Regional Director – West Africa at Turner & Townsend


At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society. Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Regional Director – West Africa

Location:  Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Real Estate

General Overview

  • We are looking for a forward thinking and ambitious Regional Director who will join our West African team to provide services that help our clients devise strategies to deliver successful business solutions prior to sanction, achieve confidence around project delivery, ensure projects are effectively managed & controlled and facilitate the capture and transfer of knowledge.
  • As Regional Director you will have wide-spread exposure to the business environment and our clients.
  • You will have authority to act in the name of Turner & Townsend and your actions will have a considerable impact on future business and direction.
  • Successful candidates will have a proven track record in managing people/teams, business development and client management in the consulting environment, and have an excellent understanding of industry best practice across the life cycle of projects and will be based permanently in region.
  • The leadership of people is key in this role as you will take high level responsibility for all employees working within your Region.
  • You will determine the resource planning at the start of the financial year and revise accordingly any increased headcount requirements in line with new clients.

Responsibilities

  • Providing key technical and commercial advise to clients across commercial projects
  • Managing key client accounts and winning new business through organic growth and referral opportunities
  • Full compliance with all policies, legislation, regulations and procedures
  • Reporting regularly to key stakeholders including internal teams, appointed technical partners and the client
  • Acting as a role model that drives a One Business culture.  Achieves great outcomes by striking the right balance for our people, clients, shareholders and society.
  • Always acting with the highest integrity, caring for the safety and well being of others
  • Detailed understanding of the market, acting as a brand ambassador and creating a pipeline of opportunity.
  • Encouraging opportunities for the professional development and advancement of all your staff under your supervision

Qualifications

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or BSc Construction Management (or similar)
  • Post-Graduate qualification preferable
  • Professional Registration preferable
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a senior role in the built environment
  • Experienced in Business Development and delivering successful projects in West Africa.
  • Preferably experienced in multiple sectors (Oil & Gas, real-estate, infrastructure, mining & metals)
  • Working knowledge of FIDIC, NEC and JBCC suites of contracts
  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems, interpret operational needs and develop integrated, creative solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage and lead effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent Knowledge and understanding of value engineering
  • Must be willing to travel for business purposes.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

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