Operations Manager, Finance Manager jobs in a Leading Dredging Firm Nigeria 2012

Vacancies: Operations Manager, Finance Manager


Our client is a growing and Leading Dredging Firm that specializes in sand mining, dredging, reclamation, shore protection and canalization and, is currently expanding info Oil/gas and Aviation industries. With business operations and offices in Bayelsa State and Abuja, Nigeria, our client is looking at increasing its workforce in line with the changing trends in its operating environment. As a result, our client is currently seeking to engage the services of dynamic, intelligent and knowledgeable individuals to fill the following vacancies/ positions:


Position: Operations Manager


Summary of Duties:

  • Provide leadership in the operational department, which is mainly dredging activity, trucking, and heavy duty machinery operations as well as coordinate strategic business initiatives required to drive process improvement to achieve operational excellence.
  • Focus on productivity, order fulfillment, schedule adherence and process control, no downtime operations, on-time delivery and product quality.
  • Manage efficiently daily dredging operation and efficient daily trucking and other Heavy-duty machinery operation. Engage the workforce in problem solving initiatives and ensure the discipline execution of operational processes and procedures.
  • Build a high performance support team by actively managing the hiring and development strategy.
  • Develop a structure to identify and deploy best practices for the core operational process areas.
  • Challenge processes, acceptance criteria, dimensions etc to achieve highest level of value for the least cost while maintaining agreed quality.


Minimum Qualification/Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering, Operations or equivalent technical field.
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) will be added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in similar industry.



  • Some understanding of dredging, reclamation and management of heavy-duty equipment and Construction would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of quality systems, production planning, plant and heavy equipment operations and systems.



  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A good team player


Position: Finance Manager


Responsible for the overall management of the financial operations of the organization


Summary of Duties:

  • Manage the financial resources of the company and conduct resource planning for future needs. Be involved in the strategic planning of an organization. Monitors the preparation of the financial budget and sends the report to COO and/CEO
  • Supervises business performance and takes steps to improve the performance of the organization.
  • Manage the payroll function ensuring efficient systems, process and controls.
  • Manage the financial system, ensuing maximum productivity and that it meets the needs of the business today and the future.
  • Oversee the continuous improvement of accounting and financial processes and the development of the team with the goal to achieve best practices and optimal output
  • Develop and oversee accounting policies and procedures to meet both current and future business models.
  • Oversee the external audit, review and analyze results and recommend for approval the audited financial statements. Prepare the financial section of the annual report.
  • Oversee the cash management function, including bonking relationships.
  • Ensure the company is in compliance with all internal policies and relevant regulations and ensure filings are completed in a timely manner.
  • Develop and oversee the internal review function to ensure that finance and operations controls and policies are complied with In the State and field offices. Ensure effective follow up processes are in place.
  • Lead the annual business plan development and budgeting process. Provide ongoing financial modeling and analysis expertise to business partners.
  • Lead the financial modeling and analysis to support the development of long term strategic initiatives and business plans.


Minimum Qualification/Experience:

  • A Qualified Chartered Accountant with MBA in Finance.
  • 5 years and above working experience in any relevant industry.



  • Successful candidate must be ready to travel and operate in a difficult terrain.
  • Ability to lead strategic planning process



  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send detailed CV, two most recent best photographs and cover email with the position applied for as subject/title to: employment@azikelgrp.com and laineservicesgh@gmail.com


Submission Deadline: 7th December 2012

Please indicate job reference in the mail smokers, need not to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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