Background to Spacefinish

Spacefinish is an innovative and out of the box thinking full-service Design firm, that vaunts of enhancing the quality of human experience through groundbreaking designs in workspaces.

Although only just stepping into in the tech space [design Industry], Spacefinish boasts of working with some of the world’s most prestigious firms, such as Google, PWC, etc., delivering the most cutting-edge dynamic workspaces.

At Spacefinish we understand that at least 80% of the time is spent in the office and as such, have devoted our skills and talents in conceptualizing work environments that break the mold of standardized workspaces.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to plan and supervise a wide range of Spacefinish office fit-out projects from start to finish. You will organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner. The Project Manager will be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control, and completion of the project while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments, and goals of the organization.

An excellent Project Manager must be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures and able to manage a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind, budget planning, and great organizational skills.

The Role

    • Collaborate with engineers, architects, etc. to determine the specifications of the project
    • Conduct meetings on-site with architects, engineers, and construction crew to ensure the teams are in-line with goals and objectives
    • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
    • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
    • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment, and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
    • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
    • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
    • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
    • Supervise the work of laborers, mechanics, etc. and give them guidance when needed
    • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
    • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues


Requirements

  • 4+ years proven experience with interior fit-outs and renovations
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures, material () and project management principles
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and Google Docs
  • Familiarity with construction/ project management software
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities
  • BSc/BA in engineering, building science or relevant field
  • Project management certification will be an advantage

Benefits

  • Opportunity to be at the forefront of cutting-edge the Design and Architecture Industry
  • Complete autonomy and leadership
  • Commuter benefits/ Business uber account for work-related trips
  • Laidback work environment, conveniently located in the heart of Victoria Island
  • Become part of a dynamic team of fun, young professionals
  • World-class office space, providing a comfortable and stimulating work environment
  • Training opportunity
  • Company phone and laptop



Our CEO profile

Remi Dada is the founder and CEO of Spacefinish. Before starting Spacefinish he worked at Google as Product Marketing lead for Sub-Sahara Africa, where he worked closely with engineering teams to develop new products for the region and grow usage of existing ones such as Search, YouTube, and Android. He is now on a new mission, leading a new and exciting startup, Spacefinish to bring modern office spaces to Africa, using designs that increase innovation, productivity, and collaboration for both start-ups and established companies.