Civil Engineer, Nigeria

1 March

Position: Civil Engineer, Nigeria

Job description

Rendeavour is looking to grow its project delivery function in Nigeria through the hire of a Civil Engineer. The Civil Engineer will be involved in the Alaro City project in Lagos.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Interact directly on site with contractors and closely monitor all activities, progress and performance;
  • Track work programs and update construction progress on a weekly basis and flag, advice and report potential risks of time lapse and its consequences every fortnight;
  •  Ensure projects costs are well maintained and communicated timely to ensure delivery within budget.
  • In coordination with the Project Manager, flag and report all budget and timeline variations in real time and maintain records of said variations in a central location on Egnyte;
  • Ensure all project and site works are carried out to specification, flagging deviations on quality/standards in real time;
  • Ensure design information (i.e. drawings, contracts specifications) are up to date and filed properly;
  • Enforcing financial penalties to contractors for breach of contracts and standards;
  • Coordinate the works of Civil Supervisors and ensure that their records are up to date and easily accessible by the team;
  • Liaise with and coordinate all consultants; ensuring that design information is coordinated between all concerned parties. This includes tracking activity worksheets and dissemination of information on a weekly basis to the wider team;
  • Ensure the timely delivery of the design and construction of planned infrastructure within contracted cost and time period;
  • Assist in coordinating all Civil, Electrical & Mechanical works supervision;
  • Provide sales team with the necessary technical information required to support the sales drive;
  • Ensure that projects costs are well maintained and communicated timely; leading to maintained costs. All variations to be reported and approval sought before implementation on site. Records should be kept of such variations;
  • Jointly participate in weekly site meetings with the Site Manager and all contractors; checking progress; anticipating future works and potential interference with the clients;
  • Identify potential risks issues and seek solutions with the support of the Delivery team; Detailed program of the connection of the Clients to the utilities must be prepared by the PM and shared with the Delivery team for planning and execution;
  • Ensure application and compliance with Group Anti-Corruption and Bribery Policy, Anti-Money Laundering Policy and Health, Safety and Quality standards;
  • Ensure detailed implementation of Health and Safety policies on site at all times; and
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Hard skills and experience:

  • Civil Engineering graduate; registered with a recognized reputable professional Engineering body (within or outside Nigeria)
  • 6-8 years on site experience covering the management of infrastructure projects; showing a track record of successful management of similar large-scale infrastructure projects.
  • Understanding of the FIDIC conditions of Contract and Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 1986 Edition is mandatory.
  • Site experience, management and reporting

Soft skills:

  • Mature, pragmatic and flexible approach, strong commercial
  • Team player but comfortable working
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Good negotiation
  • Good attention to
  • Rigorous and organised
  • Hands-on, ready to roll up the

Personal characteristics:

  • High energy.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Strong work
  • Ability to work effectively under
  • Desire to live and work in Lagos

How to apply

Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to quoting ‘Civil Engineer, Nigeria’ as the subject.