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Country Manager


Location: Lagos (Nigeria)

Type: Permanent

Reference: 10791


The Country Manager will plan, co-ordinate, coach and manage the day-to-day running of the Nigerian business team in country, with the view to enabling the company to achieve its overall objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction to the entire team to ensure delivery of broad business objectives
  • Recruit, train, retain (through motivation and coaching) to develop high quality staff
  • Foster good relationships with the government and partners and ensure compliance with regulatory and the country's laws.
  • Oversees the commercial function of the business in-country and ensure that controls are in place to enhance accountability and alignment with the wider business strategies including managing debt recoveries.
  • Liaise with the drilling and operations departments in Nigeria to ensure all requirements are fulfilled, all paperwork is reported and filed as required.
  • Coordinates third party operations to ensure alignment with business goals and objectives.


Knowledge in, negotiation, commercial awareness and use of IT. Thorough understanding of E&P operations. Advanced analytical, interpersonal and people management skills Understanding of the political, socio-economic environment. Countrywide territorial knowledge. Negotiation Skills and Presentation Skills Identify, document and manage in-country risks associated with the operations in-country

Essential Requirements:

Professional with oil and gas experience at a senior management level. Good interpersonal skills and integrity are essential.