Wayleave & Permit Specialist needed at WIOCC Nigeria Limited

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Job title : Wayleave & Permit Specialist

Job Location : Not specified

Deadline : February 15, 2024

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About the Role:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing essential support to the department to design and implement policies, procedures, and controls specifically tailored to wayleave and permit compliance regulations and requirements.

They will collaborate with the Engineering department in negotiating, processing and receiving wayleaves or associated consents. They will also work with internal stakeholders to perform and manage all processes relating to wayleaves and permit applications and ensure timely submission and renewal.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive permitting and wayleave compliance risk assessments to define best practice’ and innovative business processes to ensure an optimised wayleave and permitting process.
  • Stay up to date with international and local permitting and wayleave laws, regulations, and industry guidelines relevant to our business operations.
  • Collaborate with relevant internal stakeholders to develop and execute permitting and wayleave compliance audit plans to assess the effectiveness of internal controls and processes.
  • Identify areas of non-compliance or potential risks related to permitting and wayleave and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
  • Assist in conducting permitting and wayleave compliance monitoring and assessments.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of comprehensive permitting compliance training programs for employees, ensuring awareness of regulatory obligations and internal policies specific to permitting.
  • Contribute to fostering a culture of permitting compliance through regular communication and training initiatives.
  • Assist in the investigation and response to permitting compliance incidents.
  • Support the department in the investigation of permitting compliance violations or breaches.
  • Maintain accurate records of permitting compliance incidents and resolutions.
  • Keep abreast of emerging regulatory trends and changes in the permitting and wayleave landscape

Minimum Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Professional certifications in permitting compliance (e.g., Certified Permitting Compliance Professional) are highly desirable
  • Minimum 5 years of in-house experience with a strong history of regulatory compliance, permitting, or wayleave management


  • Strong understanding of international and local compliance frameworks
  • Experience conducting permitting and wayleave compliance audits, risk assessments, and investigations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate complex permitting and wayleave regulations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at various levels
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Efficient and results-oriented
  • Self-motivated person able to work under minimum supervision
  • Good communication skills oral and written


  • Client-focused, relationship-builder
  • Integrity, honesty with high ethical standards
  • Boundless, passionate and flexible
  • Personal excellence, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork

How to Apply for this Offer

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their updated CV including three referees. The deadline for the application is 15th February 2024. Applications should be sent to applications@wiocc.net indicating the job position in the subject line.

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