Vice President Reservoir Development New Projects

Bærum, Norway
Apply by:
April 06, 2019
Position type:
Employee (Office / Offshore Core)
Competency area:
Business & Project Leadership

Our Reservoir Development team is looking for a VP Reservoir Development New Projects to strengthen our organization in Oslo, Norway. This role is expected to provide reservoir development coordination and quality deliveries for new projects offshore Ghana in deep waters.

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:

  • Lead and coordinate reservoir development activities for new projects
  • Support the business goals of the company
  • Establish and communicate drainage strategies, risks, uncertainties and volume / production estimates
  • Ensure prudent reservoir management strategies and quality analysis is embedded in project deliveries
  • Responsible for reservoir development deliveries through early phase, project execution phase, well planning phase, drilling of development wells and production start-up phase
  • Personnel responsible for Reservoir Development staff
  • Work closely with VP Reservoir Development Central Team
  • Regular work place in Oslo, but visits to Ghana / Accra will be required

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • Minimum Master’s degree with 15+ years relevant experience
  • Sound understanding of all subsurface disciplines
  • Ability and experience with leading and working in cross-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
  • Experience with deep water projects will be beneficial – but not a must
  • Experience with international projects is beneficial – but not a must

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

If you are interested in this position, please do not hesitate to submit your resume and application.
For further information regardin the position, please contact:

Paal Urdal, Manager of Executive Search, NES Advantage Solutions AS, tel: +47 928 25 089

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.