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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • AO Group is one of Africa’s leading Social Impact Investment and Advisory firm seeking to create positive economic impact and long-term value for private investors from the project planning to commissioning stage executed by carefully selected experts specific to each project and business unit within the Group. We are a firm with a national and glob...
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    Mechanical Engineer

    Our Clients:

    Our clients come to us with some of the most challenging global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies worldwide. Even though we transact in the capital market, some of our clients include development financial institutions such as the African Development Bank, AFD, Afri Exim. Foundations such as Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Flourmills, and Dangote, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNICEF and the UNEP, and government agencies such as DFID, CIDA.

    SAO offers a platform for a diverse mix of the most talented individuals to be able to bring their authentic selves to work and innovate– whether it's how you identify, where you come from, or the languages you speak. We are a home where people feel safe, understood, nurtured and encouraged to grow.

    We have very exciting, diverse projects across our portfolio companies ranging from a N35bn Infrastructure Bond Issuance, a $60m renewable energy project, a $45m education infrastructure project and a $100m Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone amongst other projects.

    We have a very ambitious growth plan with which we need help to deliver. This is an incredibly exciting time to join us as we enter our next phase of growth!


    1) Maximize Your Potential.

    2) Tackle The World's Toughest Problems.

    3) Build Expertise in Areas That Matter to You.

    4) Become A Global Development Leader


    • Design, manufacture, and install components that fulfil work scope and project requirements.
    • Analyse mechanical problems or deficiencies on our various projects and develop solutions to resolve them.
    • Conduct experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate SAO product or project designs.
    • Create plans and designs using CAD technology.
    • Prepare estimate budgets and time scopes for various SAO projects.
    • Write technical documentation for machine operators.
    • Ensure that SAO mechanical products meet compliance regulations.
    • Collaborate with project managers and other engineers in our team.


    • HND or B. Eng. degree in mechanical engineering. M.Eng in mechanical engineering is an added advantage.
    • Relevant licenses as a professional engineer.
    • Similar experience working in the mechanical engineering field.
    • Superior computer skills, with solid experience in CAD, CAM, and MATLAB/LabView programs.
    • Running simulations and analysing test data skill.
    • Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
    • Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.


    • Must be a FINISHER
    • Intrinsically motivated by the mission of SAO group of companies
    • Results- orientated and pragmatic with exceptional quantitative and analytical ability and attention to detail
    • Independent thinker and worker who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously with fast-changing priorities
    • Flexibility to roll up your sleeves and attack problems and projects as they arise, where you must set a clear structure, method and outcomes yourself
    • Tech savvy who embraces new software and online tools and is personally interested in tech-enabled solutions
    • Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders based remotely or travelling in different time zones


    Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

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