Technical Manager In a Reputable Oil and Gas Company

Adexen Recruitment Agency has been mandated by one of the key players in the Nigerian Oil & Gas construction sector, to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:


Job Title: Technical Manager
Job Reference: 1417
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Construction & Real Estate
Function: Engineering

Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the technical aspects for all preconstruction and EPC activities to meet all owner, contractually, regulatory, and statutory requirements.


  • Detailed review of the technical requirements for all pursuits which includes a scope and specification review and creation of a technical memorandum.
  • Assist in scope definition for major suppliers and subcontracts.
  • Evaluate technical data and proposals from major material/equipment suppliers and subcontracts and make recommendations.
  • Develop and implement efficient instrument integrations.
  • Develop projects methodologies (planning, progress measurement and execution plan)
  • Assist on the development of technical offers
  • Independently lead and manage the engineering function and manage a team of multi-discipline engineers for various EPC projects from inquiry stage to project execution stage.
  • Involvement in detailed design calculations, preparation of engineering data sheets & specifications, shop fabrication drawings and trouble shooting of design problems resulting from shop and field capabilities.
  • Work with and provide technical guidance and advice to the execution teams for EPC projects.
  • Ensure appropriate level of engineering is completed for the bid phase to support a proper estimate.
  • Review and comment on bid quantities developed at the proposal phase.
  • Review and approve the detailed design requirements of the project including overall engineering deliverables and schedule. Also review engineering proposal to ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Oversight of the subcontracted engineering scope and deliverables in compliance with project requirements.
  • Attend regular design and project reviews with project team and owner.
  • Pre-award activities such as preliminary design, preparation of tender drawings and material take-offs, cost estimation of material, plant & preliminaries, collaborating with commercial / procurement in preparation of quotation, material sourcing & vendor development.
  • Front end with clients and handle queries and clarifications for the various engineering disciplines.
  • Work closely with the project management team and ensure proper execution of the job within the specified scope.
  • Manage the design issues with the sub contractors and ensure compliance with the client design.
  • Work with procurement and subcontract departments in preparation of long lead time items list, approved vendor list etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • At least 10 years of experience in petrochemical, oil & gas and/or power projects
  • Proven experience in project execution and risk management.
  • Experience of handling all the three phase of project i.e engineering, procurement & construction phase.
  • At least 5 years of engineering management for an engineering firm or EPC contractor. Some field experience is preferred.
  • Strong design and analytical skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.


How to Apply
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