Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and President, Chartered Institute of Transport Administrators (CIoTA)
Dr. Bashir Jamoh is a Ph.D. holder from the University of Port Harcourt, specializing in Logistics and Transport Management with over thirty two (32) years of professional and technocratic experience in the transportation and maritime sectors of the Nigerian economy. In Addition to his Ph.D. degree in Logistics and Transport Management, he also holds Master’s Degree in Management from Korea Maritime and Ocean University, Post Graduate Diploma in Management Sciences from Bayero University Kano and a Diploma in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, respectively. He has attended several leadership and management courses at the Harvard University US, Oxford University UK, Cambridge University UK, International Training Centre of ILO Turin Italy, Institute of Public Private Partnership Washington DC, International Law Institute, USA, and Institute for Leadership and Development for the Public Good, USA, Royal Institute of Public Administration UK and World Maritime University, Sweden, amongst others. He is also the author of the book, Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets – Past, Present and Future.
This seasoned administrator and maritime expert was appointed as the Director General & Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) by the Federal Government of Nigeria on 10th of March, 2020 and he is also the current President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA). Bashir also holds membership and fellowship attainments in several prestigious national and international professional bodies amongst which are: Fellow, Institute for Service Excellence and Good Governance; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Business Development; Fellow, Academy of Entrepreneurial Studies; Fellow, Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management; Fellow, Institute of Information Management; Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management; Member, Institute of Maritime Economist (Canada); Member, Institute of Logistics, London; Member, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs & Member, National Speakers Association (NSA) and Global Speakers Federation (USA).
He is a recipient of Distinguished Merit Award for exemplary leadership achievements in Maritime Education in Nigeria from the Institute of Leadership and Development for the Public Good, Kansas, USA; merit awards from the Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria and International students of the Faculty of Law, Bayero University, Kano.
Having attained Management position since 2003, Dr. Bashir Jamoh has realized his career growth through effective performance as Principal Commercial Officer (Operations), Port Services Controller (Onne); Port Services Controller (Tin-Can Island Port); Assist. Chief Commercial Officer (HQ); Chief Admin Officer (Training), Assistant Director, Wet and Dry Cargo (Operations); Assistant Director (Research), Head (Protocol & Logistics) and Assistant Director (Training).
A consummate Administrator and Trainer, he has organised and facilitated leadership training and manpower development programmes in several countries including U.K., U.S.A., U.A.E., South Africa, Brazil, Malaysia and Sweden among others. As Head of various Units, he provides leadership for a number of officers on learning and manpower development needs within and outside the agency. He is a highly esteemed and respected expert in maritime human capacity building, Public-Private Partnership Development in addition to Shipping Management and International Trade. Dr. Bashir Jamoh possesses the qualities of a good leader in abundance: de-tribalized, disciplined and committed to developing other people’s potentials.
Leadership and Team building
Training and Manpower Development
Authorship and Intellectual Contribution
Human Resource Management
Shipping Logistics and International Trade
Budgetary and Risk Management
Public-Private Partnership Development
Cabotage and Maritime Project Management
Public Service Administration.
Exceptional Interpersonal Relations
Good Knowledge of Concepts and Principles/Approaches to International and Public Procurement System.
Ability to Adapt to Hostile Environment and Effectiveness in Multicultural Environment.
Conflict Management and Negotiation skills.
Resiliency and Organizational Agility
Performance Management and Productivity Placement
Boardroom Coordination and Corporate Governance Management
Legislative Engagement Awareness
Restructuring, Reformation and Repositioning of the Agency (NIMASA).
Improvement of Revenue Generation and steady remittance to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) of the Federal Government.
Chairman, Organising Committee of the successfully hosted 3rd Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), 2017.
Trained over 1,650 various personnel locally and internationally in diverse subjects and skills.
Established, equipped and managed NIMASA’s ultra-modern training centre with capacity to accommodate 200 participants at a time.
Successfully planned, managed and appraised capacity development of the largest maritime organisation for about a decade.
Improved and engaged the Agency’s training to world-class standard.
Budgetary management of over N117 billion with commensurate value for every Naira spent.
Accidents and incidents-free management of Agency’s protocol and logistics portfolio for local and international operations.
Efficient research and data management for actionable maritime planning and administration in collaboration with vessel/cargo related MDAs.
Effective co-ordination of revenue generation from operations with a monthly budget of up to $40 million.
Effectively managed the operations of incoming and outgoing vessels in major ports across coastal Nigeria.
In Kaduna State, sound planning, procurement and management of agricultural supplies as well as produce with increased profits for farming enterprise and its value chain.
Spearheaded and managed the process leading to the passage of the bill for the establishment of the charter status for the Chartered Institute of Transport Administrators (CIoTA) in 2019.
Finance Department: In charge of the Agency’s Financial and Accounting system for efficient and effective management and control of the financial resources of the Agency.
Administration Department: Responsible for the Agency’s general administration and implementation of policies and programmes on recruitment, promotion, discipline, training, welfare and motivation of human resources of the Agency and is also charged with the responsibilities of Providing tools, equipment and facilities to staff to enable them perform their duties efficiently and effectively.
Planning, Research and Data Management Services: Co-ordinates and monitors the implementation of the Agency’s mandates in planning, conduct of maritime studies and investigations, data collection and analysis as well as information processing and information technology.
Designated Acting Capacity for Agency’s Chief Executive on a number of occasions when he was outside the country on official international duties.
Asst. Director, Training & Development (March 2011 – July 2016)
Coordinated and supervised the work of statistics and research unit.
Ensured the compilation of all the vessels/cargo data obtained from Nigeria Port Authority, Nigeria Customs Service, Pipelines and Product Marketing Company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources and other intelligent sources on import and export shipments for comparative analysis on revenue generation and collection.
Was responsible for planning events with an understanding of event logistics and revenue generation.
Ensured monitoring of shipping activities and reconciliation of data with relevant departments
Worked to improve research opportunities of the Agency.
Helped to develop long range strategies; established and maintained communication with other Agencies.
Coordinated the activities of and functions of the Wet Cargo Unit.
Liaised with government agencies in the oil industry for cooperation regarding alternative data sourcing and facilitated the effective participation of indigenous operators in both domestic and international shipping.
Resolved stakeholders’ complaints and worked alongside with finance department to ensure proper billing.
Coordinated the activities and functions of Wet Cargo/gas Unit
Involvement in the development of policies relating to the wet cargo operations.
Worked in coordinating the activities of revenue generation of the agency with an annual estimated revenue of up to US/Dollars $40M
Supervised the administration of NIMASA 3% statutory levy on gross freight earning on international in-bound and out-bound cargo from ships or shipping companies operating in Nigeria.
Attended to matters relating to development of policy issues in Wet Cargo Operations.
Assistant Chief Admin Officer & Chief Admin Officer, Training (March 2007 – July 2009)