Architect / Technical Manager at Eko Atlantic City Management Company Limited

Eko Atlantic is a magnificent new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is attracting major investors who want to capitalise on development growth based on overwhelming demand. Standing on 10 million square metres of land reclaimed from the ocean and protected by an 8.5 kilometre long sea wall, Eko Atlantic will be self-sufficient and sustainable. It will include state-of-the-art urban design, its own power, clean water, advanced telecommunications and efficient living. The Business District alone covers 700,000 square metres combining Grade A commercial space with residences, restaurants and bars to ensure a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Architect / Technical Manager
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are seeking a qualified Architect to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria, and ensure standardization and compliance of developers’ designs and drawings with the planning and construction regulations of EACML.

Technical Oversight:

  • Provide comprehensive technical oversight for all architectural projects and operations within Eko Atlantic City.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless coordination between technical and non-technical departments.

Procedural Implementation:

  • Assist in the establishment and enforce standardized technical procedures across the technical departments.
  • Assist in developing and update technical guidelines, manuals, and protocols to improve workflow efficiency and ensure adherence to best practices.
  • No designs - primarily critic, coordination and compliance implementation
  • Analyse building projects from point of view of compliance with codes, coordination of MEP systems, coordination with structural elements.
  • Organise coordination meetings with various trades and improve project deliverables

Team Leadership:

  • Supervise and lead the architectural and technical teams, including architects, engineers, technicians, and support staff. Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment, encouraging professional growth and teamwork.

Permit Compliance:

  • Collaborate with relevant departments to secure necessary building permits and approvals.
  • Monitor and track the status of permits, addressing any issues that may arise during the approval process

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare regular reports on the status of architectural projects and compliance efforts.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation related to architectural designs, permits, and regulatory approvals.

Review of Architectural Design Drawings:

  • Thoroughly assess developers’ architectural design drawings and plans to ensure compliance with EACML planning and building regulations.
  • Provide constructive feedback to architects and design teams to align projects with the city's overall vision and standards

Documentation Submission for Building Permits:

  • Oversee the preparation and submission of all required architectural documentation for building permits at different stages of development.
  • Ensure that all submissions are accurate, complete, and submitted within designated timelines to expedite the permit approval process.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture. A Master's Degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (15 years) in architectural design and technical/ Project management, preferably with experience in large-scale projects or urban development.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide multidisciplinary teams effectively.
  • Proficiency in architectural software and tools for design, and project management.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to addressing challenges.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders effectively.
  • Project management experience, with a track record of successful project delivery on time and within budget.
  • In-depth knowledge of architectural design principles, construction practices, and quality standards.
  • Familiarity with relevant laws, regulations, and safety protocols in architectural projects and urban planning.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications in pdf format to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.