15 Dec 2016

The FUT Jobs in Nigeria : Director of Physical Planning

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The Federal University of Technology, Owerri was established in 1980 by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The University strives for excellence an is poised to becoming one of the best University of Technology in the world. The University is committed to the production of high level manpower, engaged in cutting edge research and community service for the achievement of national developmental goals and global relevance.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Director of Physical Planning

Job Description

  • The Director of Physical Planning and Development is the Chief Physical Planning Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for all aspects of Physical Planning and Infrastructural Development of the University as well as advising the University on the formulation, execution and review of policies affecting the Physical Planning and Development Section.

The Person:

  • The candidates for the position of Director of Physical Planning and Development must exhibit considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, and demonstrable integrity for the running of the Department of Works and Directorate of Physical Planning and Development Unit respectively of a University.
  • Prospective candidates must be proficient in ICT particularly in Computer Aided Designs and controls.
  • The candidate must not be more than Fifty-nine (59) years of age at the time of appointment and must be in good health to be able to endure the rigours of the duty of Director of Works/Physical Planning and Development of a fast growing speeialised University of Technology.


  • The candidates must have a good honours Degree either in Engineering, Architecture or Quantity Surveying and similar professions from a recognised University and at least Fifteen (15) years of relevant post qualification service experience at University/equivalent level.
  • Candidates should be officers of not below the rank of a Deputy Director of Works/Physical Planning in a University or a similar institution.
  • Possession of a higher degree and membership of relevant professional body(ies) such as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) and Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors NIQS) will be an added advantage.

Conditions of Service

  • The appointment is for a period of five (5) years and is pensionable.
  • The basic salary attached to the post is CONTISS (11)15.
  • Other allowances and fringe benefits are as currently applicable to similar positions in the Nigerian University System and as may be determined by the Federal Government and the Governing Council from time to time.

Application Closing Date
26th January, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit Thirty (30) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others the following:
  • Name in full (Surname, in capital letters)
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Contact Address: Postal Address, GSM Number(s) and E-mail Address
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children (if any)
  • Educational institutions attended (with dates)
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained (with dates)
  • Working experience, including full details of former and present post(s)
  • Present Employment, indicating present status and salary
  • Extra Curricula Activities
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees
In addition to stating the names and addresses of the Referees, candidates should request each of their nominated Referees to send a Confidential Report on them to the Registrar, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Candidates should request their referees to forward references on them directly to the Registrar and clearly marked "Reference Report" on the top corner of the envelope All applications should be forwarded to the address below: The Registrar, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State.

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