Business Planner Needed in Oil and Gas Company – StreSERT Services Limited

StreSERT Services Limited is recruiting on behalf of its client to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Planner

Division/Department: COO
Location: Lagos

Organisational Relationships

  • Directly reports to: Planning and Economics Manager.

Job Description

  • The Business Planner will lead the improvement of the planning activities and cycle time for ALL assets, as well as governance and challenge of the budgets associated with the asset development based on available resources.
  • The incumbent will also propose novel approaches to maximize company value within each asset.
  • The Business Planner must have the ability to focus on the bottom line with proven commercial skills to support the Asset Development Managers.


  • Generate and Manage corporate plan to ensure minimal deviation of actual performance from the corporate plan
  • Integrate financial and operational plans against available resources to execute.
  • Track individual asset performance against budget and operational plan
  • Recommend solutions to minimize deviation from the plan for each Asset
  • Prepare and defend weekly performance reports for individual assets against plans and monthly corporate performance reports.
  • Facilitate periodic plan reviews based on anticipated changes in resources
  • Lead/participate in multi-disciplinary teams to manage diverse Upstream Development and Operational projects
  • Mentor / coach by providing commercial advice and guidance
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Performance Indicator:

  • Annual work program and budget performance
  • Cost of operations and effectiveness of asset utilization
  • Quality of Weekly and Monthly Reports
  • Corporate Business Plan.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good degree in Engineering, Business, Economics or related Degree.
  • An MBA would be advantageous
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Has good knowledge of Petroleum Economics, Production Operations, Drilling and Reservoir Engineering
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Expert at Planning Software and Project Management
  • Ability to develop financial plans and manage resources.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • A good understanding of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry
  • Technical aptitude and strong analytical skills
  • Concurrent multiple project management capabilities
  • Proven problem solver
  • Business and commercial skills
  • Self-management and leadership skills
  • Excellent team player and interpersonal skills
  • Basic Accounting (B/Sheet, P&L analysis, key ratios)
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Leadership/Supervisory
  • Networking
  • Negotiation
  • Performance Management
  • Project Management
  • Reporting
  • Teamwork
  • Organization/Administration.

Application Closing Date
26th july, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications and CV’s to: [email protected] using CORP PLANNER as subject of mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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