JOB DETAILS

Job Title: Capital Projects Manager

Department: Technical
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 12

Responsibilities

This function is responsible for the management of all capital projects, ensuring that they meet the quality standards set, are delivered on time, within budget and allocated resources. The Capital Projects Manager will also manage the vendors and partners involved in projects, ensuring all projects are executed to meet the business objectives and strategic intent of Main One.

Other responsibilities include to:

  • Provide project management leadership for Capital Projects, promoting best practice in Project Management and ensuring assigned projects are delivered to agreed specifications, timelines and approved budget
  • Manage the implementation of Data Centers and capital projects/programmes, ensuring projects are being delivered effectively and most efficiently.
  • Analyze potential project risks as well as barriers and define appropriate mitigating plans to enable timely avoidance/ resolution.
  • Manage Work Breakdown Structure and detailed project management documentations, including milestones and responsibilities share on all Capital Projects.
  • Develop processes and work standards required for the implementation of capital projects and monitor compliance to ensure the set objectives are met.
  • Responsible for compliance with all Capital Projects departmental processes, keeping custody of all Departmental Process documents
  • Guide the Technical team’s capital expenditure for the company in line with the strategic plan and report on the CAPEX spend on Capital projects, ensuring consideration of financial and technical tradeoffs as well as compliance with all fiscal and regulatory parameters.
  • Perform strategic planning and financial analysis, including budget preparation and obtaining necessary approvals for all capital projects.
  • Monitor the budget for capital projects; oversee their financial effectiveness by exercising cost control measures, motivating for budget enhancements when required.
  • Monitor and administer the relevant contracts and agreements for each project.
  • Measure the delivery of the Technical key performance indicators (KPIs) especially as it relates to the capital projects.
  • Ensure proper storage of all project information/documents in the required format and at designated location.
  • Prepare reports and presentations on all capital projects as may be required from time to time by the Management.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • First degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering 
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or Project Management and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification are required.
  • At least 12 years of work experience, six (6) of which must have been in leading and directing complex projects/programmes.
  • Excellent engineering design skills is a requirement for this position while good knowledge of Data Centre design and architecture would be an added advantage.
  • Outstanding resource management, organization, budgeting, policy design, process development, negotiation and strategic planning skills.
  • Impeccable stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent report writing, presentation skills and good attention to details

Demands of the Job

  • Critical and analytical thinking in creating design.
  • Will be required to do presentation of assigned projects from time to time.