Senior Finishing Manager at a Leading Real Estate and Construction Company

A leading Real Estate and Construction company, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates, to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Finishing Manager

Job Description

  • The Senior Finishing Manager will be responsible for managing the entire fit-out of an ongoing world class high rise building construction project.
  • The project is the only mixed-use development of its kind in West Africa, located in Nigeria.

Objectives & Core Requirements:
  • The Finishing Manager will be supporting the Project Manager on site and will be involved mainly with the finishing, snagging and quality control.
  • He needs to have a keen eye for detail and someone who takes pride in working with very high spec finishes.
  • He also needs to have a strong presence on site and be an experienced manager of all finishing trades and subcontractors pushing the job towards deadline.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Promote, supervise and control all matters connected with the finishing works of the Project.
  • Ensure that Contractors contractual obligations are met in time and to the quality requirements of the project
  • Liaise with the project planning team for schedules of finishing work.
  • To be fully conversant with contract documents – Technical specs, Contract conditions, Drawings, BOQ.
  • Schedule approvals for drawings, materials, methodology, mock-ups etc to facilitate proper execution of finishes.
  • Oversee quality of materials procured, material management & reconciliation
  • Setting up work procedures, check lists, protocols, resolving discrepancies
  • Team management – assigning tasks & monitoring
  • Coordination with related trades & services
  • Adhere to targets on Safety, Time, Cost & above all Quality Control
  • Target on innovations, avoid reworks & revisits, wastage control, Good house keeping
  • Inputs to project planning team on revisions, changes affecting cost & time schedule
  • Snags and Non Conformity Reports (NCR) Attendance & rectification
  • Handing over & contract closure formalities
  • Monthly and weekly progress reports
  • Any other related duties as Management may require from time to time.
Other Requirements
  • Experienced National or Expatriate in building construction finishes
  • An Engineering Degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline (e.g. Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Building Systems Engineering).
  • Trade background, with minimum 10 years experience as a Finishing Foreperson / Manager.
  • Experience in achieving high quality finishes and completion of large multi occupancy buildings
  • Experience of managing and co-ordinating sub contract trades, including specialist installations.
  • Excellent planning and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
  • Understanding of M&E Installations
  • Organised, structured and professional manner.
  • Passion to ensure that all aspects of their work are done to an excellent standard.
  • Trustworthy, honest and ethical in their approach.
  • Strong team player and good communicator
  • Drive and an ambition to succeed within a team environment.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working alone in a high pressure environment
  • Ability to manage a diverse and overlapping range of site resources
  • Proactive change orientation mindset
  • A strong personality with an ability to defend work output.


Job Location: Nigeria

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Note: Only apply if you have construction finishing experience.

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