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Job Title: Senior Production Technologist

Requisition ID: 1227290

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Company: Baker Hughes – Nigeria

Reports to: Nigeria Operations Manager


•   Provide petroleum engineering input to multi-disciplinary projects including field development planning, reservoir and well performance evaluation, production forecast and optimization, well placement, well design, decision and risk analysis.

•   Advise clients on petroleum engineering matters and manages integrated projects.

•   May be required to create overall plans, which are optimized to the needs of the client. Will be required to assess tenders, prepare bids and proposals.

•   Manage smaller projects, with particular focus on Integrated Activities in collaboration with Baker Hughes Nigeria Geomarket, this implies working closely with the Product Lines and maintaining frequent contact with the client, ensuring adherence to timescales and budgets.

•   Apply sound business judgment in several areas, such as the use of technology, economic evaluations, strategic thinking and contractual work to help client with complex projects.

•   Develop an extensive industry network from which new Integrated Solutions business for GCA can be realized.

•   Serve as an advisor to the staff and management on Petroleum Engineering matters.

•   Mentor and develop talent, actively participate in recruiting new talents.

•   Increase Baker Hughes profile amongst clients and drive introduction of new technology. Present GCA capabilities at senior levels within the client organization and within Baker Hughes.

•   May be required to provide peer review of deliverables to clients.

•   Present data, interpretations and reports to clients either individually or as part of the larger project team.  This requires excellent report writing and presentation skills.

•   Handling special projects, as assigned by the Operations Manager/GCA Nigeria Manager.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Essential Qualifications & Requirements:

•   Must be able to understand & anticipate customer needs in the subsurface area and be a key player in developing internal (across Baker Hughes Group companies) & external relationships. Must have ability to convert such relationships into new revenues (business development).

•   Should be able to manage plans to cover technical, operational and financial elements of the projects with assessments of associated risks on behalf of the Client if required.

•   Must be able to use the right information and/or systems and/or technology, and be able to identify and implement improvements as appropriate.

•   Demonstrate highly developed computer skills and competence in using MS Excel, Word & Powerpoint. Must be skilled in modern Engineering softwares.

•   Experience of consultancy work and delivery of premium advisory services is an advantage.

•   Understanding of the commercial aspects of the upstream industry is an advantage.

•   Fully conversant with capabilities in other disciplines (e.g. Reservoir Engineering, Drilling, Surface facility engineering).

•   Experience in economic modeling and commercial analysis is ideal.

•   Some limited travel should be expected.

•   Ability to mentor and develop junior members and graduate trainees is expected Must be able to adhere to Baker Hughes ethical codes.

•   Must have a strong client focus with strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication is required. Must be highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and time management skills.

•   It would be a plus to know Baker Hughes overall business.

Preferred Qualifications & Requirements:  

•   A broad Petroleum Engineering & Production Technology background and upstream skills that can be applied to integrated projects.

•   An engineering degree is a must. Advance degrees are desirable.

•   Experience in stimulation design (e.g. hydraulic fracturing) and artificial lift evaluation and design is an advantage.

•   Experience with leading petroleum engineering applications is essential. Should have experience of presenting data, interpretations, and reports to clients either individually or as part of the larger project team.  

•   Some experience related to cost/benefit estimates, achievability, practicality, economic impact is desirable.

•   Minimum 10 years relevant work experience.

•   Able to work in Nigeria, familiar with the work culture and environment (the office location is Lagos).

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