General Manager - Gabon - Upstream

International Permanent

Updated on 12/06/2024

  • Oil exploration and production operator
  • P&L and operations management

About Our Client

Our client is an Anglo-Saxon oil and gas operator with substantial investments in exploration and production across Africa. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced General Manager to lead and develop the operations in Gabon.

Job Description

As General Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's activities, including development, production, administration, and finance. Your mission is to ensure the efficient and profitable operation of the activities in Gabon. Key responsibilities include:

  • Implementing a high-performing organisation and optimising the petroleum production chain across various operational fields.
  • Supervising exploration budgets and ensuring accurate and timely reporting to headquarters.
  • Managing and leading both expatriate and local technical teams while maintaining a high level of Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) standards.
  • Handling the company's social and local relations, particularly its interactions with the government and administrative bodies.

The Successful Applicant

You have a robust background in the oil and gas industry, boasting a proven track record of at least 10 years in production. Your leadership skills are undeniable, evidenced by your effective management and motivation of teams. Additionally, you possess strong financial acumen and practical experience in budget management. Given the high exposure of this role, exceptional communication skills are imperative. You must be adept at interacting effectively with government officials and stakeholders. Furthermore, you demonstrate a deep commitment to upholding stringent Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) standards across all operations.

You must be able to work in French.

What's on Offer

Excellent remuneration, bonus and package

Patrice Kombot-Naguemon
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
General Management
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Patrice Kombot-Naguemon
Job Reference

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