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Construction Manager Abuja, Nigeria – Laurus Development Partners

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Laurus Development partners (Laurus) is a real estate development company combining local expertise with world-class standards. We develop environmentally sustainable, quality projects that deliver enduring value to our community, investors and end users. Our projects are designed to be future proof. We don’t just build a project for today; we build it to be relevant in ten, twenty fifty years time.

By applying the highest international standards in real estate investment, development and management, Laurus is shaping the modern property market in West Africa. Our vertically integrated approach, combined with deep local knowledge, enables us to successfully execute property development projects in challenging West African market. The Laurus’ team has collectively worked on more than two million square meters of real estate developments.

Job Description
Daily supervise and coordinates general construction activity, monitor and reviews contractors’ work as to budget and schedule plus direct activities of architects/engineers and informs development group and/or ownership of construction status.

Ensure QA/QC measures are in place and notify the Construction Director on deviations. Liaise with Quality management to ensure that the specifications and quality standards are being achieved and adhered to in line with contract conditions.

 

Evaluate construction against drawings recording and reporting any deviation or change to agreed design. Take action on any non conforming works and/or practices.

Prepare cost estimates, budget updates, change order reports, reviews working drawings, administer change order procedures and contractor’s progress payments.

Plot work packages against contractor scheduled work programs. Be at all time fully aware of the Contractors planned scope of activity on a daily weekly and monthly schedule. Monitor and record contractor’s progress in line with project schedule and key milestones. Alert the Construction Director of any delays or potential delays.

Accurately record all works completing daily, weekly and monthly construction reports. Maintain and monitor the progress of punch list, control documentation and historical data regarding construction. Ensure all information is accurately captured on the online project documents management system.

Be aware of all Health and Safety requirements as set out in the Project HSE Policy document and Operating Manual and all updates and revisions of same. Allocate 20 – 25% of his/her time to these tasks and to be aware on a proactive level of all and any HSE issues that occur on a day to day bases actively resolving and reporting such events.

Routinely analyze the contractors workforce in terms of skills, suitability to operation and numbers deployed and report to Construction Director. Analyze production man hours against overall production and against specific packages or special items reporting all variations.

Be aware of all site traffic, and ensure that procedures and traffic management are in place for movement in and around the overall site. Ensure that all night working is clearly monitored and supervised in all respects.

Be aware of all materials brought to certified lay down areas and monitor that storage is managed in line with material types and requirement of the construction.

Assists Owner and/or tenants in space planning, budget preparation, material selection, cost estimating, contract and cost monitoring and insures Owner and/or tenants are aware of their responsibilities or obligations.

Acts as a team member with all Laurus staff.

 

Other Functions

Coordinates construction activity with Property Management and provide organized documentation at project completion.

Maintains a positive relationship with the owner, lender, city and state authorities and tenants.

Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and codes, and Laurus standards.

Encourages a safe working environment and reviews with the General Contractor all required health and safety guidelines.

Assists in preparation and monitoring of the project budget plus capital improvement project projections.

Maintains ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and subcontractors.

Review pricing and consultant/construction contracts.

Maintains drawings, specifications, submittals, shop drawings, project files, city and/or state permits, testing reports and occupancy documentation plus update the contract documents as required.

Performs other duties as assigned by Construction Director.

Location

Resident on site. Abuja, Nigeria.

Desired Skills & Experience
Ability to read and interpret detailed construction drawings and specifications plus communicate with the team professionals.Ability to determine time, place and sequence of operations or action to be taken on the basis of analysis of data; execute and/or report on events.

Ability to mediate disputes and interpret the intent of the contract documents.

Maintains calm demeanor in emergency situations.

Applies principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deals with a variety of       concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule forms.

Calculates surfaces, volumes, weights and measures.

Reads and interprets manuals, research/instructional reports,  safety rules, and methods plus procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written english.

Excellent computer spreadsheet and word processing skills.

Experience

10 to 15 years experience as an Assistant Construction Manager and /or Construction Manager on large projects. Experience in civil structures, infrastructure, mixed development, high rise.

Experience in multi-cultural teams.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Construction Science, Construction Management and/or Architecture from an accredited university. Master’s Degree a Plus

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SEO Specialist Vacancy at Techhive Africa

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Techhive Africa is a different kind of digital agency. We specialise in using data analytics to connect brands and SMEs across Africa with their target audience. 

Our platforms have over 5 million cumulative social media followers, over 3 million monthly unique visitors and are some of the most visible in Nigeria.

We are currently looking for a talented and creative individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The SEO Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the SEO strategy of our platforms.
  • Work with the content team to ensure content is created in the most effective ways
  • Develop effective link building strategies
  • Review website performance with data tools and look for enhancement opportunities
  • Craft strategies to improve user engagement and time spent on the website.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate with a B.Sc or HND from any Tertiary institution
  • At least two (2) years working experience in SEO or a related role
  • Experience with SEO tools, keyword research, link analysis and data analytics
  • Highly motivated and target driven, with a proven track record in traffic growth

Application Details

  • Send an email with your CV attached to info@techhive.africa
  • The subject of the mail should be: ‘Application for SEO Specialist Position’
  • The body of the mail should detail in the best way possible why you are the best candidate for the job.
  • Application Deadline is: 27th September 2020

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Job Vacancy For Entertainment Writer At Information Nigeria

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Marketing Job Vacancy in Lagos

Marketing Job Vacancy in Lagos

Information Nigeria, a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers, is looking to employ a content writer with a focus on entertainment.

Job Title: Content Writer (Entertainment)
Location: Lagos

Responsibilities:

The writer will be based around Yaba and its environs and shall report entertainment news, daily.

Requirements:
– A minimum of one-year Journalism experience with hands-on skills in New Media.
– Reportorial skills are essential.
– Good knowledge of global entertainment industry is an added advantage.

– The candidate should:

  • Be a fresh graduate with a good command of English
  • Have a passion for writing.
  • Be able to present information in a creative and user-friendly manner.
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have an understanding of writing for the web/internet.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send CV and work samples to editor@informationnigeria.org with the position applied for as the subject of the e-mail.

Application Deadline is: 13th September 2019

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Vacancy for an Editor at Information Nigeria

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nformation Nigeria a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers is looking to employ an experienced editor.

Job Title: Editor
Location: Lagos

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 Supervise and be responsible for all content created and published on the Information Nigeria website.

Work with analytics to determine the direction of our reporting and content creation efforts.
Responsible for ensuring there is an efficient process for news sourcing, vetting and accuracy.
Source and coordinate guest writers, columnists and other content partners

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Have at least three years relevant experience in traditional/online media.

–  Possess a Bachelors degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or a related field.

Be very proficient in English and able to spot errors in content
Understand the basics of search engine optimisation and social media management.
Preferably a member of the Nigerian union of journalists (NUJ).

BENEFITS

Pay package includes industry standard salary and bonuses when certain milestones are met.

APPLICATION DETAILS

* Please send a cover letter, CV and 3 samples of your work to: vacancy@informationnigeria.org

* The subject of the mail should be: Application for Editor Position

* Application Deadline is: 23rd June 2019

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