Civil Engineer

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 30 July 2020
  • Abuja, Nigeria
  • Closing on 10 August 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

General Scope of the Role:

We seek a dynamic professional for a fund management assignment implemented across West Africa. The successful candidate will be expected to apply industry best practice approaches in fund management.

Nature of employment:

Independent Consultant/ Subcontractor. This is a full-time role in Abuja, Nigeria but there will be regular field visits to the intervention countries.


The contract will be for a fixed term of three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Qualification and Experience:

· A minimum of 10 years working experience in civil engineering.

· University degree in civil engineering

· Computer skills (MS Office, CAD software)

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Fluent in English and French (knowledge of Portuguese as an asset)

· Management experience

· Profound experience with the construction of communal infrastructure

· Experience with labour intensive construction

· Experience with public procurement procedures

· Experience in capacity building

· Planning, monitoring and supervision of small infrastructure projects, including coordination of various stakeholders (e.g. AGETIPs, NGOs, local government)

· Experience with the management cycle of investment projects in the context of financial cooperation (coordination of approval processes for construction works as an asset)

· Working experience in developing countries

· West Africa regional experience

We offer:

· An exciting opportunity to work on fund management and development programmes in Africa

· Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams

· Competitive remuneration


Deadline for receipt of application is 10 August 2020.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and CV, giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting IDAS/CE.1/2020 to

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

About the Organization

KPMG is a leading international professional services organisation. We are looking for a Civil Engineer for a project implemented across West Africa. Our International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) unit adopts a pan-African approach to development work, employing dedicated specialists alongside KPMG experts to deliver results and impact. We have a proven track record in funds and grants management.

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