ABNL Limited was incorporated in 1992, as an Oil and Gas servicing company, with a vision to provide professional engineering and technical services to the Oil and Gas exploration and production companies in Nigeria and the West African sub-region. Since its incorporation the company has grown in leaps and bound, expanding its business horizon but still within the Oil and Gas sector.
ABNL is a 100% owned indigenous firm, with a shareholding in excess of 100 million Naira. Its’ directors are individuals of proven integrity, who over the years have acquired the requisite experience in the Oil and Gas business, as well as in the banking and finance sector. The integrity of the directors and the staff of the company have been a priceless contributive factor in the growth and wellbeing of the company.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Offtake Supervisor I
Employment Type: Contract
In conjunction with all commercial personnel, develop shipping and inventory management schedules. Lead and coordinate the ship loading operations at the pier facility.
Coordinate screening requirements for third party vessels scheduled to arrive at pier facility. Maintain relationship with port authority and port pilot personnel.
Maintain relationship with regional oil spill resource sharing scheme personnel and local Oil Spill Response Committee.
Ensure that operational and functional control aspects of the Truck Loading Facility (TLF) proceed flawlessly and optimally without causing variances to plan and that any resulting disruptions are minimized.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Ensure Safety is first in all we do
Have a complete working knowledge and understanding of Emergency Response Manuals, assume control of emergency situations as required by the Emergency Support Group (ESG) Leader
Maintain full compliance with Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) and industry safety criteria for piers and marine movements
Oversee the oil spill response preparedness
Lead and manage marine and pier operational practices with respect to safety equipment, operational preparedness, maintenance procedures and custody transfer
Influence a safety, health, environment and quality culture and widespread ownership within the facility
Maintain satisfactory audit status and have no business practice violations
Ensure full compliance with Management and Protection of Information (MPI) guidelines and legal/regulatory requirements
Visible commitment to operations integrity, flawless execution and implementation of OIMS, with particular emphasis on Systems 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 11
Ensure that corporate systems are implemented on site and that performance is stewarded and improvement plans developed for identified gaps
Work with and influence Offshore Logistic Team (OLT) and functional managers to ensure consistency and integration across sites of work practices, improvement priorities and other strategies to achieve general interest business results
Drive improvements in work processes, technology and organization
Integrate technical expertise, industry knowledge, and business experience in decision making
Hold self and others accountable for results
Remove obstacles to enable group success
Encourage creativity and adaptability to resolve issues
Prepare for and load crude and vessels
Prepare and steward marine budgets
Steward and minimize demurrage payments
Responsible for vessel loading operations to achieve quality assurance
Contributes to operational reviews when projects potentially impact marine operations
Ensures that certification requirements for company owned equipment on the pier is current, e.g., hoses, coupling
Ensure that corporate systems are implemented in the marine loading area and that performance is stewarded and improvement plans developed for identified gaps
Manage the process of providing driver and truck access to the TLF
Manage the process of reconciling TLF orders and TLF loading movements
Manage the operational interface with the provider of TLF load controller technology
Identify hardware upgrades for the TLF, develop justification and scopes and present these to the Operations, Maintenance, and Technical team for consideration
Ensure that operating procedures pertaining to the TLF and metering are appropriate and reviewed at regular periods
Manage the requirements of the TLF access agreement
Manage metering verifications & calibrations
Manage daily allocations
Input cargo & ship data for cargo & ship loading
Interface with ship tie up crews
Input inventory data from product storage
Contact person for Marine information
Engineering Standards Management Systems
Prepare shipping documentation BOL's Timesheets
Advise to engineers' standard committee
Communicate to employees an actionable organization purpose, priorities, and goals
Provide leadership and set the tone for a sound, cost-effective controls environment
Review staffing levels to ensure operational requirements are met
Ensure personnel, safety and competency based training programs are effective
Demonstrate sound business judgment in developing and implementing improvement strategies
Understand the interests of external organizations (customers, contractors, suppliers, business partners, industry associations, governments and the communities in which they operate) and how they impact functional and general interest decision making
Liaise and maintain positive relationships with external parties, including Regulators and Joint Venture Owners
Develop and manage profitable relationships with customers and business partners consistent with the corporate general interest
Maintain a close interface with operations personnel and provide a high level of customer service for products delivered via pipeline
Manage TLF customer relationships to ensure that truck loading operations are maintained and that customer complaints are minimized.
Responsible for vessel's stability, list and hull stress (shearing force, bending moments)
Preparation of loading plan and monitoring of execution
Preparation of discharging plan and monitoring of execution
Preparation of internal cargo transfer plan and monitoring of execution
Preparation of ballasting/de ballasting plan and assist with execution
Preparation of slop water discharge plan
Generating report of daily production based on cargo tanks measurement
Preparing report of cargo mid-monthly, monthly and yearly cargo tanks fiscalization
Monitoring stock of fresh water and diesel oil
Preparation of tanks washing plan and assist with execution
Acts as Marine Supt in his absence
Acts as Terminal Operator in his absence
Part of Emergency Response Team – vessel's damage stability
Backup for Radio Operator in his incapacitation during Emergency.
Assist with marine cargo operations.
Support cargo officer with the management of the hull and export systems in compliance with normal operating practice for tanker hulls.
Assist with the planning and monitoring of stability and cargo loading and transfer.
Organizes with production operators the different tasks related to crude oil handling under the supervision the terminal cargo officer and the production superintendent.
Follow up of slop water discharge and bilge water discharge (filling of oil record books as appropriate)
Assist production operator with daily soundings as required.
Maintain relationship with DPR rep on board to ensure that he receives all the cargo information needed.
Plan and assist with export tanker cargo operations.
Responsible for quality and quantity for terminal export operations, follow up of laboratory procedures (sampling , analysis in accordance with commercial quality recommendations, water debottoming, salinity BSW and Methanol content)
Assist with planning for inert gas and gas freeing operation when required.
Preparation and Inspection for Crude and ballast tanks.
Monitoring of potable water and Diesel oil quantities on board and supply
Ensure first line maintenance and inspection is carried out on all cargo equipment
Set up and update cargo handling procedures and general marine instructions on site as per Company procedures
Produce and issue of Bills of Lading and other offtake documentation.
Maintain all required records of offtake operations.
Assist with the planning and supervision of the inspection checks and first line maintenance of the SBM and associated equipment
Assist with the planning and supervision of floating hose inspection testing flushing and change out.
Assist with all facility based marine operations and vessel control
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or any relevant discipline
Experience in marine industry and operations
Operations, maintenance or engineering background
Thorough knowledge of operational, safety and emergency procedures of tanker loading / discharge equipment
Thorough knowledge of plant process operations
Good knowledge of crude and gas supply chain operations and timings
Demonstrated experience managing multi-disciplinary teams
Communications skills to all organizational levels
Demonstrated knowledge of risk management tools and practices
As part of being in a controls sensitive position, understand key controls in area of responsibility and ensure that these effectively mitigate financial risk
Good understanding of customer relations
Good understanding of product allocations
Communicate to all shipping 3rd parties
Courage of conviction
Ability to deal with pressure
Application Closing Date
30th September, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.