Project Management Office (PMO) - Manager at a Multiservice Construction Company - Cumbrian Consult

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Cumbrian Consult Limited - Our client is a multiservice construction company headquartered in Lagos with additional permanent locations in Abuja and representation across the country. Our client has built its success over nearly three decades on a vertically integrated operations structure and has developed into one of Nigeria’s brightest prospects in the construction industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Management Office (PMO) - Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • They now seek to engage the service of a highly qualified Project Management Professional to fill the position of Project Management Office (PMO) - Manager who will be responsible for the definition and maintenance of the standards and processes of project management within the company.
  • This individual will ensure the successful delivery of projects undertaken by the company

The Project Management Office Manager is responsible for the following key functions among others:

  • Assist and advise Project Sponsors, Construction Managers, and teams to the best use of project management approaches within a fast-paced, high tech environment.
  • Identify and proffer solutions to project dependencies that are bottlenecks to project success.
  • Establish and manage processes that support communication between Construction Managers and project sponsors.
  • Maintain processes to ensure project management documentation, reports and plans are relevant, accurate and complete.
  • Maintain and update the project management framework and disciplines necessary to support a Project Management Office.
  • Track and report on project portfolio performance, providing real-time, comprehensive, and prioritized view of all projects.
  • Monitor Project overhead and capital expenses to ensure achievement of cost efficiency and acting to correct any adverse variances.
  • Ensure familiarity and compliance with all company policies and processes.
  • Perform other such roles and duties as may be reasonably required by the Executive Director or by any other designated representative of the company.


  • Qualification: BSc in Civil Engineering or related field, (Post Graduate qualification will be an added advantage)
  • Preferred qualifications: PMP, CAPM, PRINCE 2, ITIL
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years in Project Management (Office)
  • Proven PMO/Project Analyst or Coordinator experience and knowledge of project management.
  • Ability to manage and/or coordinate multiple projects.
  • Understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management from a support perspective.
  • Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful project outcomes.
  • Experience in construction service industry.
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound judgement, assertiveness.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills with ability to conduct presentations comfortably to large groups.
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced user of MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
22nd September, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Cumbrian Consult Limited is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary Management Consulting Group. We provide unique insights, expert support services and sustainable solutions to high value clients in the critical business segments. Our expertise has been developed through practical extensive hands on experience and over three decades of engagement and at the highest corporate levels in the private and public sector. We also draw on our strong alliances with reputable institutions and distinguished professionals to ensure that we are well positioned to serve the discerning needs of our clients and support their high performance aspirations in an increasingly volatile market place.

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