Planning Manager at an Oil & Gas Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, an Oil & Gas company operating in the downstream industry is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Planning Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time


  • Lead the Company’s strategic and business planning process, develop and deliver same.
  • Lead the Company’s financials, sales, forecasting and planning activities. This involves timely and accurate demand forecasts through consistent interface with supply and trading division to optimize supply chain decision.
  • Monitor and report Variance between Actual versus Planned performance on all segments of the business.
  • Develop and prepare for management use monthly Actual CAPEX versus Planned performance.
  • Ensure quality, timely and accurate monthly business review and explainers are submitted to the local management and group management.
  • Present monthly management report to the Executive Management showing segment performance.
  • Summarize the various BICO input submitted by the various Business Units to the local executive management.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and trend analysis on business division performance for the Managing Director and Finance Manager that assist with decision making.
  • Prepare monthly business forecast based on the input submitted by various Business Units and extensive trend analysis
  • Prepare business intelligent information relating to competitors’ performance
  • Prepare quarterly forecast for the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
  • Prepare and submit (to the Managing Director and relevant Business Unit Heads) Daily Sales Volume/Revenue Report per Product Line based on Marketing Business Units.
  • Prepare and submit (to the Managing Director) the Board of Director’s Report showing Sales Volume and Performance Report per Product based on Departmental and Regional performance.
  • Prepare and submit (to all Heads of Departments) Monthly Volume Analysis Report showing Actual Volume Performance, Planned Volume and Year-to-Date (YTD) Volume performance.
  • Develop and prepare for management use monthly segment reporting.
  • Generate and dispatch monthly departmental variance reports.
  • Carry out daily confirmation of OPEX to be incurred via Procurement Requisition Approval Form.
  • Develop, review and improve the Unit’s processes and procedures
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned.
  • Monitor Weekly business performance, highlight trends and causes of volume variance and report same in the Monthly Business Review.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • First Degree in any of the following disciplines – Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or related courses.
  • A Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or Economics or Business Administration would be an advantage.
  • At least seven years experience in any Finance areas such as Budgeting, Business Planning, Business Research, Financial Reporting, Business / Market Strategy, etc.
  • At least two years experience in the use of any ERP (preferably SAP).
  • Experience with basic Crystal report writing or data querying preferred
  • Professional accounting qualification e.g., ICAN, ACCA, is mandatory.
  • Proficient use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • SAP proficiency (MM and SD)
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practice and procedures
  • Financial reporting & analysis
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (data manipulation, advanced formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, sumif etc.). Proficient with other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • A good knowledge of the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Good understanding of IFRS principles
  • Critical thinking
  • Innovation
  • Business and Report Writing
  • Planning and Organization
  • Records management skills.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Note: We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

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