Origin Group Vacancy for a Chief Operating Officer

Origin Group is a twenty first century group of companies with varying deeply vested interests in key economic sector in Nigeria and China.

Origin Group operates in sectors such as agriculture, engineering & construction, trade advisory & trade outsourcing, manufacturing, import and export among others. We are an indigenous company with a fast track record owning significant market share with a growing clientele profile; our services are tailored towards client’s satisfaction with quality control assurance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer (Origin Automobile Works-OAW)

Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities

  • Plans and direct the activities of OAW to achieve stated goals and standards for financial and business performance
  • Discusses the approved business strategies and budgets with the management team and maps put plans for each unit that would ensure the achievement of business targets
  • Reviews quotations from vendors and selects appropriate vendors for prompt delivery of services
  • Reviews and reports regularly to the Director, Group subsidiaries on the performance of products, achieved business goals, and future development plans of OAW
  • Investigates mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems, and liaises with suppliers to handle supply chain issues
  • Reviews and approves designs, calculations and cost estimates
  • Takes responsibility for individual projects, manages associated budgets, production schedules and resources, and supervises quality control
  • Guides and monitors compliance with relevant company policies, procedures and regulatory provisions.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with government bodies, private firms, or subject matter experts to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, codes and production standards
  • Works with other professionals within and outside the engineering field to implement operating procedures, resolves malfunctions, and provides technical information.
  • Monitor the progress and effectiveness of quality management during the assembly process to make recommendations for improvements where necessary
  • Ensures compliance with all regulations, policies, work procedures, safety rules, work instructions and client’s requirements in the production process


  • Proven expertise in business development and strategic planning
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience, with 3-5 years in a senior management position.
  • Innovative and a creative thinker
  • Commercial awareness
  • Customer relationship management
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Interpersonal/communication skills
  • First Degree in a related Engineering discipline
  • MBA
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. COREN
  • Project Management skills
  • Problem solving

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and application to: [email protected]

Application Deadline 10th December, 2015.

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