Chief Geology Specialist

Job Location: Accra
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Oil and Gas


Our client in the oil and gas industry is seeking to recruit a Chief Geologist Specialist with about 5 years of experience in the oil and gas upstream sector who will be responsible for managing operations in the most cost-effective manner and cost control of all activities in the area of responsibility.


  • Provide high-quality geological interpretations, evaluations, and advice to the subsurface team and management.
  • Evaluate, maintain, and rank a longer-term (3-10 years) exploration portfolio of prospects, leads, and plays according to their geological probability of success.
  • Undertake integrated geological/geophysical studies, evaluation, and QC as required, particularly with Operators and external contractors.
  • Support field volumetric assessments for management information and year-end reserve exercises, and work with independent reserve auditors.
  • Provide G&G technical assistance to other teams and participate in major projects as required.
  • Participate in budget processes related to geological and geoscientific projects, ensuring cost-effective and efficient operations.
  • Creation of static 3D modeling, integrating all available geoscience data.
  • Awareness and adherence to company HSE policies and Code of Conduct
  • Provision of geological data required for Corporate & JV operations according to Joint Operating Agreement (JOA).
  • Provision of support for all geological studies and reporting, including but not limited to analogical and/or digital supports, texts, pictures, maps, plots, presentations, and reports.


  • MSc in Geology from a recognized university
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the oil and gas upstream industry with a strong background in Exploration and Development Geology
  • Ability to analyze and report on data.
  • Professional experience in Africa and more precisely West Africa is preferred.
  • Offshore field experience is highly desirable.
  • Good computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent Petro-technical computing skills.
  • Professional experience in Petrel software and building static models (modeling).

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