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Job Description

Location: Lagos

The Engineering Lead (EL) will be responsible for identifying and developing feasible concepts, selection of preferred concept, Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of approved concept for FIRST E&P’s Midstream gas and infrastructure projects. The EL will be accountable for all the QA/QC of multi-discipline engineering support to full life cycle of capital projects, facilities modification and optimization in the Gas organization. As the Head of Discipline Engineering, the EL will also manage and mentor all multi-discipline engineers and act as talent pool manager responsible for technical training, skills and career ladder development of staff in the Gas engineering and projects teams • Advice the Project Delivery Manager on best execution strategy for Front End Engineering of Gas Capital Projects. • Coordinate and lead Engineering Discipline team efforts in providing complete Engineering Design for Gas projects in line with agreed Statement of Requirement (SOR). • Act as Technical Authority (TA) in the application and enforcement of codes, standards, recommended Practices, Engineering Guidelines, and NUPRC regulations during the screening and feasibility of opportunities and in the delivery of engineering services for Gas Capital projects. • Provide technical assurance for all engineering & project activities, from inception to commissioning/handover. • Based on corporate guidelines and starting with approved feasibility reports, select preferred concepts for Gas development and/or major modification projects and obtain timely Management approval • Assess engineering consulting firms for suitability for engagement, and maintain a register of competent engineering consultants that can provide resources to augment in-house resources. • Manage a FEED team either in-house or by 3rd party contractors to ensure their activities meet project and relevant industry recommended practices, codes and standards, consistent with Company’s objectives. • Liaise with SCM to ensure that valid engineering and consultancy contracts are always in place to deliver engineering design support to the Gas capital projects. • Maintain a pool of Discipline Engineers (Process, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation/Control, Pipeline, Structural) throughout all phases of gas projects from engineering design, construction, installation to commissioning. • Liaise with the Projects Heads to ensure that all statutory and mandatory technical safety studies (Delivery Assurance Reviews, Design review, HAZID, SAFOP, SIL, HAZOPs, Constructability review, etc) are carried out at different stage gates of the project to meet engineering design standards. • Through studies and technical analysis and investigation, proffer cost-effective solutions to technical operational issues and bottlenecks • Assess new technology concepts for suitability and application in the midstream gas development and technical solutions delivery. • Function as the Skill pool manager and coordinate the trainings, competency mapping and career planning of the discipline engineers in Gas Engineering. • Work closely with discipline heads to identify resource gaps and ensure that all engineering resources both human and material (Software, hardwares etc) required for the Gas Business are adequate