Nationwide recruitment at Arbico Plc, August 2016

Arbico Plc
is a full service, building and civil engineering contracting company.
It was established in 1958 and has been quoted on the Nigerian Stock
Exchange since 1978. The company has become one of the foremost
building construction companies in Nigeria with presence across the
geopolitical zones of the country.
Over the years, the company has been involved in the construction of a
broad spectrum of projects for governments, multinational companies,
industrial groups, as well as high-networth individuals

Arbico Plc
is recruiting to fill the vacant job positions below:

Job Title: Marketing Officers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Preparing, planning and project managing the publication of all publicity material to maximise brand promotion.
  • Creating marketing campaigns and working with the company’s external PR agency to see them executed.
  • Creating and developing new innovative ways to communicate the company message to their existing customers.
  • Contributing to the annual sales and marketing plan.
  • Planning and project managing marketing events and evaluating their success.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of all marketing activity.
  • Developing and implementing an internal marketing programme.
  • Supporting the marketing manager in day to day marketing activities.
  • Plan, develop and deliver campaigns as agreed within timescales.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in any social science discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years product/brand marketing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively
    communicate (written and verbal) and interact with all levels of
    personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills

Job Title: Inventory Officers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Receives all incoming shipments; verifies and inspects for
    conformity to appropriate purchase orders. Notifies and/or delivers
    received items to addressee.
  • Receives, classifies, and credits returned or reclaimed
    materials, supplies, and equipment and replaces them in stock according
    to an existing storage system.
  • Unpacks materials, supplies, tools, and equipment; verifies
    articles received against packing list and purchase orders; counts or
    weighs the articles; stores articles in prescribed bins, racks, shelves,
    and floor or yard sites.
  • Inspects incoming materials for wear, damage, or defects;
    reports any discrepancies or damage in materials received; notifies the
    proper person if repairs or adjustments are required.
  • Processes receiving and delivery for inventory and non-inventory items purchased by Procurement department.
  • Delivers supplies, forms, and copy paper to all necessary departments
  • Accepts and returns to stock all materials, supplies and equipment returned upon completion of jobs.
  • Take Inventories stock as scheduled or required; posts and
    maintains records of stock received and issued; notifies Head, Stores
    when supplies are getting low.
  • Coordinates with Accounts department and participates in the annual physical inventory process.
  • Solves difficult problems such as tracing purchase documents or partial shipments.
  • Ensures the security of equipment and supplies kept in storage areas by locking up the Equipment as needed.
  • Processes the return of materials to vendors or materials to be scrapped or junked.
  • Contacts Procurement department and all concerned departments
    regarding shortages and condition of materials and equipment received.
  • Ensures equipment returned to store are in good condition.
    Arranges for repairs of a variety of tools and equipment returned to
    store.
  • Prepares weekly reports and forwards to Head, Stores for review.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Accounts or any relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft suite (Word and Excel).
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Tally Software.

Job Title: Procurement Officers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Process purchase requisitions from sites/office/workshop
  • Ensures the timely delivery of materials and equipment at the lowest possible cost
  • Participates in the selection of suppliers based on a criteria
  • Conducts a comparative analysis on supplier prices
  • Reviews and evaluates the performance of the suppliers
  • Processes the necessary clearance documents
  • Closely liaising with the clearing agents
  • Ensures the proper management of procurement department operations in the absence of the Head of department:
  • Carries out all necessary procurement activities
  • Verifies that the required order is within the agreed budget
  • Coordinates the Dispatch officers when processing the orders
  • Submits final invoices to the Finance and Accounts Department
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
  • Submit regular reports of market survey to Management
  • Maintain knowledge of all organizational and governmental rules
    affecting purchases, and provide information about these rules to
    organization staff members and to vendors.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Accounts or any social science discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft suite (Word and Excel).
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Tally Software.

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Draft the Internal Audit Charter of the organisation in line with the international standards.
  • Develop risk–based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Design internal audit procedures and work programs.
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk
    management and control management over operations’ effectiveness,
    financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and
    regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures
    by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding
    Construction sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools,
    techniques and performance standards
  • Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  • Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating
    through testing and interviewing techniques. Travelling to different
    sites to conduct spot checks, meet relevant staff and obtain documents
    and information
  • Consistently Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within Arbico Plc.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years internal audit/control experience out of which 5 years must be in a construction or oil and gas industry.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio) and Accounting Software (Tally; Peachtree)
  • Capable of demonstrating up to date technical financial
    reporting knowledge including in-depth knowledge of International
    Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all types of individuals

Job Title: Estimator
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Consistently look to source tenders through various avenues open to the industry.
  • Review and assess tenders ensuring all tender documents are received and are correct.
  • Review tender documents assessing scope, risks involved, tender complexity etc. and provide feedback to the Senior Estimator.
  • Conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of
    conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may
    or may not be shown in the tender documents.
  • Source subcontractors & suppliers capable of complying with
    tender in coordination with Quantity Survey team and Procurement
    department
  • Compile letter of offer, tender schedules, program and other items required by the tender.
  • Once tender is completed, incorporate all relevant details,
    forward to Executive Management for review and approval prior to
    submission.
  • Liaise with client on an on-going basis to determine progress of tender.
  • Compile relevant tender information into Benchmark & estimate price.
  • Make tender amendments where applicable utilising client feedback on submitted tender.
  • In-conjunction with the Projects Director, review contract
    details relevant to the company’s ability to deliver under the contract.
  • Provide feedback to Executive Management regarding commercial contract exposure on the proposed project.
  • Co-ordinate and arrange for contract exchange upon success of tender.
  • In conjunction with the Quantity Surveyors and co-estimator, prepare handover material of tender for the project team
  • Co-ordinate and conduct “Handover” meeting with the project team, providing detailed briefing of the tender requirements.
  • As necessary provide support and respond to tender queries made by project team personnel.
  • Continually seek and identify new /alternative business
    opportunities or initiatives which may impact on the overall
    competitiveness, profitability and growth of the Business.
  • Conduct regular Market Survey and advise management of same.
  • In-conjunction with Quantity Surveyors, prepare procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure that procedures and work instructions are consistent with changes.
  • In-conjunction with Quantity Surveyors, regularly review
    procedures / work instructions etc for currency, productivities and
    methodologies.
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Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Quantity Survey
  • 7-10 years construction industry experience
  • Membership of relevant professional body (NIQS, RICS)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively
    communicate (written and verbal) and interact with all levels of
    personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills

Job Title: Head of Planning, Scheduling & Cost Controls
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight to ensure business processes for work
    management, planning and scheduling are implemented corporately and
    being followed consistently across our operations.
  • Oversee coordination of all project planning and scheduling activities.
  • Manage the planning and scheduling group ensuring that the group
    efficiently coordinates executable work, enabling the optimization of
    maintenance costs and reduced equipment repair time.
  • Assist the Projects Managers to complete Projects on time and
    within the approved budget and work with the Engineering department
  • Design and set-up the most suitable and effective control
    organization on all projects to meet these objectives in compliance with
    contractual specifications.
  • Support the project Manager’s decision-making process providing
    all information necessary for a rapid identification of any unfavorable
    trend or any potential problem in time in order to start immediate
    corrective actions.
  • Create a schedule/cost/Risks awareness atmosphere among all projects participants.
  • Organize and maintain the best integration between scheduling
    and cost control and Risks Management functions ensuring that any
    activity is carefully planned and controlled in terms of time, budget
    and scope of work.
  • Manage and maintain current and accurate records on internal and
    client database and document control systems (including all logs –
    material, drawings, RFI? etc.).
  • Work with client, project manager, and vendors to prepare technical and project documentation.
  • Perform internal and vendor audits on the quality, accuracy, and
    completeness of required documents, database records and information.
  • Properly design the projects Control system suitably scaled to the specific complexity of the projects, in particular:
  • Agree with the Project Manager and with the advice of the project Controls staff on the control philosophy and the best strategy
  • Establish the resources and organization (skills, manpower, list
    of tools and procedures applicable, communications) needed to achieve
    the control strategy; in case of complex projects, a “Projects Control
    Plan” document should be issued.
  • Ensure, during the initial phase after contract award, the implementation of the Projects Control System
  • Establish the overall projects breakdown structure and relevant coding system to meet all control requirements
  • Provide guidance and direction to the Planning and Scheduling
    department to meet operational demands and ensure a timely and efficient
    support service.
  • Ensure the continued improvement of Cost control, Planning and
    Scheduling activities and to assist operations in there execution.
  • Ensure proper reports and summaries are developed to communicate KPI’s and assist Operations Management in their interpretation.
  • Consistently develop a safety and reliability orientated culture that actively involves all members of the team.
  • Mentor and coach members of the Cost control, Planning and
    Scheduling department by setting a positive tone for communication and
    collaboration within the department and with other departments.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Civil Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (NSE, COREN, PMP)
  • Minimum of 15 years construction industry experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively
    communicate (written and verbal) and interact with all levels of
    personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills

Job Title: Quantity Surveyors
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Prepare Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Works, Specifications
    and all contract documentation, ensuring that these comply with the
    project brief and timescale, budget estimates, all relevant legislation,
    regulations and policies
  • Prepare preliminary estimates, cost plans, feasibility studies
    including advising company on economical construction methods,
    procurement, programming and contract matters, to enable costs to be
    accurately advised to clients.
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client.
  • Prepare reports with recommendations on new work and work in
    progress for the site and Executive Management team, so that progress
    can be monitored and appropriate decisions made
  • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control.
  • Advising on procurement strategy.
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks.
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders.
  • Providing insight on contractual claims.
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports.
  • Valuing completed work and liaising with the Finance to arrange payments.
  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use.
  • preparation of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required materials
  • Conducts on-going cost analysis of all construction work;
    feasibility studies of client requests; site visits, assessments and
    projections for future work

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Quantity Survey
  • 7-10 years construction industry experience
  • Membership of relevant professional body (NIQS, RICS)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively
    communicate (written and verbal) and interact with all levels of
    personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)

Job Title: Land Surveyors
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of site terrain.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal
    descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for
    work performed.
  • Conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries for projects, based on legal deeds and titles.
  • Prepare all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to
    determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and
    topographic features.
  • Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and
    boundaries in survey areas using theodolites, transits, levels, and
    satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class degree in Land Survey/Survey Geoinformatics
  • Minimum of 10 years construction industry experience
  • Membership of relevant professional body
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Must be able to use LEICA Survey instrument

Job Title: Project Engineers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Support the Project Manager in the construction process
    throughout all phases of the life-cycle of the project to include
    estimating, negotiation, contracting, buyout, construction
    administration and closeout of individual projects and / or task order
    projects at large;
  • Create, update and maintain a variety of project controls that
    track the status of: individual projects or task orders, changes to
    projects or task orders, RFI, shop drawings and submittal, matters
    involving quality controls, safety, financial performance, close-out and
    other aspects of the project(s) or task order(s);
  • Work with subject matter experts to create, review and process
    shop drawings and other submittals that are required to document the
    construction process;
  • Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules
  • Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions;
  • Coordinate with clients to ensure proposed construction and work
    methods are clearly understood and accepted and ensure agreement on
    environmental and safety work plans for permitting;
  • Provide input into the scheduling of projects to meet the
    client’s required deadline and maintain construction resources to
    acceptable levels;
  • Monitor progress to ensure scheduling milestones are understood and are being met;
  • Coordinate between the construction contractor and the project
    lead to resolve field discrepancies in design packages and material
    delays;
  • Ensure equipment and manpower resources are being used efficiently;
  • Develop an understanding of how to maintain and require
    compliance with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern
    the project to prevent rework and delays;
  • Provide timely and cordial interaction with supporting work groups
  • Compile and submit permit applications to local, state, and
    federal agencies verifying that projects comply with various regulations
  • Perform or oversee soil testing to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations
  • Test building materials, such as concrete, asphalt, or steel, for use in particular projects
  • Participate in site meetings and industry networking functions.
  • Assigns tasks to Foremen daily and assess work done regularly before signing the workers job cards
  • Raises requests for new workers if required
  • Review and approve casual workers activity/time schedule
  • Sends weekly project progress report to Management for review
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Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd class upper degree in Civil Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (COREN; NSE)
  • Minimum of 10 years construction Industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera

Job Title: Structural Engineers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Calculate the pressures, stresses and strains that each
    component, such as a beam or lintel, will experience from other parts of
    the structure due to human use or environmental pressures such as
    weather or earthquakes;
  • Consider the strength of various materials, e.g. timber,
    concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a
    change of structural design;
  • Liaise with other designers, including architects, to agree on
    safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the
    construction;
  • Examine structures at risk of collapse and advising how to
    improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or
    repair of defective parts or rebuilding the entire structure;
  • Make drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for building contractors;
  • Work with geotechnical engineers to investigate ground conditions and analyse results of soil sample and in-situ tests;
  • Liaise with construction contractors to ensure that newly erected buildings are structurally sound;
  • Apply expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures;
  • Use computers and computer-aided design (CAD) technology for simulation purposes.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Master’s degree in Structural Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (COREN, NSE)
  • Minimum of 10 years construction industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera

Job Title: Electrical Engineers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Generally responsible for implementations and monitoring of all electrical related works at site.
  • Estimates, prepares and assigns the resources such as manpower,
    materials, consumables, equipment, tools, etc., required for all
    electrical and related works prior to execution.
  • Plans and analyses all possible construction methodologies and
    recommends the best options to the Project Manager for approval prior to
    execution at site.
  • Interprets construction drawings and studies the contract
    documents and applicable standards or specifications prior to execution
    of any jobs.
  • Manages directly and provide engineering and technical supports to all the electrical work groups at site.
  • Plans the execution of all electrical related works and coordinates the works to mechanical and civil groups.
  • Coordinates with Client / Consultant’s representatives for any site instructions and inspection of works.
  • Assign targets for accomplishments and ensure targets are met on daily basis for all electrical groups at site.
  • Submits site daily reports, inspection requests, estimates and
    all applicable monitoring reports on regular basis or as required.
  • Supports the Project Manager in accomplishing all the goals and targets for the electrical groups at site.
  • Ensures that all the works done are in accordance with the
    approved construction drawings, contract documents, project
    specifications, and all applicable standards whether local, national or
    international standards.
  • Ensures that all site works are done according to all applicable quality standards.
  • Directly responsible for the safety of all electrical groups’
    personnel of the project by ensuring that the project execution will be
    done according to all applicable health, safety, sanitary and
    environmental standards.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (COREN, NSE)
  • Minimum of 10 years construction industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera

Job Title: Construction Project Managers
Location
: Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support
    business goals in collaboration with executive management and other
    relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop full scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using
    appropriate tools to effectively track project milestones and
    deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals and documentation.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identity potential crises.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and
    contractors and influence them to take positive action and
    accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd class upper degree in Civil Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (COREN; NSE; PMP)
  • Minimum of 15 years construction Industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera

Job Title: Mechanical Engineers
Location:
Nationwide
Responsibilities

  • Generally responsible for implementations and monitoring of all mechanical related works at site.
  • Estimates, prepares and assigns the resources such as manpower,
    materials, consumables, equipment, tools, etc., required for all
    electrical and related works prior to execution.
  • Plans and analyses all possible construction methodologies and
    recommends the best options to the Project Manager for approval prior to
    execution at site.
  • Interprets construction drawings and studies the contract
    documents and applicable standards or specifications prior to execution
    of any jobs.
  • Manages directly and provide engineering and technical supports to all the electrical work groups at site.
  • Plans the execution of all mechanical related works and coordinates the works to mechanical and civil groups.
  • Coordinates with Client / Consultant’s representatives for any site instructions and inspection of works.
  • Assign targets for accomplishments and ensure targets are met on daily basis for all electrical groups at site.
  • Submits site daily reports, inspection requests, estimates and
    all applicable monitoring reports on regular basis or as required.
  • Supports the Project Manager in accomplishing all the goals and targets for the mechanical groups at site.
  • Ensures that all the works done are in accordance with the
    approved construction drawings, contract documents, project
    specifications, and all applicable standards whether local, national or
    international standards.
  • Ensures that all site works are done according to all applicable quality standards.
  • Directly responsible for the safety of all mechanical groups’
    personnel of the project by ensuring that the project execution will be
    done according to all applicable health, safety, sanitary and
    environmental standards.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (COREN, NSE)
  • Minimum of 10 years construction industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letters and CV’s to: recruitment@arbicong.com quoting the job title as subject of their email

Application Deadline  31st August, 2016.

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