Job Opportunities in an Indigenous Oil and Gas Company


Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited – Our client, an indigenous company in the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria, currently seeks to hire a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Base Manager

Location: Warri, Delta

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will provide the required support and resources at the base to ensure smooth running of operations, and coordinate the activities of the base ensuring set standards around the offices, accommodations, jetty etc. are met and surpassed.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and oversee the implementation of base admin strategic and plans
  • Review and seek Executive Management’s approval of base admin budget for the smooth running of the base
  • Oversee the coordination of all administrative and logistics (land and water) activities ensuring resources are adequately and properly distributed
  • Design and oversee implementation of scheduling and reporting procedures that improve efficiency or service levels
  • Take responsibility for the cost effectiveness of facility management
  • Review, approve and drive implementation of QHSE standards and procedures at the base including the Live Camp, Jetty, etc.
  • Oversee the service satisfaction level of all occupants of the Life Camp
  • Engage and build relationships with operational staff, internal and external service providers such as property management company
  • Liaise with base security ensuring adequate measures are put in place to secure lives and property at the base
  • Conduct routine inspection of the property to ensure that all appliances, fixtures and fittings are working properly and the ambience of the facility maintained
  • Proactively work with the base team to plan the meals of all staff at the base
  • Proactively identify issues and take ownership through to resolution
  • Ensure the team make best use of business processes in place to provide most efficient way of working
  • Ensure all facility requests and any other issues are dealt with in a prompt and satisfactory manner
  • Prepare report to Executive Management as may be required on base admin update

Qualification & Experience

  • First degree especially in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Post graduate business degree will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years post qualification work experience, 3 of which must have been at management level in an oil & gas business environment
  • Strong ability to think strategically and make good judgments
  • Highly ethical, self-motivated, diligent and enthusiastic with a winning mentality
  • Strong ability to cope well with pressure, and deliver deadlines
  • Excellent analytical, business development and strategic planning skills
  • Strong negotiation and management skills
  • Excellent networking and people/relationship management ability, as well as interpersonal, project and change management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Highly innovative and adaptable
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills

Job Title: General Manager, Operations (B & Q)

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will implement right processes and practices across B&Q and ensure the proper method of formulating strategy, improving performance, procuring material and resources in a dredging environment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Experience in all disciplines of Dredging operations, this includes Hydraulic cutter head Dredger (mandatory) as of advance also Hopper dredger.
  • Deep knowledge about different dredging activities (land reclamation, deep-sea dredging etc.)
  • Responsible for conceptualization, implementation, coordination and follow up on all dredging projects
  • Ensure work and guarantee quality, efficacy and profitability of projects without compromising on environmental and safety issues
  • Responsible for subcontractors, suppliers, etc. (stakeholder management )
  • Develop project charter, work plan, monitor project implementation and project execution plan.
  • Familiar with tendering processes, planning cost control and budget.
  • Daily, weekly, monthly Project support, review of status and update, issue report to Management, Consultant and client based on project progress and evaluation
  • Responsible for various mobilization and demobilization of recourses to site according to work program.
  • Understanding of necessary legal and regulatory documents

Qualification & Experience

  • B.Sc. / BEng. in Civil Engineering or its equivalent Marine Engineering field
  • Minimum of 10 years experience and at least 5 years as a Project Manager in a dredging environment.
  • Good working knowledge about MS Office program, MS Project and AUTOCAD

Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Effective communication and people management skills
  • Good organization and accounting skills to control budgets and coordinate resources
  • A good problem solver who can work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Job Title: Asset Maintenance Manager

Location: Port- Harcourt, Rivers

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will oversee the maintenance department and diagnostics, servicing and repair of all assets.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise and lead all maintenance processes and operations.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all machinery to ensure it is at working standards.
  • Create and implement maintenance procedures.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the asset to detect and resolve problems.
  • Plan and manage all repair and installation activities.
  • Assign repair schedules and evaluate repair cost estimates.
  • Document and prepare daily progress reports and maintenance logs.
  • Oversee equipment stock and place orders for new supplies when necessary.
  • Ensure that all maintenance operations are done in accordance with company policy and guidelines.
  • Forecast, order and negotiate price negotiation spare parts inventory.
  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary.
  • Monitor expenses and control the budget for maintenance.
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service providers.
  • Ensure QHSE standards are met and complied with.
  • Keep maintenance logs and report on daily activities.
  • Ensure health and safety policies are complied with

Qualification & Experience

  • OND / HND / Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience.
  •  Membership of COREN   desirable

Required Skills:

  • In-depth technical knowledge of marine craft and various propulsion systems.
  • Ability to manage staff.
  • Microsoft Office literacy.
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Job Title: Head of Operations

Location: Delta

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will provide strategic business direction and ensure business growth.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to the project management team to drive SBU’s business towards profitable and sustainable growth
  • Facilitate the initiation and execution of short, medium and long-term strategies and objectives in line with the defined vision, mission and goals of SBU
  • Identify opportunities for new projects/contracts and businesses in line with the company’s strategic and business objectives
  • Define and agree key targets as well as monitor and evaluate the performance of business segment heads, in accordance with defined targets, on a timely basis
  • Empower and develop the capabilities of functional heads towards meeting their own business goals
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the business plans in order to maximize returns as well as optimize other stakeholder interests
  • Receive and review periodic financial and non-financial reports to effectively monitor the activities of the operations in the achievement of their strategic goals and objectives
  • Manage the delivery of the operation’s budget and projects execution
  • Manage project’s risk profile in line with the extent and categories of risks identified as acceptable by the SBU.
  • Manage the organization’s corporate image and ensure that functional heads operate in a way that sustains and/or enhances the company’s reputation

Qualification & Experience

  • MBA or any relevant post-graduate Management Degree
  • Relevant Professional Qualifications
  • Minimum of 15 years’ cognate industry experience with at least 7 years at Management level with evidence of strong industry/sector participation.Required Skills
  • Business  Planning and Management
  • Business/Marketing intelligence.

Deadline: 28th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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