Construction Project Manager Job in Nigeria

 WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Construction Project Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Roles and Responsibilities
Project Planning and Coordination:

  • Develop and oversee comprehensive project plans, including scope, schedule, budget, and resource allocation.
  • Monitor project progress against plans and schedules, identifying and addressing potential delays or risks proactively.
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders, including engineers, contractors, and subcontractors, to ensure project goals and objectives are met.

Construction Coordination:

  • Supervise and coordinate the work of construction subcontractors, ensuring adherence to specifications, quality standards, and safety protocols.
  • Conduct regular inspections of construction activities, identifying and addressing non-conformances or quality issues promptly.

Budget and Cost Management:

  • Manage project budgets, monitor costs, and implement cost control measures.
  • Conduct regular financial reviews and reporting to ensure projects stay within budget constraints.

Scheduling and Timeline Management:

  • Develop and maintain project schedules, ensuring milestones and deadlines are met.
  • Proactively identify potential delays and implement strategies to mitigate schedule risks.

Contract Negotiation and Management:

  • Oversee the negotiation and administration of contracts with contractors, suppliers, and vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.

Quality Control and Assurance:

  • Implement and monitor quality control processes to ensure that construction activities meet established standards and specifications.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to verify compliance with project requirements.

Risk Management:

  • Identify and assess project risks, develop risk mitigation plans, and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Implement proactive measures to minimize and manage potential project disruptions.

Communication and Stakeholder Management:

  • Facilitate effective communication among project team members, stakeholders, and leadership.
  • Provide regular updates to key stakeholders on project status, risks, and milestones.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols to maintain a safe working environment.

Problem Resolution:

  • Address and resolve project issues promptly, collaborating with team members to implement corrective actions.
  • Escalate issues to senior management as needed.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.


  • 8-10 years of experience in construction project management, with a focus on maintenance, installation, and crude refining projects.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry certifications (e.g., CIPM membership) is advantageous.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in project management software and tools.
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, techniques, and materials.

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate project teams.
  • Experience in managing and coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams.

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical information to diverse audiences.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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