Camp Section Head

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking for a Camp Section Head for an international oil and gas operator in Basra. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the field Camp Service Supervision. Fluency in English is a must.

Monitors the overall supervision of camp services and related contractors rendering this service in all the field Operation Camp, and ensure that all the contracted services (food, accommodation, housekeeping, and laundry, hygiene, pest control, recreational facility service) are provided and performed in high standard.


  • Monitor the camp services through the camp supervisors, and coordinators at the locations, receives their reports and requirement, evaluates and render the necessary support and take action.
  • Prepare the camp service budgets and Payment Requests and monitors the performance. ensure that the obligations of supplies and camps requirements such as kitchen equipment, dining rooms, accommodations, housekeeping, laundry and drinking water are provided.
  • Check all contractors billing, verify and ensures that all payment is according to the contracts and company policy. Evaluate the contractor’s performance and report to camp manager, makes the necessary corrective measures, makes necessary recommendation in case of contractor’s deviation from the standards of the services.
  • Plan and coordinate the provision of high-quality accommodation, camp service and cleaning services at field location, ensuring that services meet the standard expected and are in accordance with contract conditions. Reviews reports on quality and facility conditions and request for any necessary accommodation and appliances maintenance required.
  • Conduct field visits, and surprise checks to each camp service contractor for performance evaluation, and camps appraisals.
  • Ensures that all kitchen equipment and appliances are in good working order, and order when necessary substitute equipment. Order and ensures that good stock of consumables is available i.e. Utensils, cutleries and beddings
  • Liaise and coordinates with HSE department to ensure that high standards of health and hygiene are maintained in all Operation camps.
  • Plan and supervise all contracts management affairs. Carry out supervisory duties at the level established by the management for the position.
  • Provide advice to manager on requirements for tender calls and answer to enquiries regarding contractual rights and obligations.
  • Periodically receive the requirements for contracting service providers, follow the bidding procedures to get the best service providers. Negotiate with the service providers who wined the bids carefully till reach agreement which can be accepted by both sides.
  • Play the role of acting Maintenance Section Head during his rotational leave or any circumstances as requested by line manager.

Independence of Operation

  • Work In accordance with the company policies, principles and general directives.
  • Keep the General Services Deputy Manager informed of work progress, contractors and budget performance.


  • Regular contacts with camp manager, catering supervisors, Transportation supervisors, Representatives of field sections from different department to discuss the camp service requirements and follow up on the services.


  • Regular contacts the contracted catering and associated services providers to discuss the issues of camp service services.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Degree in Business Administration or relevant.

Minimum Experience

  • 10 years’ relevant experience in the field Camp Service Supervision.

Job-Specific Skills

  • Very good knowledge of English.
  • Computer literacy.

Reports to

  • General Services Deputy Manager


  • General Services


  • Camp

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process