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Chief Operating Officer – Expatriate Job in a Leading Maritime Company


Adexen Recruitment Agency has been mandated by a leading Maritime company to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer – Expatriate

Location: Lagos, Nigeria.


  • To provide leadership and manage day-to-day operations of the Company, including commercial activities, operations management, development and execution of the strategies and policies that ensure operational performance, growth, sales performance and profitability.
  • Manages all the vessels contracts
  • Optimises fleet capacity utilisation
  • Oversees all operational activities to ensure high quality and optimised service delivery at a highly competitive rate
  • Controls the assigned budget and actively seek operational leverage to improve cost efficiency via creating a continuous improvement operational culture.
  • Carries out monthly operational budget review, prepare variance analysis including expenditure trend and other relevant reports for management.
  • Plans budgets and schedules for fleet maintenance and ensures strict compliance
  • Continuously assessing operating environment and clients business contexts to identify opportunities for new business, including innovative partnership possibilities.
  • Develops and maintains internal controls and policies for an effective operations system
  • Ensures strict compliance to the Group policies
  • Ensures adherence to all safety requirements and regulations
  • Have direct oversight of all vessel maintenance records and equipment warranties.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years working experience in the maritime industry
  • Minimum 5 years in a similar role
  • A previous experience in Nigeria/Africa will be a plus
  • Internationally recognized shipping qualification
  • Good knowledge of vessel systems and their proper maintenance will be an added advantage
  • Ability to manage a multiple vessel organization
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large teams
  • Team management
  • Results oriented

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.

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