Managing Director (Upstream Operations) Job in Lagos

A leading and fast-growing independent Oil & Gas Exploration and Production company in Nigeria with a downstream enterprise is recruiting experienced and dynamic candidates to fill the position below:

Job Position: Managing Director (Upstream Operations)

Job Ref: EXE-OPS-UPO-DRL-MD-2023
Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • With vast experience in oil and gas operation manage- ment, marketing and/or strong FMCG background, the candidate will report to the Chairman of the Board and have ultimate responsibility for the Company's per-formance.


  • Coordinate resources both internal and external to ensure the continued growth of the company.
  • Implement the decisions of the Board of Directors and act as the focal point for relationship with the Board.
  • Provide direction for the commercial, sales, technical and other teams for achieving challenging targets and objectives.
  • Identify and implement new business opportunities. Lead and manage the team of highly qualified and experienced heads of departments and other profes- sionals to maximize growth and profitability of the company.
  • Oversee the operations of the company and manage its compliance with legal and regulatory bodies/re- quirements.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing, Economics or other relevant discipline.
  • Post graduate qualifications in Business Administration and other relevant field would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 20 years progressive operational, marketing/sales and managerial experience with at least 10 years at Top Managerial level in a reputable oil and gas company or reputable FMCG company.
  • Proficiency in formulating policies, developing and implementing new strategies and procedures to achieve company's goals.
  • Good Commercial experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Good Leadership skills and medium to long term strategist.

We Offer
An attractive and internationally competitive remuneration package, a pleasant working environment with good perquisites and prospects await the successful candidates.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter with a Passport photograph to: using the Job Position and appropriate Job Code as the subject of the mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applications will be treated in strict confidence.