Our client is seeking a Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Skilled Expatriates with previous working experience in Africa are preferred. The successful MD/CEO will lead our client's composite upstream Oil and Gas firm to offer engineering, procurement, construction, installation and maintenance (EPCIM) services in oil and gas, power generation, chemical processing, mining, and water & wastewater industries. The company is based in Port Harcourt Nigeria and was incorporated in the year 2002. As part of an organizational restructuring exercise, our Client is seeking to recruit an MD/CEO.

Reports to:         Chairman, Board of Directors

Job Purpose:

The Managing Director/CEO is directly in charge, responsible and accountable for the overall operations, performance and growth results of the company, making decisions at the highest executive level and providing the desired leadership initiatives.


  • Represents Company at the highest levels of engagement including among the public, all stakeholders and business partners.
  • Ensure growth of the business by forming productive partnerships.
  • Continually review the company’s systems and processes to keep up to date with best operational practices.
  • Guide the firm’s partners to impart skills and knowledge required to execute specific projects.
  • Maintain contact and productive networking to generate goodwill for the company among the sector, government, communities and the public.
  • Take the initiatives to ensure compliance with government statutory and corporate obligations.
  • Collaborate with HR and other heads to supervise and manage the staff, pay their salaries and ensure that they are well motivated and work productively for the company and for themselves.
  • Direct and coordinating the activities of all departments in the Company, ensuring that all heads meet the overall business goals and objectives of the company.
  • Takes the initiative to chart blueprint to strategize the company in the direction of best practice and high competiveness among peers.
  • Brings new and innovative ideas to the business while continually looking for opportunities to expand and create goodwill for the company in the market and at the highest levels of engagement.
  • Supervises the progress of individual departments to ensure that they meet up with defined targets and the overall progress and that, guidance and training is provided for any staff needed to excel in their jobs.
  • Sets overall business goals and assigns targets to the various heads to accomplish within specified timeline. Ensure that heads operate within budgets as specified and produce high performance targets in accordance with the set mission and vision of Company.
  • Network with other potential clients and competitors in the market and get business tactics and ideas from them to further the interest of the Company.
  • Direct and guide the day to day running of the operations of the Company guided by timelines, prudence, integrity, honesty, and transparent accountability; setting examples in all spheres of leadership and guidance.
  • Run an open door policy to encourage innovative ideas from the employees and implement them for the benefit of the Company.
  • Gives required presentations and generates reports for the reference of the company, Chairman and the Directors.
  • Plan and implement the annual calendar of activities including fundraising initiatives, special events and the official administrative acts.
  • Setting company-wide Key Performance Indicator (KPI) to guide the various Heads and provide for performance measurement and monitoring.
  • Works with the Finance Controller and all heads to prepare the annual budgets, monitor and see to its effective and transparent implementation.
  • Other relevant responsibilities.


  • Matured, highly qualified and enthusiastic professional with Engineering background or, otherwise; distinctive and entrenched working knowledge of the upstream and downstream sector and its dynamics.
  • Minimum of 10 years extensive experience in a well-structured upstream and/or Downstream Petroleum Servicing and Marketing company, 5 years of which must have been in a Senior Management capacity.
  • Knowledge of all spheres of Refined Petroleum Sales, Marketing and Management
  • An all-round experience in Marketing, Supply and Distribution, Operations Management, Corporate & Strategic Planning, Marketing Economics, Contracting and Procurement and Corporate and community affairs.
  • Previous experience in the oil and gas industry, energy sector or transportation.
  • In-depth knowledge of Product Trading & Petroleum Pricing Mechanism and Financial Planning.
  • Strong Commercial Orientation.
  • Should have respectable contacts in the relevant Government Ministries/Departments and Regulatory Bodies.
  • A wide interest and knowledge of oil and gas sector.
  • Experience of process redesign Practical experience of sales, marketing, customer management and account management.
  • Visible leadership experience within challenging performance environments.


  • Should encompass high leadership qualities and decision taking ability.
  • Enthusiastic and ability to create motivation among the staff and the company.
  • Ready to take challenges and manage difficult situations with calmness and integrity.
  • Should be willing to work for extended hours and possess expert management skills.
  • Should believe in team work and effectively interact with the clients and employees.
  • Strong business development sense, goal-oriented and a good communicator.
  • Should encompass high leadership qualities and decision taking ability.
  • Good financial management skills.


Minimum of second class honour’s degree in either the Social Sciences, Pure or Applied Sciences or other related field of study, from a reputable/recognized university combined with in-depth experience.
And/or M.Sc., MBA or other relevant Post-Graduate qualification
Membership of relevant professional bodies


•Salaries are attractive and negotiable based on industry experience. 



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