Saturday, July 12, 2008


Job Opportunity for a Managing Director

We are a major global market player that works to identify, assess,
and monitor suppliers on behalf of major organisations worldwide. We
build and support buyer-supplier communities in many industry sectors,
creating unique and powerful global networks. Our services for
sustainable procurement, help create opportunities for business and
reduce risk in the supply chain. We have offices worldwide including,
amongst others, Norway, Argentina, Spain and Venezuela . Group
headquarters are in Abingdon, United Kingdom.

Position: Managing Director, Nigeria.

Job Description:

o Strategy/Planning: Work with the board of directors to define and
establish the company's oil and gas strategy and related business
o Manage operations to achieve established goals and targets in
addition to developing and refining processes to improve customer
service, and reduce costs
o Put in place appropriate business plans and budgets to ensure
profitability and cash generation.
o Build and maintain an excellent team and organisation which
supports high levels of growth and customer satisfaction
o Ensure the business operates with integrity and in a manner
consistent with the UN Global Compact and with Corporate Social
o Implement a full staff training programme is in place to ensure
skill gaps are eliminated and personal development improves on an
ongoing basis.

Qualifications & Experience:

o The incumbent should hold a good University degree in any field.
An MBA degree would be an advantage
o Minimum of 12 years experience; 5 of which must be working in or
managing international level organisations
o Ideally business qualified, such as business development, and
supply chain management with exposure to data management
o He or she should have experience in dealing with suppliers and
contractors in a supplier-management environment.
o Commercial awareness of on-line supply-chain technology
environments would be desirable
o Highly effective and proven interpersonal and management skills
are also required. Dynamism and initiative are key requirements
o Knowledge of financial planning, budgeting and general management accounting
o Knowledge of major industrial sectors such as oil and gas, power,
water or transport would be an advantage

Salary Range and Benefits: The position provides an excellent market
based remuneration and benefits package

How to Apply: Candidates meeting the above criteria should send
their application via email to: A cover letter
and detailed curriculum vitae should be attached. All documents must
be in MS Word format.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Closing Date: Two Weeks after this advertisement


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