Director of Physical Planning Job Vacancy at Federal Polytechnic Oko
Federal Polytechnic Oko is a federal owned and managed polytechnic located in Oko community, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State. It has three campuses; one at Oko, another at Ufuma and the third at Atani.
The Polytechnic is a leading institution in Nigeria and Africa at large equipping students with the necessary vocational and technical skills to meet the challenges of today’s world. It offers over 30 courses in 7 faculties/schools.
Federal Polytechnic Oko
Located in Oko, Anambra State, Federal Polytechnic Oko was established in 1979 as a College of Arts and Science. It was later upgraded to a College of Arts, Science and Technology.
The Polytechnic seeks to recruit a qualified candidate for the post of Director, Physical Planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and control of the technical activities of the Physical Planning Department.
The successful candidate should have a good Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of 2nd class lower division) or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant fields such as Town Planning, Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Estate Management. He/She should also have at least 16 years post qualification cognate work experience.
The Director of Physical Planning Job Vacancy at Federal Polytechnic Oko is responsible for the technical and professional work of the Department. This position performs highly responsible work requiring independent judgment, initiative and creativity.
The position carries out complex and specialized planning work, including the preparation of City land use, zoning and subdivision regulations and general plans and policies. This includes working with the City Council, Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment, state and county officials and other special interest groups.
This position requires a Master’s degree and eight years of progressively responsible planning experience. AICP certification is desirable.
The Director of Physical Planning Job Vacancy at Federal Polytechnic Oko is a high-level position that requires an excellent understanding of urban infrastructure. This person will be responsible for planning resource-efficient city infrastructures that are long-lasting and sustainable.
The position is currently open and applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. These individuals must have experience in their field and must be willing to work with the university’s leadership.
The person in this position must be a strong believer in the idea of education and should be able to communicate that message well. They also must be a person of high integrity who demonstrates transparency in both their personal and professional lives. They must be receptive to new ideas and willing to implement them.
Qualifications and Experience
The Director of Physical Planning Job Vacancy at Federal Polytechnic Oko requires candidates with a good honours degree in architecture, building and urban and regional planning or civil engineering. He/she must possess registration and membership with professional bodies as well as a minimum of 15 years cognate work experience in a tertiary institution.
The Federal Polytechnic Oko is a tertiary institution located in Orumba North Local Government area of Anambra State, Nigeria. It is one of the top-rated institutions in Africa and has a reputation for equipping students with relevant vocational skills and knowledge.
The Polytechnic has 8 academic faculties and operates on three campuses, including the main campus in Oko and two other locations in Ufuma and Atani. It has a number of amenities, including laboratories and libraries.
Terms of Appointment
Federal Polytechnic Oko has a number of job vacancies for both academic and non-academic staff. Interested applicants can apply online by using the University recruitment portal.
The Director of Physical Planning Job Vacancy at Federal Polytechnic Oko requires advanced competency in written and oral English with the ability to communicate clearly and confidently in a professional work environment. The position is also expected to be adaptable and able to traverse different assignments and work locations.
The Federal Polytechnic Oko, situated in Oko town, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State, was approved by the Anambra State Government as a College of Arts and Science at inception in 1979.
The Director of Physical Planning is a senior executive officer in the institution. He/she is responsible to the Rector for the planning and controlling of the technical activities of the Physical Planning Department.