Launch Project Engineer at TradeDepot

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Launch Project Engineer to join the launch team and drive the scheduling, planning, budgeting, forecasting, resourcing, and managing technical activities to ensure project accuracy and quality.
  • The Launch Project Engineer is a key contributor to helping TradeDepot expand into new branches/ locations across Nigeria and the rest of Africa. In order to be successful, the candidate will be entrepreneurial, discontent with the status-quo and obsessed with improving anything they touch.
  • They should also be comfortable taking on many tasks that require various skills and appropriately prioritizing those tasks’ completion.


  • Preparing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring assigned engineering projects.
  • Formulating project parameters and assigning responsibilities to the most capable employees and monitoring the project team.
  • Reviewing the engineering tasks and initiating the necessary corrective actions.
  • Developing specifications for the launch project’s needed equipment.
  • Creating frameworks to measure the project’s metrics and data collection.
  • Establishing field test methods and methods for monitoring the quality of those tests.
  • Ensuring the project’s compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.
  • Travel to and rollout new locations. You’ll be the main point of contact for new locations, you’ll be the owner behind planning and opening a new location.
  • Help build and execute upon the launch playbook. You’ll ensure that you not only follow the playbook to launch successful locations, but you’ll also continue to improve through lessons learned.
  • Own launch KPI’s. You’ll closely monitor a variety of launch KPIs, some of which include launch date timelines, hiring, and reporting.
  • Assist in hiring and training location management teams. New employees will look to you for your expertise and knowledge to ensure they are set up for success.
  • Work cross-functionally with different departments. You’ll leverage other departments expertise to drive standardization and an exceptional customer experience.


  • 5+ years as a Project Engineer in a Contracting capacity.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Excellent project management and supervision skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Ability to work in high autonomy and ambiguous environments. You deliver high-octane results
  • Availability to travel 70% of the time to Distribution Centers. You’ll be opening a new market every few months.
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and the fear tolerance of a honey badger. You are constantly learning and identifying ways to innovate.
  • Creative solutions driven mindset, with an urgent execution attitude
  • You have grit. Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is needed to get the job done.
  • Excellent communication skills. You can communicate clearly and concise in both written and verbal.
  • Stellar networking skills and the ability to make smart partnerships happen
  • You are a team player. You are constantly learning and helping team members to succeed.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, self-start, contribute under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Exude passion for all aspects of our mission: environmental stewardship, safety, sustainability and of course, time is given back in life for what truly matters.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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