• Career Opportunities at Grenadines Homes

  • Posted on: 12 January, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Grenadines Homes - A Real estate development company dedicated to reinventing the concept of home ownership in Nigeria. We create homes that are at the fore front of cutting edge architecture. Our homes represent luxury and high class that suit varying tastes and preferences.

    With homes in various locations in Lagos and Abuja, we are masters in exploring new areas and delivering high class residences.

    A career at Grenadines Homes is guided by our key principles of Excellence, Dynamism, Integrity and Innovation. Our people enjoy the distinctive benefits that come with working in a dynamic industry leader that is Grenadines Homes. Whether it's ensuring the best practices in law, construction and sales or making sure each of our customers has the best experience, working with us at Grenadines means you will join a team that is dedicated to being the best in their individual fields and the industry as a whole.

    Grenadines Homes is recruiting to fill the position below:

    Construction Manager

     

    Job Description

    • To lead internal construction services personnel, external contractors and field workers to deliver internal construction services, including state of the art edifices and estate infrastructures for and on behalf of the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Developing and detailing out construction administration requirements of construction contracts for and on behalf of the company.
    • Developing and monitoring the detailed work plan (schedule and Timelines) required delivering and completing the state of the art edifices and estate infrastructures of the company's clients, across Nigeria projects.
    • Responsible for implementing quality control standards on assigned projects.
    • Proactively monitor performance of ongoing projects (quality, risks, costs and ensuring such issues are captures and resolved on time.
    • Work seamlessly with staff, contractors and consultants to deliver quality work within planned time and budget.
    • Ensure productivity of all project team members.
    • Producing quality documentation, reviewing and validating work by subordinates relating to project.
    • Responsible for updating the knowledge management database contributions at the end of every project.
    • Measure and monitor key project performance indicators and ensure projects are managed according to planned schedule, efforts and costs.
    • Overseeing the construction administration projects assigned, minimizing risks and ensuring delivery to standard and quality.
    • Responsible for reviewing, validating and interim signoff on all work and documentation relating to construction administration.
    • Provide design and technical guidance for all phases of projects with the collaboration of discipline heads.
    • Negotiating with contractors and other professionals for and on behalf of the company.
    • Planning and allocating relevant resources to projects.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the MD.

    Required Qualification

    • A first degree in a Building or structural engineering or Architecture with minimum of 8 years practical experience and good working knowledge of AutoCAD, 5 of which must have been spent in a managerial position.
    • Knowledge of design quality and related design disciplines is required.
    • Additional qualification in GIS will be an added advantage.
    • Must be a registered member of relevant professional body and/or a postgraduate degree in business Administration will be an added advantage.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • The candidate must be numerate and technically competent, with excellent IT, problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Must be able to think critically, manage time accurately, organisational skills, judgement and decision making communication and interpersonal skills are important, as are team working and negotiation.
    • Must be able to interpret and implement engineering drawing and design.
    • Must poses project management ability an must be able to work with construction related softwares like AutoCAD.

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    Quality Control - Architects, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Civil Engineers

     

    Job Description

    • Evaluate concept designs and prepare feasibility and viability reports for new projects. To inspect on going projects on site and ensure they meet standards of quality and safety; comply with legal requirements and meet customer expectations.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure compliance with approved drawings and specifications.
    • Undertake quality control of work done and ensure that is fit for purpose, is consistent and meets both external and internal requirements.
    • Ensure that required material and equipment testing is carried out and keep records of all tests.
    • Meet with consultants and contractors to work out the root cause of the problems and determine the validity of current processes; and recommend process for improvement.
    • Carry out post construction review and produce standard company details and specifications.
    • Resolve technical issues on site and ensure necessary coordination with the Resident Consultants.
    • Assist in looking at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
    • Attend site meetings.

    Required Qualification

    • B.Arch. degree in Architecture.
    • B.Sc in Mechanical/Electrical/Civil Engineering with minimum of 5years experience.
    • Member of relevant professional body will be an added advantage.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • The candidate must have good organisational skills, problem solving skills, be a team player, effective communication (oral and written),excellent technical skills and planning skills.
    • Must be able to work unsupervised.
    • Understanding of the code, specifications and regulations related to the construction industry.

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    Quantity Surveyors

     

    Job Description

    • Assist in researching and analysing the cost of building projects including estate infrastructure and edifices. This person must be able to work with people and materials as well as have an extensive understanding of how tenders work.

    Responsibilities

    • Research costing and knowledge of materials in the knowledge database and other sources.
    • Source prices for materials and equipments locally and abroad for Tendering purposes.
    • Monitor the quantity and usage of materials on project site
    • Prepare detailed progress reports
    • Conduct market price survey
    • Prepare technical and commercial bids; Bills of Quantities for and on behalf of Propertymart Real Estate Investment Limited the company
    • Prepare of schedule of materials, budget and cashflow and monitors usage of materials on project site
    • Liaise with specialist suppliers, contractors and component manufacturers to ensure best prices of materials are obtained for competitive tendering
    • Liaise with prospective clients
    • Prepare application for interim payments, fluctuation claims, variation and final accounts
    • Evaluate subcontractors submission/claims
    • Liaise with project managers i.e. follow up on application to ensure that certificates are issued by consultants without undue delay
    • Avoid material glut at site.

    Required Qualification

    • A first degree in Quantity Surveying or any similar qualification with minimum of 8 years experience of which 5 years was in a Real Estate company.
    • Candidate must be a registered Quantity Surveyor.
    • Membership of Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyor, member, projects management institute, is an added advantage.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • The candidate must be goal oriented with excellent communication skills, a team player with strong numerical and IT skills.

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    Land Surveyors

     

    Job Description

    • To be responsible for ensuring that appropriate survey is done to specifications on land and roads, with appropriate designs.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
    • Determine methods and procedures for establishing or re-establishing survey control.
    • Conduct Topographic survey to know the flow of water and the direction of drainages on designated estates.
    • Carry out appropriate boundary survey on lands.
    • Establish the coordinate points that are used in designs.
    • Take road levels , for the construction of roads and advise appropriately
    • Design roads and calculate the quantities involved in constructing the roads.
    • Prepare proper layout designs and supervise setting out of building and roads
    • Establish perimeter for all acquisition works
    • Establish size/area of acquired land
    • Ensure subscribers get correct allocation survey.
    • Ensure necessary civil works for estate is done
    • Keep accurate records and sketches to describe and certify work performed.
    • Coordinates findings with work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients and others concerned with project.

    Required Qualification

    • A first degree in a relevant discipline with minimum of 8 years practical experience and good working knowledge of autocad.
      Additional qualification in GIS will be an added advantage.
    • Must be a registered member of relevant professional body.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • The candidate must be numerate and technically competent, with excellent IT, problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Must be able to think critically, manage time accurately, organisational skills, judgement and decision making communication and interpersonal skills are important, as are team working and negotiation.
    • Must have knowledge in road construction.

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    Structural Engineer

     

    Job Description

    • To be responsible for ensuring that all structures are built to design, safe and remain functional throughout its lifespan.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee all aspects of multiple projects and ensure they are built to time, quality and agreed budget, to include building, civil works and M&E works.
    • Liaise with other engineers and architects to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the building.
    • Examine structures and ensure that they are viable and recommend on how to improve their structural integrity.
    • Consider the strength of various materials to determine the exact material required to construct the buildings.
    • Attend project meetings and provide technical advice.
    • Review architectural drawings, structural drawings, M&E drawings and all other drawings that are relevant for the completion of designed structures.

    Required Qualification

    • A bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 5years practical experience and good working knowledge of construction materials.
    • Must be a registered member of relevant professional body.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • The candidate must be a team player, good numerical and analytical skills. Must be commercially aware, creative, pay attention to details and self driven.
    • Must be able to interpret all types of bill of Quantity formats not limited to Milestone and Elemental Bill Format
    • Must be able to extract material and labor schedule from Bill of Quantities
    • Must be able to interpret various soil test report.
    • Must be conversant with tolerance issues and how it affect construction
    • Must understand construction management concepts and task dependency
    • Must be conversant with at least on building industry software
    • Ability to use Microsoft Project is an added advantage

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    Software Specialist

     

    Job Description

    • To provide the technical skills required to design, develop, modify, and maintain software products, systems and platforms in the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Apply knowledge of current industry best practices to analyse user software needs and recommend upgrades or new purchases.
    • Design, test and maintain systems software and conduct half yearly system performance improvement tests, process compliance and complex problem resolving.
    • Perform software installations and configure computer hardware operating systems and applications and layered software packages.
    • Evaluate new application software in order to determine validity within the company.
    • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; closely work with registered vendors and ensure systems Go-Live within agreed timeline.
    • Attend to employees software application related problems in a timely and efficient manner
    • Monitor and troubleshoot performance and schedule issues.
    • Monitor functioning of equipment to ensure system operates in conformance with specifications.

    Required Qualification

    • A degree in Information Technology or Computer Sciences with a minimum of 6 years experience with working knowledge in software support or development/quality assurance is an added advantage.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • Must have good leadership skills, formal documentation skills, demonstrated investigative and problem solving skills.
    • Must be result oriented with good organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated advance programming skills with enterprise experience is highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated Web Development skills is desirable.
    • Competence in software development and Data storage.
    • Demonstrated programme and project management ability.
    • Security and risk management ability.
    • Good working knowledge of Accounting, Operational and ERP software especially Microsoft Dynamics & CRM.

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    Senior Administration Officer

     

    Job Description

    • Assist to ensure effective and efficient administrative support in the company's strategic objectives and day-to-day operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist to negotiate, manage and monitor the activities of third party contractors and ensure they meet approved Service Level Agreement (SLA); and ensuring periodic performance reviews are carried out
    • Develop, maintain, update contractor's database.
    • Oversee procurement of goods and services and ensure they meet the required cost, quality and time.
    • Oversee payments of vendor's invoices and petty cash claims to ensure they are paid as at when due.
    • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures and give recommendation as required in line with best standards.
    • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget by assisting forecasting of funds required for equipment, materials, and supplies.
    • Assist in preparing clear and concise periodic administrative and financial reports.
    • Manage and prepare of status reports for procurement, logistics, office management and receipt of supplies.
    • Assist in ensuring proper maintenance of database for all company equipments, advise and take prompt action where renewals are required.
    • Participate in hiring and disciplinary measures for drivers; manage drivers' leave schedules and assist in ensuring smooth operation of the fleet and coordinate with Human Resources to ensure proper tracking of drivers HR files.

    Required Qualification

    • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Logistics or any related field with minimum of 6 years cognate experience.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • Must have good leadership and management skills, financial management and contract management.
    • Must be able to analyse and solve problems efficiently, ability to multi-task, report writing and effective time management skills.
    • Be willing to travel to field and project activity site as required
    • Professional and friendly communication style with the ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Applications are highly required .
    • Must be proactive and highly responsive, possess high ability to organise, and be target driven
    • Must have had experience managing a large number of employees admin needs an organisation with several locations.

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    Sales Executive

     

    Job Description

    • To effectively market the company's products through efficient and sustainable channels, to source for and retain new customers and to manage such customers to their satisfaction.

    Responsibilities

    • Identifying and establishing contact with potential customers proactively.
    • Effectively manage all relationships to ensure repeat purchase through applying identified company strategy
    • Respond to sales inquiries from new and existing customers.
    • Deliver presentations of the company products at customer sites.
    • Take prospective customers for site visitation.
    • Produce weekly and monthly sales reports and meet annual sales goals.
    • Attend team meetings and relevant exhibitions.
    • Provide feedback of potential customers and transactions to enhance product functionality and the service delivery.
    • Assist to identify the opportunities for upcoming products and enhance of existing products.
    • Negotiate the agreement terms and closing down sales.
    • Ensure the correct interpretation of the company's condition of sale.
    • Plan and conduct effective customer follow up.
    • Attend to all customer grievances and manage such in line with company's policies.
    • Any other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

    Required Qualification

    • First degree in any relevant profession with at least 2-3years experience in marketing.
    • Relevant professional qualification will be added advantage.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, good presentation skills, negotiation skills, ability to work with minimal supervision, self driven and result oriented.

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    Management Assistant

     

    Job Description

    • To provide management cum administrative assistance to the GM, Programme Management of the company to ensure a smooth running of the day to day activities of his office.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide management cum administrative assistance to the GM, Programme Management
    • Serve as focal point for collation of all technical and administrative documents needed and requested by the GM, Programme Management
    • Review of all incoming mails and determine necessary course of action
    • Arrange meetings, take minutes and keep notes for meetings that are technically inclined for the GM, Programme Management
    • Provide administrative oversight for the office of the GM, Programme Management within the company
    • Perform other duties assigned by the GM, Programme Management and the Managing Director.

    Required Qualification

    • A first degree in Business Administration, Industrial Psychology, Estate Management, Social Sciences or related discipline with a minimum of 3years experience.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • Must be thorough; give attention to details, good interpersonal skills, versatile and effective communication skills.
    • Knowledge of Real Estate industry.
    • Knowledge of Logistics management.

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    Project Manager

     

    Job Description

    • To be responsible for the execution of one or more simultaneous projects in accordance with a valid, executed contract, per Company policies and procedures and work instructions.

    Responsibilities

    • Direct all project phases - engineering (basic and detailed), procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning/start-up.
    • Maintain a strategic focus for the project with frequent interaction with the business area and the client to ensure a balance between the immediate project needs and the long term goals of the company.
    • Manage the execution of the project with a focus on maintaining or improving the as-sold profit level for the project.
    • Ensure that the right product is developed and delivered to meet Company's quality standard, and contract requirements.
    • Utilize project management methodologies, systems and tools as defined by Company.
    • Comply with Company's rules and policies and follow professional practice.
    • Lead Project Team and facilitate the communication and interaction among the functional representatives.
    • Track project against its schedule, budget and against phase gate review objectives, reporting status to management and customer on a regular basis, and executive staff on an as needed basis.
    • Develop and implement recovery plans for off-schedule and unanticipated occurrences.
    • Coach Project Team to achieve project goals.
    • Recommend new processes where needed to improve quality, cost, or on-time delivery.
    • Maintain awareness of safety and environmental requirements.
    • Review and approve key project documents including P&IDs, Plot Plans, Operating Manuals, etc.
    • Participate in the Project Proposal to ensure the Scope of Work is properly defined and ensures that the Project Team has a clear understanding of the project scope of supply.

    Required Qualification

    • First degree in Civil Engineering plus a Masters Degree or a professional qualification in Project Management.
      8-10 years relevant experience in civil works, project management, development of buildings, management information system and administrative function.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • The candidate must have effective management and leadership skills, supervisory skills, ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, attention to details, high numerate ability and analytical skills.
    • Good knowledge Microsoft Office software and Lotus Notes

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    Deputy, Human Resources Manager

     

    Job Description

    • To coordinate the development, motivation and retention of a highly disciplined human capital with the capacity to deliver the mandate of the company and provide organizational structure initiatives and strategies to ensure a highly motivated and result oriented work force.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, develop, implement and subsequently maintain a robust Performance Management and Improvement system.
    • Coach Managers on performance management issues and processes.
    • Provide formal Coaching & Mentoring support for employees.
    • Management of organisational culture to focus specifically on a performance based culture in line with organizational goal.
    • Liaise with unit heads to review periodically Key performance indicators for the various job positions.
    • Facilitate and manage Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) process for low performing employees to close performance gaps and to optimize overall work performance.
    • Organize and facilitate formal Book review sessions to reinforce a consistent reading culture within the organization.
    • Carry out periodic Employee satisfaction surveys (ESS) to identify and highlight individual perception of the workplace and to recommend to management corrective measures on employee issues that border on performance, organizational structure & development, culture, climate and general work ethics.
    • Maintain a work structure by reviewing and updating job requirements and specifications for all positions.
    • Periodically conduct job evaluation reviews and skill audit to ensure proper job classification and staff competencies.

    Required Qualification

    • A degree and at least 4 - 6 years experience in personnel (Human Resource) management,
    • Relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, be able to analyze information and make appropriate decision, effective listening skills, problem solving skills and results orientation.

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    Performance Management Specialist

     

    Job Description

    • To design, develop, implement, monitor and measure performance of all staff from the time of recruitment to exit of staff.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, develop, implement and subsequently maintain a robust Performance Management and Improvement system.
    • Conduct workshops for staff on performance management system to enhance understanding and adherence to system standards.
    • Analyse staff performance reports to ascertain areas for support in improving performance.
    • Assist in managing organisational culture and focus specifically on a performance based culture in line with organizational goal.
    • Liaise with unit heads to review periodically Key performance indicators for the various job positions.
    • Facilitate and manage Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) process for low performing employees to close performance gaps and to optimize overall work performance.
    • Liaise with the Learning and Development Specialist to identify necessary interventions to improve performance.
    • Ensure planning, monitoring and appraisal of employee work results; and coordinate total company appraisal processes to ensure fairness and objectivity in the procedure.
    • Assist in developing HR Strategies for high performance and business development in line with corporate vision & mission statement.
    • Prepare analysis of all staff performance reports.
    • Design and conduct client satisfaction survey for performance management system improvement.

    Required Qualification

    • A first degree in Business Administration, social sciences or any other related discipline with minimum of 5years experience.

    Desired Characteristics/Competences:

    • Must have good planning and organisational skills, effective communication skills, team building, interpersonal skills and presentation skills.
    • Experience developing core competencies and implementing a competency-based performance appraisal system
    • Must be able to work with diverse groups of employees.
    • Must have experience in developing employee performance measures.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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