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Senegal
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DESCRIPTION OF ROLE

Based in Senegal, reporting to the Africa Projects & Operations Director, the Country Manager is accountable for the final delivery of all Subsea 7 activities within the country. An important part of the role is to give focus on developing relations with key local players and creating a fit for purpose organization to support projects delivery in Senegal.

The Country Manager will be responsible for the set-up and running of S7 Senegal office, in line with company policies and procedures, so to give the right support (in terms of finance, personnel, logistics …) to the future Subsea 7 projects in Senegal.The role involves some travel to Europe.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES

 

  • Develops and fosters a positive HSEQ culture throughout Subsea 7, and drives HSEQ performance in the Country
  • Establishes relationships with key local market players within country, including governmental stake holders and IOC personnel, and ensures market intelligence to meet country targets and forecasts
  • Collaborate and support the projects (Global and Country) by providing the necessary local or international expertise, resources, client interface and infrastructure
  • Plans, organises, manages and continuously improves the processes for the country in accordance with Subsea 7 global ways of working
  • Provides strategic direction, leadership, supervision and mentoring to the country team
  • Identifies and develops local talent
  • Develops a constructive and professional relationship with all stakeholders
  • Manages and meets financial targets for the country, meeting planned expenditure targets
  • Reports monthly on country financial results including budget to actuals, fixed costs and other related financial measurements
  • Incorporates the Company & Region vision, strategies and annual plan into the Country delivery plan and development strategy
  • Develops the 3/5 year Country plan and development strategy
  • Represents Subsea 7 in Senegal and maintain all necessary authorisations to allow efficient operations according to Subsea 7 values, rules and processes
  • Provides input into tenders for in-country support (local costs, local content, scheduling, safety and workforce capability)

 

INTERFACES 

  • Africa Sales & Marketing / Projects & Operations department
  • Africa Functional departments
  • Global Project Centers
  • Partners, Suppliers and Clients
  • Appropriate country authorities

 

 PROFILE – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND BEHAVIOURS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years management experience
  • Experience of business development within Senegal
  • Financial management experience, including overseeing financial procedures, budget management and reporting
  • Experience in managing a P&L would be an advantage
  • Excellent understanding of oil and gas services industry products, activities and business model
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written, and ability to manage diverse teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills, systematic, proven planning and operational execution skills
  • Facility to establish and develop relationship, to inspire trust, to network socially
  • Ability to engage external customers and internal resources to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes in a way that provides an optimal experience for the customer
  • Proactive, thorough and curious
  • Capacity to take an overall view and critical mind
  • Senegalese nationality (mandatory)
  • Fluency in French and English