Monday, 14 December 2015

Group Maintenance & Engineering Manager

Job Title: Group Maintenance & Engineering Manager

Business Unit: Group function

Category / Function: Commercial

Department: Maintenance & Operations 

Line manager: Regional Managing Director
Direct reports of the position:  (3)
  1. Mechanical Supervisor
  2. Electrical Supervisor
  3. Civil and Construction Supervisor
Functional Objectives;
  • Direct and coordinate the operations and activities of the physical facilities maintenance
  1. Engineering administration, layout, design, and construction;
  2. Facilities and equipment maintenance;
  3. Utilities operations and maintenance;
  4. Facilities protection and security;
  5. Departmental HSE compliance.
  • Provide engineering consulting services, surveys, and recommendations to all Departments and to outside contractors performing services for the company facilities;
  • Ensure compliance with applicable county and central government laws, regulations, statutes, and codes; securing required permits; and coordinating with appropriate local authorities.
  • Contract and manage performance of contractors and consultants contracted for engineering works.
What are the key outputs of the job?  (What results do you leave behind?)
  1. Management & Administration
  2. Capital Stewardship
  3. Cost Leadership
  4. Ohs Compliance
  5. People Management
What are your main tasks that you do to achieve the outputs?
  • Set goals, plan, organize, and control the maintenance and engineering activities across the company operations.
  • Generate and coordinate engineering and maintenance programs in liaison with all other relevant Departments for the procurement and maintenance of all real estate, Terminals, retail stations, utility services, and communication equipment.
  • Preparation of Maintenance Department budgets, in coordination with facility owner/user departments
  • Prepare Capital Project Proposals, in liaison with the Commercial Department, detailing project goals, Scope of Work, estimate of costs for labor, material, equipment, and site acquisition and preparation.
  • Preparation of project cost estimates; proposal, justification, and management of capital projects and expenditures.
  • Maintenance of records of planned and current construction and maintenance and engineering contracts.
  • Prepare and update a plan for facilities/ equipment improvement and obsolescence.
  • Prepare and maintain records of all Capital Projects including plans, budgets, authorizations, contracts, and completions schedules.
  • Control costs for engineering projects through prudent purchase of engineering inventory and materials usage
  • Provide guidance to contractors in various sites and ensuring HSE compliance
  • Provide technical information, guidance, and support to operations department 
  • Ensure compliance to statutory regulations and industry requirements in all XXX facilities.
  • Initiate continuous process improvements in the terminals and depots to improve operational effectiveness
  • Conduct energy audits and initiating corrective measures where necessary
  • Coach and mentor teams and individuals on specific work aspects to support the business
  • Overall staff management, chart out their career progression and discipline;
What are the success measures of the job? 
  • Reduced down time of all facilities hence improved efficiencies.
  • Prudent Opex Management.
  • HSE and ISO compliance by contractors in all XXX facilities
  • Process improvements to enhance overall effectiveness in terminal
  • A motivated and high performing team   
  • Must be up-to-date with what is happening in the industry and act proactively.
Minimum Formal Qualifications Required by the Position:
  • First Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • MBA or relevant post-graduate qualifications will be an added advantage
Behavioural Competencies
  • People Management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Coordinating and organising ability
  • Active listening and attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent analytical Skills
  • Assertive
  • Solution oriented
  • A strategic thinker.
Minimum Years Experience in Technical / Operational Environment
  • At least 5 years of experience in maintenance and engineering in the oil industry.
  • The incumbent must have served in a managerial position for at least 3 years managing a team.
How to Apply

Qualified candidates to send their cvs to by 20th Dec 2015 

Kindly indicate the Name of the position at the subject of the email.    



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