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Marine Team Leader

Marine Team Leader

  • Location United Kingdom - Flexible
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 129515BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

On the maritime border between Mauritania and Senegal, bp and partners Kosmos Energy, Petrosen and SMH are developing the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) field, which is estimated to contain more than 15tcf of recoverable gas resources and have 30-years production potential. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on GTA Phase 1, a development that is not only significant for bp, but also our host governments and partners.
bp sees huge potential for Mauritania and Senegal’s oil and gas industry and is committed to working in partnership to develop the world class resources in a sustainable way, providing a source of domestic energy and revenue.

We are now looking for Marine Team Leader who will be accountable for Operations input into construction, commissioning, operational readiness, and start-up of the Hub and FPSO Marine systems and processes. The role will be primarily based on the Hub facility but expected to provide adhoc support to the FPSO Marine Team as required, e.g. to supplement the team during periodic condensate offtake operations.
The Marine Team Leader reports to the Hub Site Marine Team Leader.

In Operate, the role leads the execution of safe, efficient and compliant operations by the site marine team and management of risks as Marine systems are handed over and hydrocarbon live operations ramp up.

Please note this is a pooled recruitment campaign for a number of positions initially planned to be based in the United Kingdom, before rotating out to M&S. Travel will be required as part of the requirements of this role.

The work undertaken during the United Kingdom phase can be completed remotely, with occasional business trips, before moving to international rotation, or similar, for the M&S phase.

Key accountabilities

In more detail, as Marine Team Leader, some of the key accountabilities during the Execute phase and transition into Operate:

  • Marine Control of work, including issuing of marine permits
  • Facilitate Level 2 Risk Assessments
  • Verifies and authorises all LRPs, Permits, IDPs in agreed and weeks 3/4 plan
  • Liaise with Ops planner and support with permit and IDP prep
  • Co-ordinates Permit and IDP prep for Major CAP work scope – (Tank outage/hose changeout/Remedials)
  • General eCOW housekeeping
  • Issues dayshift LRPs (end of shift)
  • Assist with isolation cross check
  • Vied agreed update
  • Work with Marine Team Leader with requests for support for Permit/IDP prep
  • IRIS/eCOW/eMOC actions
  • Communicate and implement BP and GTA HSE policies, site standards and objectives and contributing to HSE performance, as a position holder and an individual.
  • Act as a role model for commitment to health, safety and the environment.
  • Complete HSE audits per schedule requirements.
  • Contribute and Lead on Continuous Improvement.
  • Actively pursue HSE, cost saving and production efficiency improvements
  • Plan, co-ordinate and control the operation of the vessel storage facilities during periods of tank entry for inspection purposes.
  • As an appointed Area Authority authorise any work on or below the vessel decks, over the side of the FPSO or in and around the accommodation area as per uCOW standard.
  • Lead team safety meetings and advocate an exemplary safety culture within the team.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of marine SOLs, processes and procedures in line with GOO requirements and industry standard methodology.
  • Undertake marine self-verification as required and requested.
Essential Education
  • Deck OOW Class II/1 Unlimited Certificate of Competency (CoC), preferably with a Dangerous Cargo Endorsement (DCE).
Essential experience and job requirements
  • Full understanding of the hazards and controls involved in vessel operations and tanker operations
  • Area Authority experience
Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Mate / Master II/2 Unlimited Certificate of Competency (CoC), preferably with a Dangerous Cargo Endorsement (DCE)
  • Thoroughly conversant with relevant international legislation, guidelines and codes as applicable to vessel operational
  • Full understanding of the risks and controls involved in vessel operations, terminal and tanker operations
  • Experience of dynamic and static measurement of oil quantities, oil stocks and shipping documentation

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