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Operations Manager at Wells Oil Limited

Wells Oil Service Stations offer a wide range of products and services to both retail and consumer customers. The stations are fitted with modern fuel dispensers and offer excellent customer service.

We seek to recruit a hands-on and result-oriented individual for the above position.



  • Assist in developing or updating standard operating procedures for departments supervised.
  • Ensure teams/depts follows standard operating procedures for all operational functions.
  • Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.
  • Create, implement, and revise annual budget for departments supervised.
  • Monitor and control expense according to allotted budget.
  • Identify and address problems and opportunities within the depts. supervised.
  • Support team/depts communication with the management by acting as a link.


  • Ensure compliance to policies/procedures and strategic decisions.
  • Manage and direct team members to achieve department targets/objectives.
  • Support operational risk assessment for the purpose of preventive maintenance for logistics and ICT department.
  • Supervise and evaluate all transportation operations, analyze costs and processes and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Appraise and evaluate reportees from time to time in liaison with HR dept. and provide performance feedback
  • Provide inspired leadership through occasional meetings with teams to deliberate on issues, concerns, updates etc.
  • Ensure reportees send reports within the required timelines.

Procurement Oversight

  • Negotiate with external vendors/suppliers to secure advantageous terms.
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services.
  • Initiate agreements with suppliers and evaluate existing to negotiate for better contract terms.
  • Track and report key functional costs to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • Guide purchasing personnel through the process of evaluating suppliers.
  • Monitor company purchases, deliveries and spending to determine if goods are defective or not meeting performance demands specifically for logistics and ICT dept.
  • Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate.
  • Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes.

Required Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, business administration, or related field.
  • 5 years’ proven experience in an operations management position.
  • Highly Organized, Excellent Planning and Organization Skills, Good time manager, Excellent Communication Skills-both written and verbal, Leadership Skills, Good negotiator, Team player;
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills;
  • Analytical and Attention to Detail;
  • Result oriented, Reporting Skills.

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