Production Superintendent

Job Description

The Production Superintendent (Offshore operations) will;

  • Lead and co-ordinate high quality offshore production operation activities in the the Company’s Ghana operating company.
  • HSE and emergency response
  • Have HSE and production/cost responsibility for the Production Operations on the FPSO
  • Implement and be key to the mentoring and training plan for national staff to later carry-out and manage the production operations of the Company’s Ghana’s developments.



  • Maintain an open and high quality offshore production operations team delivering high levels of production and cost performance.
  • Deliver HSE, production and cost targets for the offshore operation.
  • Facilitate the development of the Company’s Production Technicians by mentoring and technical supervision.
  • Financial Responsibility: • Pre-operations preparatory work involving a group of 10+ – studies, budget, contractor work likely in $10’smillion+ range
  • Involvement in the design and execution of operations contracts lasting several years of scale several $100million
  • At first oil – annual operating cost budget estimated at $100-150 million per annum for a deepwater FPSO plus related gas plant at 100-150kbd and 100-200 MMscfd.


  • Tertiary – engineering preferred but extensive operational experience in similar environments equally valid
  • Ideally also with business/commercial.


  • Analytical.
  • Personable.
  • Communication skills high – verbal and written
  • Operations team leading/management experience
  • Mentoring and training capabilities
  • Used to international new country environments where need to build from scratch.
  • High level production and operational skills honed in national and international roles. West Africa experience beneficial.
  • Preferred to have held in-field OIM role or similar experience.
  • Deepwater operational experience, preferred FPSO but not essential. Probably 20 year+ upstream industry background.
  • Culturally sensitive and keen to develop national staff into senior roles as the organisation is developed.