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13 Dec 2017

Full-time Nigerdock Nigeria Plc: General Manager – Shipyard Vacancy

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Nigerdock Nigeria Plc – FZE is West Africa’s Leading Industrial Corporation focused on Oil&Gas construction and major marine services including offshore and pressure vessel fabrication, ship building and repair, industrial training and specialised Oil and Gas and Maritime support. It is strategically located on Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, an impressive industrial free zone facility and port development on an island in the coastal waterways of Lagos, with immediate access to the open seas.

The Job : General Manager – Shipyard

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

  • To perform the General Management function of repair, conversion and refit work on vessels including successful handover to the customer on time, budget and to the highest quality and HSE performance standards. To plan, organize, direct and control the company’s resources to ensure all activities are managed effectively to meet customer’s requirements on time. To ensure through leadership that all aspects of the works are carried out safely and in compliance to all HSEQ regulations and policies.

To lead and execute all business development and commercial activities of the shipyard and perform business management functions including and not limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement strategies to drive revenue and ultimately business growth
  • Responsible for P&L and development of annual budget, departmental plans and KPIs
  • Negotiating ongoing contracts with suppliers and customers
  • Conduct meetings and coordinate all activities to ensure safety and quality of work on board
  • Issue and update business plans promptly
  • Carry out safety checks and develop personnel continually
  • Execute and control the works through the technical team
  • Approve the sub-contract work based on recommendations by departments
  • Conduct progress meetings and review work schedules
  • Prepare and update worklist for endorsement by Owner’s Rep
  • Ensure timely submission of client and Group Company Reports
  • Ensure endorsement of Vessel Acceptance Certificate by Owner’s Rep upon ship delivery
  • Collect Customer Feedback Forms from Owner’s Rep
  • Manage monthly business development functions and business management functions
  • Interpreting market trends, give insight into how a company can make adjustments to improve performance and adapt to industry changes
  • Streamlining lead generation processes to chase leads swiftly
  • Management of existing and potential client’s information using CRM Leads client-relationship management, tracks new markets and emerging trends, recommends new products and services, proposes and develops new strategic partnerships
  • Guides long-term objectives to meet business needs and requirements
  • Designs, manages and executes policies to deliver business strategy
  • Take the lead in periodic review of Nigerdock Ship Repairs Tariff list
  • Ensure a risk based approach is implemented in the acquisition and execution of Ship repair Projects and management of operations
  • Deliver reports monthly to Executive Committee, and ad-hoc and/or as required


  • 10 years related experience to Managing a Shipyard business or similar
  • Diploma or Degree in Engineering or Business
  • Possess relevant experience in Ship building and Ship Repairing Industry for those without formal qualification
  • Demonstrable experience in leading HSEQ performance, compliance to regulations and policies
  • Safety certificates and leadership training
  • Project management experience in marine
  • Experience with Profit and Loss Responsibility
  • Ability to apply Continuous Improvement strategies, which includes the ability to introduce needed change, create excitement for change and lead change initiatives.
  • Adaptable and open to new ideas
  • Previous work experience in a developing country (desirable)

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Job Categories: Logistics & Transportation jobs. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: General Manager - Shipyard jobs and Nigerdock Nigeria Plc jobs. Salaries: N300,000 - N400,000.


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