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CARES has brought together a team of highly skilled consultants with extensive competence in our core practices of Engineering, Environmental and Maritime consulting and with great track records in our specialist industries: Oil & Gas; Mining; Infrastructure and Maritime.

Excellence is the cornerstone of our offering and our core values of integrity, teamwork, expertise and credibility are demonstrated each day by our highly skilled and experienced staff.

CURRENT JOBS
Mid-Level Civil Projects Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria
Posted: 08 Sep 17

CARES has a growing order book in Nigeria in infrastructure development, working for interesting clients. We have exciting expansion plans and are working on a range of interesting projects throughout West Africa.

CARES now has a vacancy based in their Lagos office to be part of the team responsible for bidding and management of civil infrastructure works, mostly with a maritime emphasis.

MID - LEVEL CIVIL PROJECTS ENGINEER

Job Description

The work involved is a mixture of: Project Management, Technical input and Client liaison.

CARES has a regional headquarters in Lagos, where the engineer will be based, although travel throughout our area of operations may be necessary as the need arises.

The engineer will have a thorough background in project based civil engineering and be comfortable with working in a team environment, with initiative. Previous experience is likely to have been with a major UK consultant. The engineer will be expected to interface with all levels of our Clients’ establishment, drawing upon the knowledge of the various CARES experts and individual project managers as required.

The engineer will:

  • Receive project enquiries and prepare proposals for civil infrastructure projects (mostly maritime based) as part of the engineering team;
  • Assist in providing technical and administrative support as required to individual contracts;
  • Be innovative in assisting our Client’s to overcome challenges whilst maximising opportunities to sustain and grow CARES business;
  • Compile project reports, programmes and forecasts;
  • Be expected to work hours as required for the project, typically five days / week;
  • Be employed for an initial probation period of three months, which may be extended under certain circumstances. After this, two months’ notice from either party will be necessary to terminate the contract.

The engineer will report to the Associate Director - Engineering also based in Lagos. The successful candidate is likely to be a graduate plus 7-10 years’ experience, be professionally qualified or approaching same. It is likely that the candidate will be an engineer with maritime or infrastructure experience, or as a project manager in a maritime related field.

The position would suit a Nigerian candidate looking to relocate to Lagos.

Benefits

  • Initial contract for 12 months extendable to permanent, subject to agreement by both parties;
  • Attractive salary, plus company bonus scheme;
  • Bachelor status contract;
  • 22 working days leave per annum;

Contact

In the first instance, a CV, plus covering letter should be sent to laura.whittingham@cares-group.com

Key Client Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria
Posted: 08 Sep 17

Fancy the challenge of working in West Africa for a multidisciplinary environmental, civil engineering and maritime operations consultancy specialising in African markets? With a healthy order book, CARES has several long term contracts in Nigeria in the ports and harbours sector, working for various interesting clients. We have exciting expansion plans and are working on a range of interesting projects throughout West Africa. CARES now has the following vacancy based in their Lagos office.

KEY CLIENT ENGINEER

CARES wish to appoint a professionally qualified Engineer’s representative to oversee the client liaison work connected with their ongoing contracts. The candidate will also take the lead for future business development with our Key Clients in West Africa. CARES has a regional headquarters in Lagos, where this position will be based. However, travel throughout Africa will be required as the need arises.

The successful candidate is likely to be chartered with 7-10 years’ experience in a maritime related field. The candidate will be expected to have maritime infrastructure experience, or as project manager in a maritime related field. Experience of working internationally, particularly in Nigeria and West Africa, would be an advantage and liaising with Clients at a senior level is essential. The Key Client representative will report directly to CARES Regional Director, who is based in Lagos.

The candidate will:

  • Act as the lead in providing technical and administrative support as required to individual contracts;
  • Be proactive in anticipating our Clients’ needs and requirements;
  • Be innovative in assisting our Clients to overcome challenges;
  • Compile project reports, programmes and forecasts;
  • Track Client invoicing and be the first point of contact to resolve invoicing queries and payment issues;
  • Receive project enquiries and prepare proposals for civil infrastructure projects (mostly maritime based) as part of the engineering team;
  • Be expected to work hours as required for the project, typically five days / week;
  • Be employed for an initial probation period of three months, which may be extended under certain circumstances. After this,three months’ notice from either party will be necessary to terminate the contract.

Benefits

  • Initial contract for 12 months extendable to permanent;
  • Attractive salary paid free of Nigerian taxes, plus 5% bonus per annum on satisfactory contract completion;
  • Bachelor status contract;
  • Three weeks leave every six months, with paid flight home (economy class);
  • Serviced shared accommodation in the Company guest house;
  • Vehicle and driver for business and reasonable personal use;
  • Medical insurance including repatriation cover for medical emergency;

Contact

In the first instance, a CV, plus covering letter should be sent to laura.whittingham@cares-group.com