Operations Manager
Ensco Rowan
3d ago


Valaris is recruiting for the following position on behalf of ARO Drilling, a 50 / 50 joint venture between Valaris and Saudi Aramco that owns and operates jack-up drilling rigs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Job Summary

Responsible to oversee the management of multiple offshore drilling rigs to ensure their safe and efficient operation.

Principal Duties andResponsibilities

  • Providesoversight to multiple onshore Rig Managers and supports their efforts tooptimize rig performance
  • Reviewstrends and executes improvement plans to achieve rig performance goals

    Ensuresgroup of rigs has sufficient operational support (onshore / offshore) to meetclient requirements

    Ensuresproper execution of ARO Drilling policies and procedures

    Managescontractual disputes or rig performance issues with client; is accountable toensure a strong client relationship

    Ensuresproper equipment spares for assigned rigs in capital spare inventories

    Reviewsand approves rig location details (drawings / spud can curves)

    Reviewsfinancial cash flow for assigned rigs and implements action where required

    Conductsaudits on assigned rigs


    Required experience include3+ years in a role overseeing the management of multiple drilling rigs or 7+years as a jack-up Rig Manager.

    Jack-upexperience required, experience working in Saudi Arabia strongly preferred.

    Education, Training, Licenses and / or Certifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Engineeringor related field preferred; requirement can be offset by equivalent combinationof education and experience.


    The above statementsare intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performedby employees assigned to this job.

    It isnot designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to thisjob.

    All personnel may be required toperform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, asneeded.

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