Tullow Oil Job Vacancies 2017

Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of 119 licenses across 21 countries. Our focus is on finding and monetizing oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins.

Since 2006, Tullow has had interests Ghana and was appointed as the Jubilee field Operator. First oil was achieved In November 2010 and has become Tullow’s key asset generating significant high-margin oil production. Tullow’s second major discovery and subsequent development in Ghana is the TEN field where first oil was successfully achieved on time and on the budget in August 2016.

Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The Group has interests in over 100 exploration and production licenses across 18 countries which are managed as three Business Delivery Teams: West Africa, East Africa, and New Ventures.

We create value in two simple ways: we find oil and we sell oil. To achieve this we must execute exploration campaigns, deliver selective development projects, maintain our production and ensure we are suitably financed through a mix of diverse funding options and portfolio management

There are further exploration opportunities for Tullow Ghana including expanding Jubilee to include outlying deep-water reserves. More information can be found here Ghana BU

Our localization strategy is very important to us in order to deliver our growth ambitions within our shared prosperity philosophy. As such we are always looking to identify Ghanaian nationals who are either within Ghana or looking to relocate to Ghana, that will develop into our local staff, managers, and leaders who are capable of sustaining a world class business.

Position Description

Job Title:Cost Engineer  
Department:TGL Technical Services and Planning
Business Unit/Team:BDT1
Reports To:Project Controls Team Lead
Interacts With:Internal:External:
OperationsSubsurfaceProject Controls


Well Engineering

Projects and Engineering


Supply Chain

FPSO ContractorJoint Venture PartnersEPC Companies

Main Contractors & Vendors


Job Purpose:To provide Cost Engineering services to the Ghana TEN Asset and budget stakeholders
Responsibilities / Key Objectives:Prepare and maintain a template to track all Purchase Orders (POs) for Operations, P&E, and Subsea and advise budget holders before POs are overspent in liaison with Contract and Procurement representativePlay a key role in requisitioning activities to support operations to review accuracy and ensure that commitments are coded to the correct projects and work scopes.Monitor and report cost performance against budget and contract terms into the Consolidated Cost Report on a monthly basis.

Work with the Operations Team/Planning Team to establish cost tracking and progress measurement systems

Produce accurate Cost Reports to include Forecast Costs, Estimate to Complete, Value of Work Done and Commitments against approved budgets.

Calculate Estimate to Complete in line with progress achieved and Operations/P&E integrated schedules.


Provide expenditure phasing and projections in line with schedules and contract compensations terms and conditions.

Assist in coding of requisitions in line with approved budgets and Cost Breakdown Structure coding plus corporate coding structures.

Provide Value of Work Done assessment based on established progress system & contractor reports.

Monitor contract expenditure and forecast contract value against approved contract values.

Become key user of the OPE$T Activity Based Cost Modelling tool – keeping model updated with the latest approved budget and undertaking and reporting on ‘What-If?’ scenarios.

Prepare detailed budgets in accordance with the CBS which shall form the basis for detailed level cost reporting and analysis.

Present weekly cost reports identifying spend profiles and projections.

Prepare and participate to the presentation of the Asset Monthly cost report and its approval by the Cost Centre Managers/Budget Holders

Monitor actual spend against budgets, analyse deviations and recommend remedial actions. Prepare agenda items for cost review meetings.

Financial Responsibility:As per delegation of authority.

Person Specification

Education:Engineering Degree / or equivalent project controls experience
Skills:At least 5 years of Cost Engineering experience preferably in the offshore oil and gas industry.Knowledge and application of Cost and Planning Engineering principles.Knowledge of design and implementation of projects preferably in the offshore oil and gas industry.

Good knowledge of planning, cost management and reporting systems together with ability to consolidate project data from a number of sources for overall presentation.

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must have.

Confident user of other Microsoft Office applications.

Business Behaviours:Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.Great attention to detail.Receptive to handling a variety of tasks.

Develop a challenging vision of the future.

Provide timely constructive challenge and feedback.

Excellent communication skills.

Able to work effectively as part of a team.

Ability to work under own initiative.

Adopt a pragmatic, fit for purpose approach.

Open, honest & reliable.

How to Apply for Tullow Oil Job Vacancies

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