Project Manager - Marine Works - Expatriate


Lagos, Nigeria

169 applicants

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Manager for the reconstruction of a large African port. Our client is a prominent civil construction group in Nigeria.


    The Senior Project Manager will play a critical role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the project, ensuring its successful delivery within scope, budget, and schedule. This role requires strong project management expertise, technical knowledge in marine engineering, and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams in a dynamic and challenging environment.

    1. Project Planning and Execution:

       - Develop detailed project plans, schedules, and budgets in collaboration with key stakeholders, ensuring alignment with project objectives and organizational goals.

       - Coordinate and manage all aspects of project execution, including procurement, construction, quality control, safety, and environmental compliance.

       - Monitor project progress, identify potential risks and issues, and implement corrective actions to keep the project on track.


    2. Team Leadership and Management:

       - Lead a diverse project team, including engineers, contractors, subcontractors, and consultants, providing clear direction, guidance, and support to achieve project goals.

       - Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting teamwork, innovation, and continuous improvement.

       - Conduct regular meetings, progress reviews, and performance evaluations to ensure effective communication and accountability across the project team.


    3. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication:

       - Serve as the primary point of contact for project stakeholders, including government agencies, local communities, contractors, and suppliers.

       - Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, addressing concerns, resolving conflicts, and ensuring alignment with project objectives.

       - Communicate project updates, milestones, and deliverables to stakeholders in a clear, concise, and timely manner.


    4. Financial Management and Budget Control:

       - Manage project budgets, forecasts, and expenditures, ensuring cost control and financial accountability throughout the project lifecycle.

       - Review and approve project invoices, change orders, and other financial documents in accordance with established procedures and contractual obligations.

       - Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, including budget variance analysis and forecasting projections.


    5. Quality Assurance and Compliance:

       - Implement and enforce quality assurance processes and standards to ensure the successful delivery of a high-quality port facility that meets international standards and specifications.

       - Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, permits, codes, and industry standards governing port construction and maritime infrastructure.

       - Conduct regular inspections and audits to verify compliance with project requirements and contractual obligations.

Desired Skills and Experience


    - Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

    - Proven experience (minimum 10 years) in project management roles overseeing large-scale marine construction or port development projects, particularly in the African context.

    - Strong technical expertise in marine engineering, port infrastructure, coastal engineering, and maritime operations.

    - Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and motivate multidisciplinary teams in a dynamic and challenging environment.

    - Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project) and Microsoft Office Suite.

    - Professional certification in project management (e.g., PMP) is highly desirable.

    - Knowledge of African regulatory frameworks, environmental regulations, and international standards for port development and maritime operations.

We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


Construction & Real Estate

Job Seniority


Job Category

Real Estate

Employment Type

Full time


10 - 15 years


Civil Engineering, Construction, Project Management

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