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Forte Oil Recruitment (external.careers@forteoilplc.com)


We are a foremost indigenous major marketer of refined petroleum
products with a strong presence in
the thirty-six states of Nigeria and

With well over 500 Forte Oil owned, dealer-assisted and
dealer-developed retail outlets spread across the country, a major fuel
storage installation at Apapa, Lagos, another major storage depot at
Onne, Rivers State, an aviation joint users hydrant in Ikeja, Lagos, and
joint aviation depots in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, we are indeed a
major marketer of choice in Nigeria.

Ideas don’t stay hot forever – make it happen!

Do you have what it takes to maximize the potential of your team- and your career?

 Job Title:  Operations Planner


Purpose Statement:
monitor, plan and forecast products to meet consumer demand. The
purpose is to increase efficiency, improve customer service, decrease
waste and lower costs. In fulfilling the job duties, the Operations
Planner will contribute to the bottom line and corporate sustainability,
while ensuring the product customer want are readily available.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop, implement and manage the day to day scheduling of local and
    bridging product request and monitor the prompt dispatch by the
    invoicing and dispatch officers at the terminals and depots.
  • Interface with the fleet business partners, dispatch and sales team
    to address issues that will affect timely delivery of products to
    customer location
  • Ensure contractual stock holding at all vendor managed inventory (VMI) locations.
  • Provide management with report on Daily Supply Gap, End of sales week report and MPR.
  • Ensure integrity of business controls and systems are effectively monitored.
  • Ensure full compliance with all procedures and policy guiding the distribution departments’ activities
  • Participate in the planning and execution of terminal operations as
    it affects product loading and on-time dispatches to customer locations.
  • Direct and coordinate the development of truck programming strategy
    and matrix with a view to maximizing efficiency in delivery operations
    and effective turnaround.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

The position requires
someone that is highly analytical and possess a degree in social science
with at least 5 years post NYSC experience with a certification in
APICS or currently undergoing the certification.

Others essential skills and knowledge are:

  • Thorough knowledge, preferably education in LEAN-management or similar ideologies.
  • Imports, SWAP, Ex-tanks and Depot lifting
  • Fleet Programing and Scheduling
  • Advance use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with ERP systems preferably SAP ERP.

Working Relationships:

Internal: Distribution manager, Distribution team, Business operations team.
External: Service providers

Job Title:   Systems Audit Manager


Purpose Statement:

plan, execute and coordinate Forte Oils’ enterprise-wide IT audit
reviews to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of
management information systems deployed to support Forte Oils’ Business

Key Accountabilities:

  • Determine key IT internal controls needed throughout Forte Oil’s
    operations and work with business application users and Head of IT in
    ensuring that these are implemented and adhered to.
  • Assist senior management to ensure key systems controls are in place
    and to facilitate FO’s establishment and maintenance of system security
  • Prepare and discuss audit/review findings with appropriate members
    of management, recommend changes to corporate IT policies and
    procedures, summarize audit findings as well as prepare draft reports.
  • Review IT projects to ensure the objectives of time, cost and quality are optimally achieved.
  • Implement Forte Oil’s internal audit programs and controls, covering business systems, processes and application controls.
  • Assist in the development and preparation of assigned audit plan
    with the Group Head, Business Assurance and Compliance. Work
    collaboratively with Head of Business Assurance and Compliance, Head of
    Information Technology and other staff to plan, execute and report audit
    findings covering IT key systems and processes.
  • Perform other activities as may be assigned by the Group Head, Business Assurance and Compliance.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Computer Science
    or Engineering with Second Class Upper, a professional IT qualification
    such as (CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC) and 7years cognate experience with at
    least five (5) years of internal audit involvement in a reputable
    organization or oil & gas company with multinational operations.

Others essential skills and knowledge are:

  • Excellent data analysis skill with the use of ACL/IDEA for extensive re-computation of data.
  • Familiarity with SAP accounting software package or any other financial application systems.
  • Impeccable integrity and independence of mind, with the courage to address important issues.
  • Ability to impart knowledge and develop the competencies of direct reports.
  • Sound knowledge of the oil and gas industry.

Working Relationships:

Internal: Group head, Business
Assurance &compliance, Executive and Senior management, Business
Assurance and Compliance team members.
External: Service providers

Job Title:  Plant Maintenance Engineer


Purpose Statement:

and execute planned, preventive maintenance exercises and serve as
first line support in resolving technical issues such as equipment
breakdown and faults in support of production plants operations

Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform routine inspection of Lubricant Production equipment and
    machinery to ensure consistent and efficient operation and
  • Direct, instruct, supervise and train teams of maintenance personnel such as maintenance technicians and Fitters.
  • Ensure strict adherence to Forte Oil Plc. HSSEQ standards in all areas of operation.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for
    the attention of the Head, Engineering & Infrastructural projects
    and other relevant parties.
  • Perform basic instrumentation, electrical faults-finding and
    resolution in Lubricants Production and utilities such as generators,
    compressors, chillers, motor vehicles, boilers etc.
  • Maintain detailed records of all instruments, tools and other
    maintenance equipment in custody of the unit, ensuring their safekeeping
    and proactively report any damaged or malfunctioning item.
  • Monitor stock levels of all maintenance supplies and proactively report on low stock for prompt replenishment.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • This position requires an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
    degree holder with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in maintenance
    engineering. A member of NSE and COREN is an added advantage.

Other essential skills are:

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and their application.
  • Sound Instrumentation knowledge and experience in a FMCG/ products packaging environment.
  • Knowledge of the safety procedures, equipment and supplies applicable to plant and depot maintenance and repair operations.
  • Good understanding of World class asset care management principles and application.
  • Attention to details, problem analysis and ability to think out of the box.

Working Relationships

Internal: Head, Engineering & Infrastructural projects, Engineering team.
External: Service providers

How to Apply

Interested candidates whose skills and capabilities match the job profile should send their CV with subject:

System Audit Manager – FO/BAC/AUD/0815 or
Plant Maintenance Engineer – FO/ENG/MANT/0815
Operations Planner – FO/BO/DIST/0815

To external.careers@forteoilplc.com

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