BOS Shelf International is looking for a Base Operations Manager

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Position: Base Operations Manager

Address: 83 Salyan Highway, Garadagh Dist., Baku, Azerbaijan AZ1083

  Main Purpose of Role:   Accountable for the safe, effective and efficient operation of a 27Hectacre Marine Supply Base in Azerbaijan which supports bp’s offshore operation.  Act as Site Controller and On Scene Commander with daily responsibility for the safety and well-being of over 300 personnel.   Management and responsibility of several key functions including but not limited to: Shorebased Logistics, Transportation, CCU’s and Quayside ManagementOCTG Pipe Yard Storage, Materials Management and WarehousingPlant & Facilities Maintenance and Diesel Tank Farm Operation  
  Prime Responsibilities and Duties:   Responsible for all operational activities pertaining to SPS Supply Base (New, Old Base and SPS Quayside);Leading, coaching and continually developing the workforce thus helping to achieve best in class standards;Act as an operational focal point and liaise with relevant client and company representatives and ensure all known requirements are actioned in a timely manner and any late call offs, changes to planned activities are executed as instructed, effectively and safely;Ensure safe, efficient and effective support is provided to all site operations as required;Ensure strict compliance is maintained across all Supply Base and Quayside operations with regards to client and company QHSE policies, standards, procedures and SSOW;Perform Site Controller duties across all SPS Sites;Act as primary site focal point/on-scene commander in the event of any incidents, accidents or emergency situations/drills;Support company in identifying new business opportunities and/or initiatives;Provide relevant KPI statistical data as required by company management;Demonstrate a high level of safety leadership;Chair the weekly Supply Base Operations Meeting, following up on all identified actions;Providing self-verification and contractor oversight and participate in QHSE audits;Monitoring and prevention of unsafe situations;Ensuring that all safety rules and procedures are followed and conform to the professional standards prescribed by the company;Ensure work is conducted within all applicable Legislative, Bos Shelf Safety Management System and Client safe system of work;Carry out any other tasks as reasonably required by company management;Stop any unsafe work using your obligation to ‘Stop the job’.  


Educational background –

  • Management or Logistics Degree/Diploma or Equivalent

Technical qualifications –

  • Over 10 years’ experience in Oil & Gas Logistics
  • Safety Leadership Based Training eg IOSH, NEBOSH would be advantageous
  • Knowledgeable in Control of Work, Permit to Work Best Practice

Specific personal character traits desirable for the role:

  • Strong HSE Leadership
  • An effective decision-maker
  • Able to drive change
  • Proven track record of developing people and teams
  • Ability to improve operational efficiency

Strong analytical and investigation skills

Please send your CV to [email protected] by indicating the position title (Base Operations Manager) in the subject line of your email.