Project Manager in Rivers, Nigeria

at Kerex Nigeria Limited

Construction / Real Estate
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description



Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria


 Department: Operations Department


Reports To:    Operation Manager


Minimum Qualification: B.Eng. in Civil construction or equivalent engineering education, training


Required Experience: 10 years and above


Age:   not more than 45years


Closing date: 30TH November 2015



Job summary

The Project Manager is responsible for Planning, Executing and Evaluating Projects according to pre-determine Tenders and Budgets; Building and Managing Project Team and ensuring Quality Control throughout Project life cycles. In summary Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Contract Administration, Safety Management, and Reporting Project Status are central to this position. Projects typically involve managing a team of outside engineering consultants and/or contractors to achieve approved project scope.


Summary of essential job functions

•Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.

•Manage Project development from initial to closure

•Be accountable for Project results along with Project. 

•Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task

•Provide a Project Schedule to identify when each task will be performed

•Clearly communicate expectations to team members and Stakeholders.

•Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout Project life Cycle.

•Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with Project change request forms.

•Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the

Architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers

•Track & report on Project milestones and provide status report.

•Lead, coach and Motivate Project team members on a proactive basis.

•Determine how results will be measured & complete a Post-Project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved.

•Develop tools and best practices for Project Management execution.

•Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards

•Bringing about optimum utilization of resources (labor, materials and equipment), and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.




Minimum requirements

•Education: B.Eng. in Civil construction or equivalent engineering education, training and experience is required.

•A post graduate degree in construction management is an added advantage.

•Experience: 10 work experience

•Certification: COREN certified

•MBA or similar business degree, diploma or course is also desirable

•5 years working Experience in Project Management

•PMI Certificate is a Major Asset

•PMI Tool and Software Packages

•Demonstrated leadership managing People, team oriented.

•Excellent Communication, Problem Solving and analytical Skills

•Ability to elicit Co-operation from Senior Management & Other departments.


Abilities required

Ø  Must be computer literate with sufficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Project

Ø  Strong and Confident client facing skills.

Ø  Highly developed business process and analytical skills

Ø  Interpersonal skills






The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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