Managing Director at an Oil and Gas Company – Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited


Maurice Xandra Solutions Limited – Our client, a major player in the Oil and Gas Industry, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Managing Director

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Operations
Reporting Relationships: Reports to Group Managing Director
Direct Reports: Operations Team
External Relationships: Clients, Vendors and Government Agencies

Job Summary

  • We are seeking to hire a Managing Director to develop strategic business direction to the Executive Management towards the achievement of the company’s objectives.


  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to the management team to drive the Company’s business towards profitable and sustainable growth.
  • Develop a structure for the company in line with the vision and mission as agreed and communicated by the Board of Directors.
  • Develop and align the business 0bjectives of the Company with the Vision and strategies of the Group as well as ensure effective implementation of these strategies
  • Communicate the Group’s vision and business strategy (short, medium and long terms) and ensure that the respective Business Unit operates in line with the Group’s governance policies, standards and values
  • Oversee the effective implementation of the Company’s business strategies, growth plans and budgets in support of the Group’s long term business direction
  • Initiate strategies and oversee compliance of company’s operations with acceptable Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) standards.
  • Assess the principal risks of the company and ensure proper risk management strategies are in place
  • Review periodic financial and non-financial reports to effectively monitor the activities of the Company in the achievement of their strategic goals and objectives
  • Identify opportunities for new projects/contracts and businesses in line with the company’s strategic and business objectives
  • Define and agree key targets as well as monitor and evaluate the performance of Strategic Business Heads, in accordance with defined targets, on a timely basis
  • Meet set financial targets for the Business Unit to ensure business profitability and cost reduction
  • Institute adequate operational systems and controls in place to ensure proper monitoring of the
  • Business Unit performance against plans and budgets • Manage strategic relationships with banks, regulators, press etc.
  • Drive compliance with regulators in the industry to avoid any infraction
  • Report regularly to the Group Managing Director (GMD) and Board of Directors on Business Units’ performance target achievements (i.e. financial results, market performance, organizational development plans and overall business performance)
  • Empower and develop the capabilities of functional heads towards meeting their own business goals
  • Institute a high-performance culture in compliance with approved financial, business and risk management objectives as well as applicable legal and regulatory requirements
  • Direct and monitor members of the Business Unit leadership team to effectively deliver on respective functional programmes, set targets and overall performance
  • Facilitate resolution of high priority issues between departments/Business Units; and act as an ambassador and spokesman in matters involving external stakeholders
  • Develop staff of the Business Unit to enhance skills, capability and ensure a robust pipeline of possible successors
  • Mentor, coach, supervise and evaluate subordinates
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the related discipline
  • Relevant professional certification
  • 15 years of experience relevant to our business.

Skills and Competence Requirements:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Results Oriented
  • Administrative management
  • Collaboration
  • Character.

Application Closing Date
24th October, 2021.

Method of Application
interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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