Drilling Project Manager (DPM) KCA: Deutag
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Drilling Project Manager (DPM) KCA: Deutag

KCA Deutag is one of the world’s leading drilling and engineering contractors working onshore and offshore with a focus on safety, quality and operational performance, with over 125 years of experience.

They operate approximately 100 drilling rigs in over 20 countries employing more than 8,000 people in Africa, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, the Caspian Sea, South East Asia and The Americas.                

Purpose of Job:

The Drilling Project Manager is responsible for the safe, economic and efficient operation of the rig and camp In accordance with KCA Deutag (Company) Business Managements Systems (DMS).

Client’s standards and Country laws.


  • To demonstrate and promote safety leadership.
  • To plan and manage the activities of the drilling crews such that drilling operations are conducted:
  • Safety, efficiently and effectively
  • In accordance with Company and Operator’s policies and to the highest standards of international good oilfield practice
  • In conformance with applicable legislation and standards, 

Key Tasks:

  • Personally responsible for own safety and conducting one’s self to the standards of Company Policies and Procedures
  • Take personal responsibility for, and demonstrate leadership in, HSE. Play a leading role in safety meetings and the safety program
  • Provide leadership, guidance and coaching to direct reports, and manage their efforts so as to maximize their contribution to operational effectiveness arid performance
  • Financial:
  • To have good understanding of budgets and demonstrate an awareness to stay in the budget.
  • Systems and Processes: 


  • 5 years proven experience working in a similar position in the drilling industry international experience is mandatory.
  • Additional Qualifications:
  • It is needed that the Drilling Project Manager is able to trouble shoot on all Bentec Control systems as Mud pumps, SCR, Top Drives and Draw works.
  • The DPM must have a minimum working experience of 5 years working with the control system.
  • Able to read and Write the German language fluently to be able to trouble shoot with the Bad Bentheim (German) Engineers.
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