General Manager in a Reputable Construction Company

Work Dey HR Services - Our client, a Construction Company, is recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: General Manager

Location: Maitama, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • In this role, you will be responsible for planning construction projects and overseeing their progress from start to finish in a timely and cost-effective manner. Your key responsibilities will include budgeting, organization, implementation, and scheduling of the projects.
  • As the General Manager, you will collaborate closely with various stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution. With your keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills, you will ensure that all construction activities align with the established timeline and budget.
  • Your expertise in project management will be crucial in coordinating resources, resolving any issues that may arise, and delivering successful construction projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the management and coordination of all construction activities on site
  • Liaising with the client, architects, engineers, and other construction professionals to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards
  • Investigating and resolving any health, safety, or welfare issues that may arise
  • Managing the handover of completed works to the client, ensuring that all relevant documentation is prepared and issued in a timely manner
  • Keeping up to date with new legislation and developments in the construction industry
  • Maintaining an overview of the commercial aspects of the project, including cost control and value engineering
  • Preparing reports for senior management as required
  • Planning and programming the works in conjunction with the Project Manager, including the preparation of detailed phasing plans, construction method statements, and risk assessments
  • Coordinating and managing the direct workforce and all sub-contractors engaged on site, ensuring that they are working safely, efficiently, and to the required quality standards
  • Monitoring progress against the agreed programme, highlighting any potential delays, and taking corrective action where necessary
  • Ensuring that all materials used and work carried out on site comply with the relevant specifications, codes of practice, and statutory regulations
  • Undertaking regular site inspections and audits, and producing reports detailing any issues of concern

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field
  • 15+ years experience in the construction industry, with at least 5 years in a management role
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery
  • Strong understanding of construction contracts and negotiation
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawings
  • Working knowledge of construction software programs, including Procore, Primavera, and Bluebeam

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in construction management or related field
  • 15+ years experience in the construction industry
  • Project Management Certification
  • Ability to speak Multiple Nigerian Languages (Hausa & Yoruba).

N300,000 - N400,000 / month.



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


Application Deadline 15th October, 2023.