Sahara Group Project Engineer - Civil Jobs in Nigeria

Sahara Group Project Engineer - Civil Jobs in Nigeria

Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

To accomplish the primary goal of providing administrative and technical skills to support a project to successful completion. The Project Officers reports directly to Head, Special Projects.


  • Supervision of assigned projects through Development, Design, Construction, Commissioning and Handover ensuring delivery in accordance with project requirements, specifications, schedule and budget.
  • Develop technical specifications for contracts, review technical proposals, processes and manage contractor performance
  • Perform vendor identification, pre-qualification, tender clarifications and technical evaluations
  • Perform Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Audits
  • Review Civil Designs & specifications and supervise execution.
  • Makes field visit during construction phase, and interfaces with contractors around project schedule, interpretation of project document, codes etc. and prepares periodic status report to Line Manager.
  • Perform Multidisciplinary roles while liaising with subject matter experts.
  • Identify operational and construct ability hazards and ensure efficient designs that mitigate the hazards through HAZOP studies, construct ability reviews. Etc.
  • Managing the construction process on site ensuring that the work in progress complies with the approved drawings.
  • Ensuring that the standards and quality meets expectations set out in the contract
  • Planning and programming by drawing up a schedule, taking into consideration specific factors and ensuring it is implemented accordingly and ensure optimal use of available resources.
  • Ensure strong safety culture in the project team and compliance with company HSE standards by contractors on site.
  • Ensure timely and effective communication with appropriate stakeholders for changes to approved scope, quality, cost and schedule with strict adherence to the Change Management Procedure.
  • Identify project risks; develop plans to mitigate and manage the risks.
  • Effectively manage customer issues, interface and engage with end-users to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Update and review of approved changes to work schedule for distribution to relevant stakeholders
  • Detailed oversight of planning and design activities, particularly as regards reduction of time slippage and adherence to budgets and timetables
  • Project administration to compile
    Documentation, Project reports, project plans,
  • Ensure a full set of reports are available
    Escalation of issues to the Project Managers in respect of early detection and resolution of non-critical issues before budgets or timetables are affected.


  • B.Sc/B. Tech Engineering (Civil)
  • Minimum of 8 years of Post NYSC work experience (Minimum of 5 years in Oil & Gas infrastructure)
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Civil engineering reinforced concrete and steel detailed design knowledge and experience
    Interpersonal, networking and people management skills with ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders
  • Project management abilities with demonstrated full life cycle project engineering experience
  • Proactive team player with a strong sense of initiative
  • Familiarity with industry and regulatory standards, procedures and practices with the ability to ensure execution of work in a safe and methodological manner
  • Awareness of Planning, Cost Reporting, Estimating and Change Control techniques.
  • Good planning and organisational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation
  • Proven ability to work independently, as part of a team and with initiatives to meet tight deadlines

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th November, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Sahara Group Project Engineer - Civil Jobs in Nigeria

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