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  • Posted on: 19 September, 2013 Deadline: 2 October, 2013
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    GE Global Operations Properties (GO-P) leads the full spectrum of real estate support functions from global facility management to worldwide construction projects to defining real estate strategy for locations and offices housing GE’s 300K+ employees.

    We recruiting to fill the vacant position

    Construction Project Manager : 1840173


    Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Construction Project Manager is responsible for developing, scoping, planning, and safely executing major construction projects. This role will initially be focused on One GE Nigeria Project – the construction of a large multi-modal manufacturing, service, office, residential and training facility in Calabar, Nigeria but may evolve to a wider Nigeria or Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) scope.

    Essential Responsibilities:
    Reporting to the Construction Project Services Manager - SSA, the Construction Project Manager manages the multi-modal industrial/office/training construction project in Calabar, Nigeria with a value of approximately $250 million, as well as potentially multiple smaller projects in the future. The Construction Project Manager will provide leadership, direction and communicates and presents ideas and requirements to all levels.

    •     Develop project requirements and define roles and responsibilities of project team.
    •     Identify resources required during project and ensure qualified resources are brought on board at the most value.
    •     Serve as a construction expert for GO-P and provide advice and counsel to GE businesses in development of Growth Playbooks.
    •     Manage project(s) scope, control costs and schedule and ensure compliance with contract documents.
    •     Manage process for approval of funds prior to implementing change orders and ensure funds and time is accounted for in any required change request.
    •     Develop execution plans for the project optimizing GE value.
    •     Leverage the marketplace, as well as existing relationships, to maximize value with suppliers.
    •     Work with GO-P and wider GG&O teams (Operations, Engineering, Legal, Sourcing) to ensure project obligations and contract documents are satisfied, required releases are obtained from suppliers, and the project is closed out financially and physically.
    •     Ensure GE receives a sustainable design and completed project from our contractors.


    •     Bachelor's degree or international equivalent in Engineering, Construction/Building Sciences, Architecture or Project Management
    •     Seven years of experience managing industrial building construction projects (minimum single project value 50 MM USD) working directly for an owner or as an owner's representative across multiple sites/countries in SSA .
    •     Demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility and accountability gained from within an international corporate environment
    •     Proven ability to self-manage, self-motivate and drive team performance - able to organize and focus teams and tasks remotely
    •     Proven leadership, interpersonal, influencing, communication and presentation skills
    •     Proficient with Microsoft Office software; experience working with digital online databases
    •     Project management experience, including identifying projects, developing project plans and execution strategies (must have experience as project leaders/developers, not only as superintendents/field engineers)
    •     Witten and spoken fluency in English.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    •     Must submit your application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or (external candidates) to be considered for this position.
    •     Must have authorization to work in Nigeria.
    •     Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, which may include drug testing (where allowed by law), reference verification and background check.
    •     Must be willing to travel approximately 20% of the time.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    Desired Characteristics:

    •     Graduate degree and 10+ years of relevant construction/project management experience with an international corporation already operating within the region
    •     Auditing qualification at a recognized institution (e.g., ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001)
    •     Experience with Environmental, Health and Safety matters
    •     Good organizational and analytical skills
    •     Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written - Culturally aware
    •     Independent thinker, capable of identifying emerging issues and recommending appropriate mitigation
    •     Ability to self-manage/motivate and independently drive performance in a challenging environment
    •     Needs to be confident and display enthusiasm for construction. Must have a ‘can-do’ attitude.
    •     Demonstrated ability to deliver against measurable goals
    •     Ability to organize and focus teams, tasks and requests and manage sites/teams remotely
    •     Green Belt certified - 10 years’ experience as an owner's project manager on major construction projects
    •     Track record of project delivery in Nigeria
    •     Project Management certification from a recognized agency

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to apply online

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