Senior Drilling Supervisor

Bærum, Norway
Apply by:
March 31, 2019
Position type:
Employee (Office / Offshore Core)
Competency area:

We are currently operating a drillship in Ghanaian waters and will continue our activity with a new campaign next year. The upcoming rig activity, likely to be for several rigs, covers exploration and development drilling in water depths ranging from 2,000 – 3,500m.

We are now looking for a Senior Drilling Supervisor.

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; Respectful; Value Creating. These values are integral part of our Company and the right candidate for Aker Energy identifies with these qualities.

Responsibilities and tasks

Responsibilities and tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Managing offshore-based teams
  • Managing service companies to deliver excellent HSE & operational performance
  • Mentoring less experienced team members at rig sites to develop the Aker Energy organisation

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • Diploma or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree in engineering
  • Minimum 15 years' experience within Drilling & Wells
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a Drilling Supervisor (DSV), Night or other equivalent operational leading position
  • Deep-water experience preferred
  • Well Engineering experience
  • Experience with deep-water, subsea operations, horizontal drilling and advanced completions
  • Strong HSE working knowledge & leadership
  • IWCF Well Control Supervisor Level or equivalent
  • Familiarity with IOR/EOR operations and project design
  • Track record for performance delivery

Personal qualifications:

  • Strategic mind-set, organised with a high stress tolerance
  • Good communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage offshore-based teams
  • High standards of ethics regarding safety and the environment

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

For further information please contact:
Matthew Cross, Senior Consultant, NES Advantage Solutions, e-mail:

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.