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  • Posted: Nov 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We specialize in delivering solutions in sustainable energy, electricity infrastructure & energy access; using our technological expertise to make lasting impact in Africa’s energy sector. From strategy through to development and implementation, we provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions. Our services include engineerin...
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    Project Manager / Team Lead

    About the Job

    • This is the perfect role for a Project Manager / Team Lead with demonstrated experience in leading and managing power infrastructure projects in Nigeria. If you’re someone who is passionate about project management and love to own all aspects the project life cycle, this role will be an amazing fit for you.
    • We are looking for a highly driven and hands-on Project Manager who will initially be responsible for the closure of our legacy transmission and distribution projects and grow into a key part of our Smart Electricity Infrastructure team. This individual will be based in our regional office in Abuja, Nigeria - reporting to our Director, Smart Electricity Infrastructure.
    • At EM-ONE, we are a collaborative team of technology and engineering experts focused on accelerating the sustainable energy transition in Africa. We provide end-to-end solutions in distributed energy systems, smart electricity infrastructure, and e-mobility.

    Roles & Responsibilities
    The Project Manager/Team Lead will lead the successful execution of all aspects of our power projects. This includes; the scope and/or proposal development, RFP response, project team development and assignment, project execution, project closeout, and quality control, schedule, and budget management. Specific duties will include:

    • Leading the entire project life cycle and its’ execution. This includes - the project schedule, budget, risk, and issue management, construction, project engineering, commissioning, documentation, and project closeout.
    • Supporting the development of techno-commercial proposals and RFP responses for private clients, distribution & transmission companies.
    • Playing a leadership role to manage and mentor technical and non-technical team members.
    • Assist with other projects and duties within the scope of the role, culture, and purpose of the job, as required.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required. Electrical Engineering is preferred.
    • 5+ years of technical and management experience in Power Transmission and Distribution Substations and Lines projects.
    • Understanding and application of project management tools and techniques including the following: client goals and objectives, contract terms and project risk, work breakdown structures, project scope/schedule/budget, financial management and controls, including earned value, internal/external communication, team management, change management, and project closeout.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent is required.
    • COREN certification or equivalent is required.
    • Experienced in using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
    • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience using MS projects or others equivalent in project scheduling is required.
    • Comfortable engaging with a wide variety of industry, government, and public concerns on project-related matters.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

    What Do We Offer?

    • Salary range: Competitive based on experience.
    • Solid social and environmental impact mission with a team passionate about what we do and how we do it.
    • The role is high impact - you will feel your direct impact to the team, to our mission and on our new business development.


    • Full range of health & dental; education allowance and learning & development experiences; generous paid sick days & vacation.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using “Project Manager - Transmission & Distribution” as the subject of the mail.

    Note: If you meet 80% or more of the ideal requirements you are eligble to apply.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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