Amec Foster Wheeler SPS & Umbilical Coordinator in Accra, Ghana

Amec Foster Wheeler require the services of a SPS & Umbilical Coordinator on a 12 month contract basis to be based in Ghana.

Amec Foster Wheeler & BBS Ltd, a Ghanaian JV between Amec Foster Wheeler and BBS Engineering Ltd an indigenous Ghanaian company have been contracted to provide project management engineering support services (PMESS) to ENI E&P Ghana Ltd. The required services shall cover Offshore Deep-water Oil & Gas Development Projects and Onshore Oil & Gas Development Projects.

The project includes all the facilities and wells necessary to allow the production of oil reserves of both Cenomanian and Campanian reservoirs, and for the exploitation of the gas reserves of Sankofa, Sankofa East and Gye Nyame fields (Campanian level) all offshore Western Ghana. This development project foresees a subsea production system with 8 oil producers, 3 water injectors, 3 gas injectors and 5 gas producers.

Purpose of Role: The main purpose of the role is to support the Company Development Team during Project Execution Phase in the engineering, design, manufacturing and testing (performed by Contractor) of subsea production, injection and workover instrumentation and control systems (both subsea and topside on FPSO) assuring that the design meets Project requirements, applicable standards and engineering best practices, developing Company's know-how.


  • Responsible for the Engineering of Project Specific Deepwater Horizontal Xmas Tree Systems, iWOCS System, Subsea Landing String System and Compensated Tension Lift Frame System

  • Review and approval of Contractor’s Designs and Documentation in accordance with company and industry specifications

  • Review feasibility of installation methods and review subsea equipment capability

  • Engage in Subsea Hardware to Control System Interfaces and represent company at meetings

  • Co-ordinate with Flow Assurance and Thermal Analysis Teams.

  • Co-ordinate with Drilling and Completions Teams

  • Responsible for Rig Integration of all SPS Equipment related to XT Completions. Carry out in-country Rig Surveys for the installation and commissioning of SPS Equipment

  • Represent company at HAZOP’s and HAZID’s

  • Interface with company disciplines across Project field

  • Manage the contract requirements for the assigned scope by ensuring execution and delivery in compliance with HSE, Quality, Technical, Commercial and schedule requirements meeting all Project Objectives

  • Minimum of 7 years of Oil & Gas Industry experience

  • Specialist Knowledge: Engineering knowledge in the specialist activity

  • Experience in umbilical design, qualification, manufacturing, testing, inspection, installation and offshore test procedure including topside and subsea interfaces

  • Competence in dynamic umbilical analysis software

  • Experience in organization processes

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2016-14393

Name: Agency / Contract