Material Lead

Oslo, Norway
Apply by:
January 27, 2019
Position type:
Permanent Employment
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We are now looking for Material Lead to strengthen our organization to support development of our oil discovery offshore Ghana. The role is based in Oslo, Norway.

Corporate overview

Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana. When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Our values are Transparent; Safe, secure & sustainable; Innovative; Decisive and Respectful. These values are integral part of our Company and the right candidate for Aker Energy identifies with these qualities

Responsibilities and tasks

The Material Lead has technical engineering responsibility for material aspects of the project. This is a senior level role, reporting to the Central Engineering Manager.

  • Follow-up of all technical aspects of the project and technical coordination between Field Development delivery team projects
  • Input to project technical risk management
  • Ensures implementation of technical aspects related to the Management of Change process, related to area of responsibility
  • Provide input of project engineering status to the project team, and to other stakeholders
  • Ensure professional communication of all engineering aspects to the Central Engineering Manager
  • Participate in design and engineering phase of facility system with special attention to system integrity and verification activities related to flow assurance, subsea and topside process system based on design information received by selected suppliers (based on Aker Energy standards and specification)
  • Document reviews, HAZOP, HAZID, design reviews, interface management, management of change control, digitalization and other related activities as assigned in project
  • Support integration across technical interfaces with the Topsides, Subsea, Wells, Subsurface and Operations teams

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Material Engineering or other relevant major
  • Long relevant experience may compensate lack of formal education
  • More than 10' years working experience within materials
  • Experience from offshore oil and gas projects
  • Experience with MARINE, TOPSIDE, SPS (subsea production system) and SURF (subsea umbilical riser and flowline)
  • Experience with overall system architecture for FPSO topside process
  • Field development projects within oil and gas industry
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Ability to coordinate input from multi-disciplined, geographically dispersed teams
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex topics to various audiences
  • Fast learner with energy and enthusiasm
  • High energy, results-driven and strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to combine and structure information, identify problems, establish facts and deduce solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and interpersonal skills

We offer

  • We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others
  • Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
  • Competitive compensation program

Contact information

Please apply online. Online applications through the website will be considered.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact:

Elisabeth Ferreira
Senior Consultant, NES Advantage Solutions

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.