NES Fircroft

Forecasting Engineer Team Lead

Job Overview

Role: Forecasting Engineer Team Lead
Location: Basra, Iraq
Rate: Competitive
Duration: 12 months
Department/Function: Subsurface
Rotation: 28/28Role Synopsis
This is a rotational position working in the Production Management Team. The Forecasting Engineer TL will be responsible for generating short (monthly) and longer term (annual) production forecasts and will support the management of performance against the forecast assumptions. Furthermore, the successful candidate will assist in the development of a new water injection forecasting process and toolkit.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the production forecasting team ensure production forecast submission are being done accurately and in timely manner.
  • Mentor and develop the production forecast team to support the nationalisation & excellence agenda.
  • Generate short and long term production forecasts. Understand and communicate the impact of forecast uncertainties.
  • Track performance against forecast assumptions to support the delivery of the annual production plan.
  • Assess and communicate the impact of changes to the activity assumptions in the forecast to support business decision making
  • Integrate across different departments to continually improve the production forecasts process
  • Collaborate with the Water Injection Teams to develop a new water injection forecasting process and toolkit
  • Modernise & transform Production Management tools such as the Forecasting Tool

Criteria & Qualifications

Essential Education

  • Petroleum Engineering or similar Engineering degree

Essential experience and job requirements
•           Proven industry experience working as a Petroleum or Reservoir Engineer (minimum of 10 years).
•           Strong numeracy skills, including statistics
•           Proficient in English and competent communications skills

Desirable criteria and qualifications
•           Experience in production forecasting
•           Data science skills, preferably Python
•           Data analysis and presentation techniques, e.g. Power BI
•           A motivation to continually learn and develop

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.