Project Operations Manager

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  • Regions Africa
  • Country Nigeria
  • City OTHER
  • Type of Employment Permanent
  • Job number WTSHO24445

About the job

  • Lead the Project teams consisting of Site Managers, Project Coordinators and Site Engineers.
  • Ensure project teams deliver on time, on budget and to customer’s satisfaction.
  • Ensure Project teams produce a safe project environment and HSE compliance.
  • Ensure clear visibility and report on project risks, quality of delivery and financial performance.
  • Ensure contract scope is managed and support swift resolution of all variation orders and claims.
  • Maintain great client relationships ensuring Company are easy to work with and trustworthy.
  • Support and provide assistance to project managers when issues arise. Act as initial line of escalation and support internally and for customers.
  • Ensure team members are developed.
  • Support sales with accurate budgets and contractual negotiations for large high probability projects.
  • Ensure commercial handovers assign adequate personnel and equipment resources in line with budget & best practice.
  • Ensure adequate resources are available for project pipeline.
  • Ensure project teams receive adequate support from head office central/functional services (Engineering, Operations, HR, Finance, HSQE).
  • Perform regular Project performance reviews with project managers, for assessment against HSQE targets, operational progress/performance and Finance benchmarking (Actual vs. Budget).
  • Carry out site visits for compliance and site audits according to standard procedures and promote continuous improvement and development campaigns.
  • Maintain & develop project management, guidelines, policies & procedures.


  • Degree (Engineering, Management or similar
  • PPM
  • Leadership Training
  • Contracts Training (NEC, FIDIC, etc.)
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager, Contracts Manager with proof of successful project delivery.
  • Knowledge of HSE policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of contractual risks
  • Heavy transport or lifting experience.
  • Extensive on site experience.
  • IR/ER experience.
  • Nigerian market
  • Oil & Gas and/or Power Generation
  • Logistics and/or industrial construction
  • Advanced skills with MS Office
  • Working with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, IFS)
  • Understanding of trailer and crane experience
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driving license
  • Valid passport, no restrictions
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