Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE
Skills: Dynamic Pressure Management (MPD / UBD)
Other Skills: Product Line Manager, managed pressure, underbalanced drilling
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saudi Arabia
Status: Active

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JOB Summary


Reporting directly to the Operations Manager NDS, the Operations Supervisor- Managed Pressure will deploy products, technology, field personnel to help support and deliver operations based on KSA market penetration. Determine requirements for engineered solutions of managed pressure operating systems. In collaboration with Nabors/NDS, will support the planning, allocation, coordination, and control of the Managed Pressure product lines to introduce and maintain a high standard of performance, ensure customer satisfaction, and expand the market base. The role will help transform current MPD industry model, into a unique, automated MPD technology delivered by Nabors Drilling Solutions.



  • Active participation and visible leadership in the Nabors Safety Program, and work to improve overall safety culture within the product line.
  • Help execute multi-year business and profitable growth strategies for the division to deliver increased market share by implementing plans for engineering/performance excellence; enhancing the Nabors brand; and leveraging relationships with key customers. This will include implementing road map plan which identifies the products needed per region.
  • Provide input on financial performance of the product line, reconciling financial reports; administering capital and expense budgets; advising others on cost control; and budgetary issues.
  • Provide direction for the product line by analyzing business objectives and customer needs. Responsible for communicating, building support for, and implementing operational strategies, plans, and practices. Determine and support resource requirements; evaluate operational processes; measure outcomes to ensure desired results; identify and capitalize on improvement opportunities; promote a customer-focused environment; demonstrate adaptability and sponsor continuous learning.
  • Work closely with Human Resources to attract and maintain a highly skilled workforce by recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
  • Provide feedback to help improve overall design, safety, and implementation of the various tools of the manage pressure product line.
  • Support the team's work with the Sales and Marketing Department writing bids, creating presentations and various supporting documentation. The position will assist the Sales and Marketing Department to create future sales leads and opportunities.
  • Help support Cause Mapping / RCRA (Root Cause Risk Analysis) investigations to help improve product design, processes, and overall safety within the organization.
  • Develops and tracks Reliability Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Recommends Improvement. Drives Performance Improvement. Work with Operations Excellence Team to ensure MPD KPI's are recorded in the Dashboard for customer analysis and operational transparency.
  • Active member of professional groups (SPE, IADC) representing Nabors and contributing towards the development of Industry practices related to managed pressure.


Minimum qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree in a business or engineering related field or 10+ years of oilfield management experience.

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technical, Business or related degree
  • 10+ years of managed pressure or underbalanced drilling management experience, including P&L.
  • Previous experience as a Product Line Manager / Ops Manager for Managed Pressure or Underbalanced Drilling.



Essential SKILLS / physical requirements / working conditions

  • Must be able to travel to the potential customer sites as needed
  • Must have superior time management and organization skills
  • Must be detail focused, self-motivated and team oriented
  • Operational and strategic thinker, who can execute plans effectively
  • Dedication to honest and ethical business practices
  • Excellent listening, writing, and communication skills
  • Persuasive, receptive, and responsive communication style
  • Confident diffusing difficult situations with a high level of sensitivity and confidentiality
  • Ability to collaborate with board members, other executives and outside entities
  • Demonstrates passion for the mission of the organization

Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

  • 407 land drilling rigs
  • 31 offshore platform rigs




Nabors is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.