Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Employment Opportunities in a World-class Energy Firm

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A world-class energy firm (that has just acquired a Power Generating Plant); with a formidable presence in the West African Market is looking at developing a Power Plant Project Development Team and requires the services of the following personnel :


Job Title:  Business Development Manager
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage and coordinate all marketing & sales activities
  • Build strong networking relationships with new and existing clients
  • Collect and collate data for the preparation of preliminary feasibility studies for potential construction and procurement projects
  • Plan, analyze and develop annual marketing plans and marketing strategies with the Chief Operating Officer
  • Expand new market that will enable the company to achieve corporate goals
  • Proactively seek to identify means of selling the company’s products and services to identified markets
  • Establish sound business development practice that will position the company positively in competitive bids
  • Support and provide resources for the accomplishment of the SBU strategic targets
  • Source and collate data to establish a database on competition and market analysis for the company products and services
  • Conduct market research and product/service development to understand what gaps exist with potential clients
  • Prepare business development, sales and marketing reports monthly both to management and various OEM’s
  • Assist in project initiation activities from contract signing to project start up
  • Liaise with customers/clients and maintain a cordial relationship with all stakeholders in the company’s business
  • Develop business activities leading to increase in market share
  • Take part in committees or teams for the development of new projects
  • Participate in the elaboration of business plans with corporate planning for the effective achievement of its targets
  • Achieve business development target and effectively control and manage marketing budget
  • Create brand awareness for the company 
  • Expand the distribution channel of the company product
  • Initiate and coordinate business development, sales & marketing meetings with his staff
  • Attend and contribute to regular management meetings
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by Management

Key performance indicators/Measures of success
Financial Perspective
  • Increase in financial performance of the company
  • Cost incurred in comparison with budgeted costs

Customer Perspective
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Level of responsiveness to customers’ needs
  • Percentage of jobs won/lost
  • Percentage of successful bids and pre qualifications for bids.
  • Client/Customer clarity on relevant knowledge areas

Internal processes Perspective
  • Adherence to ISO quality policies
  • Adherence to business development policies
Skills and Requirements
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Research and Product Development
  • Sales and Marketing Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Inter-Personal Skills
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Business Negotiation
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Awareness
Experience and Qualification
  • B.sc/MSc. degree in Business Administration, Marketing or Engineering or any related field
  • An MBA will be an advantage
  •  Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas/Energy Sector
  • At least 4 years’ cognate experience in similar role






Job Title:   Finance Manager

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate financial accounting functions
  • Ensure compliance with internal control procedures in processing day to day transactions
  • Supervise the processing of invoices, cash receipts and reconciliation of customer accounts
  • Ensure that proper books of accounts are kept
  • Oversee periodic closure of books and records
  • Oversee the end of year stock take and cash count
  • Maintain the group’s asset register.
  • Prepare the group’s financial reports and accounts, including appropriate schedules
  • Prepare commentaries on the accounts
  • Provide support for the SBUs by supplying basic accounting data when bidding for jobs
  • Facilitate the budget preparation for the SBUs in Lagos and ensure that appropriate data are provided for measuring budget with actual.
  • Assist in corporate tax planning and administration.
  • Ensure tax compliance in transactions processing and daily operations
  • Liaise with external auditors, government agencies and financial institutions
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Finance Officer 
Key performance indicators/Measures of success
Financial Perspective                                                                                                           
  • Percentage of un-reconciled amounts
  • Variable/fixed expenditure variance
  • Credit period/ Debtors turnover
Customer Perspective
  • Completeness of fixed assets inventory/register
  • % Error rate in daily postings
  • Internal customer satisfaction
Internal Processes Perspective
  • Average time to process approved payments
  • No. of detected breaches in internal controls

Skills and Requirements
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Analysis & Interpretation
  • IT System Skills
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic planning
  • Written Communication
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Customer Orientation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Tax Management
  • Accounting software
  • Accounting policies and standards
  • Industry Knowledge
Qualification
  • A good university degree or its equivalent in Accountancy
  • A recognized professional accounting qualification (i.e., ACA, ACCA or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 8 years’ post-graduation experience in a Finance function with at least 3 years’ managerial experience





Job Title:  Chief Operating Officer

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Direct and control all the activities of the company, with a view to maximizing profit and improving turnover.
  • Plan, develop and implement strategies for the company’s operational management and development so as to meet agreed organizational performance plans within agreed budgets and timelines (covering relevant areas of operation)
  • Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and operational plans and achievement within agreed formats and timescales.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of operational strategy and performance in cooperation with the company’s executive team.
  • Analyze costs in order to improve profitability and efficiency of the company’s operations.
  • Liaise with clients, technical partners, and equipment and service vendors.
  • Establish workshops to cater for a wide range of plant and machinery targeted at clients within the Oil and Gas, and Power sector.
  • Market specialized products, including values to potential and existing clients.
  • Provide leadership at meetings with technical partners and position the company favorably.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development.
  • Manage and develop direct reporting staff, ensuring the right skills and capabilities in operations and maintenance are present.
  • Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets.
  • Liaise with other functional/departmental managers to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development, and to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements.
  • Ensure activities meet industry requirements in areas of quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.
  
Key performance indicators/Measures of success
Financial Perspective
  • Financial performance of the company
  • Cost incurred in comparison with budgeted costs

Customer Perspective
  • Customer satisfaction levels
  • Level of responsiveness to the customers’ needs
  • Percentage of jobs won/lost
  • Percentage of successful bids and pre qualifications for bids.
  • Client/Customer clarity on relevant knowledge areas

Internal processes Perspective
  • Adherence to ISO quality policies
  • Adherence to the group policies

Skills and Requirements
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Research and Product Development
  • Sales and Marketing Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Inter-Personal Skills
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Business Negotiation
  • Managerial skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills

Experience and Qualification
  • B.Sc. /MSc. Engineering
  • An MBA is highly essential
  • At least 15 years’ work experience in the Oil & Gas/ Energy sector with a minimum of 7 years’ in a managerial position
  • Possession of relevant professional certificates will be an advantage




Job Title:  Director of Engineering

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan, develop and implement strategy for operational management and development so as to meet agreed organizational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales (covering relevant areas of operation – e.g. manufacturing, distribution, administration, whatever falls within remit according to organization’s structure)
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development
  • Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales
  • Manage and develop direct reporting staff
  • Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets
  • Liaise with other functional/departmental managers so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development, and to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of contemporary operational development theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation to directors, managers and staff within the organization
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of operational strategy and performance in
  • Co-optation with the executive team
  • Ensure activities align with and integrates with organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.
  • Execute the responsibilities of a company director according to lawful and ethical standards.

Key performance indicators/Measures of success
Financial Perspective
  • Financial performance of the company
  • Cost incurred in comparison with budgeted costs

Customer Perspective
  • Customer satisfaction levels
  • Level of responsiveness to the customers’ needs
  • Percentage of jobs won/lost
  • Percentage of successful bids and pre qualifications for bids.
  • Client/Customer clarity on relevant knowledge areas

Internal processes Perspective
  • Adherence to ISO quality policies
  • Adherence to the group policies

Skills and Requirements
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Research and Product Development
  • Sales and Marketing Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Inter-Personal Skills
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Business Negotiation
  • Managerial skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
Experience and Qualification
  • B.Sc. /MSc. Engineering
  • An MBA will be an advantage
  • At least 15 years’ work experience in the Oil & Gas/ Energy sector with a minimum of 7 years’ in a managerial position
  • Possession of relevant professional certificates will be an advantage




Job Title:  Project Manager

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with the product development team to assist in the creation of required documents.
  • Provide assistance to the product development team where project issues are identified, detailed and improved upon or corrected early in the project development process.
  • Project planning, scheduling and tracking of project development cycles and acquisition of needed resources as and when appropriate.
  • Develop and write project engineering specification that meet the vision set forth by the project requirement documents.
  • Develop and implement QA plans in cooperation with the Quality Assurance Engineering, ensuring that the key features are tested and certified projects are ready for production.
  • Work closely with developers, leading them to a successful project delivery by working together on project feature and privatization of software development and change requests.
  • Establish and propose material and equipment sources, receive quotation and secure bids both locally and overseas undertake the negotiation of purchase orders and contracts, follow-up schedule and expedite deliveries.
Skills and Requirements
  • Knowledge on utilization of EPC contracting methods OEM, engineering design services and construction execution methods.
  • Project management experience is essential
  • Must demonstrate ability to make sound engineering decision and meet deadlines with a story track record of success.
  • Self-managed practice work style.
  • Story writing and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in project management tools i.e. Microsoft project
  • Experience in managing people and resources.
  • Verify tender deliverables
  • Quality Assurance – compliance with the provision and guideline of the quality assurance system relevant to the BU etc.
  • Responsible for personal safety/safe working practices for BU
  • Good analytical, supervisory, communication and negotiation skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Proficient in the use of computing facilities and common software
Experience and Qualification
  • B.sc degree in Engineering (Electrical/Mechanical) and construction related field
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years’ experience managing a medium to large EPC Projects in power generation (Energy) and industrial process
  • 15 years’ work experience with 10 years’ experience in power and 5 years’ experience in solar procurement roles in the relevant induction
  • Advance Diploma in Engineering, Procurement/Business Administration and Management.
  • Experience in project management functions
  • Professional membership of recognized engineering body will be an added advantage

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply