Job Openings at Padua Petroleum Nigeria Limited (PPNL)

Padua Petroleum Nigeria Limited (PPNL) is an indigenous company established to provide a unique range of services to the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry.

We venture into the this industry with the objective of building on existing limited in- country capacity. In view of the enormous opportunities which abound in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria and the new findings in other African countries, there is need for more indigenous players to fill the yawning gap by providing competitiveness and quality service delivery to the industry.


Deputy Fabrication Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 7 – 10 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Engineering / Technical


  • Supervises fabrication yard erection activities (fit up, welding and lifting).
  • Supervises fabrication yard installation operations (piping installation, E.I.T.).
  • Co-ordinates and interfaces between fabrication/installation and pre-fabrication activities.
  • Co-ordinates sub-contractors involved in the assembly stages.
  • Ensures compliance with safety procedures and quality standards.
  • Searches for the most efficient technical solutions.
  • Provides quantitative data for producing the progress reports.


  • B.Sc. degree in a Technical field or extensive natural gas/oil industry experience.
  • Have a minimum 7-10 years construction, inspection and commissioning experience with oil & gas pipelines, gas processing plants, and gas gathering projects.
  • Have strong working knowledge of construction contracts, contractor inspection procedures and construction work sequences for plants and pipelines.
  • Have working knowledge of codes & standards such as ASME, DOT, API, OSHA, and AWS inspection procedures.

Deputy Security Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Security / Intelligence


  • Develop and implement security policies, protocols and procedures
  • Control budgets for security operations and monitor expenses
  • Recruit, train and supervise security officers and guards
  • Attend meetings with other managers to determine operational needs
  • Plan and coordinate security operations for specific events
  • Coordinate staff when responding to emergencies and alarms
  • Review reports on incidents and breaches
  • Investigate and resolve issues
  • Create reports for management on security status
  • Analyze data to form proposals for improvements (e.g. implementation of new technology).


  • Proven experience as security manager or similar position
  • Experience using relevant technology and equipment (e.g. CCTV)
  • Experience in reporting and emergency response planning
  • Excellent knowledge of security protocols and procedures
  • Solid understanding of budgeting and statistical data analysis
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Committed and reliable.


Transport and Installation Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field:  Logistics

Essential Skills / Qualifications

  • Demonstrated offshore major capital project topsides and jackets transportation and installation experience
  • Demonstrated experience in floatover and heavy lift planning, design and execution
  • Demonstrated experience with ocean transportation of large packages
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex T&I contracts in multiple work locations in foreign yards
  • Direct experience with international projects, in particular Nigeria, strongly preferred.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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