About this job:

Q-Sourcing Limited, trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec, is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

On behalf of our Tanzania based client, we are looking for a competent and experienced EITS Lead Engineer


Report to : Field engineering Manager

Direct subordinates (number): none

Staff managed (number) : none


The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project is a major regional infrastructure project (Capex: 3.6 G$, OPEX:>2.5G$ over 25 years) between Uganda and Tanzania coast, opening a new value corridor between the two countries. The EACOP project development comprises of the detailed engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the corresponding facilities. The contracting strategy entails 8 main packages (EPcm, EITS, Thermal Insulation, Line-pipes, LLIs POs, Stations, Pipeline and Terminal) to be executed through 15 to 18 different direct main contracts all under the responsibility of the Job Holder. A Project Technical Team will supervise all technical activities and interfaces of the EACOP project. An EPcm contractor will be in charge of Detailed Engineering, Procurement and construction management support interfacing will all construction contractors necessary for the project. The EACOP Project Technical Team has mobilized up to 50 direct personnel and 10 partners secondees for pre[1]FID activities with EPcm in continuity of FEED works; in addition the EPcm will mobilize 200-250 personnel prior to the start of construction activities. For construction activities of the entire project up to 8,000 to 10,000 personnel is expected to be mobilized across the various construction sites.

The job Holder shall deliver of the assigned Area/Asset of the Project, including Engineering follow-up and support to Procurement, Construction Management and Commissioning and the coordination of all EITS project functions, ultimately delivering a high-quality job on programme and to the required project objectives. The Job Holder is responsible for coordinating and leading on the field engineering of EITS systems and the corresponding contractors activities. It includes responsibility over :

  • Monitoring and Controlling of the performance of the Contractors EITS related activities work against the worktime schedule ensuring schedule critical activities and purchase receives the required attention ; avoiding knock-on effect on interfacing construction contracts
  • Attend at the Factory Acceptance Test of all the EITS equipment pursued by the Integrated System Tests (iFAT), supervision of the EITS technical building fabrication and outfitting work (96 technical buildings, 73 HV/LV transformers and associated HV/LV switchgears, 23 Telecom and security systems),.
  • Site installation by Construction Contractors of EITS systems equipment/building, hook-up and pre[1]commissioning of all the EITS equipment, overseeing EPCm for the commissioning of EITS systems and demonstration of the performance and availability of EITS systems.


  • The EACOP project includes a 1445km 24in oil export pipeline, 8 above ground facilities, a green field marine terminal with an export jetty and a series of 60 main line block valves and +20 trace heating stations. 150km of feeder lines from upstream facilities will tie-in to the EACOP project. The Pipeline project will be the largest privately led with Government participation transnational infrastructure project ever undertaken in East African region. The project overall tonnage is estimated at 500,000t of material and equipment;
  • Behind the numerous technical (the longest electrically heat traced pipeline in the world), environmental and social challenges faced by the project, Government of Uganda and Government of Tanzania agreed to develop EACOP project in a fast track mode. The project is aiming at a Ready For Start-up (RFSU) schedule not later than end of 2025;
  • The context is complex with numerous stakeholders, environmental and societal / local content stakes, three partners, two involved countries new to oil development (Uganda and Tanzania), and the need for project development in accordance with IFC standards to secure the necessary financing;
  • In the current context of low oil price the project needs to be developed with low CAPEX & OPEX to support the development economics and enable FID while maintaining the technical quality of the installations, with high H3SE requirements and focus.
  • Job Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with missions to EITS Contractors locations and Construction Sites.



With full delegation from Field Engineering Manager,

  • Support monitor and verify the contractor’s progress on EITS systems, and, in particular EITS Contractor in coordination with EITS Package Manager.
  • Monitor and approve deliverables generated by the EITS Contractor against the Master Document Register
  • Liaise with all concerned contractual and technical specialists involved in the contractual or technical development / management of the EITS contract. Coordinating and interfacing with other Project development entities (Engineering, Operations, HSEQ, E&S team and Commercial & Legal groups).
  • Timely report to the Package Managers, assisting them, as required. Participate to meetings with partners, authorities and other stakeholders as required. Reviewing and recommending EITS organization arrangements as the project develops.
  • Oversee all engineering works to ensure continuity across packages. The detailed design phase will focus on optimization of the design and ensure the HSE impacts are managed to minimize risk.


  • Identify project risks and implement agreed mitigation measures as required
  • Engage in cost reduction initiatives striving to optimize costs and achieve value at every opportunity
  • Provide guidance and input into Contractor strategies/procedures with respect to the EITS for the design, procurement, fabrication, testing, installation, hook-up and commissioning
  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior with regard H3SE and H3SE rules implementation
  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior with regard to Ethics and project “code of conduct” policy
  • To build on and account for previous project experiences (REX+) and to gather ‘lessons learnt’
  • To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be required by the position.


Satisfactory completion of fully compliant EITS Systems in terms of quality of work, schedule and budget in a “Ready For Start-up” / “ Ready to Operate” status. Integrate all elements of the project pertaining to his activities with utmost respect for the environmental and societal situation, also ensure technical and execution risk are ALARP. Ensure the works are planned and conducted safely. Organize and Control the performance of the contractor(s).


Qualifications And Experiences Required

  • Degree : B.Eng. (or equivalent formal qualification) in a recognized Engineering discipline, registered engineer or licensed professional engineer
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in Oil &Gas Industry with similar large scale projects & environment.
  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of EITS systems, including experience to specify and select
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • English as mother tongue or Fluent in English (speaking and writing).
  • Competency within industry applications such as Assure, OMIE, Aconex, PowerBI, PRISM, SharePoint, P6, MS Project, Adobe, MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of interface management within complex projects,
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Risk Management, Controls, and implementation of mitigation strategies.
  • Experience of working within Engineering, Procurement and Construction delivery of similar facilities/areas
  • Experienced in developing, building, motivating & managing an effective team to support Project Delivery.
  • Autonomous, self-motivated, and flexible with the ability to adapt quickly to change or shifting priorities


  • Excellent people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching & mentoring

How to apply:

All candidates who meet the criteria outlined as above are encouraged to send their CVs/Resumes to: or link below not later than 19th July 2024.

This position is open for Locals Only.

For any further clarifications call 0748 570 327.


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.




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