Head, Designs and Product Development at Asset & Resource Management Holding Company


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    ARM Life formerly CrystaLife Assurance Plc. is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM).
    Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the …

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    Head, Designs and Product Development

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 12 years
    • Location Other
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job Description

    • Ensure quality design and construction is of a consistent high quality across the Mixta Projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Detail the design and quality criteria that each country is expected to adhere to.
    • Create new project design concepts and coordinate with different units to ensure the concepts are executable – financially and technically.
    • Periodically audit construction sites to ensure that criteria is being upheld.
    • Organise, co-ordinate and control acceptance of completed construction items from supervisory adviser as per current regulations and processes of countries where the company operates.
    • Co-ordinate with Design and Construction team to resolve any design issue arising during construction.
    • Publish frequent reports for the senior management identifying major progress, quality and cost issues impacting the project.
    • Conduct regular project review based on pre-defined review architecture, including setting up relevant templates for review by the design team b) No. of issues raised by operations/sales team during the handover process (15%).
    • Violation to design quality: Number of quality non-conformance reports issues by construction team of irregularity with design plan (15%).
    • Violations to safety: No. of safety incidents which occurred on site during the year including a) near misses b) accidents c) fatal accidents (15%).
    • Adherence to budget– variance between actual and budget of function should not be greater than 15% (5%).
    • Number of days of trainings conducted on standardisation and compliance (10%).
    • Quality of training conducted on standardisation and compliance (10%).
    • Timeliness of deliverables – Percentage of deliverables that are delivered to the target audience as per the agreed deadlines (5%)
    • Quality of deliverables – Percentage of deliverables that meet or exceed expectation (5%)

    Education and Experience:

    • Undergraduate and master’s degree or equivalent in construction, environmental design or architecture
    • Prior experience of managing multiple large construction and design projects
    • Minimum of 12 years’ cognate experience in an architectural firm or real estate company in similar role

    Key Skills:

    • Sound understanding and interpretation of drawings.
    • Knowledge of key processes and phases in construction (Structure, M&E, Finishing)
    • Deep understanding of corporate functions like procurement and contracting, budget and planning, and de-bottlenecking other corporate processes.
    • History of strong leadership and proven track record for timely project delivery, management and cost control.
    • Sound knowledge in design, detailing, regulation and project implementation processes.
    • Proficient in creating and understanding a planning schedule and work break down structure.
    • Very detailed knowledge of material, equipment, logistics, storage and security.
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and oral.
    • Strong ability to motivate, influence, negotiate and manage contractors.
    • Good interpersonal skills, effective coordination across firm leadership and ability to work with consultants and peers to review, direct and critique design proposals.
    • Gathers information nationally and internationally about what could be; visualises the future and assesses what needs to change; thinks strategically, considers wider effects thoroughly, including customers, shareholders and people; promotes and builds enthusiasm for the vision.
    • Balances the needs of the stakeholder triangle; assimilates and analyses relevant information; identifies core principles, and applies them consistently to decisions; identifies and mitigates risks; creative in providing solutions; owns decisions.
    • Outstanding people leadership and management skills. Ability to drive change management across the organization.
    • Sets milestones and timeframes to achieve objectives and operational requirements; determines priorities and allocates responsibilities and manages workflow; establishes measures and monitoring systems; monitors unit and individual performance, putting (joint) action plans in place to address areas of non-compliance; anticipates hurdles and has contingency plans to get around them.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ARM Hold Co. on apply.workable.com to apply

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