Manager Geology in Redhill, United Kingdom

at Core Laboratories
Location Redhill, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 29, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

Primary purpose of this job is to manage the multidisciplinary geological team of the IRS Redhill office, including project and employee management, and client relations.

Project management includes coordination and tracking of geology services and working with support services to ensure projects are completed in a timely fashion and the stated objectives of each study or project are met.

Client Relations includes coordination with sales to develop new products and services, support business development initiatives, and to ensure the needs of the client are met.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Main areas of focus and accountability of the role – detail in order of importance the main areas of accountability of the role.

Business Management
Defines and executes department strategy to enhance division operations and contributes to the overall strategy of the division
Conducts regular team meetings to ensure good communication and flow of information.
Responsible for the coordination of resource allocation.
Part of the IRS Management Team and participates in management meetings.
Responsible for the content, quality, and utility of all client deliverables (RAPID, CoreClientWeb, workshops, preliminary and final reports, presentations, posters, panels) and includes leading technical review committees with participation of geological and support services staff.
Project Management
Conduct project review meetings with each project geologist to ensure timing, budget and laboratory testing meet project objectives as well as client’s expectations.
Liaise with IRS management, Sales and Geoscience Support to drive deliverables on all elements of the assigned projects.
Reviews project status reports with senior geologists to ensure deadlines are met.
Responsible for oversight of project leaders to ensure efficiency and effective project management including staff utilization, coordination with support services, the timely posting of data, and clients are regularly informed of work progress.
Ensure alignment and scheduling of JIP workshops to current industry focus on basins.
Oversees approval of lab testing manifest to ensure project objectives are met, with input from clients, Sales and Geoscience Support team.
Coordinate and track the progress of geological services working through the senior staff to ensure efficient utilization of staff and completion of projects
Liaise with other members of the IRS management team to maximize profitability, increase efficiency, expand products and services, and support other divisions.
Primary geological support liaison to all IRS international locations.
Client Relations
Partners with the Business Development team to ensure alignment with department strategic direction.
Engages with clients on products and services offered to customize projects or work flows to address specific technical issues.
Responsible to ensure client requests or technical questions are addressed in a timely manner.
Maintains client relationships based on in-depth understanding of client’s needs.
Proactively and regularly provide relevant updates to key stakeholders based on client engagement.
Responsible for coordinating technical support to sales and business development such as presentations, discussions, data review and interpretation.
Employee Management
Defines necessary resources for each team to accomplish objectives.
Manages the team and responsible for the development of team members
Responsible for geologist assignments for each project to ensure each geologist is exposed to multiple projects, rock types, and mentoring styles while maximizing productivity and minimizing disruption.
Responsible for geology staff advancement including recommendations for special project assignments and promotions

QUALIFICATIONS
MSc degree in Geology (PhD preferred)with specialism in Sedimentology and/or Stratigraphy
Experience of multi client projects preferable
Geological Advisor experience-level (minimum of 10 years of related experience), of which, three or more years of supervising multidisciplinary technical teams, with five or more years of developing and mentoring key geological skill sets, and seven or more years of experience in geological interpretation, data analysis and presentation
Outstanding knowledge of geological technical and interpretive skills in all reservoirs (sandstones, carbonates, mudstones)
Broad knowledge of petroleum geology including mapping, biostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy, structural geology, seismic, seals, petrophysics, core analysis and geochemistry.
Has successfully completed a number of large-scale multi-disciplinary projects
Strong knowledge of fundamental technical concepts of data interpretation and analytics
Strong project and employee management skills required
Strong oral, written and listening communications skills required
Ability to present technical material including organization, layout, and synthesis
Registered geologist certification recommended
Strong communication and planning skills.
Proficient in Microsoft office and department specific IT

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