26 Jan 2016

Full-Time Team Leader Oil and Gas at Palladium

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:

International Development
Strategy Execution Consulting
Impact Investment
Training and Events
We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

DFID Nigeria has developed a business case for a successor programme to its Facility for Oil and Gas Sector Transparency and Reform. The new five-year programme, will partner with groups across the oil and gas sector to strengthen how Nigerian key extractive sector is managed, help Nigeria prevent revenue losses, and minimise negative impact of the industry on local communities.

Primary responsibilities
The Team Leader has overall in-country programmatic, financial and management responsibility for the programme. The Team Leader is a senior representative of the company and as such ensures that risks are minimised, that company policies, processes and procedures are adhered to, and that the programme is compliant with client policies, rules and regulations. The role ensures that programme objectives, outcomes and deliverables are met and that financial, operational and reporting requirements of the client are adhered to.

Essential Education and Experience Required
A postgraduate degree in Development, Applied Social Sciences, Energy or other related discipline
Long-term working experience in Nigeria and in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian oil and gas political economy and stakeholders.
A minimum of 10 years of relevant, progressively responsible experience, with specific experience managing large programmes. Experience with donor-funded programmes, especially DFID programmes, will be particularly relevant.
Experience working on technical and managerial issues in the oil and gas sector.
Proven experience in leading substantial governance, reform, change management and capacity building programmes.
A minimum of 6 years of people management experience including setting clear performance objectives, managing for results, giving and receiving feedback, performance evaluation, mentoring and coaching.
Competencies Required

Successful track record in high-level leadership skills that inspire people and provide clear strategic direction to teams.
Strong technical expertise in the oil and gas industry; ability to understand technical challenges from upstream to downstream.
Ability to foster successful partnership approaches and relationships among a range of stakeholders,
Ability to deliver programmes in conjunction with multiple partners.
Excellent English language communication skills and ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines.
Ability to communicate effectively and negotiate persuasively with high level decision makers.
Results oriented and commitment to accountability and value for money.
Strong personal qualities, including integrity, commitment to excellence, equality, openness, inclusiveness, collegiality and solving problems even in very difficult situations.

advert closes 31 january 2016

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria and Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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