The ideal candidate must be an experienced leader who has led at the topmost level of an E&P, FMCG or Finance company. He is expected to have multicultural exposure with the ability to mix and interact at different levels of society.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a science or social science course with a minimum of second class upper from a reputable university.
An MBA or Master’s degree in Science or Social Science will be an added advantage.
A minimum of 20 years of work experience of which 7 years should be at a senior management level with sufficient
exposure to the upstream sector of the oil industry.
To be considered also will be a seasoned FMCG or Banking
Professional with a minimum of 20 years in sales. A minimum years of the qualifying candidate’s work experience
should be at the senior management level.
International exposure as a Country Manager / Managing
Director will be an added advantage
Candidate should be above 45 years of age but not more than 55 years.
Good entrepreneurial skill and commercial approach to business are also required skills.
Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to work with a multi-disciplinary and multi-tasking team.
Ability to drive a multi-cultural and multi-functional team towards achieving set goals.
Good understanding of the budgeting process and performance reporting to the Board.
High ethical standards plus excellent knowledge of corporate governance are also required.
The candidate should have the ability to troubleshoot and work under intense pressure without losing his / her cool