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Job Opportunities in an Oil & Gas company


Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, an Oil & Gas company operating in the downstream industry is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Energy / Oil & Gas
Job Seniority: Senior level
Job Category: Supply Chain
Employment Type: Full time


  • Champion the formulation and implementation of strategies and plans for the logistics operations to ensure profitability and drive business growth in line with the company’s objectives.
  • Organize the storage and distribution of products and ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost.
  • Co-ordinate all transport operations for all local deliveries in liaison with the Operations Manager and other stakeholders on the transaction.
  • Supervise the allocation of jobs to various sub-contractors based on the transport requirements for each client.
  • Ensure all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.
  • Ensure fleet registration, documentation, and updating of drivers’ license
  • Follow up closely with Operations Team to ensure all documents required for loading are available and return of transport documents are filled.
  • Efficiently manage the company’s fleet to attain an uninterrupted supply to meet customers’ demands at all times through the effective management of vendors, drivers, and transport stakeholders.
  • Manage and register any delays or repair needed on trucks immediately they occur to the management.
  • Arrange daily express access into the oil tank farms and ensuring the free passage of company trucks from locations to the.
  • Manage relationships with law and safety enforcement agencies and to ascertain traffic situations and arrange free passage of company trucks and vessels.
  • Ensure trucks are adequately fuelled and approved funds for road expenses disbursed to drivers.
  • Schedule of the company’s fleet to meet clients’ requirements. Trucks required for loading must be positioned at the clients’ warehouse a day prior to loading day
  • Plan routes and load scheduling for drivers for easy loading and drop off.
  • Manage drivers’ concerns and bringing them to the immediate notice of the management.
  • Liaise with warehouse manager daily to program truck arrival, loading, and departure.
  • Monitor drivers and truck locations with a report sent to management every morning.
  • Minimize downtime of the company fleet.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Management or any other related Discipline.
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant professional qualifications from a recognized professional body (e.g. Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and Certified Institute of Warehousing & Materials Management (CIWM).
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management capacity.
  • Proven experience in Supply Chain Management, including, Haulage, Logistics, and Fleet management and customer service operations.
  • Demonstrated experience in Fleet management with In-depth knowledge of global and local transport and logistics best practices
  • A systematic approach to work and ability to manage change.
  • Commercial awareness coupled with IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as manage people.


  • Warehousing, Logistics
  • Management, Operations
  • Management, Process
  • Improvement, Logistics, Crisis
  • Management, Contract
  • Management, Risk
  • Management, Time
  • Management, Negotiation,
  • Team Management

Job Title: HR Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Energy / Oil & Gas
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Full time


  • Develop policy and manage the human resources activities, such as recruitment, onboarding, compensation, labour relations, benefits, training, and employee services.
  • Collect and analyze salary reports and data to develop competitive compensation plan.
  • Develop directives advising department managers of Company policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits.
  • Develop and manage a human resources system that meets top management information needs.
  • Manage the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance. Studies legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Supervise the talent acquisition programs
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Company goals.
  • Keep records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics
  • Coordinate management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administer performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization. Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.
  • Administer benefits programs such as life, health, and dental insurance, pension plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to all levels of staff and management, outside officials and agencies, and the public, expressing ideas and instructions clearly and concisely.
  • Compile and analyze complex information, and research and develop solutions to complex issues.
  • Prepare reports and recommend procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree preferably in a Human Resources or Social Sciences or any other related discipline. An MBA would be an added advantage.
  • At least 7-10 years’ experience, preferably in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Knowledge of strategic and business planning frameworks, principles and techniques.
  • High level of analytical and performance management skills and ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Sound knowledge of project and change management
  • Ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the organization’s effectiveness.
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills.


  • Compensation & Benefits, Oil & Gas, HR Policies, Employee Benefits, Performance Management, Recruiting, Human Resources, Team Management

Job Title: HSE Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Energy / Oil & Gas
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: HSE & Security
Employment Type: Full time


  • Coordinate the Health and Safety administration of the Company, while promoting the best practices and providing technical HSE support in compliance with the organization’s standards, good industry practices and local legislative requirements where applicable.
  • Drive safety initiatives for the company and manage daily HSE meetings and inspections.
  • Prepare and update HSE procedures and documents.
  • Support the implementation of HSE training programs.
  • Develop and implement emergency drills.
  • Coordinate with Department of Petroleum Resources and external consultants.
  • Assist in and conduct periodic HSE audits to ensure the site complies with environmental permits and company’s HSE standards.
  • Periodically review and update the health risk assessment as necessary.
  • Ensure lessons learnt from incident investigations are disseminated to all employees throughout the site.
  • Ensure accurate incident reporting.
  • Track and close out of HSE action items, including actions from internal and external audit findings.
  • Participate in HAZID and HAZOP studies for the site when required.
  • Provide assistance, coaching and support to the business units for the elaboration and sharing of Health   & Safety policies, standards and procedures aligned with the company’s requirements.
  • Participate in the evaluation of technical skills and competences of the Health & Safety network.
  • Ensure Health & Safety improvements throughout the company.
  • Periodically draft and review the company annual Health and Safety plan.
  • Validate and challenge root cause analysis and action plans for major accidents and ensure follow up on action plans.
  • Benchmark company’s best practices nationwide while respecting local preferences and priorities but ensuring company level improvements.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety and Quality Management or any other related discipline. Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years HSE experience of which 5 years must be at a senior level in the oil and gas industry.
  • Safety experience in the following areas: safety program development, fire prevention, hazardous materials, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, process safety management, process hazard analysis, incident investigation and the development and implementation of safe operations procedures and processes.
  • Professional membership or registration in Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals.
  • Sound negotiation skills, strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as being able to be a self-starter.
  • Able to work with deadlines and possess a proven track record of delivering required projects in a timely and professional manner.


  • Safety, Hazop, Process Improvement, Safety Management Systems, Critical thinking, Team Management

Job Title: Chief Marketing Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Energy / Oil & Gas
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Business Development
Employment Type: Full time


  • Support the achievement of short and long-term strategic objectives and ensure continued growth of marketing activities.
  • Drive strategy by working with the executive team on strategic development, business analysis, market research, forecasting, and analyzing market trends with the goal of optimizing sales, expanding the market, improving supply, and creating new partnerships to influence the company’s bottom line.
  • Bring a focus to market expansion and increase the visibility of our market presence and impact, particularly among our target audience and stakeholders
  • Partner with sales leaders, sales teams, and clients, and consistently ensure that all marketing tactics and strategies are aligned with sales activities and revenue generation by penetrating new market segment within a reasonable period.
  • Lead marketing strategy implementation and research to support sales team in determining customer’s requirements and prospects as well as increase and improve performance qualify, channels of distribution to attain customers’ satisfaction.
  • Provide insight into optimal pricing strategies by working with sales, operations, finance, and product management in order to fully understand the detailed economics and profit levers of all products and services.
  • Own product direction and strategy by developing an intimate understanding of the existing and planned products and services. Utilize input from clients and the marketplace and collaborate with peers to further refine the future product roadmap and achieve a best-in-class experience for customers.
  • Build and execute a long-term strategy for generating profitable relationships by the creation of new business partnerships with great repeat purchase portfolio for the company in alliance with lead generation tactics in support of the vision and strategic goals.
  • Build and lead a highly talented marketing team that can work together with a shared mission and goals and collaborate with other departments in the achievement of Company goals.
  • Implement customer advisory board and conduct focus groups to strengthen our strategy, become thought leaders in our chosen markets, and refine our product road map.
  • Ensure adequate quality and safety checks are in place in-line with the Company’s policy and regulatory requirements
  • Analyze market trends to recognize competitive threat, discover opportunities and work on the envisaged weakness that constantly delivered results
  • Manage relationships with regulatory and other agencies for effective policy compliance
  • Support management team with planning and forecasting data
  • Oversee retail distribution of company products and record a performing sales process over time.
  • Generate reports that show trends, and impacts to aid effective business decisions.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing or any other related discipline. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 15 years of cumulative experience in Marketing and Sales with a reputable company with at least 7-10 years in a management role in an Oil & Gas downstream business.
  • In-depth knowledge of international petroleum product procurement and shipment logistics coupled with a strategic mindset, strong leadership, motivational, presentation, and negotiation skills identifying issues and finding ways to overcome them.
  • Practical knowledge of Retail station expansion and management and Marketing of Petroleum products coupled with the ability to demonstrate an unmistakable link between the marketing function and overall financial results.
  • Ability to deliver sustainable results and make a difference in difficult business environments.
  • A reputation as a motivated and relentless self-starter with sound knowledge of regulatory requirements essential.


  • Sales Operations, Customer Relations, New Business Development, Relationship Management, Sales Management, Market Analysis, Emerging Markets, Business Development, Business Strategy, Market research


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