Job General Manager Operations - Expert - Oil and Gas

General Manager Operations - Expert - Oil and Gas

Skills:General Management   Industrial Engineering   Construction  |  Location: United States Of America


Our client is the leading Oil & Gas Company operating in upstream sector with great potentials. They have opportunities for passionate and skillful professionals who are poised to display their competencies. They now have a vacancy for a General Manager, Operations Nigeria. THIS ROLE IS OPEN TO EXPATRIATES ONLY.

About The Role

Job Title: General Manager Operations (Projects & Construction)

Reporting line: Managing Director/CEO


Construction Engineering
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Oil & Energy
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Functions

Job Summary

We are looking for a professional Operations Manager to plan, direct and coordinate all organizationís operations. You will be responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies for all the Engineering, Procurement and construction in conformance with organization's established policies and objectives.

Job Responsibilities

Participates in the formulation of the organizationís 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
Core skills


Highly organised with the ability to manage own workload
Excellent relationship building skills
Highly motivated, able to work on own initiative
At least ten yearsí experience of managing people.
Excellent IT & Technical skills (MS Office, Oil and Gas Project Management)
Proven experience of managing teams to a measurable success
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to adapt communication styles

Personal and interpersonal skills:

Hands-on approach to role
Ability to consolidate information to a succinct level
Strong individual with a genuine passion for the industry
High impact communication/presentation skills
Ability to develop good working relationships internally and externally
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
Dedicated, ambitious and committed, willing to work the long hours required to get the job done
Excellent management skills and solid track record as good people manager

Job specific skills


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, Sand filling/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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