Project & construction lead


Job Summary

A leading commercial interiors Design & Build Company is currently recruiting to fill in the position of a Project & Construction Lead

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Haussmann is a leading commercial interiors Design & Build Company in Africa, currently headquartered in Paris (France) and with a presence in 10 African countries – Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Mauritius, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast.

Our purpose is to build a sustainable future for Africa by creating innovative and collaborative spaces. Consequently, we design and fit out commercial spaces (Offices, Retail, and Hotels) for major international clients (e.g. Uber, L’Oreal, Total, Mitsubishi, Sheraton etc.) across the African continent.

Role Description/Responsibilities


  • Participate in Lead Generation
  • Attend Sales meetings as & when needed & bring the Technical angle
  • Attend Ops (and/or Country) daily huddles
  • Site survey (when the design team not available / not in the country)
  • Design reviews & modifications
  • Project Costing
  • Create, manage and update Country Price Database & Country Vendor Database

During the project:

Compliance (Internal & External):

  • Approvals & Permits
  • Insurances
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental

Account Management:

  • Draft & Update Project Delivery Plan (Template)
  • Attend, Lead, Minute & Report Site Meetings (Internal & External)
  • Draft Client Weekly Progress Reports (Template)

Time Management:

  • Draft Initial PoW
  • Manage the process of Extension of Time (EoT)
  • Draft / Manage Revised / Updated PoW

Cost & Contract Management:


  • Draft & report preliminary & detailed costing
  • Draft & Manage Project CF
  • Manage VO process
  • Draft & Manage Project budget
  • Draft & Manage AFP & Invoice process
  • Draft & Manage Contract process
  • Manage Projects Accounts process


  • Manage vendors tender process & recommend vendors
  • Manage vendor appointment process
  • Manage vendor contract process
  • Manage vendor payment process (POs, AFPs etc.)

Construction Management:

  • Daily Site Visit
  • Ensure the construction site is compliant with Company rules and local regulations
  • Ensure the progress on site
  • Ensure the quality of the construction
  • Ensure what is been built is what has been designed, specified & costed

Quality Management:

  • Manage Quality Standards (Template) & Inspections (Checklist)
  • Manage Non-Conformity process
  • Manage Snagging process


  • Manage Defects Liability Period
  • Manage Reference Letter
  • Draft & Implementation - Project Post Mortems & Lessons learned


  • Bold
  • Agile
  • Passionate
  • Strong international exposure
  • Positive Team spirit and great team player
  • Self-driven, pro-active, autonomous and reliable
  • Detailed oriented & rigorous
  • Great oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Great time management skills
  • “Can go” attitude / “go-getter” mindset
  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Project Management/ Construction Management / Quantity Surveying from a leading reputable university.
  • Experience in a leading QS / Design & Build / Project Management firm dealing with international clients.

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