE communication (guidelines, lessons learnt, observations) with the production facility team to create consistency in safety standards throughout the production team and the entire company

7. Provide support to ensure timely identification of HSE hazards, conduct evaluation of risks for all activities and development of effective tools to manage and reduce these risks to ALARP

8. Participate in Incident Investigation & Review Panels and ensure lateral applications of key learnings and corrective actions

9. Participate in facility related Project Risk Assessments (PRA’s), HAZID’s, HAZOPS’s, etc.)

10. Focal point on HSE Statistics & Data Management for facility team with interface to Corporate team responsible for HSE Performance & Information Management

11. Maintain Audit log and follow up on closure of audit items and HSE Issues

12. Monitor and ensure safe work execution and generally good HSE practices in the facilities.

13. Provide technical assistance on HSE matters to personnel in the facilities.


• HSE (LTIF, Fatalities, Environmental /regulatory compliance)

• % completion of HSE plans

• Timeliness in delivery of routine HSE performance reports

• % close-out of HSE Audit & Issues items


No direct operational budget responsibility

Key Interfaces (Internal)

Corporate HSE department colleagues, Project team disciplines; HR; SCM; Medical team, Spill Responders, Community Relations

Key Interfaces (External)

- Contractors

-Joint Venture Partners and statutory government agencies. Communities


Monitoring of activity of several worksites.


Qualifications & Experience

• First Degree in Engineering field or Technical Sciences

• Minimum of 5 years of E&P work experience in an HSE-critical position.

• Relevant international HSE Certification in ISO standards and HSE management systems

• Experience in implementation of HSE MS.

Required Skills

• Knowledge level in HSE and Process Management Systems

• Awareness level in HSE Policy and Strategies, Technical Safety Engineering, and Incident Investigation and analysis is an advantage.

• Interpersonal relationship with excellent networking ability

• Data management and analytical skills



Senior Manager, SCM Planning, and Performance | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:   

Responsible for overseeing SCM functional and commercial excellence, including: development, implementation and monitoring of functional and strategic plans; coordination of SCM skill pool development; creation and maintenance of a viable vendor base; development of SCM policies, processes and procedures for effective governance; oversight for SCM systems and continuous improvement projects; bid administration, cost estimation, and oversight for ethics, compliance and assurance.

Note: A weak or ungoverned SCM plan and process exposes the business to uncertainties and unacceptably high variability in performance and business integrity outcomes. This job exists to close those gaps and to ensure that SCM is a critical enabler for corporate success.

Principal Accountabilities:   

Contribute as a member of the SCM Leadership team, and deputize for the GM, Supply Chain Management if and when required

Oversee SCM functional and strategic (5-year) plan development, including setting strategic, tactical and operational performance objectives benchmarked to best practice, and that leverage internal and external resources (supply chain partners and other stakeholders) and their associated dependencies.

Advise SCM stakeholders on planning policy and regulations, and provide counsel and representation at key planning meetings, while managing planning compliance.

Prepare (develop, consolidate, analyse, and maintain) structured (KPIs Dashboard) and ad hoc SCM management information and presentations for senior leaders, and develop gap analyses to drive performance improvement.

Develop, secure approval, and rollout SCM policies, standards, systems, processes, procedures and guidelines for value-adding effective and efficient service delivery underpinned by continuous improvement and technology enabled new ways of working.

Establish, manage, and continuously refresh the Seplat vendor base to ensure that it is resilient and confers a distinctive competitive advantage on key metrics.

Oversee a vendor due diligence process for supply chain partners to ensure that third party contract activities are executed without compliance risks and avoidable liabilities.

Coordinate bid administration to ensure process integrity and consistent commercially sound outcomes compliant with JV governance and systems such as NiPEX.

Lead the development and implementation of methodologies to achieve lean and agile supply chains, and drive continuous improvement in SCM and with internal and external partners.

Oversee input to ‘Use Cases’ for technology applications and hardware in SCM, and for selection, implementation and integration of such technologies and systems for the effective and efficient execution of SCM processes.

Investigate opportunities to improve data analytics and data capture to clearly define and add value in procurement and supply, making appropriate recommendations to SCM peers, other senior managers, and wider stakeholders.

Coordinate the development, implementation and update of an SCM Policies and Policies and Procedures Manual that draws on best practice, and implement compliance and assurance processes, mechanisms and routines built on it to ensure that third party relationships comply with JV governance, industry best practice, ethics, Seplat’s Business Principles (including sustainability), and the Code of Conduct.

Support functional excellence and assurance activities e.g. contract optimization reviews, BPRs, self-audits/internal health checks, commercial assurance, and corporate-level business assurance exercises.

Develop SCM-wide Business Process Improvement projects and initiatives in consultation with other SCM Managers, and provide SCM discipline support for complementary or multi-functional corporate initiatives.

Support the SCM GM to coordinate the competence development of SCM staff by implementing the SCM Competence Framework, Job Experience Ladder and related HR processes.

Provide effective Team Leadership for the Planning and Performance department, including mentoring, coaching and developing staff to grow.


• >1,300 active vendors

• >6 staff, including 4 direct staff who are Team Leads

• Functional improvement budget: ~$5m pa

• Manages the deployment/implementation of all Enterprise systems for Requisition-to-Pay (RtP) and Asset Management

Job Context and Challenges:    

• Diverse portfolio combining execution with monitoring and assurance across a companywide interface

• Exacting demands on confidentiality and integrity, especially in Vendor Management, Bid Administration and Tender Boards.

• Rapidly evolving operating and regulatory environment, requiring adaptability and resilience.

• Participation in FINCOM/TECOM and OPCOM; cash call and budget performance meetings with JV partners and user departments, with sufficient insight to clarify contracting and procurement activities of User Departments during JV meetings.


Internal: GM SCM and other SCM Managers. SCM Staff, All Contract Holders and Contract Owners, Planners in various departments, Corporate Planning team, Tender Board and Functional GMs and Managers, Ethics and Compliance Officers, HR Training and development

External: JV Partners, Vendors and OEMs, Auditors and Regulators (NNPC/NAPIMS/NCDMB, etc.)

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:   

Competence Standard

• Refer to the SCM Competence Framework.

Qualifications and Experience:   

• Solid planning and project management skills

• Advanced change management, communication, presentation, and report writing skills

• Advanced data analytics skills, with an eye for technology solutions

• Solid people and relationship management skills, especially for engaging diverse internal and external stakeholders

• Minimum of 18 years cognate experience in SCM, preferably in the oil and gas (E&P) industry

• Degree qualified, or demonstrated professional skill in SCM.

• An MBA and/or an SCM professional diploma will be an advantage.



Senior Analyst, Strategy | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of the role is to provide analytical support to the Strategy team in the implementation and monitoring of approved strategies to enable the Company to deliver its growth and energy transition plan. Dimensions of the role include contributing towards (i) the integration of the Business Plan with the Corporate Strategy and assessment of corporate score cards, (ii) strengthening Seplat’s sustainability and ESG reporting/disclosures (iii) Industry-based research and development of strategic executive papers. The role will require close collaboration with multidisciplinary internal teams whilst keeping abreast of the evolving energy landscape at global and domestic levels.

Principal Accountabilities:

(Describe the important results of the job, i.e., what has to be achieved and why. Start with the most important and number each one separately)

Integration of Strategy with the Business Plan

- Provide analytical support to the Head, Strategy in articulating the short-long term portfolio needs in terms of projects and resources across the strategic business pillars i.e., ‘Upstream’, ‘Midstream Gas’ and ‘Renewables & New Energy’ in support of the overall Company strategy

- Maintain a bridge between the Strategy, Corporate Planning (and Economics) teams in the day-to-day development and implementation of short-long term business plans. This will include identifying and communicating strategy gaps in the business plan and identifying measures to close such gaps with the various contributors to the business plan.

- Support the development of a framework to map optimal portfolio requirements for the business.

- Interact with Corporate Planning and other internal teams to support the implementation of the Company business pillars and strategy.

Corporate Performance & Strategy Implementation Monitoring

- Develop appropriate internal processes, controls, and measurements to monitor implementation, performance, and business response to the strategy

- Develop and maintain internal processes to aid the monthly quantitative and qualitative assessment of the corporate score card along the strategic pillars of the business.

- Provide back-end data coverage for Corporate Scorecard elements. Work closely with Corporate Planning and Business Finance teams to validate asset-level performance requirements for metrics that roll up to the corporate scorecard and also provide periodic performance data to support full-year performance outlooks and recovery scenarios for the business.

- Provide continuous challenge and improvement for corporate scorecards to drive company performance, incorporating industry best practices and new ideas

ESG Reporting

- Understand ESG reporting guidance and evolving energy sector trends in Environment, Social, and Governance dimensions.

- Work with the Head, of Strategy to harmonize inputs (gaps, actions, outcomes) from multidisciplinary teams on ESG and sustainability-related matters to strengthen the Company’s ESG credibility.

- Provide analytical support to the Strategy and Sustainability teams to develop Seplat’s sustainability case for investors and rating agencies. This will entail working with the Corporate Planning team to stress test the Business Plan against

- Support the Strategy team in drafting responses with Investor Relations and Sustainability team for Seplat’s assessments with rating agencies

Technical Support

- Develop content for the Strategy sections of market communications and operations sections of the Annual Report

- Support the Investor Relations team in coordinating presentations for Capital Market Days and other market-facing related engagements and roadshows

- Provide the Corporate Finance team with internal technical and operational data of the business for new debt raising and existing debt redetermination or refinancing.

Adhoc Complimentary Support

- Provide specific analytical/data support as may be assigned from time to time in line with the Company strategy for specific undertakings such as New Business Execution

- Support the strategy team in reviewing new fiscal policies and structures as well as providing analytical support in the framing and assessment of business impacts of changes in industry fiscal and regulatory regimes etc.

f) not undertake any task for which authorization and/or training has not been given.


Production Engineer | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:                                                                                         

Plan, coordinate and control in a cost-effective manner the production of the facility and associated integrated production system at Oben /Amukpe / Sapele/EA and ensure that production targets are met and plant integrity standards are safeguarded.

Principalities Accountabilities:   

Coordinate all production activities to meet oil and gas targets with due consideration to operating cost and technical integrity

Set operational priorities in consultation with Operations and Maintenance Team members and Managers to meet production targets safely and within approved budget.

Provide operational & technical advice, coaching and impart best practices and supervise younger staff through guidance on the job to enhance production efficiency

Act as relief to the Production Operations Team Lead when absent from duty and ensure the safety and security of the facility in an emergency as well as performing the role of a member of the ERT in the control room.

Identify requirements for plant and process modifications to enhance asset integrity, mange the work scope and lead the implementation to improve operational efficiency and life cycle of the facilities.

Create, develop and enhance productive working relationships with colleagues, Supervisors, Managers, host communities and other stakeholders to sustain production.

Uphold a state of readiness, control critical situations and organise the response to emergency situations to meet Seplat’s HSE strategies in the absence of the Facility Manager

Identify potential operational problems and liaise with relevant Seplat technical functions with regard to resolving them to enhance operational efficiency and improve plant availability

Monitor process / equipment performance / operability and effectively troubleshoot any process upset. Conduct and produce regular facility operations and equipment report to identify possible deviations and resolve problem to sustain facility availability.

Manage the implementation of the Permit to Work System and ensure the required conditions for an effective and safe workplace is provided as a means to check and uphold HSE compliance.

Ensure preventive maintenance tasks on critical facility process equipment are carried out to minimise breakdown and sustain asset integrity.

Participate actively in integrated activities planning process and project reviews to ensure Operations inputs are captured to improve execution processes.


Oil producing wells, flowstation & AGCS facilities

No. Oil wells: 11,

Gross production (Mb/d): 16, Gas Production (MMscf/d): 10

Opex (US$): 2.4 – 4.5M


Internal: Production process monitoring & control, Maintenance/Facility Manager, Mechanical/Instrument/Electrical Maintenance Team member, HSE, Corp Prod & Maint, HR, C&P

External: Community, Third party contractors, NUPPR, NAPIMS, NMDPRA

Job Context and Challenges:   

To sustain production volume and improve facility availability through production & process optimisation, operational / technical integrity, statutory & HSE compliance.

Capability of working for long durations & under pressure situations, willingness to work in shifts, ability to respond to emergency situations in the field, basic operations planning, working for extended hours in remote locations.

Job Context and Challenges:   

B.Sc or HND in an Engineering discipline or Numerical Sciences with a minimum of 5 years of experience in oil & gas production operations. Must be skilled in core areas of productis.


Process & Internal Controls Coordinator | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:   

This role coordinates the implementation of controls across Seplat’s departments as it relates to Information Systems controls, process improvement and automation. This job incumbent has responsibility for executing projects detailed in the risk management and internal control framework to achieve objectives consistent with the organisation’s corporate strategy and business goals. This is achieved by monitoring, enforcing and assessing the adequacy of Information Technology, Governance, Risk Management and Control processes within the organization; and conducting periodic and continuous independent assessments of the IT systems and business processes.

Principal Accountabilities:   

Oversee the design, implementation, assessment and monitoring of the organisational internal control system. Aligning risk management and associated internal control activities to support the delivery of shareholder value.

Identify weaknesses in the organization's work processes and implement initiatives to minimize such risks (Process automation/additional manual controls)

Evaluate the business' recovery procedures for operational disruptions and maintain communication with business leaders, external auditors and regulatory agencies.

Review controls and governance systems over the organization’s Financial, compliance and information technology environment to ascertain that it is functioning as intended and will enable the organization’s objectives and goals to be met.

Review and track different access controls, security measures, segregation of duties, critical and non-critical changes implemented on business applications within the enterprise suites including privilege access right for staff and contractors.

Lead investigation into Business control incidents and recommend appropriate consequence management, training and process improvement therefrom.

Ensure adequate monitoring of significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in internal controls

Participate in the evaluation of information technology and business risks associated with strategic and operational objectives of the company

Oversee the review of departments processes, and functions with a view to improving controls and decreasing risk. Develop policies and procedures to correct identified gaps.

Prepare internal controls reports for management and the relevant Board Committees on the state of compliance and stress test assessment of the adequacy of the Company’s internal controls.

Recommend/Administer training to ensure that staff have an intricate understanding of all internal control guidelines and standards.

Collaborate with internal auditors and Enterprise risk coordinator to ensure adequate implementation of risk mitigations across the business.


Drive efficiency in processes and procedures by reducing loopholes which allow for manipulation and non- compliance to company ethics. Promote innovation and automation of complex business processes. The role supervises internal controls officer.



Finance, Supply Chain, Internal Audit, Business Integrity, HR, Operations, Engineering, Sub-surface, Planning, Assets


External Auditors, Regulators, Project Consultants, Others

Job Context and Challenges:   

• Process mapping and re-engineering

• Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, business acumen, communication skills.

• Mitigation actions tracking and reporting

Process documentation, control gaps analysis (design or effectiveness), control testing and walkthrough and proposing remediation,

• Change management for new or existing process deployment.

• Internal controls “helpdesk” in matters of disagreement between departments

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:   

First degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related area.

Approximately 7 to 10 years relevant experience in a structured environment (some of which should have been in IT controls and risk management, system development and process automation, business processes and risk controls and/or internal audit function of a company), preferably in the oil and gas or global firm.

General understanding of various controls and risk assessment frameworks (such as COSO, COBIT, ERM, TOGAF)

CRA, ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent) will be added advantage. Solutions.


Metering Engineer | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:   

Responsible for all metering activities which include calibration, testing and repair, new facilities testing and technical assessments to ensure accurate measurements of oil and gas and to minimize revenue losses due to meter inaccuracies.

Principal Accountabilities:   

Implement the requirements of SEPLAT metering policy and assume the responsibilities for the applicable metering and quality management inspection tasks to ensure metering integrity and prevent loss of revenue.

Support all production activities to meet oil and gas targets with due consideration to operating cost and technical integrity

Provide specialist metering and associated quality management inspection (including custody transfers and fiscal metering systems) maintenance support to all assets to ensure production efficiency through accurate volume measurements.

Review and develop maintenance plans/work instructions for these systems and carry out audits and periodic analysis of maintenance and calibration activities to enhance metering integrity and maintain license to operate through regulatory compliance

Maintain the corporate liquid and gas metering database and maintain traceable records for all Seplat metering system and routine recalibration to maintain technical integrity and enhance business objectives and add value to the Operations team, ensuring that produced oil & gas are correctly reported and measured, providing quality and maintenance checks to improve production efficiency.

Support field trials and evaluation of new metering instrumentation and manage the custodianship of software backup for metering and quality management inspection software to ensure continuous business activity and ensure metering integrity.

Keep abreast of new development in measuring technology and promote best practice sharing across the company and train operators on new developments in metering to enhance human capital development.

Ensure that periodical crude oil and gas meter proving exercise and the system recertification exercise (prover loop calibration etc.) are carried out as provided for by the regulations (especially DPR regulations). Ensure the Monthly/Quarterly system validation of the Gas fiscal metering system are properly carried out with no issues with the Authorities and third parties in support of the business

Ensure that all fiscal, legislative and allocation metering are maintained and operated to the standards required to satisfy contractual, legislative, and operational requirements in support of the business.

Carry out performance monitoring programs, including control charting and availability reporting and

troubleshoot and investigate metering system failures utilizing root cause analysis to sustain meter reliability and integrity.

Interface with the Well Performance & Reservoir team, communicate the reliability of well test measurements and as required, assist the Process Engineer in carrying out metering related studies concerning environment, production, etc. to improve the business

Supervise work completed by contractors (either on site or at Contractor’s workshop) and site teams, ensure compliance, effect necessary corrections, and submit to the Metering manager to improve metering integrity.

Apply HSE management principles including procedures and instructions in supervising work by contractors (either on site or at Contractor’s workshop) and site teams to ensure compliance and effect necessary corrections in compliance to corporative objective.


Bi-weekly /monthly meter calibration/proving

All fiscal & custody transfer meters within the assets


Internal: Field Operations Manager, Metering manager, Production programmers, Production System Custodian & Management Reporting, Pipeline Operations, Maintenance Operations Team Leader, HSE, Engineering, C&P.

External: Governmental regulatory body and JV partners (NUPRC, NAPIMS), Third party customers (Waltersmith, Addax), Vendors, Contractors, etc.


Internal: Field Operations Manager, Metering manager, Production programmers, Production System Custodian & Management Reporting, Pipeline Operations, Maintenance Operations Team Leader, HSE, Engineering, C&P.

External: Governmental regulatory body and JV partners (NUPRC, NAPIMS), Third party customers (Waltersmith, Addax), Vendors, Contractors, etc.

Job Context and Challenges:   

Respond to field operations problems and provide effective solutions in a timely manner.

Respond to urgent requests by regulatory bodies and achieve metering system accuracy of 98-99%.

May be required to visit fields with overnight stays.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:   

A minimum of B.Sc. degree or HND in Instrumentation / Measurement & Control/Mechanical/Electrical/Petroleum Engineering and a minimum of 5 years technical professional with significant experience in oil and gas industry.

Must possess good interpersonal, supervisory, communications, leading and coordinating skills.

Be familiar with all relevant standards (ISOs, APIs, AGAs, NUPRC guidelines, etc.), types of meters, calculation methodologies and measurement allocation and reconciliation processes.


Facility Manager/Production Chemistry Lead | Seplat


Laboratory equipment (US$100,000), Managing communication with Third parties, producing various reports accurately.

Job Context and Main Activities:   

Job operates in a challenging environment where high degree of professionalism and relationship management are required to support the realisation of corporate objectives. The following activities are key to the achievement of the principal accountabilities of this job:

Professional leadership and support to EA facilities

Preparation of accurate and timely reports as may be

Identification of risks and challenges that can impact on can impact on the delivery of efficient laboratory services

Decision Making Authority/Level of Supervision Required:   

Minimal supervision in handling technical and professional problems is required. Provide advice and make decisions on laboratory matters that can influence the success of the business.


Internal: Facility Manager, Operations teams, Maintenance Teams and Operations Support, C&P

External: Chemical Suppliers, Third party customers (WalterSmith, Addax), Maintenance Contractors, regulators (NUPRC, NMDPRA) etc. 

Job Challenges:   

Handling hazardous chemicals, commitment to safety, Environmental protection. Compliance of standards and procedures, ability to respond to emergency samples and analysis.

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:   

A minimum of BSc or HND in Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry. Minimum of 3 years sampling and analytical experience in oil and gas production chemistry laboratory. Experience in the application of Good Laboratory Practices and ISO Standards related to Quality Assurance.


Demonstrate ability in the use of Procedures and Lab Quality Manual (LQM). Aptitude for solving problems. Ability to analyse and survey data to draw valid conclusions. Ability to organize and prioritize work.

Health and Safety:   

Safety Critical Role – Yes (Please delete as appropriate)

As a minimum the incumbent must:

a) take reasonable care to prevent harm to self.

b) consider the potential for harm to others or the environment that may be caused by their acts or omissions.

c) work in accordance with information and training provided.

d) refrain from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for Health, Safety and Environment reasons.

e) report any hazardous defects in plant, equipment and workplace, or shortcomings in the existing controls, to a responsible person without delay.

f) not undertake any task for which authorisation and/or training has not been given.


Production Chemist | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:                                                                                         

The role will involve sampling, analysing, and data reporting of process fluids from the EA fields, provide laboratory support for the team, maintain links with the Client Support Labs, manage laboratory equipment including routine calibration and perform verifiable quality assurance tests on company process fluid and chemicals to enhance production efficiency and meet contractual gas sales agreement.

Principalities Accountabilities:   

Manage Seplat laboratory to meet daily, weekly or monthly analysis of gas processing and process fluid (crude oil, produced water, lube oils etc.) using internationally accepted standards and method and complying with good laboratory practice and Quality Management Systems (QMS) to enhance production and process optimisation to meet gas sales contractual agreement

Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of potential solutions and approaches to laboratory equipment and reagents to ensure they are fit to meet the required analysis to meet the contractual requirements between Seplat and the other stakeholders.

Perform basic material or environmental tests using basic techniques with electrical/electronic, chemical, and mechanical equipment. Generate the reports of the analysis carried out timely for internal and external clients in accordance with contractual agreement.

Calibrate laboratory instruments to ensure equipment is within tolerance per American South for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Record test results and verify them accurately against method precision statements and product specification to meet best industry standards.

Build effective working relationship and interface with other third party contractors to execute laboratory equipment maintenance to improve quality and availability of equipment and assist the Chemical vendors in the chemical management program to enhance production efficiency.

Responsible for implementation of chemical related programmes. Participate actively in field trials by chemical vendors thus ensuring that optimum chemical rates are used in the facility.

Mentor and coach the less experienced personnel, train Operation Operators in some simple laboratory and equipment analysis that will help them enhance their process operation and monitor their development and act as a role model for Lab personnel to sustain plant availability through the life cycle of the plant.

Perform Risk Analysis, identify and address potential safety hazards associated with handling process fluids and chemicals to minimise incidents in compliance with Seplat safety core value. Correct and report hazards immediately to Supervisor for action.

Participate in the Team’s HS&E & Quality initiatives and programs (e.g. Risk Assessments, Quality Improvements, Emergency Response Plan and HSE). Raise the awareness of staff to the need for correct application of various chemicals and maintain Material safety Data Sheet (MSDS) of chemical products on location

Perform regular audits to ensure the Lab is operating as per the required standards to support the business assurance /compliance activities. Prepare and follow up on the action plans as a result of the audit to ensure the integrity of the laboratory.

Obtain and prepare samples for analysis and ensure that samples are representative of quality required for each request.

Develop and maintain Lab ISO and Process Safety procedures and work instructions, as well as training records.

Assist the Facility Manager and ensure clean, orderly and safe working conditions in the laboratory, disposal of laboratory waste according to properly conducted methods to safeguard the environment. Provide assistance to Facility and Production Engineers in their effort to maintain the integrity of the facility.


Electrical & Instrument Maintenance Engineer | Seplat

Overall Purpose of the Job:                                                                                         

To ensure that all electrical generation / distribution / protection and control systems are safely operated and maintained. Coordinate and control all instrumentation and control equipment maintenance activities within the facilities to ensure that such standards are met at all times in order to achieve oil/gas production targets and gas supply agreement while maintaining highest level of HSE performance and integrity of the facilities.

Principalities Accountabilities:   

Enforce the correct application of the Electrical Safety Rules (ESR) and procedures on all electrical maintenance activities in compliance with statutory and Corporate HSE requirements to protect personnel, facility, environment and Corporate image of Seplat

Perform instrumentation and control maintenance and intervention activities on instrument control panels, loops, controllers, compressors, pumps, generators, etc. in line with planned schedules of oil and gas facilities to ensure efficiency and meet Corporate production targets

Initiate, implement and manage the maintenance strategies based on best practices in the industry, with an emphasis on planning /scheduling preventive /corrective maintenance to sustain the integrity of the facilities and production to meet the Corporate production objectives

Prepare reports, data and make recommendations for improving operations and solving maintenance related problems to meet production targets.

Manage a team of outsourced maintenance contractors and ensure that maintenance contractors are adequately trained, equipped and motivated so that the maintenance programme can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner.

Negotiate a cost-effective contract with key maintenance partners as a continuing effort to improve the quality of service offered and also develop a relationship with all existing maintenance partners to ensure good two-way communication concerning maintenance issues.

Track, analyse and improve key maintenance parameters such as asset utilisation, maintenance cost, schedule compliance, etc. to improve maintenance efficiency of the asset.

Plan and finalize maintenance budget in coordination with the Operations team taking into account the regular services offered to various arms of Production Operations and monitor budget to ensure production is achieved within the budget.

Communicate and liaise directly with the production Operations Team and other technical and specialist support in other Departments to coordinate maintenance and repair work and ensure a quick turn around and returns of repairs for smooth functioning of the facilities

Monitor and control supplies and equipment, order supplies and tools as necessary and prepare documents for equipment procurement to enhance maintenance of facility.

Identify, analyse, assess causes of defects and deal with defects and variations in electrical and instrumentation systems within the facilities to ensure the reliability of the facilities to meet business objectives.

Analyse, modify and recommend improvements to electrical, instrument and control maintenance procedures within the facilities and equipment to meet operational requirements and enhance productivity.

Coach and provide on-the-job training for junior colleagues in their field of expertise as part of capability development and production efficiency.


Electrical accessories/controls, motors, instrumentation, fiscal meters, utilities, etc. (Total equipment count = 150/facility) for critical oil & gas process facilities / equipment

Provision of Daily / Weekly / Monthly reports for information sharing to Department Head and relevant parties.

OPEX = US$1.2M


Internal: Production/Field Operations Team Members, Mechanical Maintenance Team Members, Asset Facility / Maintenance Manager, Facilities Engineering/Project Teams

External: Third party electrical and instrument 

Job Context and Challenges:   

Maintaining oil and gas facilities to always meet the design/designated plant availability target of >90%.

Ensuring that all technical documentation (drawings/manuals/spares list) are updated.

Operating an effective and efficient Maintenance Management system.

Developing relevant skills and technical competence on electrical and instrumentation maintenance activities

Working for longer hours during emergencies

Job Knowledge and Qualifications:   

B.Sc./Eng. degree or HND in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years Electrical & Instrumentation maintenance experience in the oil & gas industry respectively. Good understanding of Industry best practices and maintenance principles.


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Application Deadline: The Application Closes on the 6th of September 2022.


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