Operations Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

Human Resources
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Report to: Operations Manager

Location: Lagos


Job Summary

The Operations Officer is to assist the Operations Manager in managing the day-to-day operation of the company. He / She shall be responsible for stock control, ensuring proper maintenance, implementing HSE guidelines and ensuring a high level of customer service.

The Operations Officer shall also be responsible for loading and logistics operations in a safe and controlled manner and in compliance with the standards, procedures, legislations and depot management specific systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures HSE guidelines are followed to ensure the safety of customers and staff.
  • Ensures a positive customer experience.
  • Ensures the movement of bulk and packed inventory is correctly recorded
  • Monitors local fuel pricing.
  • Coordinates depot maintenance including depot grounds, vehicles and hardware.
  • Ensures that the working environment under his/her control presents minimal risk to the environment.
  • Ensures that any Occupational Health & Safety activities under his/her control are managed effectively.
  • Ensures that all relevant information on Occupational Health & Safety matters is provided to their staff.
  • Involves employees in Occupational Health & Safety matters in order to reduce or eliminate hazards.
  • Ensures that Material Safety Data Sheets are available to staff for all hazardous substances are used/stored.
  • Provides Training, motivation, and direction for loading operatives.
  • Ensures all accidents and injuries are reported and investigated promptly and thoroughly and that any follow up actions are implemented in a timely way.


Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • HSE qualification professional Qualification
  • Relevant experience(4 years and above)


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:

  • Good knowledge of downstream petroleum sector, terminal operations, engineering and facility upgrades.
  • Proficiency in the use of Personal Computer (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good Oral & Written communication.
  • Integrity and transparent honesty. 
  • Good knowledge of flow dynamics, custody transfer systems, safety regulations, petroleum industry codes, specifications and standards.
  • Conversant with templates for capturing operations downtime effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and team management experience.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Well developed time management skills as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work as a team player and work towards team goals.


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