Chief Operations Officer Drilling
JOB TITLE: Chief Operations Officer Drilling
EMPLOYER: Oil & Gas Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-09 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2020-02-08

Chief Operations Officer Drilling


A leading Oil & Gas company, located in in Baku, Azerbaijan is looking for an exceptional COO Drilling.

The role will be a Senior Leadership appointment reporting directly to the CEO of the company. A successful incumbent will be responsible for leading Well Planning, Design and Engineering, Well Operations, Rig Operations and Well Support teams and executing the drilling operation in a safe, compliant, timely & efficient manner.


• Overall accountability for Well Delivery and Rig Management
• Manage the planning and execution of all drilling and well services projects
• Oversee daily drilling and well engineering operations for an organization.
• Ensure that all operations personnel complete their assigned work in accordance with standard Well Delivery operating procedures
• Drive QHSE culture and standards throughout the operations and ensure that compliance is strongly monitored and risks mitigated.
• Resolve escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments, remove barriers to exemplary performance
• Maintain a close working relationship with customers to ensure their job specific needs are fulfilled



- University Degree in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering
- IWCF certified or equivalent.


• 15 years of experience in Drilling Operations of which 5 years in a senior leadership role.
• Mastery in HSE Management, Well Control, Drilling Operation, Emergency Response, and Risk Management (incl. Risk assessment and Management of Change).
• Extensive Tendering, Contracting, and Contract Management Experience.


• Demonstrated leadership and people management skills with the ability to challenge and motivate staff to deliver against challenging operational timelines.
• Ability to negotiate and resolve disputes based on systematic and logical thinking with rigorous attention to detail.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Interested Candidates please send your CV noting your minimum salary expectation to indicating the title of position in the subject line of your message.
Otherwise your candidacy will not be considered.

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