Project Manager in Rivers, Nigeria

Human Resources
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Location: Port Harcourt

Job Purpose:

To ensure effective management and utilization of the company’s resources to achieve set goals and objectives.

Main Responsibilities:

Project Manager will:

  • Develop and set up a project management and administrative system.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of the institutional and capacity building components of the project.
  • With the assistance and guidance of the procurement specialist, take full responsibility for procurement of goods, works and services.
  • As needed, coordinate the recruitment and ensure effective supervision of PIU staff, short-term specialists and other service providers.
  • Harmonize the implementation of the sub-projects supported by African Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank (WB).
  • Ensure effective planning, budgeting, execution, monitoring of and reporting on project activities.
  • Organise and conduct project management meetings including support for preparations for and participation at the Project Steering Committee meetings.
  • Coordinate, collate and carry out quality assurance of all reports prepared by the project team.
  • Liaise with the company‘s senior management to ensure its active involvement in the project.
  • Coordinate and fully participate in the activities of supervision missions by donors.
  • Undertake any other responsibility that will ensure smooth and effective implementation of the Project.


Job Specific Competencies/Skills:


  • At least a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related field in water and sanitation is required. A post-graduate degree in Civil Engineering/ Project Management will be an advantage.
  • Computer literacy with proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet.
  • At least five years of recent post-qualification experience in managing engineering infrastructure projects.
  • Experience with donor funded projects is a requirement and experience with ADB or WB an advantage.
  • Preference will be given to candidates from Rivers.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience


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