Construction Project Officer

  • Full Time
  • Enugu


Job Description


·        In charge of the day-to-day running of projects on site

·        Oversee construction projects from beginning to end

·        Develop cost-effective plans and schedules for completion of projects following a logical pattern for utilization of resources

·        Manage budgets and estimate costs

·        Allocate and manage resources, equipment, manpower and materials to ensure that they are available when they are needed throughout the construction projects

·        Interpret and implement technical drawings provided for the construction

·        Track changes in plans or constructions

·        Assist Procurement & Logistics team with local material sourcing & procurement in conjunction with the design team


Supervision & Monitoring:

·        Supervise the assistant managers and site supervisors, review their reports, checks on any reported difficulties, and correct any safety violations or other reported deficiencies

·        Conduct site checks to monitor progress and quality standards

·        Supervise and coordinate the work of subcontractors working on various aspects of projects to plan interfacing elements

·        Collaborate with engineers, architects, and key team members of the project team

·        Identify engineering problems and ensure the most appropriate solutions are provided

·        Ensure compliance with safety regulations and building codes

·        Evaluate risks

·        Handle any environmental or local community issues that may come up during a project


·        Attend all construction-related meetings and weekly overview meetings at head office

·        Oversee the preparation of weekly progress reports regarding job status for all stakeholders

·        Negotiate with vendors on contract agreements

·        Obtain the appropriate permits and licenses from authorities for construction sites


Required Skills & Background:


·        Minimum HND or BSc in Civil Engineering or related field

·        Previous experience (minimum 5 years) in this field in a leadership role with strong and proven leadership skills

·        Good spoken and written English language and able to document and deliver reports accurately

·        Knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, Project

·        Familiar with construction and project management software programs

·        Excellent knowledge of relevant rules and regulations as well as quality standards and human resources

·        Excellent knowledge of construction materials and equipment
Highly organized

·        Conflict resolution and conflict management experience

·        Excellent time management ability

·        Able to multitask with a strong understanding of core manager duties

Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including negotiation skills

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