Premier Petroleum Limited Recruitment (20 Positions)

EXCITING CAREER OPPURTUNITIES IN A PETROLEUM COMPANY.
Premier Petroleum Limited is among the leading names in the oil and gas industry, applying innovative technologies to discover valuable resources and deliver the highest quality service to its clients. 
As part of our initiative to strengthen our operations and consolidate our position as a market leader, the company has identified the need to recruit dynamic professionals into the following positions:

1. ASSISTANT HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Assumes responsibility for effectively recording, maintaining, and reporting human resource information
  • Assumes responsibility for the accurate and timely performance of payroll functions.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional working relations with applicants, visitors, callers, and business professionals.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective internal communication, coordination, and working relations with Company personnel and with management.
  • Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • First degree holder. Additional related training preferred.
  • Basic understanding of human resource functions
  • Understanding of human resource reporting and recordkeeping requirements.
  • At least one year of related experience. 
  • Excellent communications and public relations abilities.
  • Ability to assist and support others.

2. ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Verifies amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
  • Sorts documents and posts debits/credits to proper account. Balances entries and makes necessary corrections.
  • Verifies statement items and totals with department records.
  • Reconciles simple bank statements or department records.
  • Makes and checks necessary calculations.
  • Answers inquiries regarding work being performed.
  • Prepares forms or encodes materials for data input.
  • Prepares or checks invoices, requisitions and other documents for processing; encodes and obtains approval when necessary.
  • Compiles routine numerical information for report purposes by hand or by running routine recurring reports on internal computer records.
  • Perform clerical duties such as sorting mail, filing and typing, operates variety of general office equipment.

QUALIFICATION

  • Must possess accounting qualifications such as certificate or diploma in accounting. Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years working experience in the related accounting field.
  • Must be well versed in preparing accounting reports and cash books.
  • Must possess knowledge of about payroll accounting and bank reconciliations.
  • Must be a good team player with good personal organization
  • Must be a goal or results oriented worker with the ability to meet targets.
  • Must possess computer knowledge.

3. SECRETARY 
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • prepare and manage correspondence, reports and documents
  • organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, travel arrangements
  • take, type and distribute minutes of meetings
  • implement and maintain office systems
  • maintain schedules and calendars
  • arrange and confirm appointments
  • organize internal and external events
  • handle incoming mail and other material
  • set up and maintain filing systems
  • set up work procedures
  • collate information
  • maintain databases
  • communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information
  • liaison with internal and external contacts
  • coordinate the flow of information both internally and externally
  • operate office equipment
  • Manage an office space

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education and Experience
  • knowledge and experience of relevant software applications – spreadsheets, word processing, and database management with typing skills of 50 wpm
  • knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills
  • proven experience of producing correspondence and documents
  • proven experience in information and communication management

 

4. OFFICE ASSISTANT
LOCATION: ABIA
JOB DESCRIPTION
• Assume receptionist duties, greet public and refer them to appropriate staff members, answer phone, route calls, and take messages.
• Assist staff with administrative duties as requested.
• Cooperate in the maintenance and/or modification of company data collection system.
• Assist with completion of necessary statistical reports as requested.
• Assist in Developing and maintaining office inventory system.
• Distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail including bulk mail.
• ensuring the Maintenance of front desk area, keeping it clean and free from clutter.
• Type and word process documents as needed.
• Order office supplies and monitor inventory.
• Update and maintain mailing lists.
• Maintain appropriate interpersonal relationships with employees, peers, and consumers.
• Assist with various program operations as requested as responsibilities permit.
• Other duties as assigned.
 QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team.
• Minimum two years clerical or administrative experience.
• Typing skills with at least 50 WPM.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Knowledge of general office machines and telephone system.

5. CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER 
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
Responsible for securing the organization’s physical and digital security.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Devise policies and procedures regarding areas such as loss prevention, fraud prevention, and privacy.
  • Oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company, including information technology, human resources, communications, legal, facilities management and other groups.
  • Identify security initiatives and standards.
  • Oversee safeguarding of intellectual property and computer systems.
  • Develop procedures to ensure physical safety of employees and visitors.
  • Manage the development and implementation of global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure security is maintained and updated.
  • Create a workplace violence awareness and prevention programs.
  • Implement video surveillance.
  • Prioritize security initiatives
  • Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies.
  • Develop emergency procedures and incident responses.
  • Investigate security breaches.
  • Implement disciplinary procedures.
  • Conduct audits to find holes in security platform.
  • Develop risk management assessments.
  • Create global security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security.

QUALIFICATIONS
• (BA/BS), or equivalent work experience.
• Excellent staff management skills.
• Ability to interface with top management
 • Eight to ten (8-10) years of management experience at least five of which were in a security-related area in a leadership capacity. (Ex-military will be an added advantage)

 

6. DRIVER 
HILUX/PICK UP (ABA, LAGOS, KANO, ABUJA)
LIGHT VAN (ABUJA, KANO, ABIA, ANAMBRA, IBADAN, LAGOS, ADAMAWA.
HEAVY TRUCK-ABA
Applicants must have:

  • Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of automotive equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic automotive maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to deal effectively and patiently with others.
  • Ability to operate a van or small bus and trucks
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to Map out your route
  • Maintaining vehicle hygiene
  •  Adhering to road signs
  •  Keeping logs and collecting daily schedules

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the operation of large vehicles; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Must be between 30 years of age and 45, with a clean driving record, ability to certify in defensive driver training, CPR, and first aid.
  • Must take and successfully pass a pre-employment drug test, as well as at random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident drug and alcohol tests.

7. TRANSPORT MANAGER 
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles.
  •  Plan, organize and manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.
  •  Direct investigations to verify and resolve customer complaints.
  •  Serve as contact persons for all workers within assigned territories.
  •  Implement schedule and policy changes.
  •  Collaborate with other managers and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

8. CLEANER (CLEANING COMPANY)
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Reports to work each day and on time, and works extra hours when needed.  
  •  Employee must comply with proper safety policies and procedures as required (i.e. when using cleaning chemicals, reporting incidents, etc.).  
  •  Provides excellent level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
  •  The employee must be able to determine the neatness, accuracy and thoroughness of the work assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working experience in a factory environment is a bonus.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

9. ELECTRICIAN 
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  •  Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four to Six (4-6) years of progressive electrical experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to the electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of applicable electrical codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of electrical application for high and low voltage electric system.
  • Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.

10. GARDENER 
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • They plant, water and trim plants and flowers.
  • Pulling out dead grasses and debris from trees.
  • Trim and water the grass in order to maintain its mass
  • Lay fertilizers and other chemicals to flowers and plants.
  • Maintain the cleanliness in the garden by sweeping trashes and pulling out dead plants.
  • Do basic landscaping and designs for the beautification of gardens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least Secondary School graduate or graduate of any two year short course in related field.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years working experience as a Gardener
  • Must have knowledge in gardening including taking care of plants and flowers.
  • Must have wide knowledge in different varieties of flowers and plants.
  • Must have knowledge in planting and maintaining grass such as Bermuda grass.
  • Knowledge in applying fertilizers and other necessary chemicals to the plants.
  • Must have knowledge and ability to do basic landscaping for the plants
  • Ability to detect and remove pests.
  • Must have passion in plants

11. CARPENTER 
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Must be able to measure accurately and calculate dimensions, as well as read blueprints.
  • Must possess skills in exterior and interior finish work, including the ability to use specific tools and equipment.
  • Must be knowledgeable of policies relating to safety, quality control and cost control.
  • Must be organized and able to complete paperwork on time
  • This job requires the ability to climb ladders and withstand heights, and to lift heavy objects and carry them limited distances.
  • Respond to emergency calls for repairs and service.
  • Ability to Make palettes

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good eye-hand coordination is needed.
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience as a carpenter in a commercial, industrial or facilities operations setting including rough and finished carpentry.
  • Secondary school graduate or graduate of any two year short course in related field.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.

 

12. LUBRICANT PLANT ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER
LOCATION: ABIA STATE.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must have prior experience of not less than 3 years in a managerial or supervising capacity in a lubricant plant.

 

13. CARTON AND PLASTIC FACTORY SUPERVISOR
LOCATION: ABIA STATE.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must have prior experience of not less than 5 years in a managerial or supervising capacity in a carton and plastic making factory or any other factory.

 

14. SALES CLERKS 
LOCATION: ABUJA, KANO, ABIA, ANAMBRA, LAGOS, ADAMAWA.

  • Reports directly to Marketing manager in head office.
  • Obtains or receives merchandise, totals bill, accepts payment, Stocks shelves, counters, or tables with merchandise.
  •  Sets up advertising displays or arranges merchandise on counters or tables to promote sales.
  •  Stamps, marks, or tags price on merchandise.
  • Obtains merchandise requested by customer or receives merchandise selected by customer.
  •  Answers customer’s questions concerning location, price, and use of merchandise.
  •  Totals price and tax on merchandise purchased by customer, using computer, paper and pencil, cash register, or calculator, to determine bill.
  • Accepts payment and makes change.
  • Wraps or bags/ handle delivery of merchandise for customers.
  • Cleans shelves, counters, or tables.
  • Removes and records amount of cash in register at end of shift. (where designated)
  •  May keep record of sales, prepare inventory of stock, or order merchandise.
  • May be designated according to product sold or type of store.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of computer system; must be able to import and download data online.
  • An associates or bachelor’s degree may be required.  A minimum of diploma is required or related work experience of 2 or more years in related field.
  • Many of the skills required to be a sales clerk are learned on the job, through staff training. Therefore, required is the ability to learn in a fast paced environment. No special licenses are required to act as a sales clerk.
  • Customer service experience and simple math skills are usually advantageous to success.

15. PROCUREMENT MANAGER
LOCATION: ABIA
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • preparing purchase orders
  • responding to customer and supplier inquiries
  • reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy, specifications and terminology
  • Comparing prices, specifications and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  •  prepare, maintain and review purchasing files, report price lists
  •  track the status of requisitions, contracts and orders
  • locate suppliers
  • approve bills for payment
  •  monitor contractor performance
  • calculate the cost of orders
  • charge or forward invoices to the appropriate accounts
  • Monitor in-house inventory transfer forms for bookkeeping records.
  • Overseeing staff training


QUALIFICATIONS

  • A good first degree (bachelors) in related field, ( a second degree is an added bonus)
  • At least 4 Years’ experience in related field
  • Ability to establish effective operating policies, lean initiatives and processes.
  • Comprehensive understanding & experience of purchasing strategies and also inventory management.
  • Extensive knowledge of purchase order systems and related software.
  • Deep understanding of the principles of vendor management.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and strategic skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP.

 

16. INVENTORY MANAGER
LOCATION: ABIA STATE.
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Verify the availability of products.
  • Make orders with suppliers.
  • Keep daily records of shipments and invoices to see what products need to be replenished.
  • Track inventory by making lists, using supply chain or inventory management software.
  • Responsible for using mathematical models to forecast future stock needs.
  • Study sales numbers, construction supply needs and vendor availabilities to come up with an estimated amount of product to maintain
  • Protect the inventory from damage, loss and theft. Even a slight mismanagement by them can cause overall costs to rise.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Economics and business administration with 4 years’ working experience in related field
  • Master’s degree holder in accounting with 3 years working experience in related field
  • Diploma in business management minimum with 6 years’ working experience in managerial position in a related field
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, organizational skills, decision-making abilities,
  • Ability to manage large accounts, calculation skills, good management,
  • Ability to tackle emergencies and difficult situations

 

17. SALES REPRESENTAIVE
LOCATION: KANO,ADAMAWA,ANAMBRA,LAGOS,ABIA,ABUJA
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales outlet or trade factor.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers.
  • Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration added bonus
  • No fewer than 2 years of working experience in sales and marketing
  • Diploma in business and 4 years of working experience in sales and marketing
  • Customer Service, Meeting Sales Goals,  Closing Skills, Territory Management, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation, Self-Confidence, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships, Motivation for Sales.

18. IT TECHNICIAN
LOCATION: ABUJA/ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • installing and configuring computer hardware, operating systems and applications;
  • monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks;
  • Talking with staff/clients through a series of actions, either face to face or over the telephone to help set up systems or resolve issues;
  • troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware/software faults;
  • replacing parts as required;
  • providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;
  • following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system;
  • supporting the roll-out of new applications;
  • setting up new users’ accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues;
  • responding within agreed time limits to call-outs;
  • working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate);
  • prioritizing and managing many open cases at one time;
  • rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, e.g., software developers;
  • testing and evaluating new technology;
  • Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA in IT Management
  • BTEC (Edexcel) National Certificate and Diploma IT Practitioners
  • City & Guilds (E-Quals) IT Practitioners Certificate and Advanced Diploma
  • OCR (IPRO) Certificate for IT Practitioners
  • At least 2 years working experience in this field.
  • the ability to think logically;
  • a good memory of how software and operating systems work;
  • excellent listening and questioning skills combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to establish what the problem is and explain the solution;
  • the ability to work well in a team;
  • problem-solving skills;
  • patience, technical orientation and interest;
  • attention to detail

20. MACHINERY TECHNICIAN
LOCATION: ABIA STATE
JOB DESCRIPTION

  • A machine technician’s main responsibility involves designing and setting up machinery
  • Able to operate machinery and diagnose any malfunctions of the machinery.
  • Identifies and suggests various machinery that can be used to carry out relevant operations.
  • Carries out various support functions such as preventive maintenance and calibration of machinery.
  • Ensures safety guidelines have been made and implemented.
  • Computes data and other relevant information necessary to the working of the machine.
    QUALIFICATION
  • BA Degree/diploma
  • 3-5 years working experience in related field
  • A machine technician should have good design skills. This includes the use of design instruments, blueprints, technical plans and drawings.
  • have mechanical knowledge and know how to use various mechanical tools and equipment
  • Good communication skills. This is in order to understand instructions given and to be able to express himself and give useful feedback.
  •  Good visual ability to see objects which are near and far is crucial. It is important that a machine technician have good control movement and manipulative skills.
  • Good reasoning and idea-generation abilities. This is in order to effectively follow and implement given guidelines and rules.
  • mechanical aptitude and the ability to understand and solve average mathematical problems

 

 

Statements in these job descriptions do not necessarily represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, Premier Petroleum Limited management reserves the right to revise the job to require other or different tasks to be performed as circumstances change.
All CV’s should be sent to hr.ppl27@yahoo.com or hr@premierpetroleumltd.com before 12am, the 20th of December 2012, with the position each candidate is applying for as the subject of the email.

NOTE:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further interviews.

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