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Job Title: Subsea Systems Leader

Job Code: 97

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Company: Leader Engineering – Nigeria

Team / Package: SPS

Reporting to: SPS Engineering Manager


Egina is a deep offshore development  in Nigeria operated by Client, located 150 km from the coast.

Development in 1550 m water depth includes a spread moored large size FPSO of 240 POB associated to an offloading calm buoy, 2 productions loops connecting six subsea manifold with 20 production wells and 3 injection lines connecting 20 water injection wells. A 20km gas export line ties in to Akpo export pipeline to Amenam.

Production is 200 kBPD of oil, 456 kBPD of water and 4,6 Mm3/d of gas export. First oil is expected in 2015.

The Field Development Plan has been approved in March 2009 and the FID is expected thereafter.

The Basic Engineering studies have recently been completed in Nigeria and the tendering of the main contracts is in progress and should be concluded early 2011.

The management of the Egina integrated project is located in Lagos.


During CFT and basic design period up to Contract Award:-

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

• Liaison with other SPS Company disciplines to ensure that internal interfaces and transverse technical requirements are adequately incorporated into the Basic Engineering (BE) definition of SPS design documentation.

• Manage and review the SPS Interface and Battery limit documents produced by the BE Contractor and ensure coherency with SPS CFT Exhibits.

• Liaison with Company Technical Specialists to ensure that BE Contractor’s proposal for materials selection, test and verification are in compliance with Company / Project specifications and Field Development needs.

• Review and evaluation of SPS pre-commissioning, commissioning and Equipment hand-over deliverables from BE Contractor to ensure compliance with Company specifications and incorporation of requirements into design specifications.

• Review of manifold and foundation systems design documentation produced during BE to ensure compliance with Company / Project specifications and Field Development needs.

• Provide assistance to the SPS Engineering Manager for follow-up of Basic Engineering (BE) Contractor activities related to SPS Systems engineering design activities such as PFDs, P&IDs, Flow Assurance, Thermal Performance definition and local Drill Centre Architecture.

• Manage the production of the BE Design Dossier for Systems Engineering deliverables to be in line with the schedule for issue of the SPS Call For Tender (CFT)

• The evaluation and reporting of the execution of the BE Contractor’s associated scope of work including, as required, the identification and management of any required remedial actions

• Evaluation of the commercial aspects of the CFT Exhibits for the SPS Systems Engineering issues with particular emphasis on Contract Execution strategy including schedule, QA / QC requirements and interface management.

• Liaison with Company specialists within technical departments to ensure conformance of proposed designs with, or for approval to derogate from, Company specifications.


• Report to the SPS Engineering Manager formally, on a weekly and monthly basis, and on an ad-hoc basis with respect to Systems Engineering activities.

• Participate to preparation of the CFT Appraisal Procedures and Documentation.

• Assist in evaluation of the responses to the CFT and in preparation of the Recommendation To Award (RTA) for the SPS Contract.

• Assist in the resolution of technical and execution related queries from both the BE Contractor and Company teams. Review proposed deviations and give recommendation for project management approval.

• Review and evaluation of BE Contractor documentation within the prescribed period.

• Organise and / or represent Company for System Engineering related matters in meetings with the BE Contractor, Company Project Teams and Corporate entities.


• Assist the SPS Engineering Manager throughout the Basic Engineering (BE) Phase, in particular in the preparation of the Design Dossier and Call for Tender (CFT) package for the SPS.

• Provide specialist support for Systems Engineering design issues and both intra-SPS and inter-package interfaces.

Participate to tender evaluation of CFT responses and in preparation of the Recommendation to Award (RTA).


• Education: Professional engineer.

• Qualification: >10 years experience in Subsea Production Systems and / or a discipline of SPS. Demonstrable knowledge of intra SPS discipline interfaces. Previous experience of Company / Operator Representation during FEED / BE Studies is an advantage.

• Mobility: initial placement is in Lagos, Nigeria at Basic Engineering Contractor location with the potential for international trips.

• Language: English fluent.

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