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Job family: Work Package Management NP : TBC
Branch: Exploration-Production Ref : E&P
Metier: Project Rev : 00
Direction: TUPNI / PREOWEI
Title: SPS Structures & Hardware Lead                           Incumbent: TBA                                    Signature : Entity: TUPNI / PREOWEI                                               Employee Id N°:
Hierarchical relationship:        SPS Engineering Manager

Present Holder:


PREOWEI field is located approximately 175 km from Port Harcourt, within the Oil Mining Lease 130, in water depths ranging from 1100-1500m. Distances with the main existing or future infrastructures are:


    29 km to the North of EGINA Field and EGINA FPSO (OML130, operated by TUPNI)

    20 km to the North-West of AKPO field & AKPO FPSO (OML130, operated by TUPNI)


PREOWEI will be developed as a subsea Tie-back to the EGINA FPSO. The management of the PREOWEI Project is located in Lagos, Nigeria



         Manage the Company Project team dedicated to the Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems element of the Project to ensure the technical, budget and schedule objectives are met and that the responsibilities of the job description are discharged.

             Review and ratify the Design Proposals from the Alliances (Design proposals include Basis of Design, Flow

Diagrams, Specifications, Procedures, Calculation Notes, & MTOs).

             Ensure that Design proposals from the Alliances meet the requirements and expectations of the various

Exhibits in the FEED Contract.

         Ensure implementation in his/her own discipline of all HSE and QC requirements and report to SPS Engineering Manager on any deviation.

         Facilitate approval from Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems related documentation, consolidating comments from within SPS Team and form other Company Packages leading up to their final approval.

             Participate in the engineering review of other packages design documents which have an interface to the

Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems equipment

        Evaluate the workload of Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems Package and identify, as necessary, additional resources or the means required to meet Contract objectives to the SPS Engineering Manager.

        Liaise with Company Specialists within the various Technical departments in HQ to ensure Design proposals from the Alliances meet the requirements of the Company specifications.

             Actively follow-up the respective Alliances actual progress against all planned engineering activities required

for completion of the Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems equipment. Ensure that the Alliances are focused on meeting their commitments.

         Initiate and manage weekly progress meetings with the various Alliances, and provide weekly and monthly reports to SPS Engineering Manager.

         Review and manage the resources and organization of the Alliances, identifying that they are adequate (and competent) for achieving the discipline works



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JOB DESCRIPTION – SPS Structures & Hardware Lead
         Manage the interface with other disciplines in the Project to ensure cross-package and inter-contract compliance. Ensure that any cost and / or schedule changes to agreed designs emanating from or impacting

the Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems equipment are identified. Highlight such changes, providing

assistance to quantify the cost and schedule impact to the SPS Engineering Manager.

         Expedite the timely disposition of Deviations/ Derogation requests as they effect the Subsea Structures & Tie- in Systems.

             Participate in/organize any technical or co-ordination meeting necessary to fulfil the job responsibilities.

             Coordinate the Lessons Learned to be developed for the Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems.

             Coordinate the preparation of the Close-out Report for the Subsea Structures & Tie-in Systems.




             To fully comply with office security, health and safety instructions.

             To stay vigilant and maintain continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings.

             To report to Management on any issue they may face or observe and propose way of improvement.

                To also take care of colleagues safety and behaviour without hesitating to intervene as much as necessary.

                To give his own input and making sure the workplace is safe (obviously clean and tidy).

            To participate in relevant HSE meetings such as HSE Committee, JSA, etc. To fully comply with Security rules about Travelling in Nigeria.



The PREOWEI Project is a challenging Project Technically, and with the added constraint of a short time-line for its execution. There is also the constraint of having to interface with multiple (at least three) Alliances within this short time-line (six months)


Position is located in Lagos, with visits to the various Contractors’ offices within and outside Lagos..


The job holder shall ensure that the Alliances produce fully fit-for-purpose Functional Design documents for the entire Controls System, and that the ENGINEERING DELIVERABLE Dossier submitted by them contain sufficient information to enable them submit a compliant technical and commercial offer (PROPOSAL) for the ensuing EPCI CONTRACT.


          Reports to the SPS Engineering Manager


          Accountable for subsea structures & hardware engineering coordination with Alliances in a timely manner


        Coordinates company engineers for structures & tie-in systems and manages interface with other packages across the Preowei project



             Education: First degree in relevant Engineering Discipline. Master degree or an equivalent is an advantage

             Qualification: 10+ years’ experience in the Engineering of Subsea Manifolds, FLETs, ILTs, Subsea Jumpers

and Connection Systems, and SUTs.

        To have experience in the application of industry standards and codes related to subsea hardware and systems such as API 6A & 17D, ASME B31.3, ASME B31.8, API RP-17P, API RP-17R, API RP-2A, as well as ISO,


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JOB DESCRIPTION – SPS Structures & Hardware Lead

equivalent standards.

          To have knowledge of the main Subsea hardware suppliers’ engineering and manufacturing processes.

         Previous experience of Company / Operator Representation during similar type project execution is a distinct advantage

         Mobility: placement is primarily in Lagos, Nigeria with the potential for international trips. Presence will be required at Manifold fabrication site during construction phase.

Language: Fluency in English language


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