Project Manager at Egbin Power Plc

Egbin Power Plc. a subordinate of the Sahara Power Group based along the Lagos Lagoon is one of the largest additions to the electricity sector in Nigeria. Currently, the biggest privately owned generating power station in Sub-Saharan Africa with an Installed Capacity of 1320 MW. Egbin Power Plant was constructed to satisfy the ever-rising demand for electricity in Lagos and its regions with plans in place to grow its generation capacity to go beyond 5,000MW within the next five years. They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

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Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Ijede, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • To manage the delivery of business projects.
  • It will entail engagement with stakeholders technical and non-technical, internal and external.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To manage the delivery of new and existing projects from request through to operational; this will include ensuring that the project is correctly specified, delivered on time, meets business & technical requirements.
  • Plan course of projects, including milestones, resources needed in the form of man-hours, budget, use of technology and tools and document in the project plan, following established project management methodology.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to track the course of the project from meetings, conferring with project teams, and receiving reports. Update the project plan as needed.
  • Assess compliance of the process with the accepted methodology to industry standards and communicate to responsible managers or staff. Document exceptions or deviations as needed.
  • To understand high-level technical drawings and be able to facilitate debate and drive decisions on appropriate solutions.
  • Convene meetings and plan agenda to ensure important issues are aired and resolved.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.

Key Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

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  • University Degree, preferably in an Engineering field
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in the technical project-related environment.
  • Track record of delivering projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment, specifically that required to support multiple business projects.
  • Experience of successfully engaging management and groups of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of Programme Management methodologies e.g. Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Prince2 and agile project management tools and methodologies.
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP/ PRINCE II certification) is a MUST.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

  • Familiar with both engineering and non-engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in civil and mechanical engineering projects.
  • Background in business skills, management, budgeting, and analysis.
  • Project management abilities with demonstrated full life cycle project engineering experience.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong planning and organizing skills including the ability to manage several workstreams simultaneously.
  • Determination and focus to drive projects through to implementation.
  • Excellent communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically both in writing and verbally.
  • Good influencing and persuasion skills with the ability to enthuse and inspire multidisciplinary teams and build successful relationships at all levels.
  • Good team player, self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
  • Computer literate, able to quickly and efficiently use a wide range of common Office software including Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint).
  • Clear decision-making ability with the facility to judge complex situations and assess when to escalate issues.
  • Ability to balance conflicting and changing demands through prioritization and a pragmatic approach.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

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