Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Assistant General Manager, Operations at AS Operations West Africa Limited

AS Operations West Africa Ltd. (ASO) is a Nigeria-registered subsidiary of Adam Smith International (ASI). ASO provides operational support to three DFID-funded projects in Nigeria, i.e. NIAF, GEMS and ENABLE. Operational services include IT and Communications; Residential and Hotel Accommodations; Administrative Support; Domestic Ground and Air Transportation; International Travel and Protocol; and, Security Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:  

Job Title: Assistant General Manager, Operations

Position: 0101
Location: Abuja

Job Summary
  • Based in Abuja, this position is accountable for the day to day operations of a mid-sized operational services company Among our clients is a leading international advisory firm that works throughout the world to help reform and improve economies and institutions
  • This is a developmental management position which provides operational support to the client by supervising a team responsible for the following: fleet management, property, IT and Communications, and protocol services
  • The work covers a geographic area that includes numerous states including Cross River, Lagos, Kogi, and Osun.
  • Managing the day to day operations of the company for the Central-Southern region;
  • Supervising a team of employees across several service lines to ensure client needs are met in a timely and professional manner;
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that work is carried out in a planned, acceptable and timely manner;
  • Ensuring that records systems for all activities are well-managed and up to date;
  • Overseeing the tracking of all assets;
  • Carrying out special projects as required;
Ensuring that monitoring systems are developed and in place for high risk activities including:
  • Procurement and management of fuel;
  • Management of fleet vehicles, including maintenance schedules;
  • Management of office and residential compounds, furnishing and equipment; and
  • Working with the management team to ensure policies and procedures are aligned across regions and the team works together to meet targets.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to use a personal computer, email, Excel and Word;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing (English is required for this position);
  • Ability to effectively supervise staff across a cross section of functions and responsibilities;
  • Ability to track purchases and manage assets;
  • Ability to write and implement policies and procedures;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks; and
  • Knowledge of principles of human resource management.
Education and Experience
  • M.Sc Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study;
  • Extensive experience supervising employees;
  • Extensive operational experience; and
  • Experience with the use of a variety of computer applications including Excel and Word.
Salary is based on an established, posted pay scale. The position is classified as Management Services Level 10 (developmental).

Application Closing Date
25th March, 2016 at 1600hrs (WAT) 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified application package should include:
  • A cover letter detailing how you meet the Education and Experience requirements;
  • Your CV; and
  • Contact details for three recent work-related referees
Email your application package to: "Assistant General Manager, Operations" in the email subject line


  • Only applicants who meet the Education and Experience requirements will be contacted. If you do not meet these, you need not apply.
  • Applications received after this time will not be considered.