1. Home
  2. Careers
  3. Jobs at bp
  4. Well Site Leader

Well Site Leader

Well Site Leader

  • Location Azerbaijan - Offshore
  • Travel required Up to 100% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Wells Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ067043
  • Experience level Intermediate
Apply Search all jobs at bp

Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Wells Group

Job Summary:

Would you like to join bp and help us embed a strong integrated operating culture to support the delivery of safe, reliable and efficient well operations.
We are now looking for Drilling, Completions and Interventions Well Site Leader to join our team in Baku, Azerbaijan!

This is a safety critical rotational position supporting the Senior Wellsite Leader offshore, reporting to Well Superintendent. Successful candidate will be accountable for leading, supervising and implementing the flawless execution of safe, compliant and reliable all well operations, at site related to workover and intervention activities with the goal of meeting or exceeding performance metrics in accordance with wells policies, standards and programs. We need you to provide strong transparent leadership, in line with bp beliefs.

Please note that the role is open for Azerbaijani nationals only.

This role is advertised to enable potential applicants to express and register their interest in future Well Site Leader job opportunities in bp Azerbaijan. The posting will be available for applicants to apply throughout the year to express the interest in future job opportunities. Once the business requires, the talent pool will be assessed as per standard selection and assessment process and successful candidates will be considered for potential vacancies.

Job Description:

Key accountabilities:

  • Lead for bp Wells offshore through attending (and where appropriate) leading safety meetings and TBT

  • Show visible leadership through encouraging the Safety Leadership Principles, stop the job and speak up. Lead Operations Self Verifications and Oversight activities

  • Accountable for delivering the regional safety plan offshore and for safe and compliant operations at site.

  • Accountable to quantify, communicate and manage risk in all operations.

  • Handle work with drilling contractor and service companies, using SMS (BP or Contractor), OMS, bridging (HSE and Well Control) and compliance policies and practices.

  • Accountable for ensuring health of major risk barriers and components through self-verification and crews are proficient in well control detection and response.

  • Execution the wellsite operations as per the approved plan.

  • Preparation, understanding and communication of Rig Work Instructions, standard operating practices and risk assessments / mitigations for execution of the well site operations.

  • Ensure all deviations are discussed and the changed managed.

  • Ensure efficient movement of personnel, equipment, and materials.

  • Hold daily discussion on cost performance and optimize opportunities.

  • Responsible for the accuracy of the data and information that is on the morning reports

  • Lead continuous performance improvement offshore through application of After-Action Reviews and knowledge capture.

  • Verify the awareness, understanding and conformance to both the Well Control and Safety Management Systems Bridging documents with the Wellsite.

  • Accountable for providing Vendor and Contractor feedback in the areas of Safety and Operations – scorecards, NCR’s

In this role, we have the following requirements:

  • University degree in Engineering or equivalent technical subject

  • Well Control for Subsea and Surface Supervisory Level to Industry Accreditation for example (IADC, IWCF or equivalent)

  • Proven experience with leading Coiled Tubing operations.

  • Demonstrated experience in Completions operations, including gravel packing operations.

  • Minimum four years of experience in drilling operations

  • Two years of confirmed experience as Drilling WSL (Drilling Supervisor) (platform or drill ship, semi-submersible rig)

  • Demonstrable leadership in Safety and Risk Management

  • Ability to travel and work offshore.

  • Shown English language proficiency for Reading, Writing and Speaking

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in multi-cultural, multidiscipline environment.

  • Awareness of regulations and requirements pertaining to well intervention operations

  • Proven planning skills and strong interpersonal, communication, and networking skills

  • Experience of working with third party service provider.

  • Participation in continuous improvement processes.

  • Ability to innovate and be open to new insights.

  • Ability to work to timelines with minimum supervision.

  • Coach and mentor, the junior members of the team.

Travel Requirement

Up to 100% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Casing and wellhead recovery, Casing and wellhead recovery, Casing Design, Cementing, Common process for wells activities, Cost-conscious decision-making, Cost Management, Crisis and emergency response management, Drilling data acquisition and well monitoring, Drilling Fluids, Drilling Operations, Drillstring component selection, Equipment integrity assurance, Managed Pressure Drilling, Management of change, Multi-lateral wells, OMS and bp requirements, PPFG and geohazard principles for wells, Process Safety Management, Rig and vessel intake and start-up, Rig and vessel operations, Rig workovers, Risk Management, Side-track operations, Snubbing and hydraulic workover {+ 14 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

Apply Search all jobs at bp