Tullow Oil Jobs.Logistics Officer


Field Logistics Supervisor Jobs at Tullow Oil

Tullow Oil is Africa’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company and is a constituent of the London FTSE100. The Group has interests in over 100 exploration and production licences across 25 countries focusing on four core regions: Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America.

Working for Tullow Oil in Kenya, you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make a difference. We provide the opportunities to build a solid future within our rapidly expanding portfolio and provide competitive rewards as part of our people strategy.

Our high level of employee engagement is also one of our key success factors that we want to continue building on.

Tullow Oil is seeking a talented, self motivated, proactive and skilled individual of high personal integrity to fill the Field Logistics Supervisor (Kenya) position:

Job Purpose

The position holder will be responsible for providing expert logistics management for all aspects of Field Logistics requirements, with primary focus on Transport and Lifting. In the medium term plan this role is supposed to take on ownership of all field related materials and logistics activities at the supply base.

Logistics Job Key Responsibilities

  • With support from the Land Transport Coordinator, manages all aspects of vehicle requirements for the field based operations including but not limited to: ensuring sufficient light and heavy vehicles are available to support the operations; that vehicles meet the required Tullow standards before and during operations; and that all drivers have undergone suitable training as per Tullow standards.
  • Ensures that a register of all vehicles operating in the field is maintained and updated on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
  • Review and update of current logistics policies and procedures to ensure that legislation is being adhered to, and that Tullow benefit from the use of industry best practices.
  • Manages the flight operations at the Kapese air strip in conjunction with the Tullow appointed Aviation Contractor and their Team
  • In conjunction with the National Content Coordinator ensures National Content requirements of both Tullow and its Contractors are met in the field operational area with respect to Logistics
  • Ensure Logistics providers meet Tullow EHS standards, including compliance to vehicle inspection standards
    Single point of contact for logistics support services for the Field operational area
  • Manage receipt and storage of non-drilling materials, receipt and distribution of bulk fuel within the field operational area and the distribution of water via water tankers in the field operational area.
  • Ad hoc support to the Field Operations Manager as required

Required Qualifications for the Logistics Job

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Transport Management, Business Management related field. A degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 10 years proven logistics experience
  • Exposure within an Oil and Gas operating environment would be an added advantage.
  • Projects and Operations logistics experience with an Operator would be an added advantage.
  • Experience of exploration/appraisal/development drilling operations is desirable.
  • Experience working in Africa on the above is preferred
  • Prior experience in supervising a multi-disciplined work force while taking responsibility for their ongoing training and development as well as objective setting and appraisals.
  • Solid expertise in land transport management and exposure to materials management practice.
  • Problem solving skills, ability to multitask and work independently and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills


How to Apply

Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to: ADEPT SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100 Email: [email protected] Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Closing date: Wednesday 30th November 2016