Saturday, 25 April 2020

Ongoing recruitment in a Global Investment Company (Ultimus Holdings)

Ultimus Holdings is a global investment company with the sole purpose of contributing to the sustainable development of African economies. Our investing deployment is broad-based and long-term. We specifically invest is sectors that demonstrates growth; leveraging our sector expertise in ensuring we become market leaders in all operational portfolios.
We are recruiting to fill the positions below:
Job Title: Intern (Supply Chain)
Location: Lagos
Main Responsibilities
  • Assist in ensuring all regulatory documents (Product certificate, Soncap, Bill of Lading, Nafdac) are received, managed and filed for full compliance with Nigerian Customs requirement for importation
  • Assist in the processing shipping documentation (Form M, PAAR, etc)
  • Assist in ensuring all regulatory and shipping document required for importation are proactively processed on a timely manner to ensure goods are cleared within the shortest possible time without incurring demurrage
  • Assist in Monitoring shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in the event of problems trace shipments and follow up undelivered goods.
  • Assist in Overseeing the study of sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that facilitate customers access to supplies.
  • Assist in ensuring warehouse processes and procedures are in place and implemented
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Undergraduate or graduate business student with/or pursuing major in Supply Chain Management.
  • Solid analytical skills and self-motivated.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Handle multiple activities simultaneously and ensure accurate and timely completion of tasks.



Job Title: HSE Officer
Location: Lagos
Main Responsibilities
  • Supports the Top Management in the HSE Policy and Guidelines issue.
  • Supports the Top Management in the Organization roles and responsibilities definition, for what concerns safety aspects.
  • Supports the Top Management in the HSE Management System standard issue.
  • Ensures, in accordance with the Corporate guidelines, the implementation, updating, review and auditing of the Company HSE Systems.
  • Monitors the effective implementation of appropriate Safety and Environment System procedures and provide for their updating in line with changes in Legislation and Company Directives.
  • Provides for motivation and familiarization of all Company personnel respecting the importance of complying with Company system procedures and all Safety equipment provided.
  • Assists the Engineering and Operations Department in their dealings with Clients in all issues concerned with Health and Safety at work.
  • Conducts safety audits both internal and external.
  • Takes part in accident / incident investigation.
  • Carries out analysis of accident / incident statistics, identifying trends and suggesting improvement plans.
  • Provides technical support to Senior Management on any safety related subjects.
  • Carries out any in-house safety training.
  • Carries out safety audits on Sub-contractors.
  • Liaises between Clients on safety related issues.
  • Safeties related engineering input into new projects and modification programs.
  • Participates to HAZOP meetings prior to procurement and installation activities.
  • Performs Risk Assessment.
  • Preparation of Health and Safety documentation for new tenders.
  • Provides Safety support and advice, including supervision on preparation of plans and procedures for initial contract start up activities.
Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Science / Engineering or equivalent with additional professional qualifications in HSE and Fire & Safety Management Systems.
  • 6 or above years’ experience in Health, Safety and Environment and Fire Services in construction



Job Title: Civil Engineer
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • You will be responsible for leading the production of schematic design, design development and construction documents
  • Reviewing of documents for quality control evaluations
  • Supervision of project team
  • Managing sub-contractors by locating, evaluating, and selecting sub-contractors; monitoring and controlling performance;
  • Coordination and maintenance of project schedule
  • Meeting with clients
  • Coordinating with consultants
  • Meeting with suppliers and vendors
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Overseeing construction phases of projects
  • Actively seeking new design and construction methods
  • Ensuring close-out documentation and project archives are complete
  • Meeting with clients to discuss project objectives, needs, and budget
  • Preparing and presenting design proposals, including detailed drawings of finished buildings, renovations, or restorations
  • Meeting construction budget by monitoring project expenditures, identifying variances, implementing corrective actions as approved by the Project director
  • Accomplishing construction project results by defining project purpose and scope, calculating resources required, establishing standards and protocols, allocating resources, scheduling and coordinating staff and sub-contractors, evaluating milestone assumptions and conclusions, resolving design problems, evaluating and implementing change orders
  • Meeting with construction professionals and clients to discuss feasibility of designs
  • Reviewing local rules and regulations to ensure the construction project falls within all constraints
  • Specifying the materials needed for construction of projects
  • Working with computer-aided design software to create blueprints and images
  • Working with contractors, surveyors, and building service engineers to create a construction schedule and bring the designs to fruition
  • Coordinating work between various contractors
  • Supervising construction of buildings to ensure projects meet deadlines, stay on budget, and adhere to the original vision for the design
  • Visiting proposed locations and building sites
  • Resolving issues that come up during construction
  • Participating in project management throughout the construction
  • Occasional travel required
Qualifications
  • Civil Engineering degree is required
  • Licensed by recognised Engineering Regulatory bodies in Nigeria such as:
    • Council for The Regulation Of Engineering In Nigeria (COREN) and
    • The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  • Minimum four years’ experience
  • Proficient in standard industry software



Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Quantity Surveyor Dimension:
You will be responsible for:
  • Preparation of cost analysis based on the architectural drawings, engineering estimates, materials required, and labour involved;
  • Preparation of cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for construction projects, which involves liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors;
  • Preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Evaluation of tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiation with the contractors;
  • Control of all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
  • Monitoring and tracking of project progress and the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.
  • Carrying out monthly valuations of work in progress, including the forecasting of final costs and sales;
  • Provision of advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence.
  • Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and contracts;
  • Certification of sub-contractor monthly valuations and final accounts.
  • Communicate regularly (horizontally and vertically) with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and followed always.
  • Manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with the businessТ timetable.
  • Monitor all commercial information in relation to projects including labour, material and sub-contractors, cost forecasting thus ensuring budgets are adhered to;
  • Supply all relevant information to the Project Director and or the Vice President for review at the specified intervals set;All other relevant duties and assignments as may be required by Line Manager or Management.
Procurement Dimension:
  • Maintain and implement construction proforma / budget for each project
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing contracts with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Meet subcontractors and suppliers on-site as necessary
  • Ensure compliance to project budgets and provide analysis of deviations
  • Ensure accurate take-offs to ensure budgets are accurate
  • Research new materials for design and cost savings
  • Maintain subcontractor and supplier insurance policies
  • Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work
  • Assist in ensuring awareness and company compliance to all building codes and local construction guidelines Assist in maintaining company quality control program
  • Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
  • Assist in settling invoice or contract disputes
  • Issue purchase orders for procurement and expedition of materials and equipment for jobs
  • Handle change order requests
  • Forecast upcoming demand
  • Maintain sub/supplier information on company online management systems
  • Manage materials/equipment inventory
  • Work with team members and Procurement Manager to complete duties as needed
Qualifications
  • At least a Second-Class Upper Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying (Q.S.) or an Upper Limit High National Diploma in Q.S.
  • Must be Certified by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS)
  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • Proficient in standard industry software



Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform a full life-cycle product development (design, develop, test prototypes, manufacture and implement)
  • Design systems and components that meet needs and requirements
  • Produce outline designs
  • Conduct experiments methodically, analyses data and interpret results
  • Test and evaluate theoretical designs
  • Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems
  • Evaluate final productТs overall performance, reliability and safety
  • Alter and modify design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions
  • Estimate budget and scope of project
  • Solicit observations from operators
  • Prepare product reports and documentation
  • Engage in lifelong learning and develop new theories or methods
  • Develop CAD project drawings and review drawings from junior team members for accuracy
  • Collaborate with Project Manager to develop an accurate accounting of all engineering hours required for various types of internal projects
Job Requirements
  • Mechanical Engineering degree is required
  • Licensed by recognized Professional Body in Nigeria
  • Minimum Six years’ experience
  • Proficient in standard industry software
  • Strong knowledge of CAD/CAM software and drafting procedures



Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Lagos
Main Duties And Responsibilities
Project Management Dimension:
  • Leading the production of schematic design, design development and construction documents
  • Managing sub-contractors by locating, evaluating, and selecting sub-contractors; monitoring and controlling performance;
  • Periodic evaluation of the staff who will be reporting to you using agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) based on determined Key Performance Areas (KPAs)
  • Complying with operational standards by contributing construction information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying construction management system improvements;
  • Meeting construction budget by monitoring project expenditures, identifying variances, implementing corrective actions, providing non-project annual operating and capital budget information;
  • Accomplishing construction project results by defining project purpose and scope, calculating resources required, establishing standards and protocols, allocating resources, scheduling and coordinating staff and sub-contractors, evaluating milestone assumptions and conclusions, resolving design problems, evaluating and implementing change orders;
  • Approving construction projects by conducting inspections at critical phases, obtaining approvals from buyers;
  • Preventing fines and interruptions by complying with, and enforcing, codes;
  • Maintaining safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing health and safety standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations;
  • Updating job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging construction practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations;
  • Enhancing the organizations reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments;
  • Managing project from start to finish;
  • Resolving field construction problems in coordination with engineering staff, third parties, and other agencies as necessary;
  • Calling for and attending progress meetings, developing status reports, and delivering presentations as required;
  • Recommending policy and procedure improvements;
  • Assisting in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope, and schedules;
  • Developing and implementing a quality audit program, monitoring contractor corrective actions, and ensuring a quality project which conforms to plans and specifications;
  • All recommendations are subject to the approval of the CEO, Ultimus Development Group.
Civil Engineering Dimension:
  • Developing integrated structural designs of buildings, renovations, or restorations from conception through to completion and performing supporting calculations for the planned work;
  • Developing technical procedures and contributes to the development of standards, specifications, construction documents, and guidelines;
  • Prepare technical specifications for structural materials;
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems;
  • Meeting with construction professionals and clients to discuss feasibility of designs;
  • Working with computer-aided design software to create blueprints and images and Carrying out technical and feasibility studies and draw up blueprints that satisfy technical specifications; and
  • Conduct on site investigations and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other).
Operational Dimension:
  • Collaborating with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision and operational strategy;
  • Translating strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning;
  • Planning and coordinating the implementation of business plans and the penetration of new markets for Ultimus Construction;
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of the construction industry and its value proposition and advising the company on the next line of action;
  • Analyze internal operations and identify areas of process enhancement;
  • Effectively manage labor, productivity, quality control and safety measures as established and set for Ultimus Construction;
  • Assist in developing actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEO;
  • Aggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves targets relative to growth and profitability;
  • Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting;
  • Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders;
  • Positively represent the company at all times through a success-oriented and professional demeanor;
  • Motivate and lead a high-performance team;
  • Assist HR with recruiting when necessary;
  • Build alliances and partnerships with other organizations; and
  • Occasional travel is required
  • All recommendations are subject to the approval of the Vice President.
Qualifications
  • Civil Engineering degree is required
  • Licensed by recognised Engineering Regulatory bodies in Nigeria such as:
    • Council for The Regulation Of Engineering In Nigeria (COREN) and
    • The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  • Minimum 10 yearsТ experience
  • Proficient in standard industry software
  • Legally able to work in the Federal Republic of Nigeria



Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ability to interpret electrical engineering drawings
  • Designing, maintaining, implementing, or improving electrical instruments, facilities, components, equipment products, or systems
  • Performing a wide range of engineering tasks by operating engineering software and equipment.
  • Ability to design electrical systems from concept through completion
  • Conferring with engineers and others to discuss existing or potential construction projects.
  • Ensuring that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements by preparing electrical systems specifications, technical drawings and designs
  • Establishing construction installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations for electrical installation.
  • Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential electrical engineering projects.
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials.
  • Supervising or training project team members.
  • Estimating material, labour, or construction costs for budget preparation.
  • Maintaining electrical equipment.
  • Working with a variety of technicians and sun contractors
Job Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Electrical Engineering Professional
  • Possession of COREN certification is an added advantage
  • Experience: Minimum of 6 years and above
  • Must be able to use a drawing tool such as AutoCAD, ETAP, REVIT
  • Must have expertise in the construction industry (Design and Build)
  • Must be able to interpret architectural drawings.



Job Title: Sales Consultant
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:
  • Identifying new markets and business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching, analyzing sales options and arranging meetings with potential customers.
  • Selling products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions.
  • Maintaining relationships with customers by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Identifying product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Preparing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintaining quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Making accurate cost calculations to provide customers with quotations
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement with a view to closing sales
  • Attending trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations to represent the employing organization.
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • First class consultative sales skills. Excellent understanding of products and benefits.
  • Assist in monitoring sales and profit for each product under Ultimus Integrated.
  • Sales presentations for clients, showing the success and credibility of the business and its products.
  • Give pricing information to the sales manager and assisting him/her in making recommendations.
  • Responsible for mapping potential customers and generating leads for the organization.
  • Translating sales strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth
  • Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting
  • Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders
  • Positively represent the company at all times through a success-oriented and professional demeanor
Skill Requirements
To successfully perform the typical tasks and duties of the position, the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities listed below are required:
  • Ability to effectively solve problems and conflicts
  • Knowledge of project delivery methodology
  • Ability to delegate and manage multiple operations effectively
  • Ability to assess the operational effectiveness of employees
  • Possesses written and oral communication skills to support decisions and recommendations
  • Conducts meetings and provides effective leadership to team members
  • Develops and manages budgets within established parameters
  • Ability to analyse and interpret technical materials accurately and effectively
  • Effective in making objective decisions
  • Strong team philosophy
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills



Job Title: Project Architect
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • You will be responsible for leading the production of schematic design, design development and construction documents
  • Reviewing of documents for quality control evaluations
  • Supervision of project team
  • Coordination and maintenance of project schedule
  • Meeting with clients
  • Coordinating with consultants
  • Meeting with suppliers and vendors
  • Overseeing construction phases of projects
  • Actively seeking new design and construction methods
  • Ensuring close-out documentation and project archives are complete
  • Meeting with clients to discuss project objectives, needs, and budget
  • Preparing and presenting design proposals, including detailed drawings of finished buildings, renovations, or restorations
  • Meeting with construction professionals and clients to discuss feasibility of designs
  • Reviewing local rules and regulations to ensure the construction project falls within all constraints
  • Leading design team in creating detailed drawings and specifications for architectural projects
  • Specifying the materials needed for construction of projects
  • Working with computer-aided design software to create blueprints and images
  • Working with contractors, surveyors, and building service engineers to create a construction schedule and bring the designs to fruition
  • Coordinating work between various contractors
  • Supervising construction of buildings to ensure projects meet deadlines, stay on budget, and adhere to the original vision for the design
  • Visiting proposed locations and building sites
  • Resolving issues that come up during construction
  • Participating in project management throughout the construction
  • Occasional travel required.
Qualifications
  • Architectural Degree is required
  • Licensed by recognised Architectural Body in Nigeria
  • Minimum Six years’ experience
  • Proficient in standard industry software
  • Legally able to work in the Federal Republic of Nigeria



Job Title: Steward
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Welcoming customers, seating them, serving them water or refilling their glasses, and delivering beverages from the bartender.
  • Keeping menus clean and presenting them to customers.
  • Stocking wait staff serving stations with napkins, utensils, trays, and condiments, and assisting the wait staff with all aspects of service.
  • Clearing tables and preparing them for the next customers.
  • Assisting in cleaning and opening or closing tasks.
  • Scraping food from dirty dishes, pots, pans, plates, flatware, and glasses, washing dirty dishes, and putting them away.
  • Assisting with sweeping, mopping, and polishing the restaurant, bar, kitchen, and equipment.
  • Transporting used linen to or from the laundry or housekeeping section.
  • Assisting with unloading and storing stock.
Requirements
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must meet the age limit for serving alcoholic beverages.
  • A friendly, polite, and courteous nature.
  • Strong customer service and team working skills.
  • Physical stamina to work long hours on your feet.
  • The flexibility to work shifts, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.



Job Title: Electrician
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems for the company
  • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring for lights, sanitary wares and other equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring for lights, Sanitary wares and other equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment when needed
  • Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.
Skill Requirements
To successfully perform the typical tasks and duties of the position, the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities listed below are required:
  • Proficient knowledge in electrical wiring
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces or at certain heights
  • Good verbal, presentation and listening skills.
  • Good hoisting and rigging skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time
  • Ability to effectively solve problems and conflicts
  • Ability to work at odd/ long hours
  • Ability to manage clients
  • Effective in making objective decisions
  • Strong team philosophy
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Reporting skills
  • Safety Management



Job Title: Driver
Location: Lagos
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Map out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip
  • Pick up clients from the place and at the time theyТve requested
  • Collect payments and issue receipts
  • Assist clients with loading and unloading their luggage
  • Listen to traffic and weather reports to stay up-to-date on road conditions
  • Adjust the route to avoid heavy traffic or road constructions, as needed
  • Answer clients questions about the area and local places of interest
  • Ensure the car seats are clean and comfortable for all riders
  • Schedule regular car service appointments and report any issues
  • Book car wash and detailing services to maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of the car.
Requirements
  • Proven experience as a Driver
  • A valid driver’s license
  • A clean driving records
  • Minimum visual acuity of 20/50 (or corrected to 20/50)
  • Familiarity with GPS devices
  • Knowledge of area roads and neighborhoods
  • Ability to lift heavy packages and luggage
  • Availability to occasionally take weekend and night shifts
  • A polite and professional disposition
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  22nd May, 2020.

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