Head, engineering designs

DCSL Corporate Services Limited

Job Summary

An Electricity Distribution Company is recruiting to fill the position of a Head, Engineering Designs.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

Job Objectives

  • Responsible for the selection, application, and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures, and standards through the preparation or modification of drawings, specifications, calculations, charts, and graphs of selected projects toward their excellent and successful executions

Key Responsibilities

Strategic:

  • Coordinates ALL Project Planning and Design Activities and Functions under supervision
  • Having a strong focus on the economics and profitability of production or the services rendered by the entire department
  • Responsible for deploying assigned and co-opted projects within agreed budget and deadlines
  • Functional in the management of the end - to - end process of entire business unit
  • Recommend policies and standards that are aimed at ensuring optimal utilization of the company/departmental resources for the overall achievement of the company's set objectives; long-term and periodic
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all purchasing functions and commitments of the company

Operational:

  • Kick-Start the execution of all company appointed and assigned projects through the:
  • Structural designing and analysis calculations of all intended projects using governing codes and standards, engineering formulas, skills, and experience
  • Organize, draft, and coordinate technical documents required for effective designing and planning for each project
  • Direct and Supervise other Designers/Drafters activities including outsourced briefs
  • Coordinate work with other experts such as architectural, mechanical, civil and electrical in ensuring a perfectly designed Project Execution Plan
  • Perform field activities such as observe and record existing field conditions, take and verify measurements within the project area, Pre and During Project executions when highly required for Project success
  • Ensure any business relationship highly needed for the success of each project is built, developed and grown vitally
  • Assessment of training needs of Technical personnel and implementation of the training plan and program on a continuous basis
  • Provision of coaching and counseling as necessary to all staff of the department
  • Provide all and required drawings and produce sketches as guides for the execution of all projects
  • Provide all and required drawings and produce sketches as guides for the execution of all projects
  • Evaluates manufacturer's or contractor's proposals, data, reports, etc., for conformance with agreed, durable and best specifications
  • Supervises drafters, designers, and occasional subordinate engineers assigned to the project
  • Research design options and document findings for project lead engineer
  • May serve as Project Engineer and as a designated Client contact on some delegated projects
  • Develop probable construction cost estimates for inputs into the planning phase and consequently advisory
  • Research design options and document findings for project lead engineer
  • May serve as Project Engineer and as a designated Client contact on some delegated projects
  • Develop probable construction cost estimates for inputs into the planning phase and consequently advisory
  • Perform field activities such as observe and record existing field conditions, take and verify measurements within the project area, Pre and during Project executions when highly required for Project success
  • Evaluates manufacturer's or contractor's proposals, data, reports, etc., for conformance with agreed, durable and best specifications
  • Supervises drafters, designers, and occasional subordinate engineers assigned to the project
  • Ensure any business relationship highly needed for the success of each project is built, developed and grown vitally
  • Assessment of training needs of Technical personnel and implementation of the training plan and program on a continuous basis
  • Provision of coaching and counseling as necessary to all staff of the department

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Develop and Review Projects reports and present to the Management Team and Managing Director and when requested by the Board the following reports by Monthly, Quarterly, Bi-Annually and Annually but not limited to:
  • Project Risks Identification and Remediation Report
  • Stress Test or Validation of Project Design Reports
  • Materials, Codes and Equipment Specification Manual
  • Review and monitor business operating reports, ensuring effectiveness as to analyze the following:
  • Documents Circulation Matrix Report
  • Resource Allocation Report per Project Type and Per Location

Skills, Competencies, and Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience managing ambiguous and change management programs
  • Ability to analyze financial data
  • Demonstrated cross-group collaboration and influencing skills
  • Strong planning, organizing and monitoring abilities to detail, planning, organization, and daily delivery requirements

Functional Skills and Competencies:

  • Technical expertise in power management and power distribution design
  • Technical expertise in architecture, design, and development
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Evident and Certified competence in Project Management
  • Analyze and apply data to improve results

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc/HND in Electrical Engineering and added with MBA
  • Experience in large electrical engineering construction department or division
  • Must be a member of a professional engineering body: COREN, NSE, IEE etc.
  • Proficiency in an ERP Solutions and with competencies in Project Management, CAD and Microsoft Office Suite

Desired Personal Attributes:

  • Integrity
  • Results Orientation
  • Strong cerebral capacity
  • Ability to work with all levels of management, build partnerships and teams
  • Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to cope with and work under pressure

Key Result Areas:

  • Financial Perspective
  • Cost of Design to Total Project Cost
  • Efficiency Cost – Cost of Return Design toward 0%
  • Internal Process Perspective
  • Cost of Project Risks relating to initial designs error
  • The bulk of Designs per Time Period
  • Customers and Service Efficiency
  • Internal service satisfaction survey rating
  • No. of Contract Liability and Project Defaults
  • Projects Management
  • Cost of Purchase return - % Purchase amount

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