Tanks Manager – OSBL Area

October 16, 2023
  • Location: Mozambique
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12667

TANKS MANAGER (OSBL Area) is required by our Client in the Oil & Energy sector to be assigned on a contract basis – located in Afungi, Mozambique

DURATION             12 months renewable
ROTATION              28 days ON x 28 days OFF


  • Coordinate and monitor all construction activities in his area, as per project requirements and construction procedures, up to the last system handover to Commissioning team, with a specific attention to activities involving Client’s responsibilities.
  • Develop strong working relationships with EPC Contractor, in routine management and in management of critical issues.
  • Facilitate the development of execution plans, method statements, and other relevant procedures to ensure that work plan and scopes are aligned with project strategies and deliver a safe, qualitative, and timely execution of the project.
  • Ensure physical presence at Site (either direct or via his supervisors) to demonstrate safety commitment, as well as quality and construction oversight and direct contact with Contractor’s and Subcontractors’ teams.
  • Review construction progress from EPC Contractor, provide inputs to the internal construction reporting system and identify any deviances or risks to the schedule, by also proposing potential mitigations to his management and the EPC Contractor.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSE requirements across the works to promote a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Ensure that the team meets the necessary performance standards and corporate requirements. 
  • Be responsible to immediately report or cascade down any incidents in his area.
  • Prepare and monitor the physical execution of Precommissioning and transition to Commissioning including during SIMOPS activities       
  • Contribute to project peer assists, peer reviews and technical assurance reviews to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of the EPC Contractor’s construction management processes. Lead or attend all necessary construction planning meetings to ensure a proper follow-up of the issues and resolutions


  • Degree in Engineering or another relevant subject required with either an advanced degree or professional qualifications preferred.
  • 15 years’ experience, at least 5 years at a management level
  • Min. 5 years on large greenfield projects, LNG liquefactions (preferred), GTL, petrochemical, refinery, or gas processing/feedstock plants.
  • Full understanding of areas critical to the success of large complex projects: safety, environmental, work organization, cost, schedule, quality, organizational competency, and reputational risk.
  • Strong HSE culture and safety leadership, effective communication, and leadership skills with the ability to influence critical decisions.
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills required. Portuguese or French is advantageous. 

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