Head, Projects at WTS Energy

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Projects

Reference: 28607

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Management and execution of assigned projects within and outside Nigeria from design, construction, commissioning, and handover, while ensuring delivery in accordance with project specifications, schedule and budget.
  • Undertake project value engineering to ensure cost and schedule are best-in- class, while adhering to the relevant specifications, standards and applicable codes.
  • Develop technical and commercial specifications for contracts, review technical proposals, organize general tender processes and manage contractor performance.
  • Perform vendor identification, pre- qualification, tender clarifications and technical evaluations.
  • Responsible for the identification, mitigation and management of risk on the assigned project.
  • Lead project risk mitigation through HAZOP studies, constructability reviews etc.
  • Facilitate the development of a strong safety culture in the project team and compliance with company HSE standards by contractors on site.
  • Contribute to the development of business proposals and infrastructural investment appraisals, where applicable


  • Degree in Engineering preferred or demonstrable experience in EPC Project Management within the Oil and Gas Sector.
  • 10+ years of work experience in providing EPC Project Management to large Energy, Oil and Gas and/or Industrial clients. Prior experience in EPC projects in Sub-Saharan Africa preferred but not mandatory.
  • Strong project-based delivery experience; strategic thinking. Project Management Professional Certification preferred but not mandatory.
  • Excellent ability to express self-confidently, clearly, fluently, concisely and persuasively in spoken and written English.
  • Proven ability to coach, guide, motivate and lead multicultural and cross-functional teams in challenging environments.
  • Knowledge of Planning, Cost Reporting, Estimating and Change Control techniques.
  • Knowledge of value engineering process & techniques.
  • Supervision of Quality Assurance & Quality Control implementation plans for all projects.
  • Ability to supervise projects and ensure delivery within stipulated time and budget cost.
  • Develop Scope of Work based on Stakeholder requirements for all major projects

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.