Construction Project Manager Recruitment – American University of Nigeria, Yola

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a Permanent Project Manager. This position is a multi-national one; Open to both National and Non-national of Nigeria.



The AUN Construction project manager will be responsible for daily supervising and coordinating general and or specific construction activity, monitor and reviews contractors’ + subcontractor’s work as to budget and schedule plus direct activities of architects/engineers and informs the Executive  Director of Construction of status.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Construction Science, Construction Management and/or Architecture from an accredited university. Master’s Degree a Plus
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience as a Project Manager and /or Construction Manager    on large projects. Experience in civil structures, infrastructure, institutional buildings, etc. Verified Experience with Western/European standards and finishes in the US/Middle East/Europe.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written English.
  • Excellent computer spreadsheet and word processing skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage contractual and payment process/files.


Desired Skills and Experience

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to read and interpret detailed construction drawings and specifications plus communicate with the team professionals.
  • Ability to determine time, place and sequence of operations or action to be taken on the basis of analysis of data; execute and/or report on events
  • Ability to mediate disputes and interpret the intent of the contract documents.
  • Ability to adapt to Northern Nigerian environment, culture and climate.
  • Ability to maintain calm demeanor in emergency situations.
  • Applies principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deals with a variety of       concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule forms.
  • Ability to calculate surfaces, volumes, weights and measures.
  • Reads and interprets manuals, research/instructional reports, safety rules, and methods plus procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work.

Experience in multi-cultural/mutli-religion teams.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.


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