General Manager at MacTay Consulting


MacTay Consulting – We are one of the first and leading management consulting firm in Nigeria, providing HR services to our clients in Africa since 1982. We focus on adding value to organisations through customized solutions that meet our clients’ needs. We have a proven track record of providing excellent services that impact our clients’ businesses.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise real estate development staff in the development of permanent affordable housing
  • Lead all real estate development operations, including:
    • Coordinating financial packaging
    • Securing acquisition, predevelopment, construction, and permanent financing
    • Securing entitlements
    • Building community support and working with various internal and external stakeholder groups
    • Supervising architects, consultants, property managers, contractors, and other development team members; and
    • Monitoring development, construction, and lease-up processes
  • Lead department in identifying acquisition opportunities, including defining each project’s services program; developing acquisition and funding options; and evaluating overall project feasibility.
  • Lead negotiation of all major agreements and financing documents, including limited partnership agreements, loan documents, construction contracts, architectural agreements, and property management agreements.
  • Lead overall progress of projects in terms of budgets and timelines.
  • Work closely and effectively with the supportive services team to create supportive service plans and agreements, define each project’s target population and unit mix, and incorporate design recommendations.
  • Train and support real estate development staff to be effective and technically excellent.
  • Build and maintain positive and effective relationships with external partners, including banks, investors, government lenders, and consultants such as general contractors, architects, and others.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
  • Lead the Housing Development Committee and Board of Directors on the progress of development projects and request approval of new projects.
  • Advocate for policies, programs, and funding that support and expand permanent supportive housing.
  • Create departmental policies and procedures that promote high-quality products and an effective work environment.
  • Serve as an articulate, visible, and effective spokesperson for the organization and its projects.
  • Work with departments at Imagine Housing in furtherance of Imagine Housing real estate projects and to define procedures and processes that facilitate the organization’s work.

Education and Qualifications

  • Ten or more years experience in housing development, business, finance, urban planning, or a related field, preferably for a non-profit, government agency, or private financial institution, OR
  • A relevant master’s degree with seven years or more experience in housing development, business, finance, urban planning, or a related field
  • Five or more years of management experience.

Required Skills:

  • Commitment to the mission of providing affordable homes and supportive services to our state’s most vulnerable populations.
  • Experienced and technically proficient in all aspects of affordable housing development, including finance, entitlement, and design, construction, lease-up, and operations.
  • Able to analyze complex data, perform sophisticated analysis, and make appropriate recommendations and decisions.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented, with excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficient in sophisticated real estate finance analysis using Excel, project management software, and word processing software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team-building spirit.
  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Resilient, versatile, and flexible.
  • Experienced manager.
  • Good presentation skills- excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application Closing Date
5th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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