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General Manager Road Construction - Expatriate


Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an engineering & construction company to recruit an Expatriate General Manager Road Construction to support road and bridge projects in Nigeria. The position is based in Port Harcourt


    • Overall responsibility for the management of the project

    • Plan, direct, coordinate the execution of the construction phase and achieving contract deliverables and outcomes within fundamental parameters of time, quality and cost

    • Provide leadership and support to the project team & directs and supervises workers on construction site to ensure project meets specification

    • Oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation

    • Formulates reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs, and scheduling

    • Professional interface with other disciplines and client representatives

    • Ensure that the technical teams are adequately resourced

    • Ensure that contractual deliverables are produced and issued on time and in compliance with the client's requirements

    • Monitor adherence to the procedures described in the project management manual

    • Ensure full coordination and effective implementation of Health, Safety & Environmental processes and protocols.

    • Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes

    • Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within the project

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or degree in Construction Management
    • 15 years work experience with minimum of 10 years in construction/project management preferably in road & bridge construction
    • Excellent communication skills and an inherent self-motivation
    • Must have strong ethics in dealings with Suppliers & Contractors 
    • Critical reasoning & commercial acumen tested in a similar environment 
    • Strong leadership and management skills
    • Strong experience with cost control and forecasting
    • Previous experience in Africa is a plus
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Construction & Real Estate

Job Seniority


Job Category

Operations and Production

Employment Type

Full time


10 - 15 years


Construction Management, Cost Reporting, Project Coordination, Project Planning, Leadership, Communication, Management, Team Management, Project Management

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