Project Manager

Post Date: 28th September 2017

Location: Accra

Springfield Exploration and Production Limited (SEP) is one of the newest entrants into Ghana’s rapidly growing oil and gas industry. SEP is looking for an experienced Project Manager who will be responsible for the day to day management and delivery of all projects and engineering activities in accordance with agreed annual work plan and budget.

This role reports to the Field Development and Subsurface Manager (FDSM), Springfield E&P.



Project Execution Planning

  1. Assist the FDSM in planning the development activities and support management decisions.
  2. Represent the company as the main point of contact for the project contractors, subcontractors and on-site Activities. This includes communicating in a professional manner both verbally and in writing.
  3. Develop the necessary schedule and plans for facilities (subsurface and surface) delivering.
  4. Responsible for the project financials, including project billing schedules.
  5. Oversee project change orders and request for information logs.



  1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the Senior Management team.
  2. Monitor and / or direct the Pre-Feed / Feed Engineering studies.
  3. Monitor and / or direct the Project EPC with the awarded servicing companies
  4. Oversee the installation of the subsurface and surface parcels, connections (risers, umbilicals, flexibles), production trees, manifolds…and implement operational best practices.
  5. Put in place the necessary and required means of transport and liftings (trucks, support and supply boats, cranes)
  6. Develop performance measurements of the awarded servicing companies.


Project Budget and Execution Risk Management

  1. Work closely with the Legal Manager to monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the project execution
  2. Identify potential problems and proactively address them.
  3. Support project proposal efforts, including identifying deliverables and commercial issues by reviewing RFP / contract specifications, and working with the engineering team on a cost-effective execution model.
  4. Guarantee good and in timely manner, safe execution of the hook-up and commissioning of all the sub-surface and surface facilities.
  5. Work with SEP’s General Manager and Human Resources Manager to oversee employee incentive plans.


Third Parties / Local Staff

  1. Develop cohesive and effective project teams
  2. Ensure all Senior and Junior project staff have a personal development plan and are formally appraised annually, or more frequently by agreement.
  3. Manage all Procurement, Logistics (air freights and boat shipments), Custom Clearances and Facilities Engineer/Manager involved in the Project activities.
  4. Liaise with the Procurement Manager, for the negotiation of key commercial contracts
  5. Liaise with the CFO, regarding the cost control of the projects for which he/she is responsible.
  6. Liaise with the Field Development and Subsurface Manager, the Senior Management, the GM, the COO and the CEO, regarding projects cost management.
  7. Maintain relations with external experts / peer reviewers and investigate their findings and recommendations

Support and promote the EHSQ initiatives and programs within the project management.

Qualified applicants should send their CV’s to careers@fairfax-energy.com Closing date is 2 weeks after date of publication. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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