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Operations Manager

Closing: Aug 24, 2022

11 days remaining

Published: Jul 27, 2022 (17 days ago)

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You will oversee the company’s organizational processes and adds improvements to it. Your main duties include assisting the human resources team in the recruiting and hiring process, implementing policies and strategies to improve productivity and efficiency levels and building an enjoyable company culture.


Responsibilities
You will oversee the company’s organizational processes and adds improvements to it. Your main duties include assisting the human resources team in the recruiting and hiring process, implementing policies and strategies to improve productivity and efficiency levels and building an enjoyable company culture.


An Operations Manager is responsible for keeping track of the big picture and identifying potential areas of improvement. The average Operations Manager’s responsibilities include:

  • Long-term planning to create initiatives that further the company’s overall goals

  • Coordinating different teams to foster exchange of ideas and provide cross-team learning opportunities

  • Assessing and analyzing departmental budgets to find ways to minimize expenses and optimize profits

  • Inspiring and motivating employees to perform at their best through positive encouragement and incentive initiatives

  • Communicating with the board or other senior officials about shifting company priorities and projects

  • Identifying potential problems and points of friction and working to find solutions in order to maximize efficiency and revenue

  • Identifying opportunities to expand or shift course in order to take advantage of changes in the market.

  • Ensuring achievement of targets

  • Increasing improvement in performance

  • Developing and monitoring the operational expenses

  • Taking corrective actions to rectify variances

  • Developing new strategies to safe and cost-efficient methods

  • Ensuring that adequate safety norms are used by site personnel

  • Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and process across the organization and improve operational and financial performances.

  • Ensure management of vehicle fleet is in line with the company standards

  • Ensure that appropriate allocation and safe use of vehicles is achieved through and ensure servicing and maintenance schedules is adhered to.

  • Provide feedback through regular performance evaluations and ensure staffs are held accountable in accordance with human resource policies.

  • Ensure Metrix, reports and processes documentation is available.

  • Qualification and Skills
    Leadership:
    • Facilitate open and effective communication to optimize delivery of objectives, maximize team performance and achieve continuous performance improvement

  • Generate team spirit, enthusiasm and passion and pursue the eradication of unproductive practices and negative mind - sets to create a vibrant culture of positive thinking and attitudes

  • Overall accountability for effective recruitment, selection, and retention of talent within assigned area

  • Identify and support development of talent, effective performance and capability management of teams and direct reports, dealing with underperformance in a prompt, professional manner

  • Responsible for ensuring employees within remit are competent to carry out assigned duties

  • Passionately pursue and support, demonstrate and embed company values

  • Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Business Management

  • 7+years as an operational manager
  • Additional certification providing further skills in oil and gas management (added advantage)
  • Problem solving abilities

  • Knowledge, skills, and experience:

    • Recognized track record of successful operational and strategic delivery of complex assignments.

  • Experience of customer facing communication.

  • Team building skills - motivating people, proactively enabling cross functional best practice

  • Business awareness and commercial acumen to contribute to the competitive advantage of the business

  • Personal Attributes:
    • Strong influencer, negotiator, and mediator

  • Flexible to respond and adapt to changing internal and external context

  • Decisive, with ability to make decisions and follow through, ensuring learnings are captured

  • Exceptional communicator both verbally and written

  • Strong team builder, listens to needs of team, and capable of identifying and adopting best practices

  • Pragmatic in approach with a strong commercial bias and ability to balance commerciality with operational excellence

  • Safety focused with an uncompromising approach to risk management

  • Customer focused - develops sincere and open relationships with customers, current and potential; listens to customer needs and constantly striving to exceed expectations and add value

  • Ability to make decisions and follow through, ensuring learnings are captured

  • A motivated self - starter, who can self - direct when required, able to use own initiative and have autonomy to make appropriate decisions but also know when escalation is required

    • Critical thinker with problem solving abilities


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