Monthly Archives: May 2018

It Superintendent (#228285883)

Posted: 24 May 2018 at 16:00   Expires: 23 July 2018 at 16:00

Posted In: Management > IT/Communications

Location: Nigeria > Lagos

IT Superintendent in Nigeria

Key Requirements

The Employee will be required to provide assistance to the Company in a wide range of areas, in line with the Employee’s field of experience/expertise • The Employee may also be required to perform duties not directly related to his/her area of • experience or expertise, in which case proper instruction will be provided by the Company • Ensure that the highest ethical standards are maintained in all Company activities • Conduct himself/herself in a dignified and respectful manner that reflects well on the Employer and also sets an example for the other employees • At least 10 years in senior level position • Microsoft and / or Oracle certifications preferred • BA 2.1 grade preferred • Other relevant industry qualifications and experience

Job Description


• Lead and develop technical support team.

• Establish, develop and maintain a technology strategy including help desk,

network monitoring and

• auditing disaster recovery and business continuity

• Ensure a coordinated and appropriate level of service is provided to the user

base according to

• published Service Level Agreements

• Project management of new systems to improve automation relating to

policy compliance and help

• desk support

• Professional attitude with personal conduct and behaviour promoting

respect among colleagues

KEY TASKS T echnical

• Development and support of key infrastructure services (LAN, WAN, SAN,

VMware, MS AD, Email)

• 2nd line management, support and resolution of hardware, software and

system problems

• Preparation and publishing of IT service level Key Performance Indicators

• Ensure IT policies and procedures are adhered to

• Provide technical knowledge to assist in site issues

• Research and recommend new technology initiatives


• Work with business to identify, analyse and implement changes which will

improve IT service delivery

• Manage 3rd party outsourced contracts to agreed SLAs

• Train users in the use of help desk systems and IT automation tools

• Recommend and implement technology environment to support new

business applications


• Maintain and update the support team organization chart including detailed

job descriptions

• Personally supervise the implementation of training programs for support


• Manage the process of recruiting and hiring personnel for the support team

• Delegate, control and manage support team tasks

• Application of company policies and procedures and legislation in respect

of the treatment and management of support team

• Motivate and develop support team

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SHEQ Manager (#438285995)

Posted: 24 May 2018 at 16:00   Expires: 23 July 2018 at 16:00

Posted In: Management > Health and Safety

Location: Nigeria > Lagos

Ensure that all Company property, personnel, clients, third parties and associates adhere to the Company’s Safety, Health, Environment and Quality standards and procedures, keeping them safe, healthy and compliant and safe guarding the environment • Develop the Company’s core commitment to sustainability such that it is embedded in all policies and procedures • Implement and maintain a Company wide Integrated Electronic Management System • Educate and inform all Company staff on the SHEQ Integrated Management System and its policies Procedures and their importance / value to the Company and the environment • Maintenance of ISO Certifications and other related approvals and certifications

Key Requirements

Personnel Management • Educate and inform staff on the Company's SHEQ policies and procedures • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives • Analyse training needs on an on-going basis and design new employee development, language training and general health and safety programs when necessary • Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants to be considered • Analyse statistical data and reports to identify and determine performance and optimal future direction of the Department • Merit assessment of own staff and piers • Departmental staff training and motivation Oversee Management of Departmental supplies and inventory • Train staff to monitor the use of the inventory and send the required forms to the accountants and auditors in line with Company policies and procedures General Administrative Tasks • Establish and maintain job descriptions for own staff • Compile monthly budgets for the Department • Cost control and income monitoring • Petty cash management • Maintain, improve and implement Policies and procedures General • The Employee may also be required to perform duties not directly related to their area of experience or expertise, in which case proper instruction will be provided by the Company • Ensure that the highest ethical standards are maintained in all activities

Job Description

Overall operational management of the Company’s SHEQ Department

• Assisting in planning and strategic direction of Company, particularly with

respect to SHEQ related matters

• Selection and management of sub-contractors and consultants

• Liaising with and educating current and potential clients

• Prepare regular, weekly and monthly reports including historical data and

forecasts / targets for SHEQ, including compiling SHEQ statistics and other data required for the management review and implement agreed actions focusing on continuous improvement of the QMS, EMS and OHSMS

• Assist in Company Administrative and Corporate Governance set-up

• Compile monthly budgets

• Cost control and income monitoring

• Responsibility for the implementation of the company’s ISO-9001 compliant

quality management system (QMS) throughout the business

• Responsibility for the implementation of the company’s ISO 140001:2004

compliant environmental management system (EMS) throughout the business

Responsibility for the implementation of the company’s OHSAS 18001: 2007 Occupational health, safety management (OHSMS) compliant system throughout the business

• Liaise and coordinate with Heads of Departments to ensure corporate and contractual SHEQ requirements are implemented and targets met

• Manage, organise, and execute process, accident/incident investigation and system audits throughout the business

• Manage, organise, and execute risk assessments

• Ensure adequate posting of safety notices / circulars

• Maintain metrics to monitor and close-out of audit findings

• Develop customer focused information packages, presentations and solutions

during the tender phase of projects, maintaining continuity during handover to

project teams and/or the Heads of Departments

• Develop and implement continuous improvement, customer-oriented


• Interact cross functionally with project and functional management to resolve

quality health, safety & environment issues

• Review technical requisitions and procurement documentation for quality,

health, safety & environment compliance

• Manage, plan and implement subcontractor / vendor audits to meet QMS /

SMS & EMS, project and corporate requirements

• Develop and distribute management reports

• Audit Departmental compliance with contractual requirements

• Develop, implement and monitor continuous improvement action plans

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Lead Production Manager (#328285683)

Posted: 24 May 2018 at 15:59   Expires: 23 July 2018 at 15:59

Posted In: Management > Production

Location: Nigeria > Lagos

A newly formed ship repair, maintenance, fabrication and integration yard in West Africa requires a Lead Production Manager. The Manager’s main responsibilities will include setting up, leading and guiding the teams engaged in repairs, maintenance, fabrication and integration in the Yard. The Manager will also be responsible for coordinating the activities of setting-up the yard with a new management team. The initially work in the Yard will be focused on ship and rig repairs, however the Yard also has a capacity to fabricate 1,000 ton / month of new steel works. The Manager will also be asked to assist in identifying and developing new business opportunities.

Key Requirements

Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attributes: QUALIFICATIONS • BSC or BE or B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering or Production • Engineering or Industrial Engineering plus an MBA or Post-Graduate degree (preferable) • Extensive experience (ideally including relevant qualifications) in Naval Architecture / Shipwright • Relevant Professional Qualification • Additional education may include specialized training, professional certifications, workshops and seminars relevant to industry. EXPERIENCE • At least 15 years’ experience working at or above a Supervisor level role for a leading offshore fabrication / ship repairs and maintenance and engineering Company. • Possess technical proficiency as well as a business acumen & commercial judgment. • Strategic mindset, able to take a long-term view. • Capable of problem solving, decision making and failure analysis. • A self-motivated leader & a team player. • Familiar with modern production technologies and prepared to learn and master new technologies and concepts, with a track record of having remained fully abreast of the new developments in the industry over the last 15 years. • Exceptional inter-personal & communication skills (both verbal & written), including negotiating, persuasive and presentation skills. • Excellent marketing skills and business sense for achieving results. • Skills in dealing with and developing potential clients from international Oil Companies, to industrial manufacturers. • Practical application of HR, Finance, Operations and Strategic Management in the day to day business.

Job Description

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manage execution of ship repairs, maintenance, fabrication and related operations in the

Yard. Oversee all work programs, ensure work is being done on time and to the quality


• Due to the start-up nature of this organisation the Manager will be required to work at all

levels and cover positions which will not be filled until the Yard is more established.

• Manager must have the ability to carry out and teach welding.

• Work done in the Yard will include the use of a range of advanced machines, such as CNG

welding machines and modern welding technology including usage of Submerged Arc

Welding (SAW) automatic welding machines.

• Implement and maintain international standards such as ASTM, ASME, ANSI, API etc.,

governing all aspects of fabrication as well as the certification and handling of production

machinery, equipment and machine tools.

• Implement an electronic tracking and material management systems in the Yard, which will

include material traceability systems and inventory management.

• Conduct periodical production review meetings and prepare weekly reports for the COO.

• Put in place organization chart(s) for the Ship Repair and Fabrication Business Unit and

develop roles and responsibilities for each employee in the Unit.

• Meet Company production targets.

• Monitor and control costs as per the approved budget to achieve profitability targets.

• Review the present documents relating to production processes, procedures and policies

and amend them as necessary to enhance the overall efficiency and profitability of the


• Propose and implement new policies, procedures and work instructions to improve

production processes, minimise waste, reworks and defects and maintain the Company’s

high-quality standards.

• Implement Safety Policies of the company and provide safety training for all employees.

• Coordinate with QA & QC department in assessing the quality issues, conduct root-cause

analysis and implement preventive and corrective actions.

• Implement factory maintenance program covering preventive, shut down & predictive

maintenance of all Yard equipment and machines to achieve maximum production capacity

Be responsible for the Balance Sheet of the Fabrication Business Unit (FBU) including preparation of operational & development budgets.

• Work with the Finance Team to prepare a five-year long-term strategic plan and be responsible for achieving top and bottom lines particularly the production targets set by the COO.

• Assist the Business Development and Finance Teams by calculating accurate production costs for all processes to arrive at accurate estimates for both internal and external use.

• Leading the Business Development Team when it comes to the preparation of production related tender responses, offers and quotations to clients and following up on enquiries to convert them into work orders.

• Consistently motivate, train and develop employees at the Company.

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Chief Information Officer (#768285747)

Posted: 24 May 2018 at 15:59   Expires: 23 July 2018 at 15:59

Posted In: IT/Communications

Location: Nigeria > Lagos

To provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing IT initiatives whilst directing the planning/implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality and business development. The incumbent is responsible for every aspect of IT systems including budgets, purchases, upgrades, supervision of IT specialists and management of projects

Key Requirements

The right person will be a highly experienced IT professional, looking to develop a value added function at a rapidly growing and progressive company. Ideally with offshore experience or multi-national experience. Education and Qualifications • Tertiary qualification (Masters preferred) in the field of computer science or business administration. Experience • Approximately 10 to 15 years managing and/or directing an IT operation; • Approximately 2 to 5 years working within Oil and Gas, Shipping or Supply Chain; • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT policies and systems. Knowledge, skills and ability • Up to date knowledge of legislation, regulations, best practice and how they relate to IT; • Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations; • Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications and outsourced systems; • Good understanding of IT systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities. • Experienced in system design/development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management; • Proven experience in IT planning, organization, and development; • Excellent understanding of project management principles; • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems; • Strong understanding of HR management principles, practices, and procedures; • Proven leadership ability; • Excellent command of the English language including grammar, spelling and punctuation; • Ability to produce a range of reports and statistical information at short notice; • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and react at short notice; • Ability to seek out, manage and influence opportunities for continuous improvement and change; • Ability to ensure that the highest standards of quality and customer care are achieved; • Ability to form successful relationships, working with all levels of the organisation; • The resilience to deal with periods of work pressure and diplomacy to deal with difficult employees, customers, contactors and others in the course of their duties; • Reliable, with the ability to maintain high levels of service; • Motivated with the ability to effectively work on own initiative; • Physical fitness and mental agility to successful function for an extended period if required.

Job Description

• Participate in strategic and operational governance processes as a member of the senior management team;

• Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems;

• Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business;

• Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures;

• Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development;

• Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments;

• Develop, track, and control the IT annual operating and capital budgets;

• Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives;

• Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan;

• Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization.

Acquisition & Deployment

• Coordinate/facilitate stakeholder consultation defining new technology business/systems requirements;

• Create cost-benefit analysis and support detailed definition of data requirements and departmental workflows;

• Approve, prioritize, and control projects related to selection and development etc of major information systems;

• Participate in vendor contract negotiations for IT equipment/software purchases;

• Review hardware/software acquisition and maintenance contracts to capitalize on economies of scale;

• Define and communicate corporate plans, policies, and standards implementing within IT operating systems.

Operational Management

• Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of SLA’s with end users and monitoring performance;

• Design, establish, and maintain a network infrastructure for local and wide area connectivity and remote access;

• Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations;

• Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems;

• Keep current with IT industry trends/issues and advise management on their competitive or financial impact;

• Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities;

• Oversee IT system security by protecting information assets from web threats, viruses, and hacker activity etc;

Employee Relations Management

• Supervise recruitment, development, and welfare of IT staff in accordance with corporate policies;

• Evaluate, train and develop employees in understanding policies and procedures;

• Provide management and offer advice/guidance on individual employee relations cases within department ensuring they meet the requirements of company policies;

• Promote staff morale and workplace safety in accordance with SHEQ policies;

• Reporting of all incidents in line with set SHEQ and Security procedures.

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