Senior Methods & Performance Engineer at SPIE Oil & Gas Services


Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

SPIE Oil & Gas Services

SPIE Oil & Gas Services (a division of the SPIE Group) offers a comprehensive variety of services to some of the world’s top oil and gas businesses through a network of offices in 25 countries spanning Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our revenue has more than quadrupled in the previous several years as a result of the hard work of our 4,000 workers, to whom we provide training, recognition, and genuine prospects for advancement. SPIE Oil & Gas Services is continuously looking for bright individuals to join its teams in order to support this growth.

Title: Senior Methods & Performance Engineer

Reference ID: 2023-31057

Location: Lagos

Contractual hours: Full time

Contract type: Temporary work contract

Contract Duration: 1 year renewable

Area Activity: Mechanical, HVAC and Electrical Services


  • We are seeking candidates for the Senior Methods & Performance Engineer position, and their responsibilities will encompass the following:
  • Coordinate activities within the Well Delivery Process, including liaising with internal (Field Ops, Engineering and Construction, Subsurface, and Planning) and external (government, regulatory agencies, contractors, etc.) stakeholders to optimize Drilling & Well operations’ value.
  • Cultivate a culture of quality within the teams by establishing standards and expectations for delivering top-tier performance in all Drilling & Wells activities. Achieve this through robust internal stakeholder engagement and external contractor management.
  • Ensure the successful execution of Well operations while adhering to codes of practice, safety and environmental regulations, and cost and time optimization.
  • Contribute to the return on Exploration & Production investments by continuously enhancing equipment/resource utilization, services, and operational procedures.


  • Lead the preparation, planning, optimization, and follow-up of “Solutions for Performance” for Drilling & Wells Operations.
  • Drive the digital transformation roadmap for the Drilling and Wells discipline in the affiliate.
  • Mentor Junior Engineers and Supervisors, share experience and best practices, review documents, and provide constructive feedback.
  • Champion a culture of LEAN, cost rationalization, and continuous improvement within the Methods and Performance Team.
  • Capture and disseminate lessons learned and best practices within the Drilling & Wells discipline and to external stakeholders. Follow up on and assist in closing out highlighted improvement actions.


  • Participate in risk assessments related to Well operations and implement measures for successful well delivery.
  • Engage in operation debriefings with the rig and contractors to gather lessons learned, areas of improvement, and share experiences within the team.
  • Contribute to HSE audits, site committee meetings, and incident investigations both at bases and on the rig, while promoting HSE initiatives.


  • Possess a strong understanding of all Drilling & Wells functions, including Drilling, Completions, Intervention, Well Integrity, and Fluids.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Company referential, industry standards, and best practices necessary to achieve well objectives safely and efficiently.
  • Propose innovative ideas and solutions to enhance well and operations performance, reduce risk, and lower costs. Conduct studies to establish benchmarks and improve performance.
  • Be capable of managing small workgroups consisting of engineers, superintendents, supervisors, and contractors to resolve engineering/technical issues.
  • Participate in the exchange of professional experiences through knowledge sharing (REX).


  • Monitor operations and costs across the Drilling & Wells Spectrum to capture lessons learned and drive improvements in subsequent activities.
  • Provide support for Engineering compliant with technical referential standards, enhancing Safety, Performance, and Well Delivery.
  • Ensure that studies to enhance performance are conducted and their results implemented.
  • Assist in optimizing the activities of service providers and assess their performance as needed.
  • Aid in planning and mobilizing resources (personnel, equipment, contracts) for the timely and safe execution of approved well operations.
  • Maintain effective interfaces with internal and external entities to optimize well operations.
  • Assist in the preparation and conduct of invitations to tender for service and equipment contracts for Drilling & Wells teams when required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A degree in the Sciences or Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant technical experience in onshore and offshore Well engineering roles.
  • Proficiency in Data Analysis Tools & Methods, Communication (oral & written), and Presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of drilling engineering/operations, completion engineering, well interventions, and well integrity.
  • Familiarity with material and equipment, QA/QC and Inspection procedures, and stock management.
  • Good understanding of Company rules, Guides and Manuals, General Specifications, and CMS related to Drilling and Wells, Safety, QA/QC, and associated disciplines.
  • Knowledge of Contracts and Procurement, Finance, and Cost control.
  • Familiarity with Relevant Regulatory Authorities and Agencies in the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria and internationally.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Minimum level of experience required: 10 years or more

Required Authorizations:

  • Medical Certificate


  • English (C-Professional working proficiency).

Deadline: Not Specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online

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