Operations Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Sahara Group

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Purpose Statement:

To efficiently manage cargo operations. Candidate must have the willingness to optimally work under pressure, extra hours and travel under short notice.

Key Deliverables

  • To develop an in-depth understanding of vessel operations and oil transportation
  • To ensure processes on the operational check list is followed and ticked (Pre-loading, loading, voyage, pre-discharge, discharge, post-discharge, and closure)
  • To ensure efficiency in vessel operation putting into consideration the effective management of cargo loading and discharging with minimal cargo loss and demurrage
  • Building and maintaining relationships with regulatory authorities and government parastatals (PPPRA, PPMC, DPR, NPA, NIMASA, Navy), clients and third parties
  • Proper  filing and archiving of all operational documents per operation for easy access and referencing
  • Processing, negotiating and settlement of invoices as at when due
  • To follow up closely with nominated/appointed inspectors and supercargo and port agents during operations
  • Ensure all clearances required for a smooth operation are obtained in due time
  • Timely submission of relevant documents to regulatory agencies and parastatals
  • Creating budget, inputting cost and managing the transaction portal together with Sales team
  • Put together a comprehensive operational report to be filled not later than 72 hours after completion of discharge.
  • Ensure the entire operational cycle should be completed as per approved standards


  • Analytical skills
  • Good Oral and written communication skills
  • Good research skills
  • Ability to adhere strictly to instructions
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage work load
  • Good use Microsoft office suit
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to relate with staff and third parties across different levels


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