Network Development & Retail Engineering Manager (m/f)


Aldelia is recruiting a Network Development & Retail Engineering Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Aldelia is a British Recruitment company with strong operation in Mozambique. We are looking for a professional for one of our clients, which is a Multinational in the Oil & Gas sector
  • To implement/deliver the retail network plan with specific regard to all aspects of network development, site optimization, and property management
  • To manage a network portfolio so as to maximize its profitability and returns
  • To manage site based construction and engineering activities in order to deliver the Retail construction, integrity and maintenance programs & related activities
  • Custodian of the retail network master plan, to be reviewed annually
  • Ensure retail network investments are aligned with the approved network strategy
  • To perform investment appraisals of growth/value-added projects and to prepare business cases for capital expenditure requests, including Maintenance capex budget
  • Negotiation of property purchase, lease agreements, supply agreements and financing (loans, prepaid rentals/rebates)
  • Act as Project Manager for all site optimization projects
  • Timely negotiation and renewal of main lease agreements/supply agreements for existing company-leased and dealer-owned service stations
  • Identification and sale of unprofitable assets on the retail network
  • Preparation and follow up of approvals of investment/divestment proposals for the above projects
  • Prepare, maintain and update the property database of the whole network with key emphasis on critical dates (renewals, expiry)
  • Responsible for all property administration in the retail network portfolio – timely payment of rents, rates, and taxes
  • Responsible for ensuring that network information systems reflect the correct data
  • Track and report network KPI’s on a monthly basis
  • To act as Property Manager for the retail network in view of optimizing the value of the asset base and ensure that it enhances business performance
  • To liaise with relevant authorities for securing all permits and clearances for all growth/value-added projects required as per the local legal framework
  • To manage maintenance activities and programs via the appointed FMC in the Retail
  • To manage site-based construction engineering activities to deliver the Retail construction program
  • Call for tenders for projects
  • Local contractor management & works quality control
  • Managing the relationship/partnership with consultants
  • Ensure agreed HSSE standards are implemented
  • Manage project budgets and approve invoices
  • Procurement of approvals necessary for construction activities
  • Perform Contractor Qualification/Accreditation per Global Shell Procedures
  • Graduate in the field of Management, Engineering, and Sales or related
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience and preferably in a Retail environment
  • Extensive experience in the construction engineering/construction project management field (preferably but not necessarily in the oil industry)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of service stations design & HSSE specifications & standards
  • Knowledge of Retail sites construction, procurement & tendering processes
  • Project management experience
  • A rough understanding of the retail business
  • Results oriented and Ability to deliver through others and lead team synergies
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Submit your CV to Humberto Ricardo at email: with the Subject line “Network Development & Retail Engineering Manager” or apply through the website below
  • If you have not heard from us within 10 days of the above closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful
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