Manager Transmission Pipeline – Dar es Salaam – Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation

The Manager Natural Gas Plants Operations shall be responsible for processing of raw natural gas from fields, ensure optimal operations and maintenance .- of gas processing plants and gathering stations’. He/She shall assist department of natural gas distribution in coordinating the supply of natural gas from upstream gas developers. Also, shall be responsible for overall employee and facility safety and plant operational reliability.

The Manager Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline shall manage all activities required to safely and efficiently operate the Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission Systems. He/she shall be responsible for management of the natural gas transportation from processing plants from different location. Also, shall ensure optimal operations, maintenance and safety of transportation pipeline facilities.

Provide strong, visible HSE Leadership and develop HSE commitment in every employee;
Manage all aspects of daily Pipeline Operations and Maintenance, including Support Services;
Manage the overall operational, budgetary, and financial responsibilities and activities of the Facility;
Coach, mentor, and develop staff, providing appropriate training and career development planning;
Establish Facility HSSE Metrics in compliance with OSHA and EPA Standards and Champion the Facility’s Process Safety Management (PSM) Program; .
Champion the preparation of the Pipeline Emergency Response (ER) Plan; Coordinate and Conduct Annual ER Drills;
Ensure Pipeline Transmission Systems continuously achieve Reliability of 100%
Implement an effective Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and ensure all maintenance activities are well planned and executed as per Annual Maintenance Schedules:
Implement Condition-Based Preventative Maintenance program;
Ensure all Statutory Inspections of Pipeline Equipment are completed as per Inspection Schedules;
Approve Facility Performance Metrics as part of annual Planning and Forecasting activities;
Monitor Facility Performance against Metrics and implement appropriate strategies to ensure achievement of Annual Budget Facility Performance Targets;
Supervise and manage the preparation and presentation of operational and statistical reports on Pipeline Performance; approve Final
Reports and disseminate same as per GASCO’s internal reporting requirements and for external parties in accordance with contractual obligations;
Plan staffing levels and maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation and overtime scheduling;
Complete Annual Performance Appraisals as per GASCO’s HR Procedures;
Approve expenditures and payments under the Pipeline Manager’s Approved Financial Authorities and
Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by the superior .

Holder of master degree in Chemical and Process /Mechanical/Gas Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution .

At least 10 years’ experience of which 3 years must be at senior level in related fields. Proven high administrative and managerial ability in the oil and gas industry is essential.

Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
Must be innovative and results- oriented;
Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively and timely with demanding situation;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and transition

Interested and suitable candidates should submit their application letters along with their curriculum vitae, indicating current e-mail and telephone contacts
Certified copies of relevant certificates and one recent passport size photograph should be attached to their application letters
Each applicant must provide names and contact details of two reputable referees
Applications without relevant documents will not be considered
Only short listed candidates will be contacted’ .
Applications must reach the undersigned by REGISTERED MAIL on or before 5th of June 2015: –

The Managing Director
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation
Benjamin William Mkapa Towers
Jamhuri/Azikiwe Road

P.O. Box 2774
Dar esSalaam