General Manager
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
59d ago

Our client is the leading Oil & Gas Companyoperating in upstream sector with great potentials. They have opportunities forpassionate and skillful professionals who are poised to display theircompetencies.

They now have a vacancy for a General Manager, Operations Nigeria. THIS ROLE IS OPEN TO EXPATRIATES ONLY.

About The Role

JobTitle : General Manager Operations (Projects & Construction)

Reporting line : Managing Director / CEO


  • Construction Engineering
  • Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Oil & Energy
  • Employment Type : FullTime

    Job Summary

    We are looking for a professional Operations Manager toplan, direct and coordinate all organization’s operations. You will beresponsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency andprofitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategiesfor all the Engineering, Procurement and construction in conformance withorganization's established policies and objectives.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Participates in the formulation of the organization’s key strategic objectives.
  • Leads organisation-wide projects and ensure that key strategic goals and milestones are achieved.
  • Provides expert technical guidance for all engineering and construction initiatives.
  • Approves budget for every project, defend same with management and monitors the disbursement of all projects finance.
  • Approves design, development & delivery schedules across the various work streams to ensure on time and on budget delivery.
  • Monitor progress provide financial control and guarantee quality of projects
  • Oversees the pre-qualification and bid evaluation process for consultants, contractors, and other outside vendors and selects vendors.
  • Initiates and ensures the enforcement of best practices around cross-functional collaboration and development.
  • Provides expert knowledge and coaching to the projects workforce and entire organisation.
  • Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required.
  • Key Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in a core Engineering (Civil / Structural) discipline. A Masters Degree or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Must have about fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in the Oil & Gas and / or Heavy Industries with a proven track record of operations management.
  • Must have spent at least 5 years as a member of a Management Team of a reputable construction company
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; high level of professional integrity.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, budgetary and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in composite engineering and knowledge of modern engineering tools
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Production, Facilities and Well engineering.
  • Should be skilled in applying operational, engineering and management principles to resolve problems and optimize hydrocarbon production enhancement opportunities
  • Must have experience in field development plans, execution and management
  • Should be skilled at working seamlessly with other functional groups to achieve company developmental goals
  • Must have a proven ability to plan & lead projects and work under pressure
  • Must have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to work in a multidisciplinary and multi-tasking team
  • Must be result oriented and committed to company goals
  • In depth knowledge of corporate governance principles and managerial best practices and ready to represent the company with regulatory and government agencies.
  • Role - Specifics, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Attribute

    Essential :

  • Highly organised with the ability to manage ownworkload
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Highly motivated, able to work on own initiative
  • At least ten years’ experience of managingpeople.
  • Excellent IT & Technical skills (MS Office, Oiland Gas Project Management)
  • Proven experience of managing teams to a measurablesuccess
  • Exceptional communication skills and the abilityto adapt communication styles
  • Personal and interpersonal skills :

  • Hands-on approach to role
  • Ability to consolidate information to a succinctlevel
  • Strong individual with a genuine passion for theindustry
  • High impact communication / presentation skills
  • Ability to develop good working relationshipsinternally and externally
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tightdeadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Dedicated, ambitious and committed, willing towork the long hours required to get the job done
  • Excellent management skills and solid trackrecord as good people manager
  • Essential :

  • Must have relevant experience In the Oil &Gas, Offshore and Onshore construction and fabrication.
  • Must have work experience with flow station,pipelines, flow lines and Gas Plant Construction and Rehabilitation
  • Must be experienced in Dredging services, Sandfilling / Land reclamation, Canalization, Shore protection and tank farm construction
  • How to apply

  • CV should be clear, detailed with only relevant information and tailored to match the job description and person specifications highlighted above
  • Only suitable candidates will be responded to.
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