ABNL Limited Recruitment for Drilling Project OI Advisor III

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 bounds, 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: Drilling Project OI Advisor III – Engineering

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Contract
Work Schedule: 5day on, 2 days Off

Job Description

  • The Drilling Offshore Installation (OI) Project Advisor is responsible for supporting drilling operations regarding Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) issues.
  • The Advisor serves as a contact for SSHE issues related to Drilling Project-based activities, executing initiatives, developing and executing programs/plans, and responding to requests and questions from the drill team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Company SSHE representation for the project, in addition to rig sites and rig move and transport operations ensuring full communication of concerns, activities and initiatives
  • Develop and maintain site orientation/induction program
  • Develop programs, plans, initiatives, e.g. Operations SSHE Plan, Drill Team SSHE Leadership Forums, Site Stewardship Plans, Emergency Management Plan, etc.
  • Monitor contractor/service partner compliance with all Company Drilling SSHE requirements and specifically the Drill Team/Rig “Operations Safety Plan”, advising contractor/service partner and Operations Superintendents of SSHE issues
  • Conduct Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) Compliance audits
  • Provide support to rig sites/locations in the event of an incident with regards to reporting, advice on mitigation and prevention methods, etc.
  • Develop and maintain safety related training for contractor work crews
  • Facilitate regular SSHE inspection, assessments and audit on-site in accordance with established Company SSHE programs or as requested by the site team
  • Monitor the safety performance of the sites and report non-conformances
  • Monitor Company safety awareness, recognition and incentive programs
  • Review and coordinate site contractor’s SSHE plans
  • Participate as required in investigation and follow-up of incidents/accidents
  • Facilitate the Drill Team SSHE safety steering committees
  • Identify trends to develop programs and/or initiatives to promote an injury free work environment
  • Conduct rig inspections with Operations Superintendent and Rig Safety Advisor
  • Continually bring to the forefront of all employees, the Company Vision and how it can be achieved
  • Attend all Drill Team daily/weekly SSHE meetings
  • Relentlessly, aggressively, and proactively address any safety trends and/or safety issues that poses or could pose a risk to the workface.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or previous experience in a closely related position
  • Extensive knowledge of Drilling operations/processes and safety regulations
  • Extensive organizational and technical judgment skills
  • Consistently demonstrated teamwork and communication skills
  • Exceptional networking and social skills to build and maintain solid working relationships
  • Ability to research and communicate general industry standards
  • Demonstrated skills to positively influence drilling workforce – employees and contractors
  • Ability to be effective with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities and schedules
  • Exceptional skills in MS Office suite of software programs; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications
  • Ability to work and communicate in international locales and with diverse cultures

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  • Maintains a high degree of ethical conduct.
  • Ability to work in harsh environments (examples include temperature and / or humidity extremes, remote locations)
  • Demonstrated ability (through past successes) to deliver excellence in SSHE performance.
  • Must be fit for duty for a remote offshore / onshore drilling environment (examples include uneven, unpaved walking surfaces, large structures that are accessible only via ladders or stairs)
  • Activities include standing for extended time periods, climbing, bending, walking, reaching, and other physical demands.


Additional Comments for suppliers:

  • Previous MPN work experience in similar role will be an added advantage to promote smooth and effective transition into the team.
  • Verifiable knowledge of EM OIMS philosophy and its applicability in day-t- day operations

Application Closing Date

30th April, 2024.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume to: jobs@abnl.net using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Resume must be in MS word format

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