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Currently open positions:

Interested candidates please send your CVs in English to company HR Manager: dbriceag@expertpetroleum.com

HR Manager UKRAINE

As HR Manager you will be leading all aspects of Human Resources across the organization in Ukraine and you will be working directly with the Country Operations. You will be contributing to developing and implementing company policy and strategies. by creating a business culture that supports the company’s values, through organizational development processes such as performance management, workforce planning and talent development. Your planning and execution will deliver long-term business continuity and commercial success for the region.

Job location: LVIV office; may require business trips to STRIY or surroundings, when needed.

Main responsibilities:
  • Supports organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; and recommending changes.
  • Develops and manages a pay plan by scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; and recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results working in close cooperation with their supervisors.
  • Implements employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; and designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable labor legislation provisions and fulfilling requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, and representing the organization when audited by labor authorities.
  • Enforces management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements working closely with operations ensuring proper workforce planning in terms of business efficiency and following budget requirements.
  • Cultivates professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by working closely with operations ensuring proper workforce planning in terms of business efficiency and following budget requirements.
  • Manages human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees and appraising results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
The candidate should have:
  • BSc degree in business management, technical field or legal
  • Very good English capabilities
  • Expert knowledge of HR systems, automation and process improvements
  • At least 5 years working experience as a HR Manager or as Consultant within one of the Big Four
  • At least 3 years of experience in Labor Relations and Employee Relations, Compensation and Salary Structures, preferably within industrial areas
  • Clean driving license
  • Strong business acumen
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Very good negotiation and networking skills
  • Team player capabilities
  • Any HR certification CIPD, SHRM will be considered as advantage

IT Engineer UKRAINE

The IT engineer is responsible for understanding the activities carried out in the organization and how they can be supported and developed by appropriate IT&C solutions, based on the work requirements of the organization, the expected performance, in terms of acceptable costs, in a determined time and under the conditions of respecting QHSE standards.

Job location: LVIV office; may require business trips to STRIY or surroundings, when needed.

Main responsibilities:
  • administer AD user accounts and shared folders on the server
  • administration of e-mail accounts
  • solving the usual IT problems of users
  • implementation of methods, means and measures necessary for the protection of information in electronic format
  • operation of the information systems involved, in security conditions
  • Identify hardware solutions and software required by the company; acquisition and effective implementation of IT equipment
  • propose and execute changes to the existing IT system configuration
  • Keeping in touch with communications service providers on all technical issues
  • backing up data on servers
  • maintaining the record of hardware equipment and software systems
  • installation / uninstallation of software / hardware systems
  • maintaining the relationship with the printing service providers
  • ensuring the proper functioning of the VoIP and Videoconferencing systems
  • ensuring the proper functioning of video surveillance systems
  • any other activities related to improving the operation of IT systems
  • ensures the fulfillment of the departmental objectives and goals agreed annually
  • organizes IT training courses for the staff
The candidate should have:
  • BSc degree in IT or other technical areas
  • Very good English capabilities
  • Solid knowledges of IT networks, hardware and software installations, Windows environment, end users support
  • At least 3 years working experience as an IT professional
  • Clean driving license
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Team player capabilities

Supply Chain Manager UKRAINE

The Supply Chain/Commercial Manager will ensure the interfaces between Company’s Departments and will provide significant input to collect requirements, validate them accordingly with local legislation and translate them into specific commercial language. He/she will be leading and managing the Supply Chain / Procurement business functions (encompassing Contracts, Procurement, Material Management and Supply Chain Logistics) which provide business services support to Expert Petroleum’s projects.

Job location: LVIV office; may require business trips to STRIY or surroundings, when needed.

Main responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage a multi-disciplined team of Contract Specialists, Procurement Buyers, Material Coordinators, Warehouse Operatives, Freight Coordinators and SAP analysts.
  • Provide Commercial advice to the business in all matters concerning the sourcing of external services and material procurement from a local and global network of Contractors and Vendors. Manage Contractors and Vendors relationships in a professional manner.
  • Develop Contracting and Procurement Strategies that will ensure maximum benefit and added value to Expert Petroleum’s Operations.
  • Ensure team and user departments’ compliance with approved sourcing guidelines, Delegation of Authority Matrix, policies and procedures and local business engagement and ethics rules. Advise the Tender Board as required and act as Tender Board Secretary.
  • Provide advice on effective terms and condition formats for service contracts, price agreements and purchase orders.
  • Draft as required new contract clauses and /or formats to suit new business needs.
  • Continually be abreast of market conditions and sources of service and materials considering global aspect of the oil and gas business and local in field business suppliers, drivers and conditions.
  • Manage Materials ordering, storage and Logistics functions at Operational Field locations.
  • Manage the operability of the company’s ERP system (SAP) for all Supply Chain disciplines.
  • Be an effective member of the Business Support Services Leadership team, contributing to ensuring complete internal customer service delivery and satisfaction.
  • Develop and structure innovative commercial pricing formats that will encourage and deliver superior Contractor and Vendor performance.
  • Act as single point of contact and be responsible for allocated budget in relationship with Contractor and all other parties involved
  • Ensure budget allocated is spent is executed in a timely and effective manner as per agreed plans
  • Coach, appraise and direct teams to ensure effective competency development and career progression.
  • Participate in high risk, high value agreement negotiations ensuring Expert Petroleum’s best interests are protected.
  • Be Safety focused and ensure all dealings both internally and externally address safety and risk issues.
  • Identify areas of risk associated with dealings with external Contractors and Vendors and ensure these are managed in a controlled and sound business fashion minimizing Expert Petroleum’s exposure for liabilities.
  • Liaise with external/internal Legal and Insurance advisors to ensure contracting terms agreed are robust and match Expert Petroleum’s needs.
The candidate should have:
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration or technical engineering
  • Very good English capabilities
  • Solid knowledges MS Office package
  • SAP software experience or similar ERP
  • At least 3 years working experience as a Supply Chain/procurement Manager or Head of Procurement (or minimum 5 years as Procurement Officer or similar)
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Clean and valid driving license
  • Very good negotiation and networking skills
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data as well as working with numbers
  • Strong leadership capabilities

HSE Manager UKRAINE

As an HSE Manager your overall role is to ensure effective implementation of HSE management system across the organization and ensuring its efficiency for the company to achieve HSE objectives and targets.

Job location: LVIV office; may require business trips to STRIY or surroundings, when needed.

Main responsibilities:
  • Supports the Top Management in the HSE Policy and Guidelines issuing
  • Supports the Top Management in the Organization by defining clear roles and responsibilities, for all relating to safety aspects.
  • Supports the Top Management in the HSE Management System standard issues.
  • Ensures HSE budget structure and monitor budget execution.
  • Ensures, in accordance with the Corporate guidelines, implementing, updating, reviewing and auditing of the Company HSE Systems.
  • Manages the HSE Department, day to day operations ensuring teamwork, high performance standards and targets are met
  • Monitors the effective implementation of appropriate Safety and Environment System procedures and provide for their updating in line with changes in Legislation and Company Directives.
  • Provides motivation and opportunities for ensuring all Company personnel is familiar and understands the importance of complying with Company system procedures and all are using the Safety equipment provided.
  • Assists the Commercial, Engineering and Operations Department in their dealings with Clients in all issues concerned with Health and Safety at work.
  • Conducts Health, Safety and Environmental audits both internal and external(contractors).
  • Takes part in accident / incident investigation.
  • Carries out analysis of accident / incident statistics, identifying trends and suggesting improvement plans.
  • Provides technical support to Senior Management on any safety related subjects.
  • Carries out any in-house safety training.
  • Liaises between Company and Client, Authorities and/or various organizations on safety related issues.
  • Provides safeties related engineering input into new projects and modification programs.
  • Participates to HAZOP meetings prior to procurement and installation activities.
  • Performs Risk Assessment.
  • Prepares the Health and Safety documentation for new tenders.
  • Provides Safety support and advice, including supervision on preparation of plans and procedures for initial contract start up activities.
The candidate should have:
  • Bachelor Degree in Science/Engineering or equivalent with additional professional qualifications in HSE and Fire & Safety Management Systems. (NEBOSH Diploma/Certificate will be considered an advantage).
  • 12 or above years’ experience in Health, Safety and Environment and Fire Services Upstream Oil&Gas industry, of which 6 years should be in a supervisory capacity.
  • Working knowledge in Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems, Environmental Discharges, Incident Command System, Incident Investigation by using best international systems, HSE Auditing Techniques.
  • Industrial Hygiene, and Gas Dispersion, Modelling, Explosion Indices and ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Good knowledge of English.
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Very good negotiation and networking skills
  • Team player capabilities
  • Clean valid driving license

Finance Manager UKRAINE

As Finance Manager you will be directing and managing all accounting and financial reporting activities including implementing and applying accounting policies and financial principles, directing external audits, preparations of financial statements and supervising the corporate accounting activities. You will be contributing to developing and implementing company policy and strategies by creating a business culture that supports the company’s values, focusing on an efficiency perspective in a safe work environment. Your planning and execution of the strategy will deliver long-term business continuity and commercial success for the region.

Job location: LVIV office; may require business trips to STRIY or surroundings, when needed.

Main responsibilities:
  • Monitors the day-to-day financial operations within the company to ensures timely and correct account records based on existing primary documents
  • Oversees financial department employees to ensure timely and accurate reports provided to the management team on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Business partners with relevant managers within the company in order to provide financial support, information and proper set of assumptions for setting up and following up upon the budgeting process. Provides correlations and analysis between existing company plans and previous existing data to allow correct decision-making process
  • Understands and adhere to all financial regulations and legislation and organizes and coordinates accounting according to the legislation in force and IFRS
  • Ensures full compliance with legal, tax and accounting provisions by computing, paying and timely reporting of corporate and individual taxes and contributions
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable local legislation provisions and fulfilling requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, and representing the organization when audited by relevant authorities
  • • Supervises issuance and preparation of the monthly financial reporting as required by the management, ensures local and IFRS financial reporting requirements are fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner (monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual)
  • Monitors cash flow and ensures timely financing
  • Continuous looking for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Cultivates professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Manages finance and accounting staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training employees and appraising results
  • Contributes to team effort by providing accurate and relevant analysis and financial information as needed.
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Experienced with building and owning complex company financial model that forecasts income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, will be considered as advantage.
  • Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
  • Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
  • Coordinating with Banks and Other financial institutions for banking facilities
The candidate should have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or similar discipline
  • Advanced English skills writing and speaking
  • Advanced MS Office skills (excel) and ERP
  • Integrity, honesty;
  • At least 3 years working experience as a Finance Manager (or equivalent) or at least 6 years as Audit Supervisor or higher position within one of the Big Four
  • Employee management experience;
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Clean driving license
  • Strong business acumen
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to develop strong working relationships with peers, key stakeholders and external partners/advisors through collaboration and teamwork
  • Any of the following certifications ACCA, CIMA, CPA, will be considered as advantage