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General Manager At A Construction Company

Date Posted: 29/Nov/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

Client Description: 

Our client is a key player in the highway construction industry, with a project portfolio comprising a majority of the turnkey highway construction projects in South-south and south west Nigeria. As part of its reposition and expansion, they are looking for seasoned and experienced professionals to champion the firm’s growth and expansion strategy. 

Job Position: General Manager, Construction 

To provide overall direction for the organisation ensuring contracts delivery, growth, profitability and effectiveness in business and operational performance. 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

1. Assume responsibility for contracts delivery ensuring that quality, cost and other projections are monitored 

2. Drive the implementation of the business strategies, policies, procedures and processes 

3. Oversee the overall performance of the business evidenced by growth in revenue, profitability and cost savings 

4. Foster effective business relationships with strategic alliance partners 

5. Initiate and develop the business strategies, policies and processes that will support achievement of strategic goals and objectives. 

6. Monitor and support the business Managers to enable them deliver on their individual plans, achieve set targets and improve overall performance 

7. Develop an effective working relationship with relevant government agencies and officials to ensure the business is well positioned in the industry 

8. Liaise with the Group Managing Director to represent the company on any external fora that will position the business and expand available business opportunities 

9. Oversee all on-going projects ensuring delivery within agreed budget, timelines and standards 

10. Oversee the day-to-day activities of the Construction business 

11. Provide timely reports to management and make recommendations to improve business performance 



1. Minimum of first degree in Engineering, Building Technology or other relevant discipline is required 

2. Highway Construction experience is mandatory 

3. Relevant Nigerian or international professional qualification e.g. Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) or Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) or Project Management Professional (PMP) is an advantage 

4. Minimum of 15 years cognate experience in construction with at least 5 years in a senior management position 

5. All qualified nationalities are welcome to apply however proficiency in English Language will be required.


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