Chief Executive Officer - Expatriate in Lagos, Nigeria

at Adexen

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


Our client is a large conglomerate with business interests ranging from engineering services to FMCG and healthcare products.

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer - Expatriate

The scope of the job will be:

  • Profitably growing Group in new business segment in the Nigerian oilfield Services industry (especially IMR, EPC contracts) and in its existing segments of oilfield chemicals, hardware and subsea IMR
  • Building a competent, cost effective, efficient and results oriented organization.
  • Exercising full accountability for managing Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Operations, as well as Group’s global partnerships and joint ventures.
  • Reporting into the Group Managing Director and Deputy Group Managing Director.

 Job description

  • Providing overall strategic and operational leadership to Group’s management team.
  • Developing a vision and long-term strategy in conjunction with the Group Executive Committee.
  • Growing and developing Group’s management team, setting performance standards, coaching and training.
  • Ensuring that Group’s financial performance, revenue growth, and other critical success factors are able to meet set targets.
  • Controlling all aspects of Group’s P&L across the different business units.
  • Identifying and executing business development opportunities, especially the growth of Chemicals (local production of oilfield chemicals) and Hardware (local production and import of tools and equipment)
  • Oilfield services (growing Group’s service offering in and beyond subsea IMR) and network that allows to early identify industry trends and business opportunities
  • Managing relationships with Regulatory and public bodies such as NAPIMS and NIPEX, Existing and potential customers, Existing and potential international partners.
  • Identifying potential partners, developing partnership agreements and executing the partnerships.
  • Monitoring new developments and technology advancements in the industry.
  • Supervising operations, importation of raw materials, storage facilities, logistics and distribution.
  • Controlling product and service quality by implementing quality control and assurance procedures.


  • Master of Business Administration combined with an Engineering Degree (in an area relevant for the oil & gas industry).
  • Minimum 18 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, thereof minimum 5 in managerial roles in leading international companies.
  • Previous work experience in Nigeria is an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of the oilfield services industry in emerging markets and network that allows to early identify industry trends and business opportunities
  • Extensive experience in managing all important aspects across Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Operations and HR & Administration.
  • Proven leadership skills, having successfully managed significant business units.
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and written proficiency in English.
  • Excellent command of the relevant IT tools/ programs and professional standards.
  • Good leadership skills. Capable of leading a team including Sales Managers and Engineers.


Attractive expatriate package (+200,000USD),  family status

Benefits: car, driver, house, cook, medical expenses, furnished accommodation




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