Afungi Upstream Installation and Construction Manager

February 6, 2024
  • Location: Mozambique
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #12821

UPSTREAM INSTALLATION AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGER required by our Client, an Oil and Gas Operator, to be assigned on a Contract basis located in Afungi, Mozambique.

DURATION                               1 year contract (renewable)
ROTATION                               28 days ON x 28 days OFF


Reports to the EPCI Installation Manager and is responsible for the installation and construction scope related to the Offshore Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (EPCI) Contract:

  1. Shallow Water installation and construction scope delivery (near shore and onshore).

  2. Shallow Water and Deepwater installation and construction scope day to day in-country coordination and support.

At peak the Company Team reporting to the Installation and Construction Manager is approximately 30 full time positions at the Afungi Site. Significant resources and assets will be deployed by the MTV consortium for the installation scope including Pipelay Vessels (Deep Energy, Solitaire, and Stingray), Construction Vessels (Skandi Africa and Olympic Challenger) and various Dredging Vessels to conduct the scope.  

The Afungi Installation and Construction Manager is expected to be present onshore at the Afungi Site and is a rotational position. Travel on mission to installation vessels and other project locations where members of the installation team are present will be expected as needed.   

Project is US $20 Billion investment, 17,000-acre LNG facility site that includes private airstrip, marine facilities, and 18 subsea wells – 5-year construction period, delivered utilizing a staff of 1500+ employees and contractors based in Houston, Milan, Paris, Singapore, and Mozambique.   

  • Management and coordination of in-country EPCI Contract installation and construction scope delivery and team during the project execution phase.

  • Provide project management and leadership of the Company Afungi Site Team during the installation and construction phases.

  • Act as the senior representative of the Upstream Division resident onshore at Afungi Site and be duty holder for the RSES-Deputy function at the MTV Afungi Site.

  • Monitor, report, review and manage all facets of EPCI activities at Afungi Site (including risks) to ensure that schedule, technical, quality and HSES requirements are, as a minimum, met or improved upon.

  • Provide leadership in identification and resolution of interface issues, in conjunction with managers / senior discipline engineers, in an efficient and cost-effective manner – this includes between the Downstream and Upstream Divisions / Port Authority elements at the Afungi Site and ensure continued communication with Company Downstream representatives to ensure access to offloading and camp facilities.

  • Pro-actively identify potential clashes between Contractor requirements (site access, vessel approaches, etc) and Company Onshore Contractor and proactively resolve issues whilst keeping the EPCI Installation Manager informed.

  • Ensure that a safe system of work is implemented and strictly adhered for all EPCI activities at the Afungi Site.

  • Ensure that the Afungi Team organisation is matched to the relevant project phases and that resources are identified, mobilized, and demobilized in accordance with the plan.

  • Ensure that all scope activities are performed in compliance with project technical requirements and fit for purpose.

  • Provide leadership within activities for HSSE performance and compliance

  • Provide leadership in Quality performance and compliance across activities


  • Minimum of 20 years relevant track record in general offshore and onshore construction activities,

  • With a minimum of 15 years’ experience in management of construction and installation activities for large scale EPCI contracts with dredging, pipeline landfall / offshore work elements.

  • Proven team leadership / management experience.

  • Able to assess and analyze contractor construction plans and robustness of overall execution planning.  

  • Tertiary level education.

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