Job Vacancy at Spencer Ogden – 5 Positions

Job Vacancy at Spencer Ogden

Spencer Ogden is recruiting the following positions in Oil and Gas companies.
View positions below.

General Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Qualification
  • Experience10 years
  • Location
  • Job Field  

Spencer Ogden are currently looking to recruit an experienced General Manager to join an oil and gas service company based in Lagos. Our client are a global organisation who are looking to establish and grow their business in Nigeria.

To be considered you will require the following:
Engineering degree in Mechanics, electro-mechanics or hydraulics. Additional Business Management degree is an asset.
10 year min of experience in the Oil & Gas industry
Prior experience in Management or operations is essential
P&L experience
Position based in Lagos with frequent travels to Port Harcourt.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading brand as they grow their presence in West AfricaFor more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow Office

Senior Geophysicist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Qualification
  • Experience10 years
  • Location
  • Job Field

Spencer Ogden are currently working closely with a leading Nigerian operating company to assist them in bringing on board a Interpretation Geophysicist to join their rapidly expanding team in Lagos.

Due to recent investment and rapidly growing global recognition, project demand has reached the stage where a Production Geologist is needed as a full time member of staff within the business who can grow and develop with the company.

This is a new role and provides an exciting opportunity for someone with an appetite for exploring innovative techniques and continuously learning, and who is prepared to push the boundaries in pursuit of novel solutions.

The successful applicant will have experience in:

Excellent seismic interpretation skills.
Accusation knowledge.
Expert knowledge of Petrel software.
At least 10 years industry experience.
Educated to degree level.
Experience in working within an exploration and production company.
Be comfortable working within a team of 8 others.

As this role is a matter of urgency, interviews will be scheduled on application by application basis. Please do not hesitate to apply direct and I will be in touch as soon as possible. For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow Office

Data Acquisition Specialist

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Qualification
  • Experience5 years
  • Location
  • Job Field

I am currently seeking two experienced Data Acquisition Specialists for a contract position with World leading service company based in the Africa

My client is looking for experienced Data Acquisition Specialists to mobilise in December 2014.

This is a 3 month contract position with an equal time rotational working schedule.

  • Work-scope includes offshore operations
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Data Acquisition
  • Valid HUET/BOSIET is essential
  • You will not be considered unless you have a minimum of 5 years experience and valid offshore certifications
  • Market leading rates of pay.

If your are interested or available please submit an updated CV along with two references. For more information about this role please contact our London office

Exploration Director

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Qualification
  • Experience12 – 15 years
  • Location
  • Job Field

Spencer Ogden are working closely with a leading international Exploration and Production company based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Due to recent growth within the company, the need for an Exploration Manager has arisen to assist in leading the exploration team into exciting new ventures. Working for the world’s third largest operator, you will lead strategic acquisitions in Africa.


The successful candidate will be tasked with the following activity and responsibilities:

· The successful candidate will undertake a key role in leading the Subsurface Team based in Lagos
· Accountability for subsurface resource management in support o a portfolio of projects to include major operated assets
· Oversee and manage the day to day activity of a mid sized multi-disciplinary subsurface team
· Ensure the timely delivery of appraisal, development and production phases
· Undertake appraisal of new licences and ‘farm-in’ opportunities


We are therefore keen to speak with and receive CV’s from candidates with the following skills and experience:

· Degree educated
· A minimum of 12-15 years experience and recent management of a similar multi disciplinary team
· Previous track record in integrating team members working activity across seismic, static reservoir, structural studies and dynamic data analysis in constructing 3D reservoir model
· The ability the lead and inspire

As this role is of urgency, please feel free to apply direct and I will call you to discuss your application in more detail as soon as possible. For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow Office

Chief Engineer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Qualification
  • Location
  • Job Field

Spencer Ogden are working with a well known African maritime company who are looking to hire a Chief Engineer for their expanding business.

The Chief Engineer is head of the engineering department and has authority over all engineering and planned maintenance.

The Chief Engineer is a 100% professional with hands on, in depth experience in all operational and technical aspects of Offshore operations (Winch handling, cargo, liquids and bulk handling, Maintenance and engineering,


The efficient, safe running and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical and ancillary equipment and deck machinery on board the vessel;
Operational excellence and display of Seamanship;
Ensure that the Planned Maintenance System is properly maintained and reported. This includes inventories on board, Maintenance and Breakdowns, and the maintenance of Technical Manuals, Tools and Instructions;
Ensure all certification is in date;
Assist the vessel’s Master in preparing dry dock specification and work scopes;
Assist the vessel’s Master to implement and maintain the Company’s policies and Safety Management System;
Ensure that all Engine Room Watch keeping duties are fulfilled.


Fluent in verbal / written English;
Fully licensed Chief Engineer III/2 in accordance with STCW 95;
Valid Medical Certificate;
Training and up to date certification in accordance with STCW 95 and Flag State Regulations;
Genuine, proven and documented Offshore Seamanship.

They are offering a competitive salary and an excellent opportunity to develop your career.
Please send your CV as soon as possible so not to miss out. For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow Office

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