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Date Posted: 03/Dec/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

General Manager, Construction

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 

Qualifications :

Qualifications: 

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. 

 

Project Manager (Highway Construction)

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: Project Manager (Highway Construction) 

To ensure completion of projects on time within agreed budget and specifications through co-ordination of all activities associated with a project. 


Roles and Responsibilities: 

1. Chart out project objectives and plans, performance requirements 

2. Develop and monitor the implementation of the Project Plan 

3. Participate in project planning, budgeting, and cost estimation 

4. Optimize the utilization of resources - labour, materials and equipment, ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms

5. Create the project teams, develops the objectives/goals of each and assign individual responsibilities 

6. Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking of team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project 

7. Monitor the progress of the work activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the sub-teams 

8. Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which includes the architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers etc. 

9. Ensure the delivery of all projects in line with contract details and client expectations 

10. Maintain relationship with external stakeholders and host community wherever necessary. 

Qualifications: 

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 10 years cognate experience in construction with at least 3 years in a managerial role 

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

 

Chief Mechanic

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 Objectives: 

Ensure that machinery and equipment and available at all times across all the construction sites and locations. 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

1. Execute all repairs and effectively ensuring that failure is minimized 

2. Liaise with the Workshop and Plant Manager on issues affecting availability of parts and take responsibility for parts ordering 

3. Participate in project planning process to ensure the availability of equipment 

4. Monitor operation of plants, equipment and trucks by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines and motors 

5. Liaise with the production supervisor and logistics Manager to update job progress and completion times for planning and allocation purposes 

6. Diagnose and communicate problems relating to breakdowns of plants, equipment or trucks 

7. Execute scheduled inspection of company’s workshops, equipment and machinery 

8. Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends 

9. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations 

10. Complete service reports of performed work tasks so as to relay such information to the Workshop Supervisor 

Qualifications :

1. Minimum of first degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline 

2. Relevant professional certification or membership is an added advantage 

3. Proficiency with CAT Equipment and MACK Engines is desired 

4. Minimum 10 years work experience

 

 

Chief Finance Officer

Client Description: 

Our client is a conglomerate with interests in oil and gas, construction, mining and utility as well as food and beverage. Qualified candidates are required to join the team as part of its expansion and repositioning programme. 


Job Position: Chief Finance Officer 

To achieve cost-effective utilization of the Company’s financial resources to maximise return on investment 


Roles and Responsibilities: 

§ Coordinate the development and monitoring of corporate budget 

§ Engage the Board to develop short-, medium, and long-term financial plans and projections. 

§ Develop and utilises financial models and activity-based financial analysis to provide a basis for investment decisions and business planning. 

§ Advice the Board and management on the liquidity, investment and financial asset management 

§ Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, public officials, etc. 

§ Manage key banking relationships to facilitate proper, timely and cost-effective funding of business operations 

§ Advise on asset/liability management to ensure financial stability

§ Raise funds as approved by the Board, to finance Client’s Group’s activities from local and international sources 

§ Develop and maintain a system of appropriate financial policies, procedures and controls to ensure efficient financial management 

§ Implement and ensure compliance with the accounting policies and procedures of the company in line with the standards set by the Financial Reporting Council and IFRS 

§ Manage Client’s’ treasury assets to achieve optimal sourcing and application of funds. 

§ Monitor all third-party payments to ensure that such payments are justified by the value of work successfully completed and are in alignment with the approved budget. 

§ Coordinate the preparation and consolidation of statutory annual accounts and ensure compliance with all accounting and reporting requirements set out in the Companies & Allied Matters Act. 

§ Liaise with external and internal auditors to ensure smooth performance of audit operations and respond to audit queries 

§ Coordinate the timely and accurate filing of applicable tax returns, insurance premiums and remittance of statutory fees 

§ Oversee the preparation and communication of timely, accurate, and useful financial and management reports for investors/lending institutions and Client’s’ Board of Directors on a periodic and /or ad-hoc basis. 

Qualifications: 

§ Minimum of first degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any related 

§ Experience with sourcing funds locally and internationally 

§ Investment and asset management experience 

§ Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or its equivalent is required 

§ MBA or Master in related discipline is an added advantage 

§ Minimum of 12 years cognate experience, 4 of which must have been in an Executive Management position of a large corporation interfacing with the Executive team and Financial partners 

 

 


To APPLY: 

Please send your CV in MS Word format, using the job title as the subject of the email to [email protected]







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