Engineering Manager Côte d'Ivoire (m/f/d)

  • Avenue de la Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Umdasch Group Ventures GmbH is the innovation hub of the global Umdasch Group AG with more than 8,000 employees worldwide. We focus on trends and new technologies and develop new, potentially disruptive business models for construction and trade. We are an incubator, accelerator, start-up investor, innovator, company creator, future designer and solution provider. New businesses will be built up under its operating arm, the Umdasch Group NewCon GmbH. These currently include Neulandt 3P, a mobile precast factory, and Contakt, the digital building intelligence.

Job Description

Neulandt Côte d'Ivoire offers an exciting opportunity as Engineering Manager (m/f/d) who will be responsible for the development and implementation of engineering strategies in order to exploit the market potentials. The Engineering Manager (m/f/d) is part of the Country Leadership Team and reports to the Managing Director. 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • developing the appropriate organizational structure and entrepreneurial culture in technical department to support the business objectives and customer needs
  • conducting technical and commercial supervision of projects with focus on cross-functional collaboration to advance business performance, productivity and customer satisfaction
  • responsibility for projects during preparation and quotation phase in close cooperation with corresponding corporate departments
  • coaching and developing Engineering colleagues to perform as high performing teams that delivers continuous improvement and added value
  • promoting an open communication with problem solving orientation
  • acting as a role model and ensuring compliance to standards and processes



  • university degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural or Mechanical)
  • several years of experience in the construction industry is a prerequisite
  • comprehensive leadership skills with hands-on approach
  • ability to solve problems using technical proficiency, strategic thinking and strong analytical skills
  • commitment to support the Engineering team with collaborative approach
  • excellent communication skills in English and Frensh is a prerequisite (further language is an advantage)
  • flexibility and willingness to travel abroad
  • Proactive and effective interpersonal relationship & communication and feedback skills
  • Hands-on mentality and approach
  • Be an entrepreneurial thinker and not be afraid to dream, take ownership and calculated risks


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