Company: WTS Energy
Skills: Commercial Management
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: Nigeria


  • Crude oil pricing computation and administration - negotiate and secure liftings.
  • Ensure quality and accurate reports from Commercial Department and also meeting deadlines for the department's work processes

Budgeting and forecasting

  • Manage the business planning process in accordance with the Joint Operating Agreement, and ensure that the Participants have accurate and timely OPEX budgets
  • Specifically, preparing the annual budget and the three-year rolling budget, integrating input from suppliers, challenging the submissions from suppliers, and optimizing the budget based on feedback from shareholders
  • Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Managing JV Bank Account and 'cash calls' through the Finance Committee and invoicing

Financial statements

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial analysis and reporting on the wind farm to the Project and shareholders
  • Engage with shareholders to draw on their experience to resolve issues, disputes and claims
  • Manage the commercial aspects of the contracts with Service Providers and other stakeholders, including contractual dispute resolution
  • Resolving commercial issues and disputes, especially claims
  • Evaluate and approve work orders
  • Manage the annual shareholders' audit process
  • Ensure that all aspects of operations are carried out in accordance with the Joint Operating Agreement and its Key Policies, and within the mandate given by the Executive Committee
  • Ensure compliance with Governance and Purchasing procedures
  • Manage lease agreements, consents, environmental issues and contractual obligations to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory provisions
  • Manage all operational insurance policies on behalf of Participants, including procurement of insurance brokerage services and management of procurement activities for the operational insurance
  • Manage the interface between our client and its Trading & Accreditation Service Provider
  • Arranging, preparing for and chairing the Finance, Insurance and Trading & Accreditation sub-committees with shareholders; ensure decisions and actions are documented accurately.


  • Chartered Accountant and related bachelor's degree MBA or similar level in related discipline (Finance, Economics, Tax, etc) preferred 15+ years E&P experience, including 5+ in a senior management role.
  • Strong commercial background, ideally in an international joint venture
  • Familiarity with finance packages, eg, SAGE, Sicon, SAP
  • Strong financial leadership and management
  • Experience of preparing, managing and challenging budgets
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial and contract management
  • Internal and external stakeholder management
  • Strong communication skills, and able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, international environment
  • Detailed understanding of finances (accurate, thorough, diligent)
  • Getting the best out of strategic suppliers (collaboration, leadership, influencing, negotiating)
  • Driving rapid resolution of commercial issues (problem solving, leadership, collaboration, influencing, decision-making)
  • Negotiation of commercial settlements related to claims