Operations Manager

Job Category: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos
Salary: 151000-200000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, based in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce across Africa.

About Our Client:
Our client is a key player in the oil and gas industry, specializing in exploration, production, and distribution activities. With a focus on innovation and efficiency, they have been making significant contributions to the sector’s growth and development since 2008.Role Summary:
As a Drilling Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and overseeing drilling operations to extract oil and gas from underground reservoirs. You will work closely with geologists, drilling supervisors, and operations managers to optimize drilling performance and ensure the safe and efficient extraction of hydrocarbons.

  • Develop and implement operational strategies and plans to achieve production targets, minimize downtime, and optimize resource utilization.
  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams, including drilling engineers, production supervisors, logistics coordinators, and maintenance technicians, to ensure seamless coordination and execution of operational activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate operational performance metrics, including production rates, equipment reliability, and safety incidents, and implement corrective actions as needed to address performance gaps.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations and best practices, and promote a culture of safety and accountability among all staff.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvements, cost savings, and efficiency enhancements through the use of technology, automation, and best practices.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including regulatory agencies, contractors, suppliers, and local communities.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on operational performance, including key metrics, trends, and analysis, to senior management and other stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, developments, and emerging technologies in oil and gas operations, and assess their potential impact on the company’s operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in oil and gas operations management or a similar role, with a track record of success in leading and managing operational teams.
  • Strong knowledge of oil and gas operations, including drilling, production, logistics, and maintenance, as well as relevant regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve common goals and drive continuous improvement.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex operational issues and develop practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and best practices in the oil and gas industry.


  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for performance-based bonuses and incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the company.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for learning and development.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the oil and gas industry and contribute to its success and growth.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to hiring@mysigma.io with the subject line “Operations Manager Application”.

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