13 Nov

Operations Lead

Lagos Island, Lagos
  • Full-Time
  • ₦Negotiable
  • Closing Date: 22-Apr-2019

The Operation Lead will be responsible for managing the processes and procedures of the operating plants and/or sites. Plans, manages, and implements schedules to ensure deadlines are met, and maintains a high quality standard of production and service delivery.


Technical Functions

  • Oversee periodic check on power plant equipment to determine operating problems and conduct equipment maintenance.
  • Supervise the handling of generators, auxiliary pumping equipment and power plant devices to connect or disconnect equipment from circuits.
  • Interact with systems operations to coordinate transmission loads, frequencies, & distribution and line voltages.
  • Follow all relevant safety protocols and legal codes to ensure proper operation of equipment and minimize risk of damage to property and personnel
  • Contact the power plant personnel during power outages and emergencies.
  • Document and compile operational data, complete and maintain forms, logs and reports.
  • Control the power-generation equipment and machinery during normal operation, scheduled maintenance and emergency repair procedures when necessary
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with other power plant personnel, including managers, engineers and repair technicians to encourage teamwork and coordinate tasks

Operational Efficiency

  • Manages and oversees the daily operations of a power plant.
  • Control the functioning of power-generating equipment to ensure all procedures run smoothly without obstruction, if any resolve within 24 hours.
  • Providing real-time feedback to management on service and operational standards of all locations/sites.
  • Inspect indicators and equipment for evidence of defects or malfunctions
  • Oversees technical staff, such as maintenance or engineering personnel.
  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure all tasks are accomplished safely and with a focus on a quality service. 
  •  Verifies actual hours worked by personnel against work performed to reduce manpower expenditure. 
  •  Ensures personnel complete all tasks in accordance with the local Environmental, Safety and Health directives.
  •  Addresses customer concerns in a prompt, professional and courteous manner.

Managerial Functions

  • Plans, schedules, and reviews workload and manpower to make sure targets are being met on a cost-effective basis
  • Creates a detailed schedule based on strict deadlines
  • Provide Support and work with all Head of Departments in all aspects of running the Office.


Desired Skills and Competencies

  • B.Sc / HND in any relevant field. Engineering background will be an added advantage.
  • Good Communication and Presentation skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be computer literate with excellent knowledge of MsWord, Excel & Power Point.
  • Must be self-motivated, Assertive, have a friendly disposition and a sound judgment.
  • Highly proactive and have ability to multitask
  • Excellent leadership skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of machines and use tools. They must be familiar with how to operate, repair, and maintain equipment.