Head, Maintenance and Engineering at Sahara Group

Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia. Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape. The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Maintenance and Engineering

Location: MMA, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the terminals, including product receipt, storage, blending, and refueling equipment dispatch with adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and industry best practices.
  • Oversee the maintenance of Asharami Synergy’s fleet of refueling equipment ensuring 100% uptime across all locations.
  • Provide visible leadership to various teams in the Terminals – operators, maintenance technicians, aviation technical team, and engineers.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans for aviation-related incidents, working closely with relevant teams to mitigate risks and ensure swift and effective response procedures​.
  • Implement and monitor environmental management practices to minimize the environmental impact of the terminal operations.
  • Plan and execute preventive and corrective maintenance activities for terminal and aviation. equipment and systems e.g bowsers, meters, pumps etc.
  • Ensure that all terminal and bowser operations and maintenance activities comply with safety. regulations, environmental standards, and relevant legal requirements.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections, risks assessments, and audits.
  • Liaise and coordinate with external service providers and contractors to perform specialized maintenance tasks or repairs. Manage vendor contracts, negotiate service agreements, and ensure service quality.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans for terminal incidents. Conduct drills and exercises to prepare the team for potential emergencies.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with up to 10 years of experience.
  • 2-3 years supervisory experience, preferably in a similar role.
  • Strong focus and commitment to safety.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Collaborative attitude.
  • Good relationship management skills.
  • Optimizing resources for terminal maintenance and operations.
  • Membership of relevant professional association is highly desired.
  • Vast understanding of terminal operations, maintenance practices, safety regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to assess complex terminal-related issues and develop effective solutions.


How to Apply
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Application Deadline  23rd June, 2024.