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    Chief Executive Officer – Oil & Gas

    Department: People & Change Ghana

    Job type: Permanent

    Closing date: 26-May-16

    Location: Accra

    Reference Number: 130-PEO00620

    The Company

    We have a compelling mandate and a vision to a become world class operator in 15 years. We require an astute and experienced business leader and a strategist. We are a start-up, Oil and Gas exploration and production company based in Ghana. We operate diverse stream of Oil and Gas activities spanning exploration, appraisals, developing commercial discoveries, and subsequent production, capital raising to fund development projects, and local capacity building for a sustainable future. Do you have a diversified, in-depth technical and managerial experiences including managing Oil and Gas start-ups?


    Roles & Responsibilities

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will report to the Board of Directors and will have overall responsibility for all activities of the business. The CEO will be responsible for driving and ensuring the company meets its goal of becoming a world-class operator in the next 15 years.

    Working with the Board, the CEO will lead the development of the company’s strategic plan and annual operating plan. You will also establish the key performance measures that will be used to assess growth and achievement of corporate objectives.

    You will ensure regulatory compliance and build internal capacity in support of the future sustainability of the Oil and Gas sector of the country. The CEO will be responsible for building a capable, motivated, ethically-minded, high performance team who will ensure maximum shareholder value.

    The CEO will also ensure a smooth functioning, efficient organization, as well as assure programme quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems, policies and procedures, performance monitoring and evaluation.

    He/ She will have oversight for the financial activities of the company and establish the company as a world class brand within the oil and gas sector.


    • First degree in Petroleum Engineering or Petroleum Geoscience. Additional advanced qualification in Management, Project Management, Finance or related discipline is also required.
    • Minimum of 15 years diversified oil and gas sector experience with at least 8 years in an executive position managing exploration and production operations.
    • A proven track record of successfully managing an oil and gas start-up company; experience in the West-African market is a plus.
    • Thorough understanding of and broad experience with the full range of business functions, systems, procedures and practices of an oil and gas exploration and production company.
    • Excellent resource mobilisation, financial, budgeting, problem solving skills and ability to make business decisions.
    • Well-developed strategic orientation with ability to identify opportunities in a fast/dynamic competitive market.
    • Excellent knowledge and understanding of global issues and its impact on the domestic economy and the company’s operations.
    • Strong communication and networking skills and ability to build strong relationships relevant to the development of business potential and partnerships.
    • Inspirational leader with demonstrable negotiation skills and ability to set and achieve challenging objectives through people.

    If you believe you possess the required skills and experience for this position please apply by submitting your most recent CV bearing your contacts e.g. telephone, e-mail, skype by 28th May, 2016 at

    Source: Daily Graphic

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