Logistics Supervisor at Tullow Oil

On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Do you have what it takes? Tullow is looking for you.

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 talented, motivated, skilled individuals to fill the following position:
 
 

Reports  to: Logistics Manager
 

Job Purpose: 
  • To ensure smooth shipment of all Tullow related cargo and logistics process related to movement of material and equipment.
  • Monitor the movement of Tullow’s shipment with clear documentation of the materials.
  • Assist in fleet management including coordination of drivers, fuel  and vehicles.
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure proper stock keeping, conduct field visits  and supervise all aspects of logistics in the field operations areas
  • Ensure all logistics activities are undertaken as below
  1. Responsible for import/export customs documentation & clearing when necessary and liaising between Suppliers, Inspection Agencies and Freight Forwarders internationally to ensure smooth shipment of all Tullow related cargo and logistics process related to movement of material and equipment.
  2. Liaise with relevant coordinating office and Logistics Contractors to ensure coordinated logistical services and support.
  3. Liaise with Finance Dept on issues related to Procurement, cost control and customs issues.
  4. Coordinate with all departments at Field/Plant/Drilling Rig locations for providing Field procurement and Materials Management and logistical support.
  5. Expediting delivery of equipment and materials.
  • Interact with the  Suppliers; Freight Forwarding and Logistics contractors; Port Authorities; naval Authorities; Customs Authorities on all aspects of freight movements, clearing & forwarding
  • Overall supervision of satellite tracking of vehicles.
  • Liaise with Freight agents on Liaise with Vehicle Inspector, Truck Pushers & field staff
  • Assist with Imports/ Exports, documentation & clearing when necessary and liaising between Suppliers, Inspection Agencies and Freight Forwarders internationally to ensure smooth shipment of all Tullow related cargo
  • Keep a register (data base) of all Tullow shipments to ensure accurate reporting on weights, volumes, Cargo status updates, amendments ,advices, Materials status, inventory, and container tracking & return
  • Assist in permit and exemption processing, transfers & permissions/ licences for explosives
  • Prepare requisitions as required for goods/ services, review field requisitions
  • Cost control to ensure that the logistics  plans are realistic and reflect the Kenya environment, are consistent with Tullow Kenya EHS policies whilst maximising the efficiency with optimised OPEX and CAPEX expenditure. To ensure effective operations readiness is accounted for in the project team organisation.
  • Fuel control – Office Fleet – Statistics etc
  • Ensure in-country infra-structure (bases, organisation, resource, contracts, logistics etc.) is in place for support of safe and reliable production operations
Requirements
  • Proven Logistics experience is paramount; with the following academic qualifications being advantageous: Diploma in Transport Management &/or Diploma in a business or management related subject
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in logistics
  • Preferably (international exposure) within an Oil and Gas environment
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Participate in regular EHS Management meetings
  • Material handling procedures.
  • Responsible for preserving the environment, and for working in a manner that ensures the safety and health of all by following established statutory and corporate EHS policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Participate in appropriate EHS awareness and training programs that are provided or arranged to ensure that tasks are performed competently, safely and with due regard for the environment.
  • Promptly report any unsafe act or condition, environmental or health hazard, injury, illness or near miss witnessed to immediate supervisor or site in charge.
  • Be familiar with the workplace emergency sirens and participate in all emergency response drills and muster exercises.
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, 00100 GPO 
Nairobi

Email: [email protected]

Closing date: Friday 17th October 2014

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