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Chief Operations Officer (COO) - Expatriate

Adexen

Abuja, Nigeria

366 applicants

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a leading Oil & Gas organization to recruit an expatriate Chief Operations Officer - COO. The position is based in Abuja.

Responsibilities

    • Oversee the organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. The COO will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.
    • The COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
    • Hands-on, able and willing to go low and deep into the details in order to understand and find solutions.
    • Translate the corporate strategy into actionable operations plan and execute it.
    • Recruit, lead, motivate, mentor and coach senior management team to develop a high performing organization.
    • Lead and direct short term and long-term resources planning, annual operations budget development.
    • Establish performance goals, KPIs, responsibility matrix for the operations.
    • Provide technical direction and guidance, as well as hands-on operations management for all programs.
    • Participate and contribute to the development of corporate strategy and business unit strategy
    • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance.
    • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.).
    • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication.
    • Manage relationships with partners/vendors.
    • Lead a yearly survey with all customers in the region. Address issues raised by customers.
    • HSE: promoter in the region of best practices, particularly defensive driving, and safety awareness.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognised University
    • Master's degree is a plus
    • At least 10 years Oil & Gas experience (upstream/Midstream) and more than 15 years’ experience in an executive leadership role.
    • Proven track record in the Operations Management.
    • Proven track record in managing multiple Operations Department.
    • Proven track record in developing and implementing operations system, policies, processes and procedures.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Strong financial management and budgeting skills.
    • Internal client management skills.
    • In depth understanding of process improvement and optimization disciplines, tools, and techniques.
    • Strong ability to balance between long- and short-term objectives.
    • Demonstrate strong Intrapreneurial skills.
    • Proven track record in change management.
    • Demonstrate team building and line management skills.
    • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and influencing skills.
    • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
    • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
    • Knowledge and experience in working in challenging environments in Africa (or in developing markets.)
    • Being able to self-manage and support cross functionally if required.
    • Able to design and implement process, procedure and create structure in a fast-growing organization.
    • Management experience of a large multicultural team
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Energy / Oil & Gas

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

General Business

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

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