Job Description

Chief Operating Officer

Dahabshiil Oil Terminal (DOST) (“DOST” or the “Company”) is the Oil Storage portfolio with headquarters in Berbera, Somaliland. DOST aims at addressing gaps in the provision of quality oil storage, logistics operations and service provision for the upstream oil and gas industry in the Horn of Africa Region. The company has an opening for Chief Operating Officer to be based in its Head Office.

Job location: Berbera, Somaliland

Job Purpose:

The COO is expected to provide leadership and direction for the complete operations, technical, commercial & IT functions of the Oil Terminal. A key role is to ensure the highest productivity in the Oil terminal and to provide excellent services both to the external and internal customers of the functions. This position provides input for effective strategies for operating the terminal at optimal levels, within operating opportunities and constraints. The COO shall ensure the development and implementation of the Business and Operational Strategies of DOST with the goal of achieving the Company’s principal objective(s) as defined by the Management. The COO is expected to facilitate the implementation of the business operational affairs of the company. As a Key member of the Oil terminal management team the COO has a direct influence on the further growth and development of the facility.

ACTIVITYChief Operating Officer
THE ROLE:Chief Operating Officer
KEYKey Responsibilities:
S AND·  Strategic Planning of Operations management within the
S·  Manage and oversee the performance and budgets of
projects and operations for all  departments.
·  Point of contact with the CEO to report on all technical and
operational activities
·  Ensure all department heads are fully informed of the
strategic objectives of the division
·Establish and monitor performance reporting  systems
·  Coordinate with the CFO on financial performance of
company’s operations including  special  project and future
operational assets.
·  Identify the training and developmental priorities in
conjunction with the HR and ensure that staff Division.
EDUCATIONAL·  A Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering related subject
EXPERIENCE·  Minimum 8 to 10 years of relevant experience in Operations
Management in Crude Oil, Preferably experience with Oil
refineries/Terminals in the GCC/ Middle East/Africa.
·Managerial  experience  at C-level .
ATTRIBUTESThe ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
·  Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industry
requirements including broad knowledge of international
trends in Oil and gas Industry and/or engineering.
·  Excellent interpersonal management and organizational
·  The successful candidate should demonstrate appropriate
leadership and have the necessary skills to fulfill his or her
·  Team player who works well in a dynamic team.
·  Strong analytical skills and able to assess risk and have the
ability to judge outcomes and make an impact at the highest
level of the organization
·  Self-motivated and leadership attributes.
·  Have a hands-on attitude and approach.
·  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the
flexibility to work across the organization.
·  The candidate must be a person of high integrity, moral
character and respectful A focused person with exposure to
international environment.

Qualified candidates with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document to recruitment@dahabshiil.com to be received on or before 5:00PM on 15th August 2020 with the subject line“ Chief Operating Officer; DOST” . We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Competitive remuneration will be offered to the successful candidate.