22 Mar 2016

Full-Time Chief Operating Officer

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

A world-class energy firm (that has just acquired a Power Generating Plant); with a formidable presence in the West African Market is looking at developing a Power Plant Project Development Team and requires the services of a Chief Operating Officer to manage and oversee all operations and activities of the company and position it as the leader in plant and machinery maintenance. Improve quality of services rendered, increase revenue and profitability.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Direct and control all the activities of the company, with a view to maximizing profit and improving turnover.
Plan, develop and implement strategies for the company’s operational management and development so as to meet agreed organizational performance plans within agreed budgets and timelines (covering relevant areas of operation)
Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and operational plans and achievement within agreed formats and timescales.
Contribute to the evaluation and development of operational strategy and performance in cooperation with the company’s executive team.
Analyze costs in order to improve profitability and efficiency of the company’s operations.
Liaise with clients, technical partners, and equipment and service vendors.
Establish workshops to cater for a wide range of plant and machinery targeted at clients within the Oil and Gas, and Power sector.
Market specialized products, including values to potential and existing clients.
Provide leadership at meetings with technical partners and position the company favorably.
Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development.
Manage and develop direct reporting staff, ensuring the right skills and capabilities in operations and maintenance are present.
Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets.
Liaise with other functional/departmental managers to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development, and to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements.
Ensure activities meet industry requirements in areas of quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.

Key performance indicators/Measures of success

Financial Perspective

Financial performance of the company
Cost incurred in comparison with budgeted costs

Customer Perspective

Customer satisfaction levels
Level of responsiveness to the customers’ needs
Percentage of jobs won/lost
Percentage of successful bids and pre qualifications for bids.
Client/Customer clarity on relevant knowledge areas

Internal processes Perspective

Adherence to ISO quality policies
Adherence to the group policies

Skills and Requirements

Customer Relationship Management
Research and Product Development
Sales and Marketing Skills
Computer Literacy
Strategic Thinking
Inter-Personal Skills
Problem Solving Ability
Business Negotiation
Managerial skills
Communication Skills
Leadership Skills

Experience and Qualification

B.Sc. /MSc. Engineering
An MBA is highly essential
At least 15 years’ work experience in the Oil & Gas/ Energy sector with a minimum of 7 years’ in a managerial position
Possession of relevant professional certificates will be an advantage

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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