Oil and Gas: Business Manager at Virtuoso Nigeria

Virtuoso is a leading shipping and logistics establishment operating in Nigeria. Operating for a decade, the company has built a reputation for delivering outstanding shipping and logistics services to various clients locally and globally. The company has an Oil and Gas division that provides Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) management services to the oil majors in Nigeria.
With its headquarters in Nigeria, the company has a global footprint with offices spread across Europe, America and Asia, and is positioning to be a leading and trusted brand.

Job Title: Business Manager (Oil & Gas)


  • Develop and execute short and long term strategies to meet the corporate revenue and profit objectives. 
  • Plan and forecast operational requirements for the Oil & Gas division.
  • Conceptualize and develop commercially viable solutions that may be offered as advisory and/or executed services to clients in the industry. 
  • Develop and manage the sales pipeline of the business to ensure goals set are achieved. 
  • Supervise and provide leadership to the team in line with the company’s corporate values. 
  • Establish and monitor progress against key performance indicators for the business units


  • Maintain regular contact with subordinates to ensure smooth operations and compliance with industry standard, customs regulations and other required regulations / laws. 
  • Provide leadership in strategic business planning & implementation for the entire Oil & Gas division in line with the strategy of the group company. 
  • Liaise with HR to identify the gaps/needs of the team to improve capabilities and performance. 
  • Explore all possible opportunities such as seminars, conferences to increase and build a larger network and new opportunities for the company. 
  •  Continually contribute to the success of the company by highlighting opportunities within the market and industry. This will include contributing to the sales/business development of the entire division. 
  • Manage the entire team towards achieving their set goals and targets 


  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ working experience with at least 7years work experience in International Freight Forwarding & General Logistics. 
  • Experience in Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) management services is an advantage. 
  • Must be familiar with Int’l Freight Forwarding commercial quotations and regulations. 
  • Excellent project management, analytical, and organization skills in Oil & Gas Logistics. 
  • Ship chandelling experience will be an added advantage. 
  • Relevant professional qualification(s) such as HSE/PMP/Prince2. 
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities. 

Location: Lagos

Closing Date 
November 25, 2016



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