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Project Director

  • Location: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: NCD33
  • Date Posted: 6-Nov-2018


Our Client is a Government promoted enterprise/PPP setup to manage the operations of a large and fast-developing industrial cluster. In line with the company’s desire to ensure critical roles are filled with individuals with the requisite skills and experience, our Client seeks to hire a top-of-the-class individual with proven track records to occupy the Project Director position. The Project Director is expected to manage contracted developers and construction firms to support project delivery and commencement of operations as planned. He/ She is expected to deliver large scale projects around the country on schedule, on budget and to specification.

Detailed Job Description:

  • Monitor project progress and review periodic reports of projects to  ensure compliance with agreements and project implementation timelines,  highlighting implementation issues and challenges and keeping regular communication with CEO

  • Ensure all stakeholders fulfil their obligations under the  project agreements related to the predevelopment, commissioning and  post development - business operations

  • Set timelines, objectives and clear responsibilities for all supervised staff,  progressively monitor individual performance against agreed criteria and  conduct performance evaluation in keeping with timelines and business  objectives

  • Manage cross functional teams at management level, deal with the  Company’s CEO and board, external stakeholders, business owners, lenders  and other stakeholders successfully

  • Design the architecture that will operate the business post the project development phase, to ensure smooth transitioning from project development to functional operations.

  • Oversee the coordination of the Company’s communication strategy in relation to projects, ensuring interested parties receive information required at appropriate times

  • Develop and manage project schedules and budget

Qualification and Experience:
  • Minimum of 10-15 years in delivery of complex projects from predevelopment to operations

  • Experience in managing transition from project development to core operational management

  • Excellent negotiation skills - manage contractors, consultants and third party service providers

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Exposure to current technologies that may have cost benefit implication on construction

  • Strong people management skills

  • Working knowledge of corporate and project finance

  • Leadership skills

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