Structural Design and Project Management

Structural engineering theory is based upon physical laws and empirical knowledge of the structural performance of different geometries and materials. Structural engineering designs utilize a relatively small number of basic structural elements to build up structural systems than can be very complex. NGEJA has the expertise for the creative planning and efficient use of funds, structural elements and materials to achieve these goals. We ensure our designs satisfy given design criteria, predicated on safety, serviceability and performance.

Project Management

NGEJA draws on a wealth of experience in recommending and implementing institutional strengthening and training of both manager and artisans. The most effective management structure is that which attunes to the nature and attitudes of the indigenous people. The Firm has considerable experience of contract management and supervision of construction. We are currently responsible for the contract management and supervision of projects under construction. Whilst there has been some expansion recently, NGEJA has maintained a broadly comparable level of activity over many years. As a result the internal structure of the firm add numbers and experience of personal is geared to the continued provision of satisfactory and cost effective contract management and supervisory services to clients.

 

Capital Project Management

Capital projects are the backbone of economic development and encompass a considerable amount of risk. As business and project specialists, NGEJA has deep technical experience to assist in every step of the project cycle. Managing commercial value throughout the lifecycle is the key to deriving maximum benefit from the investment.

Our long-standing and broad expertise allows us to optimize costs and maximize revenue, manage and mitigate the risk of delays and extra costs. Time, cost and quality management are the main ingredients in the successful delivery of capital projects.

Technical Management Consultancy

NGEJA uses its wealth of skills and knowledge giving our customers utterly impartial advice on any technical aspects of project development; and the assurance that their project is being implemented correctly to all the prevailing standards and requirements.

We also provide ongoing engineering and assurance support to assist customers with specialist technical queries to help them meet their obligations in complying with technical standards and assurance responsibilities.

Computer-aided Project Management
Computer aided project planning is used extensively both in the design and for construction supervision. It can equally be adapted and used for construction progress monitoring.
Cost Management

Cost management has a broad focus. It includes – but is not confined to – the continuous control of costs. Cost management generally describes the approaches and activities in short run and long run planning and control decisions that increase value for customers and lower costs of products and services. In NGEJA, it is an integral part of general management strategies and their implementation. We plan and control costs and link them inextricably with revenue and profit planning.

Our team identifies each of the costs within the project, ensure that expenses are approved before purchasing, keep a central record of all costs incurred, control the overall cost of the project, determine whether the expenses are adequately budgeted, monitor and control instances of over-spending, gain special approvals for extra-ordinary expenses, schedule expense payments and invoice approvals, keep the project and financial plans up-to-date.NGEJA believes – to deliver the project “within budget”, it’s essential to put in place an efficient process for managing project costs.

This project cost management process helps to achieve the above mentioned objective, by giving a best practice set of procedures which helps to identify, monitor and control costs, step-by-step.

Project supervision

Maximum benefit from the site and its features can only be obtained if a full survey of the site and its setting is carried out effectively. NGEJA understands the context and characteristics of the site resulting into the evolution of a design which reflects the character of the locality, thereby enabling the development to be readily integrated into the environment.

We assess both the strengths and weaknesses of the site as well of its surroundings. We ensure that all features of the site are either measured or noted that help the designer to produce a successful development which harmonizes with its environment.

Management & Planning

NGEJA’s long experience in planning, implementation, maintenance and rehabilitation of multi-disciplinary projects at all stages from conception to operation provides an ideal basis for evaluation of management requirements and provision of management services. The objectives of the management services include:

• Definition of the size of work programmers and overall plant and staff requirements
• Co-ordination of all operation and maintenance activities through comprehensive but flexible control
• Delegation of authority and responsibility for sections of the work programs to encourage the development of graded management capabilities.
• Improvement in management structure or complete restructuring
• Development and demonstration of appropriate management techniques
• Establishment of office and workshop methods from day-to-day documentation and record keeping through analysis of operation to long-range planning.
• Preparation of cost estimates including calculations of economic operational life and development of replacement programs for new plant and spare parts.

All programs and schedule prepared have to take into account the funds available. Where funds are a limiting resource, the effect of alternative strategies is clearly identified. The cost effectiveness of various levels of funding can be demonstrated, and with timely presentation the important planning decision can be taken with the best information available.