11 October

Position: Civil Engineer

Job description


  • Interact directly on site with contractors and closely monitor all activities, progress and performance;
  • Track work programs and update construction progress on a weekly basis and flag, advice and report potential risks of time lapse and its consequences every forth night;
  • Ensure projects costs are well maintained and communicated timely to ensure delivery within budget.
  • In coordination with the Project Manager, flag and report all budget and timeline variations in real time and maintain records of said variations in a central location on Egnyte;
  • Ensure all project and site works are carried out to specification, flagging deviations on quality/standards in real time;
  • Ensure design information (i.e. drawings, contracts specifications) are up to date and filed properly;
  • Enforcing financial penalties to contractors for breach of contracts and standards;
  • Coordinate the works of Civil Supervisors and ensure that their records are up to date and easily accessible by the team;
  • Liaise with and coordinate all consultants; ensuring that design information is coordinated between all concerned parties. This includes tracking activity worksheets and dissemination of information on a weekly basis to the wider team;
  • Ensure the timely delivery of the design and construction of planned infrastructure within contracted cost and time period;
  • Assist in coordinating all Civil, Electrical & Mechanical works supervision;
  • Provide sales team with the necessary technical information required to support the sales drive;
  • Ensure that projects costs are well maintained and communicated timely; leading to maintained costs. All variations to be reported and approval sought before implementation on site. Records should be kept of such variations;
  • Jointly participate in weekly site meetings with the Site Manager and all contractors; checking progress; anticipating future works and potential interference with the clients;
  • Identify potential risks issues and seek solutions with the support of the Delivery team; Detailed program of the connection of the Clients to the utilities must be prepared by the PM and shared with the Delivery team for planning and execution;
  • Ensure application and compliance with Group Anti-Corruption and Bribery Policy, Anti-Money Laundering Policy and Health, Safety and Quality standards;
  • Ensure detailed implementation of Health and Safety policies on site at all times; and All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Hard skills and experience:

  1. Civil Engineering graduate; registered with a recognized reputable professional Engineering body (within or outside Nigeria)
  2. 6-8 years’ on site experience covering the management of infrastructure projects; showing track record of successful management of similar large-scale infrastructure projects.
  3. Understanding of the FIDIC conditions of Contract and Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 1986 Edition is mandatory.
  4. Site experience, management and reporting

Soft skills:

  1. Mature, pragmatic and flexible, strong commercial judgment.
  2. Team player but comfortable working autonomously.
  3. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Rigorous and organized approach.
  5. Good negotiation skills
  6. Good attention to detail.
  7. Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves.
  8. Ability to work in shifts and do overtime hours
  9. Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and maintain organization in a rapidly changing environment.

Personal characteristics:

  1. High energy;
  2. Result-oriented;
  3. Strong work ethic;
  4. Ability to work effectively under pressure; and
  5. Desire to live and work in Epe, Lagos.



How to apply

Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to quoting ‘Civil Engineer’ as the subject.