General Manager Fabrication at JAGAL Group

Nigerdock’s fabrication yard is the standard by which excellence in the industry is measured. It has delivered on the country’s most important oil & gas construction projects including Total’s Usan and Akpo fields, ExxonMobil’s Erha and MIPS projects, Chevron’s Agbami and Escarvos Gas Projects as well as Shell’s Bonga project. The company’s capability includes construction of FPSO topside process modules, offshore platforms, flares, bridges and has built several of the world’s largest deepwater SPM buoys.

Job Description

The key purpose of this role is to take the lead role in all Fabrication activities, ensuring that resources, manpower and skills are in place to deliver project requirements safely, on time, within budget and to the desired quality standard.   There is also an expectation to take Nigerdock to the next level of growth & development in fabrication management


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Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the fabrication group.

  • Generate and implement training and development programme for Nigerian team members.

  • Ensure that the fabrication engineering division runs as an integrated part of Nigerdock’s business

  • Development of strategies and plans for growth and operational enhancements
  • Ensure that the Fabrication division organisation is competent and appropriately organised to meet the business needs.
  • Ensure that the Fabrication division has appropriate quality management processes, procedures and work methods, standing instructions etc. and at all times complies to ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Ensure that the Fabrication division develops maintains and constantly improves its relationship with key third party sub-contractors and JV partners as required to deliver the service.
  • Defines and elaborates the scope of work for external contracting and in-house execution for all phases of the work.
  • Delivers excellence in all divisional metric including, HSE, quality, cost and schedule performance
  • Manages the Fabrication division P&L

Skills and Experience

  • At least 20 years’ experience of oil and gas multi-discipline fabrication and construction projects execution.
  • A minimum of at least 5 years in the position of the full operation of a large fabrication yard with at least 2000 staff.

  • Must have significant experience at a senior level within a medium sized company having delivered to Blue Chip clients or a blue chip organization with specific accountabilities in integrated fabrication yard operations and the associated financial and commercial management of the yard.

  • Experience of International based assignments with demonstrable evidence of being able to mentor other nationals effectively and be committed to mentoring locals.

  • Degree qualified

  • Be able to demonstrate highest delivery standards in management of Quality Assurance and HSE.
  • Demonstrable experience in Project Construction Management; sub-contracting; initiation, auditing and execution control;  planning and coordination of fabrication yard business activities; client interface management
  • Business management and change management initiatives


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