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Date Posted: 22/Feb/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Commercial Manager

Job description

Commercial Manager
Location : Lagos, Nigeria 
Contract/ Perm : Perm
Discipline : Oil & Gas 
Salary/Rate : $15 000 - $20 000 pm 

We currently seek a Commercial Manager to work on an Oil and Gas position. Based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Education and Minimum Requirements:
• A Bachelors technical degree, legal degree or a non-technical Bachelors degree with business and computer software courses or equivalent academic qualification
• 10 - 15 Years post graduate experience in project contracting and engineering and design or Project Controls, preferably in the Petrochemical environment 
• Broad contractual, commercial knowledge and experience, and experience in cost and scheduling on a medium- to large-sized project
• Extensive knowledge of various contract forms, format, terms and conditions
• Contracting strategy and planning capability
• Strong management skills coupled with good inter-cultural intelligence
• Sound communication, negotiation, interpersonal, coordination, leadership and presentation skills
• Professional registration and active participation in technical institutes preferred

Reporting Line:
• Project Manager

Job Descriptions:
Contracts and Procurement Management 
• Provide sound contractual guidance and support to the Project Manager and Employer
• Provide functional consistency of contracting practices and work processes on the Project
• Initiate and maintain the Project Contracting Plan; develops alternate strategies as required 
• Identify resources required to support the overall contracting activities 
• Set up and monitor a Contracts Management System as the electronic system tool for Contracts Mgmt and administration for tracking and reporting purposes
• Manage and oversee all contracting activities to ensure compliance with Project procedures, work processes, overall corporate policies and Employer governance requirements 
• Ensure contractual compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements of the country and Employer
• Set up and maintain electronic and hard copy filing with archiving procedures
• Ensure compliance with close-out process and handover of contractual documents to Employer
• Raise enquiries for competitive invitation to tender
• Coordinate technical and commercial evaluations of tenders
• Issuance of purchase orders
• Plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage, distribution and tracking of goods, products and services produced and used

Project Controls:
• Develops, implements, and directs the total Project Controls program on the project
• Implements the Work Breakdown and Project Coding Structures to ensure that data are converted correctly from the original estimate to the Project Control system
• Analyzes variances in cost and schedule performance against the plan, and communicates the reasons for the issuance of variance and proposed mitigation plans to Project Management
• Contributes to the proposal efforts for cost/scheduling activities
• Maintains working knowledge of the functionality of automated cost management systems
• Provides meaningful, accurate historical data
• Supports and interfaces with Project Management in the preparation of cost evaluations and execution of projects in areas specific to Project Controls
• Supports Project Management from the feed stage through project execution and close-out, including staffing and overseeing projects
• Leads Project Controls functional objectives and initiatives on the project
• Ensures the quality and consistency of Project Controls work produced by the project
• Trains and develops employees 

Jenna Cohen
[email protected]

+27 11 679 2244 
TRS Staffing does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant South African legislation. As per legislation, due consideration is given to previously disadvantaged individuals.



Rotating Equipment Project Manager

Job description

Rotating Equipment Project Manager
Location : Lagos, Nigeria 
Contract/ Perm : Perm
Discipline : Power
Salary/Rate : $8 000 - $10 000 pm 

The client is a leading Oil and Gas Engineering Service provider in Nigeria. We are currently seeking an experienced Rotating Equipment Project Manager with Marine Diesel Generator Package and Rotating Equipment experience on FPSO to join our existing team based in Lagos Nigeria
This role provides Rotational Flexibility between Lagos Nigeria and the home country


Key Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities:
• Ensure projects are adequately resourced in terms of manpower, materials and equipment
• Ensuring that appropriate HSE procedures, equipment and training is in place
• Ensure that project performance is measured and is specification compliant
• Manage the effective maintenance of the projects
• Liaise with the customer on all technical and commercial matters
• Ensure projects are being managed within their cost budgets
• Ensure that invoicing is up to date and accurate
• Provide engineering support as required
• Provide customer with project plans as required
• Ensure, on projects, that all equipment is specified and ordered as required by the project plan
• Arrange all installation and commissioning activities of projects
• Providing customers with product and technical information
• Occasional travel to customer and vendor site
• Serves as a resource for less experience department staff and provides training as needed
• Acts appropriately in front of customers to represents the company in a positive manner
• Defining KPIs for the project and department staff and review them on a quarterly basis
• Adherence to deadlines, bonds, payment terms & conditions
• Enhance Score & Profitability of Contracts

Objectives & Measurement:
• On time / budget performance of projects
• Profitability and customer satisfaction of contracts
• No on site lost time incidents
• No environmental incidents

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications / Personal Attributes:
• Rotation into Lagos, Nigeria 8 weeks on / 2 weeks off (flexible based on Project Requirement)
• Engineering or Technical background preferably through a formal bachelor’s degree program
• Technical experience, operations experience.
• Strong product knowledge of Marine power generators and gas turbines.
• Should have some knowledge in all types of rotating equipment products.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, leadership skills and PC and presentation skills.
• Strong ability to develop relationship with others
• Self starter and ability to make technical and business decisions
• Ability to handle human resource issues
• P& L Experience
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office & Projects
• Minimum 10 year of progressive experience
• Substantial experience in the Oil & Gas industry in both offshore facilities or FPSO

Jenna Cohen
[email protected]

+27 11 679 2244 
TRS Staffing does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant South African legislation. As per legislation, due consideration is given to previously disadvantaged individuals.



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