Head of Project at KPMG Nigeria


KPMG Nigeria – Our client plays in the Property and Development industry. Their services cut across residential/ commercial properties. They also provide real estate services, delivering high level solutions in areas of development conception, design and building development.

They are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Head of Project

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Sector: Real Estate / Mortgage


  • The Head Project is responsible for planning, overseeing and leading projects from ideation through to completion while ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget.
  • The role requires interaction with a range of internal and external stakeholders, most often managing several projects simultaneously, all this are done within the confines of the organization’s goals and vision

Skills and Capabilities

  • Leading project planning sessions
  • Coordinating staff and internal resources
  • Managing project progress and adapt work as required
  • Ensuring projects meet deadlines
  • Managing relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Designing and signing off on contracts
  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentation
  • Participating in tender process i.e. design, submission and review
  • Designing risk mitigation plans
  • Conducting project review and creating detailed reports for executive staff
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach where necessary
  • Securing growth opportunities and initiating new projects
  • Managing large and diverse teams
  • Manage sales agents
  • Meet with clients who need specialized attention or who are experiencing a difficult situation. Also, assist sales agents who need guidance with client meetings and communication
  • Formulate sales strategies with the COO
  • Utilise analytics tools and works with the finance team in undertaking detailed analyses of sales performance for the purpose of ascertaining sales strategy successes, weaknesses, and opportunities
  • Crafting strategies for all marketing teams, including Digital, Advertising, and Communications
  • Setting, monitoring and reporting on team goals
  • Define target markets and develop applicable pricing models
  • Prepare market research and competitor analysis with continual updates
  • Rent setting and collection
  • Property maintenance and facility management including electrical issues, plumbing, general repairs, emergency complaints, etc
  • Property valuation
  • Tenant and occupancy management
  • Setting the lease terms and making sure it has all the necessary clauses to protect the owner
  • Routine maintenance of vacant properties
  • Assist in the understanding of how to file taxes for the investment property.


  • First Degree from a reputable tertiary institution, in Engineering, Project Management, Real Estate Development, Construction, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience, with demonstrated progressive growth
  • MSc/MBA or relevant certification is an added advantage
  • Must possess Project Management Certification PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Proven experience as a project administrator in real estate and property development
  • Good organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to multi-tasking skills
  • Proven experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Good Knowledge of project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal skill and extremely resourceful
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: All applications will be treated in confidence. Only eligible candidates will be contacted


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