AGT Geology Discipline Lead in Baku, Azerbaijan

at BP
Location Baku, Azerbaijan
Date Posted February 5, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Role synopsis
The Discipline Lead is a key Individual Contributor in a Regional team, with an assigned set of discipline responsibilities applying across the Region, signed off by the VP RD with input from the Discipline Directors. The intent of the DL role is to drive business value through the consistent application of deep technical expertise. The DL will be expected to apply their skills and experience directly to the biggest technical challenges in their area of remit. The DL will also be accountable for maintaining the standard / quality of technical work within their discipline and its integration with the other subsurface disciplines and beyond where necessary (e.g. Global Wells Organization, Finance, etc.). This includes the understanding and communication of uncertainty and risk management and its impact on business drivers. DLs promote BP common processes, workflows, practices, guides and toolkits. The Region VP RD and their Leadership Team will look to their DL’s on technical assurance matters, and for maintaining a regional view on discipline health and requirements. It is expected that DL’s will have the licence to perform that technical assurance within the Region, using their discipline community to help support where necessary. This delivery and assurance role will cover all areas of Reservoir Development activity; Base Management, Reservoir Management, New Well Delivery and Seismic Delivery.
Key accountabilities
The DL is expected to spend up to 75% of their time directly addressing core delivery activity for the Region. This may be for one asset, or across the Region and includes: Hands-on technical delivery of complex, regional projects requiring deep discipline expertise Delivery through others, through coaching and mentoring. This is especially relevant in Baku.Self-Verification and Assurance of Area work plans and products Skilled in the analysis of subsurface technical data including well logs, 2D/3D seismic, petrography, stratigraphy, structure and depositional environments.Evaluate the subsurface risks and uncertainties for proposed prospects.Network with other disciplines and other petrotechnical professionals within BP and in Azerbaijan.May be involved in the documentation and classification of BP reserves including the documents and also in the 6GR reserves reporting requirements.Act as SPA and technical conduit for the function’s geological agenda within the region through linkage with the Director of Geology and the other regional Geology discipline leads.
Essential Education
Graduate degree in Geology or industry equivalent a must.
Essential experience and job requirements
Strong industry track record of at least 15 years in the role of Geologist.Exploration and field development experience is a must.Demonstrated people skills, with the ability to work in multi-cultural, multidiscipline environment needed to ensure connection with the broad BP user community.Demonstrated track record as a self-starter, capable of reducing complex problems to manageable entitiesAzerbaijani citizenship is required
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.
Desirable criteria & qualifications
N/A
Relocation available
No
Travel required
Yes - up to 10%
Is this a part time position?
No
About BP
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Segment
Upstream
Closing Date
26-Feb-2019

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