Job Vacancies at the Place, March 2017

The Place – We are a fast growing, world class, and dynamic, multi-billion Nigerian conglomerates, established and managed by a team of professionals with decades of management consulting and accounting experience/ training from Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria). We are presently into restaurants, hotel, and nightclubbing. We are opening new outlets in Lagos and looking for high-flying individual who shares the values of hard work, commitment and integrity and places high premium on personal development and career growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Manage and coordinate activities across multiple project teams and ensure proper monitoring, evaluation and program execution. To ensure key projects (new outlets rollout, renovation projects etc.) are led and managed to excellence within budget and alignment to Company requirement and quality standard.

Other Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all projects under the purview of the project department
  • Train staff/ build capacity, delegate more tasks/projects to project officers
  • Supervise the delivery of projects in line with specification in drawing
  • Ensures implementation of projects using agreed methodology, guidelines and regulatory standards
  • Ensure project officers prepare project schedule with key milestones that will be used to measure the progress of the project
  • Ensure project officers upload project documents on server to enable knowledge sharing
  • Ensure sharing of lessons learnt among team/department to effectively help improve work quality of future projects
  • Ensure the preparation and submission of weekly status reports of team members
  • Continuously identify and implement ways to improve team’s performance and timely delivery of task
  • Appraisals/performance review is done for each team member at the end of each major project
  • Give timely, specific feedback to staff on performance, suggesting or helping will self-development plans
  • Lead implementation meetings
  • Ensure project officer integrates changes to the project that arise during project execution
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders, user department and architects to enable successful delivery of projects
  • Take lead role in all implementation related activity/task
  • Identify and select best vendors/contractors for projects
  • Update the building material list periodically based on project experience or research
  • Conduct research to identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives for the team
  • Resolve issues and proffer solutions to problems encountered while executing a project or task


  • First Degree in Construction, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Building Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture and other related discipline
  • Experience in dealing with a large and diverse number of simultaneous challenges, requiring knowledge of many different disciplines
  • Project Management experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical audience
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct project management experience in the Construction Industry experience in renovation, redevelopment projects and interior decoration is a plus

Job Title: IT Support Officer
Job Summary

  • IT support officers will be mainly responsible for the smooth running of computer systems, routers, switches, internet and ensure users get maximum benefits from them.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Offer daily operations and systems support to personnel
  • Setting up of computer LAN for new outlet while providing solution to i.t matters concurrently.
  • Verify functionality of hardware and software components
  • Conduct consistent network backup operations
  • Setting up accounts for staff, educate them on log in and resolve issues arising
  • Install and train end users of club lightings and controllers
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues in person, remotely and via phone
  • Investigating, diagnosing and solving computer software and hardware faults
  • Repairing equipment and replacing parts, checking computer equipment for electrical safety
  • Maintaining records of software licenses
  • Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades
  • Restricting access to unauthorized site, downloads and users.


  • B.Sc in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ cognate experience
  • Knowledge of computer networking, LAN, WLAN installation, configuration, troubleshooting.
  • Good interpersonal skills, should be able to interact with all staff across all level and cadre
  • Creative, open to new ideas and ability to multi-task effectively
  • Knowledge of systems engineering, computer maintenance, server administration, installation, repair and troubleshooting.

Note: Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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