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General Manager Facilities At JAGAL Group

Date Posted: 18/Apr/2014
Deadline: 30/Apr/2014
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 12 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a challenging but rewarding environment?

Would you like to become part of a diverse multicultural conglomerate where you can develop your skills and gain development?

Nigerdock Nigeria is West Africa’s Leading Industrial Corporation focused on Oil&Gas construction and major marine services including offshore and pressure vessel fabrication, ship building and repair, industrial training and specialised Oil&Gas and Maritime support. It is strategically located on Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, an impressive industrial free zone facility and port development on an island in the coastal waterways of Lagos, with immediate access to the open seas.


Nigerdock is organised into four main divisions including Offshore Fabrication, Pressure Vessels, Shipyard and the Training Centre. Each one of these divisions is a stand-alone unit headed by a General Manager reporting to the Managing Director.


Nigerdock has an aggressive investment program into new plant, equipment and technologies. It is also committed to the training of its workforce and the constant improvement of its systems and procedures. The development of this great facility is consistent with the Government’s Nigerian Content Initiative. The Management Team at Nigerdock are totally committed to achieving the highest levels of success in the areas of quality, delivery and value in the Oil&Gas and Maritime Industries.


General Manager Facilities

Job description

Key Aims and Objectives:


  • Reduction in downtime due to electrical, mechanical, or system failures.
  • Increase in uptime through implementation of Preventive Maintenance (PM), Predictive Maintenance (PdM), and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
  • Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS) is in place and functioning.
  • Continuous improvement programs in place and functioning.


Prime responsibilities and duties:


  • Manage interfaces and work collaboratively with the other departments, joint venture partners, and clients such as Projects, Asset Management (Brownfield?), SCM, QHSE, Group HSSE.
  • Responsible for all facets of Facilities Maintenance, Power Supply and Transmission, Utilities, Plant Maintenance, Plant Certification, and Electrical Works.
  • Identify and deliver improvements in policy, strategy and efficiency of maintenance, integrity, engineering and related HSE processes/activities to optimize maintenance/operational life cycle costs in line with Nigerdock’s and Jagal Group’s strategies and KPI’s.  Collectively, known as the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) programme.
  • Manage the planning, implementing and co-ordinating Asset Integrity Management Systems, Corrosion Management & annual inspection programme of assets liaising with Projects, Asset Management, and QHSE.
  • Develop application and fully implement risk and reliability management techniques, like Risk Based Inspection (RBI), Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), and Instrument Protective Function (IPF).
  • Responsible for the creation and update of the yearly and 5-year Integrity Plan.  Implement and monitor the Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS).
  • Provide support for discipline engineering, relevant maintenance disciplines and projects, and manage change control. Maintain healthy and competent capability of maintenance and facilities support.
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of engineering and maintenance procedures and management
  • Develop where needed and implement risk based inspection programs to improve asset integrity with a strong focus on safety, cost containment and integrity
  • Develop asset integrity conditioning monitoring strategies and programs for loss containment purposes including corrosion monitoring and all issues, which have potential to impact asset integrity, including equipment/hardware, process/procedures, operational business systems, verification/ assurance and personnel competencies.
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track program performance and KPMI (Key Parameters for Mechanical Integrity) Program where applicable for all of the equipment and facilities on Snake Island.
  • Maximize fixed equipment uptime to optimize shutdowns and extend turnaround intervals in compliance to regulatory and manufacturers’ requirements and identify resources to support troubleshooting of fixed equipment recurrent problems and apply root cause analysis (RCA) practices to equipment failure investigations.
  • Support the implementation of production uptime programs including Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM).
  • Lead the creation of Degradation/Maintenance Manuals Programme:
  • Ensure adequate, consistent working documents are in place for all plants and equipment.
  • Ensure Facilities and Maintenance Managers and Engineers have ownership of their respective
  • Degradation/Maintenance Manuals.
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop national staff with a view to progressively advance the nationalisation of the Nigerdock’s staff in country.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Engineering degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Corrosion or Metallurgy.
    At least 12 years’ experience required in the oil & gas services industry both offshore and onshore, and at least 5 years in a facilities and maintenance senior management  role.
  • Previous experience with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) programmes, from conceptualisation to implementation to continuous improvement of the programme.
  • Previous experience with Risk Based Inspection (RBI), Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), and Instrument Protective Function (IPF).
  • Previous experience in drafting Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Asset Degradation Manuals
  • Experience in West Africa or similar environment. 
    Familiarity with and understanding of maintenance and asset integrity management at a senior management level.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant global standards, regulations, codes, and maintenance planning.
  • Strong Managerial, communication and organisational skills are essential.
  • Previous experience with developing local staff. 

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