Director of Physical Planning Job in Nigeria

 Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi was established in 1973 as a first generation and well-established Federal Polytechnic with the function of providing technology-based education, training and development of skills. It has three campuses all located along the Benin-Auchi-Okene highway.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Director of Physical Planning

 Auchi, Edo

Employment Type: Full-time


  • The Director, Physical Planning Department shall be responsible to the Rector for the day to day running of the Department and exercise leadership control of the department.
  • Formulate and execute policies and programmes on relevant matters including master and policy plans relating to infrastructural development of the entire Polytechnic;
  • Be responsible to the Rector for placing and controlling the technical activities of the physical planning of the Polytechnic and ensuring that physical developments are in line with approved policies and plans of the Polytechnic;
  • Advise on building needs, designs and construction of the physical (building) assets in terms of quality and quantity, as well as spatial considerations;
  • Prepare the department's budget and exercise budgetary control;
  • Supervise intervention projects in conjunction with other officers; and
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned to him by the Rector.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Candidate must be holder of at least B.Sc (Hons) Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Building, Town Planning, Surveying and Urban & Regional Planning with a minimum of twenty-one (21) years post qualification cognate experience or a Master's Degree plus eighteen (18) years post-qualification cognate experience or a relevant PhD with fifteen (15) years cognate work experience.
  • Have Membership of and registration with the relevant professional bodies and association;
  • Have a good knowledge of computer applications;
  • Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at date the post will become vacant; and
  • Be physically and mentally fit (with evidence from a Government hospital).

Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service

  • The Salary is CONTEDISS 15
  • Other terms and conditions of appointment are as provided by the conditions of service of the Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria or the Governing Council of the Polytechnic.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit typed written copies of their application letter, curriculum vitae and attach photocopies of all relevant documents to their applications (twenty (20) copies), giving the details in the following order:

  • Full Names (Surname first and underlined)
  • Date and place of birth
  • State of Origin and Local Government Area
  • Nationality and how acquired
  • Marital status
  • Number and ages of children
  • Current Postal Address including telephone number and email address
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional qualifications obtained with dates Membership of Professional Bodies/Association
  • Honours and Distinctions (if any)
  • Conferences attended and papers presented with dates
  • Previous Employer(s) and Post(s) held with dates
  • Present Employment to include status, duties and any other relevant experience
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward their reports under confidential cover to the Registrar, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi.

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked 'APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF DIRECTOR, PHYSICAL PLANNING" at the top left hand corner, and addressed to:
The Registrar,
Auchi Polytechnic,
P.M.B. 13, Auchi,
Edo State.


  • Applicants will be required to produce originals of the certificates and other relevant credentials, if invited for interview. Photocopies will not be accepted.
  • Late application will not be entertained and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.