Senior Project Manager (Data Centres)

October 24, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent consultancy which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. We are solving the complex challenges facing businesses and societies all over the world. We also support clients in their digital transformation. Our role is important in the efficient functioning of society. We design, safeguard, and maintain the built environment – from infrastructure, mobility and buildings to energy, water supplies and industrial sites.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Titles: Senior Project Manager (Data Centres)
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
What you will Do

Manage complex, multi-disciplinary projects from inception to completion, leading diverse technical teams
Execute projects successfully by meeting stakeholder expectations, maintaining commercial excellence, achieving quality outputs and driving team cohesion and satisfaction.
Execute cross border projects & manage cross border teams.
Budgetary and financial responsibility for projects.
Project tendering and preparation.
Project resource management, including management of project resources over multiple locations.
Client relationship management during project execution.
Business development and client liaison at project level.
Growing market position within existing client groups through quality project execution.
Growing and managing new and existing client relationships through quality project execution.
Engage clients, determining their needs, qualify opportunities, developing custom solutions and compiling proposal documents.
Negotiating and concluding new assignments with Clients.
Developing, reviewing and executing project contract documents.
Contribute to strategic growth of the Industry AG PM Team.
Contribute to the skills development of the PM Team in wider Nigeria.
Other project and operational support as required.

Where you will Work

You will join a leading market and work with a dedicated and passionate team ranked as one of the best Data Centre design & engineering teams globally. You will join the Industry & Buildings  Advisory Group, which forms part of our Nigeria entity. You will be based at our Lagos office. 

What you Bring

Engineering Degree (Masters degree preferable).
Post Graduate Industrial Engineering or Project Management Qualification is beneficial.
A minimum of 8 years post graduate experience managing multi-disciplinary projects as a consultant and preferably in the private sector.
Demonstrable experience on multidisciplinary design coordination, preferably on FMCG industrial projects with process interfaces.
Professional registration with a relevant body required (COREN, SACPCMP and/or PMI).
Fundamental knowledge and experience in greenfield and brownfield FMCG industrial projects.
Experience in execution of data Centre projects will be beneficial.
Good understanding of FMCG industry practices, trends, processes and standards as well as their impact on project activities.
Ability to liaise with relevant stakeholders on all levels and through-out the life cycle of the project.
Commercial/project management competencies/experience, comfortable with playing central role in both project acquisition and execution, with excellent communication skills.
Practical management experience having led a team.
Competent report writing skills and excellent communication ability.
Computer literacy in MS Office and Project at an advanced level.
Understanding and preferably experience with information management principles aligned to ISO19650.
Consulting background/knowledge/skills.
An energetic and enthusiastic team-player who is prepared to work across business units in the company.
Strategic and innovative thinker with a focus on quality of output.
Commercially astute with a strong marketing, growth and profit orientation.
Results orientated and target driven.
Ability to meet multiple deadlines and handle pressure.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills.
Client centric approach.

What we Offer You

As a worldwide engineering firm, we are ambitious, exciting, lively, collaborative and dynamic.
We are making a difference to society and technological progress across the globe.
That’s how our colleagues describe our company. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Join us!
You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with development opportunities to support your career path. Entrepreneurship and innovation are stimulated in our organization. There is plenty of room for own initiative in an open and flexible culture.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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