Our client is a leading pan African commercial Design and Build company with offices in 7 countries in Africa and operational capacities in 10 countries. The company is seeking to recruit a Country Lead who will report to the Northern Africa Cluster Manager and the Chief Operation Officer.
Participate in Company general effort in generating sales leads.
Actively participate in building key strategy partnerships with local partners (brokers, property developers, professional service providers etc.)
Take Client brief & brief internally the Ops team.
Present Proposal to Client (Concept Design, Space Planning, Costing, PoW etc.).
Create, manage and update Country Price Database & Country Vendor Database in liaison with Commercial Manager.
Ensure Compliance (Internal & External) .
Ensure that appropriate approvals and permits are obtained from the authorities.
Ensure that all safety and health requirements are strictly followed and related documentation are properly kept.
Draft and update Project Delivery Plan.
Attend, Lead, Minute and Report Site Meetings (Internal & External).
Draft Client Weekly Progress Reports (Template).
Manage process of Extension of Time .
Draft , manage and update the process of extension.
Cost & Contract Management:
Draft & report preliminary & detailed costing.
Draft & Manage Project CF.
Manage VO process.
Draft & Manage Project budget .
Draft & Manage AFP & Invoice process .
Draft & Manage Contract process.
Manage Projects Accounts process.
Manage vendors tender process & recommend vendor.
Manage vendor appointment process.
Manage vendor contract process.
Manage vendor payment process (POs, AFPs etc.)
Perform daily Site Visit.
Ensure the construction site is compliant with Company rules and local regulations.
Ensure the progress on site.
Ensure the quality of the construction.
Ensure what is been built is what has been designed, specified & costed.
Manage Quality Standards (Template) & Inspections (Checklist)
Manage Non-Conformity process.
Manage Snagging process.
Manage Defects Liability Period.
Manage Reference Letter.
Draft & Implementation - Project Post Mortems & Lessons learned.
what you need to know
BSc or MSc in Architecture / Interior Design / Project Management from a leading reputable university.
Minimum of 5 to 7 years' experience in a leading Architectural / Interior Design / QS / Design & Build / Project Management firm dealing with international clients.
English is a must. French is a plus.
Strong international exposure.
Positive Team spirit and great team player.
Self-driven, proactive, autonomous and reliable .
Detailed oriented & rigorous.
Great oral and written communication skills.
Ability to multitask and work under pressure .
Great time management skills .
"Can go" attitude / "go getter" mindset.