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Current Job Vacancies in an Indigenous Oil and Gas Company


HRLeverage – Our client is an indigenous oil and gas with strategic engineering support services for local and multinational oil and gas companies within the upstream, mid-stream and the downstream.

They are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager – Marine Operations

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Band: Executive Management

Role Summary

  • The General Management of Operations at the Executive level position. This role is responsible for all operational and resource management as well as ensuring the organization meets her target on customer satisfaction through high levels of safety, quality service and efficient service delivery.
  • Involvement in Charter Management
  • Vessel Management Operations
  • Vessel Standardization and Budget Management Operations
  • Team Management and Development Regulatory and Stakeholder Management
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for a safe, efficient marine services operation that serves the needs of internal and external clients.
  • Reviews and progresses the standardized new-build strategy and provides marine input to contract concept selection
  • Continuously assessing operating environment and clients business contexts to identify opportunities for new business, including innovative partnership possibilities.
  • Align the organisation’s operations to its strategic goals; keeping and improving on budget and ensuring financial performance
  • Acts as escalation point-of-contact and interface on all operational matters
  • Plans and coordinate budgets and schedules to ensures strict compliance
  • 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
  • Develops and maintains internal controls and policies for an effective operations system.
  • Supervises the preparation for all statutory surveys (Class and Flag) including dry docks as at when due.

Target Industries:

  • Our target organizations are organizations with process driven operations like FMCGs, marine and Multinational companies.


  • Years of Experience: Over 15 years
  • Minimum Educational Requirement: MBA, Msc, or related Business Degree

Professional Certification:

  • Lean Six sigma
  • Kaizen improvement certification
  • Other related process improvement certifications

Key Skills Required:

  • Process improvement and efficiency
  • Quality Management
  • Vessel Operations and standardization
  • Resource management
  • Planning and Maintenance
  • Budgeting
  • Regulatory and Stakeholder management
  • Business performance monitoring
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams
  • Decision making skills

Behavioural Traits For Ideal Candidates:

  • Detail oriented
  • Personal discipline
  • Strong sense of personal accountability
  • Integrity
  • Leadership and Personal effectiveness
  • Team Player

Culture Traits:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • Results-driven
  • Customer focused
  • Quick thinker

Other Job Requirements:

  • International work exposure is an added advantage for this role
  • Knowledge of Class and Flag state requirements is compulsory for this role.
  • Extensive knowledge of Marine Operations is compulsory for this role.
  • International work experience is an added advantage for this role.


Job Title: Technical Marine Operations Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Reports To: Marine Operations Manager

Job Details
Responsible for the overall management and technical operations of our fleet. This includes:

  • Overseeing the daily operations of maintenance and repair, budgeting, survey schedules, onboard general assessment of vessels, inspections and docking
  • Overall responsibility for managing vessel Day to day operations to ensure 100% fleet uptime, within budget

Key Responsibilities
Vessel Management (Technical):

  • Monitor, manage and report the day to day technical operation and performance of assigned vessels, in conjunction with the on -board management, to ensure that applicable requirements for safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental objectives are met.
  • Acts as the first point-of-contact and interface on all technical vessel matters
  • Prepares Vessel Technical Budget for approval and ensures compliance with budget.
  • Estimates and plans budgets for fleet maintenance in consultation with the Operations Manager.
  • Manages critical vessel equipment/spares optimally.

Vessel Maintenance (Planned & Preventive) and Repair Management:

  • Attends to and supervises assigned vessels and crew for timely port turnaround and shipyard repair activities.
  • Ensures that all vessels are technically operational or otherwise managed according to the management requirement and optimally operational and fit for service.
  • Investigates all reported deficiencies, non-conformities and defects and takes corrective action to ensure all are cleared to prevent operational delays on all vessels.
  • Tracks and ensures on-board crews complete ‘day-to-day’ Planned Maintenance System (PMS) programmes and M&R activities (mainly preventive) of all vessels to maintain the proper operational status of the vessels and to enforce zero downtime.
  • Identifies potential causes of defects, investigates and analyses reported defects, taking corrective & preventive actions in consultation with the Operations Manager.
  • Inspects equipment lists and tests to ensure that all equipment to be used are indeed wellmaintained and in excellent working condition
  • Co-ordinates and ensures planned and non-routine maintenance and repairs are carried out and concluded within agreed timelines and budgets.
  • Ensure to have strong Technical and Project Management skills.

Vessel Monitoring and Report Analysis:

  • Monitors and analyses the technical status of all vessels and uses information there from to prepare a biweekly executive summary for the Operations Manager.
  • Ensures the design, monitoring and update of both maintenance plans and maintenance documentation and reporting systems where and when necessary.
  • Ensures that all maintenance and repair tasks comply with Company’s and Client’s Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Policies and Procedures.
  • Cooperates with regulatory bodies to ensure that requirements for alterations, repair, or modifications are done at the most cost effective and safest manner.

Vessel Dry-docking:

  • Plans dry-dock scope and duration with minimal disruption to vessel operating schedule.
  • Sources for cost effective and qualified dry-dock vendor.
  • Ensures dockyard, ship builder and other parties involved in the dry-dock collectively and individually endorse the planned dry-dock duration schedule.
  • Ensures critical parts needed for the dry-dock are in the company warehouse or with the dry-dock vendor prior to commencement of the dry-docking exercise.
  • Carries out and supervises the dry-docking of vessels.

Vendor Technical Relations:

  • Evaluates all spare parts requisitions received from vessels and monitor the efficient and timely supply of all spares required for the proper maintenance and safe operation of the vessels.
  • Handles warranty claims for vessels where applicable.
  • Liaising with clients, crew and local stakeholders.
  • Appoint and manage subcontractors for vessel maintenance and services.

Charter Technical Audits:

  • Supervises all technical Charter audits and investigations on defects/failures on a regular scheduled basis to ensure conformance.
  • Acts as interface on all contractual, marine and nautical matters, and pro-actively develops Client relations.

Statutory Compliance:

  • Ensures that all vessels comply with class society.
  • Ensures full compliance with Port State control.
  • Plans, controls and executes all activities connected to class survey and certificate requirements and builds and maintains effective liaison with relevant authorities.
  • Controls and monitors that assigned vessels are ready for use and certified.
  • Undertake any other Technical related assignment as and when required.

Training and Development:

  • Trains the technical staff (where applicable) to effectively act as a redundancy.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a First Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Fully conversant with Class and Flag State requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Marine Operations.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ managerial experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent People Management and Leadership skills.
  • Strong commitment to the Company’s Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and
  • Quality Management goals and objectives.
  • A high degree of self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Analytical and highly proactive in technical troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.

Other Job Requirements

  • International work exposure is an added advantage for this role
  • Knowledge of Class and Flag state requirements is compulsory for this role.
  • Extensive knowledge of Marine Operations is compulsory for this role.

Key Skills Required:

  • Vessel Maintenance planning
  • Budget planning and monitoring
  • Vessel audit and reporting
  • Dry dock planning
  • Stakeholder management
  • Quality management
  • Statutory compliance
  • Negotiation
  • Performance Management.

Minimum Educational Requirement:

  • M.Sc in Naval Architecture,
  • Engineering or related Degree

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: resume@HRLeverageafrica.com Or my360career1@gmail.com Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.


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