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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2015
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    Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc was first incorporated in 1994 as a private limited liability company with an authorized and paid up Share Capital of N1,000,000 divided into 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares of N1 each. The company commenced active business operations in 1997. Its first Head Office was located at Plot 39 Eastern Bypass, Port Harcourt (now the...
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    Chief Operating Officer

    Job description

    Management - Development and implementation of a strategy document to ensure value delivery of the quarry.  -

    -Oversee all operations, both on site and in the office, manage staff, coordinate production and monitor all site systems in the quarry

    - Planning and implementing the master plan for expansion of the mining/quarry business

    - Ensuring profitability of the business by ensuring maximum production at minimal cost.

    Mining Operations -Select/develop location, extraction, and production methods, based on factors such as safety, cost, and deposit characteristics.

    • Prepare schedules, reports, and estimates of the costs involved in developing and operating Quarry.
      • Evaluate data in order to develop new Quarry products, equipment, or processes.
      • Managing and regulating the quarry's budget
      • Maintaining up-to-date records and dealing with a range of paperwork


    • Design equipment and machinery optimisation plan in collaboration with other engineering specialists.


    • Monitor mine production rates in order to assess operational effectiveness.
    • Design, implement, and monitor the development of work sites, facilities, systems, and equipment.
    • Design, develop, and implement computer applications for use in Quarry operations.

    Production and performance monitoring

    • Liaising with sales and commercial teams to balance sales and output
      • Work closely with Production manager and Quality Manager to achieve set targets
      • Altering the quarry's production system in accordance with the materials required
      • Providing the group with information and statistics on the quarry's performance


    • Implement and coordinate Quarry safety programs, including the design and maintenance of protective and rescue equipment and safety devices
    • Ensure operators, repairers and engineers  of the quarry follow all plant safety policies and track all departments to ensure that all policies are being followed

    On site work activities

    • closely monitoring all areas of the quarry to ensure that extraction and processing work is carried out to the highest standard
    • liaising with staff on site and dealing with any technical or staffing challenges that arise
    Desired Skills and Experience
    • B.Sc/HND in Geology, Mining Engineering or other related field.
    • Minimum of 15 years Quarry production management experience, 5 of which must be at top management level 
    • Previous drilling and blasting, crushing, conveying and capital projects experience
    • Passion for training and team development
    • Knowledge of heavy equipment, maintenance, mineral processing and budgeting preferred
    • Working knowledge of PC operations and software

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    Chief Operating Officer - Dredging

    Job description

    • Executive responsibility for safe, efficient, and profitable operations in the sourcing, execution and completion of dredging projects.
    • Evolve strategies in meeting their financial and operational goals.
    • Ensure the application of proper operational, technical and management controls and procedures, reporting, management resources, and functional support.
    • Developing and implementing the strategy and growth of the subsidiary.
    • Lead operational, project, and commercial/ contract management strategies, decision making, and implementation.
    • Lead and provide direction to subsidiary’s Managers, and Project clients.
    • Lead and/or approve highest level dispute and commercial negotiations.
    • Develop and implement strategies to maintain superior position in competitive environment. 
    • Ensure appropriate contract risk assessment and response during project bidding and execution. Lead claims, protests, and dispute resolution and oversee client negotiations.
    Desired Skills and Experience
    • University degree (preferably in civil engineering or marine engineering, water construction, etc or and related field)
    • a minimum of 15 years progressive management experience in the Dredging industry, 7 of which should be at the management level.
    • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels.
    • Ability to lead and manage diverse team of employees in various locations.
    • Sound business and project management skills.
    • Working knowledge of computer software for word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications.
    • Good knowledge of the business drivers in the dredging industry in Nigeria and the West African sub region

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

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