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Job: Head Construction

Active since 21-06-2017 Job category Real Estate
Location Lagos Level Manager
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary -
The Head of Construction establishes and enforces the company’s construction and engineering standards; Manages the planning, design, construction and maintenance of all building infrastructures; ensures compliance with relevant building codes and safety regulations.

Reports To: Head, Design and Build
Supervises: Engineers, Surveyor, Project Management Officer, HSE Officer and Quality Assurance Officer

1. Construction Management
  • Oversee all construction work from buildings, through to complexes, roads, utilities and so on.
  • Estimate costs, personnel and material needs for undertaken construction projects.
  • Prepare proposals and establish completion dates for undertaken projects.
  • Oversee the evaluation and inspection of projects to ensure that standards and requirements are met.
  • Review and approve technical documentation, such as drawings and specifications and materials needed for projects.
  • Ensure adherence to relevant building codes and safety regulations.
  • Monitor the practice of complying with building codes in competing organizations

2. Project Management

  • Oversee the running of several construction projects.
  • Select project execution team for each project.
  • Prepare project schedules and monitor the project construction schedule on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure that Quality Assurance and HSE compliance audits and reviews are done for construction projects in accordance with different project requirements.
  • Ensure work is executed within allocated hours and on agreed schedule with highest quality.
  • Ensure all specialist engineering support and advice meets required safety and environmental standards.
  • Ensure technical integrity is fully maintained
  • Coordinate and execute project work, such that the operational impact is minimised.
  • Prepare and submit reports on the progress and status of projects; ensure accurate and timely reporting standards are maintained.
  • Oversee project QA/QC and commissioning systems and documentation.
  • Ensure that cost reduction opportunities are pursued and exploited wherever appropriate.
  • Oversee project functions including but not limited to Project Management, Site Management, Project Control Management, Engineering Management, Procurement, Vendors and Contractors Management.
  • Review project plans and specifications and adjust the construction design and scheduling where necessary.
  • Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims, and resolve accordingly.
  • Manage the collaboration of several teams and units to achieve the successful completion of projects.

3. HSE & QA/QC Administration

  • Ensure the implementation of Quality Assurance Systems and procedures for the firm.
  • Ensure the company’s Health and Safety Policy is implemented consistently across the organisation (both corporate and project).
  • Investigate complaints pertaining to quality and take appropriate actions to address complaints.
  • Support Managers to maintain safe systems, providing specialist advice, coaching and practical support.
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging technical and professional aspects of HSE & QA/QC.


  • Budget Management
  • Total Capital Expenditure
  • Total Operating Expenditure
  • Progress against programme (days behind or ahead of schedule expressed as a % of Project Cost management
  • % of Project alignment with design
  • % variation between budget and actual final account
  • Customer satisfaction index
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Civil or Structural Engineering from a reputable university
  • Membership of a recognised Professional Engineering Body.
  • Project management professional certification (preferably PMP)
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in Construction including supervisory role.
  • Experience in handling various projects and successful delivery in stipulated time.
1. Functional/ Technical
  • Good Design and Design Interpretation Skills
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Ability to analyse specifications and data
  • Team and Relationship Management
  • Good eye for detail
  • Construction Industry Savvy
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe working practices

2. Behavioural
  • Integrity
  • Self-motivation
  • Results Orientation
  • Team Work
  • Personal Mastery
  • Conflict Management
  • Cultural Awareness
More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Real Estate
Industry / Industries Housing associations / developers / property
Region Nigeria

Contact information

Name Omotayo Saba