General Manager, Production Operations at Dangote Group

The Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: General Manager, Production OperationsLocation: LagosBusiness: Oil & GasFunction/Domain: Petroleum Production EngineeringPosition DescriptionGM Production Operations (Asset General Manager) -WAEP Maximise value of OML71/72 (and any other asset that may be acquired and operated solely by WAEP) offshore assets across the lifecycle and deliver the offshore assets production plan, whilst maintaining asset integrity in a safe and responsible manner.The incumbent networks with Managing Director WAEP, Executive Directors in Dangote and FIRST E&P, General Managers in charge of Finance and Corporate Services, Legal, Engineering & Projects, G&G, Petroleum Engineering, Economics, Human Resources, IT&M Support, Venture & Government Relations and SCM. Others are: Shareholders, Government Agencies, vendors, contractors and industry competitors.Job ResponsibilitiesWAEP representative with private JV partners and with government as operator of the JV LicenseCreate/maintain License to Operate (LTO) with support from JV/Govt Relations teamRelationship holder for key stakeholders (Government bodies, JV Partners, security agencies, interest groups, etc.)Delivery of current year production plan (Re-Entry/ Full-Field/FOD)Delivery of Short- & Medium-term Integrated Activity PlansOperate within set budgetary limitsEnsure effective delivery and coordination with Functions for development and maturation of oil and gas reserves (including Re-Entry or brown field activities where applicable)Accountable for ensuring smooth and flawless take-over of brownfield and new facilities/projects from the Project Team after commissioningAccountable for preparing, updating and executing the Asset Reference Plan for the assetsAccountable for delivery of all Asset Management (Operations & Maintenance including Logistics, HSE and Process Safety) requirements in the development projects in line with WAEP Field Development Workflow ProcessAccountable for asset integrity of production facilitiesExecuting HSE, Security and Sustainable development policies within the AssetDemonstrate operations excellence through deferment reduction, Unit Operating Cost (UOC) minimization and maximizing production reliabilityIntegrate multi-discipline functional and operations staff to deliver a seamlessly and high performing teamDeputizes for the Managing Director as at when necessary. Key ChallengesMaintaining licence to operate through liaising with key stakeholders: Government bodies, communities and interest groupsMaintaining production delivery in an unstable external business environment.Maximising production from (existing and new) offshore assets while driving down UOC to meet top quartile performanceManaging and prioritizing the demands between short term production delivery and long term asset 

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