Job opportunity at StatOil: Senior License Adminstrator

Senior License Adminstrator (38902)

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 35 countries. Building on more than 40 years of experience from oil and gas activity on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.

Development Production International (DPI) is responsible for Statoil’s existing international comprehensive portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments. DPI focuses on building business clusters and maximizing the value of our producing fields internationally.

In 2007 Statoil signed a production sharing agreement (PSA) for Block 2 with Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and the Government of Tanzania. Statoil Tanzania AS is the
operator with 65% working interest with ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Limited as a partner with 35% interest.

In 2012, 2013 and 2014 Statoil and its partner made the significant Zafarani, Lavani, Tangawizi, Mronge and Piri discoveries in Block 2, which covers an area of approximately 5,500 square kilometres and lies in water depths between 1,500 to 3,000 meters. They are estimated to contain around 20 Tcf of Gas-in-place volumes and mark an important step towards a possible natural gas development in Tanzania.

Statoil is proud to be the lead partner in the future offshore and onshore development of the natural gas development in Tanzania.

The Finance & Control department undertakes communication with internal stakeholders, reporting of internal data for management use, statutory reporting, budgeting for the block 2 license, risk reporting and controller tasks. Accounting and Accounts Payable functions are undertaken by central, corporate functions, and Finance & control in Tanzania has the responsibility of overlooking the performance of these functions.

Statoil is looking for a qualified Tanzanian National to work as a Senior License Adminstrator in the F&C department.

Job description
  • Set up project plan for making the annual Annual Work Programme & Budget for the Tanzania Block Licence
  • Follow up the project plan and ensure delivery according to deadlines
  • Licence budgeting – with required, periodic updates internally and externally to partners
  • Internal Statoil Interaction with Exploration, Tanzania Gas Project, Technology, Projects and Drilling, Accounting, Performance Management etc.
  • Coordinate all actions with Asset Owner and Asset Owner Representative
  • Participation in License meetings. Ensure actions are followed up and done.
  • Higher education (University / business school) preferably master’s degree
  • 3-5yrs years of work experience
  • Excellent written and Oral Kiswahili and English Language skill
Personal qualities
  • Structured
  • Team player
  • Hard working – used to working with tight deadlines
  • Responsible
  • Stamina - Ability to follow through
  • Good at interacting with other people
  • Good communication skills

We offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.


Expiry date: 2014-08-10