Company: Sapura Drilling Asia Sdn Bhd
Skills: Rig Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Luanda, Luanda Province, Angola
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

The Rig Manager manages the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit(s) (MODU) to which he is assigned, in accordance with the Company's health, safety, quality, commercial and environmental objectives. He is the company representative in front of our Clients and leads the rig crews.

West Africa experience preferred.


Minimum Job Functions

Includes, but is not limited to and not in order of priority:

Manages and leads the offshore team with a visible commitment to the Groups values & ethical requirements.

Compliance with SEB Code of Conduct

Preferably 10 years as Rig Manager with a drilling contractor

Extensive experience from operations of drilling units, preferably offshore Tenders

Extensive experience operating and maintaining drilling units, preferably offshore

Experience in working with multiple discipline projects.

Experience with managing Rig budgets

Compliance with all directives and procedures with risk level "red"

Compliance with all position specific internal and external governing requirements

Participate in emergency drills, including post-drill debriefs.

Non-compliances are promptly acted upon and reported to the supervisor

Meeting activities in a proactive and constructive manner



Fully understands the Company Safety Policies and to take all reasonable care to ensure the health and safety of him and persons likely to be affected by his / her acts or omissions, as required under the company Safety Management System.

Ensure that the Company Safety Policies are fully implemented and adhered to by all persons under their authority.

Ensure that they and the persons under their authority properly use and care for their personal protective equipment and to verify from time to time that all such equipment is in serviceable condition.

Ensure that all working places for personnel are always, so far as reasonably practical, safe and clean.

Ensure all work is carried out as safely and efficiently as possible by complying with SD training and safety policies and procedures.

Ensure they and persons under their authority attend safety meetings, emergency and lifesaving drills in accordance with the Company Safety Policy.

Report to their immediate supervisor any situation that may constitute a hazard or that may cause injury to themselves or others, which they cannot correct themselves.

Promote safe working practices.

Participate in safety initiatives and programs.



Ensure that all employees under their authority have sufficient information and knowledge to carry out their job without endangering any persons, plant or equipment and are adequately trained and experienced for a specific task before they are instructed to carry it out.

Ensure that health and safety at work and accident prevention are continuously brought to the attention of all employees under their authority by means of job supervision, instruction and training.

Carry out Trip Assessment at the appropriate time for both new start and existing employee under their authority.

Carry out annual employee assessment

Ensure that all employees under their authority understand the expectations with regards, Safety, Housekeeping, STOP work authority, TEMPO etc.

Vision and Values, Reporting and general behaviour.

Train and Develop the personnel supervised and identify/recommend high potentials

Engages offshore teams with regular feedback of any pertinent business related issues or initiatives being implemented or worked on by the onshore teams

Manage any performance or disciplinary cases with support from the Human Resources Department



Ensure compliance to all relevant Company management systems and where applicable client procedures.



Reviews each rig monthly inventory reports, revenue and operation costs

Monitors the monthly budget sheets and cost targets to ensure cost-effective operations; resolve any variances and reports results monthly.

Coordinated yearly budget process for the respective unit

Ensure Authorization For Expenditure (AFE) is in place where required



Lead and/or support Lessons Learnt, Best Practices and the conduct of Root Cause Analysis for Onshore and Offshore losses

Measure and Challenge financial results on a monthly basis

Propose cost and efficiency initiatives to improve quality and/or results

Performs special projects as assigned.

Maintain confidentiality on all internal market sensitive data in particular

Note: The duties as described herein are intended as a guide only, and it should be understood that operational demands may at times necessitate that an employee perform duties not included in this description.

Sapura Energy Berhad (“Sapura Energy” or “Group”) is a fully-fledged upstream player headquartered in Malaysia and one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas services and solutions providers.

We provide a full spectrum of capabilities that covers the entire value chain of exploration, development, production and rejuvenation as well as decommissioning and abandonment.

With a multinational workforce comprising over 13,000 employees spanning 51 nationalities, comprehensive world-class assets and project management capabilities, the Group’s global presence is visible in over 20 countries. This includes Malaysia, China, Australia, Brazil, the United States of America, as well as those in Western Africa and the Middle East.

Sapura Energy is an international company with employees and clients from the world over. We offer opportunities to enhance your career across a full range of exciting roles in the upstream oil and gas industry: Fabrication, hook-up and commissioning, drilling services, production and exploration, geotechnical and geophysical survey, installation of pipelines and facilities, marine, diving and remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) services, operations and maintenance services.