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Country: Nigeria
City: Lagos
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  • Posted: 01 April 2015

Plant Manager


Additional Eligibility Qualifications    

Desired Characteristics:     


  • Master's degree in Engineering is preferred o MBA or working toward an MBA qualification. o GB certified (GE employees only). o Exposure to and participation in, Lean manufacturing initiatives. o Ability to apply statistical methods for process improvement. o Ability and willing to travel from time to time as required by the Business. o Fluent in written and spoken English. o Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of an organisation. o Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. o Prior experience of GE Turbines is preferred.


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on power plant management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the management of multiple projects / tasks and multiple, multi-skilled personnel.
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria


Responsible to the Regional General Manager for the management of a Combined Cycle or Open Cycle Operations & Maintenance Agreement between GE International Operations (Nigeria) Ltd and the Customer. The Plant Manager will maintain care, custody, control and safe operation and maintenance of a power generation facility located within Nigeria. Establish and sustain a culture that promotes a safe and positive work environment. Demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. Integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organisation. Manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise. Be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy.Ensure environmental, health and safety and all regulatory requirement compliance. Act, with central support from the EHS Manager, as Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor to the Plant Team and the Customer with items relating to the Asset. Hire, supervise, evaluate, develop and lead a skilled and effective workforce. Delegate, monitor, empower work activities for a safe and efficient plant operation. Develop, implement and review procedures and systems for plant personnel to operate and maintain the plant in a safe and effective manner. Initiate procedures and drive Quality Assurance measures to achieve ISO standards (9001/14001/18001) Prepare customer annual budget and manage plant expenditures appropriately. Prepare and forecast contractual budget plans in line with Business requirements. Manage Customer and GE business metrics and reporting requirements. Understand and execute plant contractual requirements. Establish and maintain positive customer intensity, relationship and communication. Manage the plant to ensure optimal availability, reliability, and budgetary performance while driving Customer value and GE/Customer productivity. Lead FMEA, RCA and MOC activities. Identify, pursue and support GE PGS O&M and CSA growth opportunities both regionally and within the confines of the contract.

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