Sub-Saharan Africa

We are strongly committed to development opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa and supporting our clients to achieve their business objectives.

Mace has been operating in Africa since 2008 where we've delivered a number of market-defining projects across the continent.

From our hub office in Johannesburg, we have worked with public and private sector clients in southern, western and eastern Africa and fully understand how to support clients' needs and deliver to the requisite high standards in what can be challenging environments.

From our offices in South Africa, Angola, Kenya and Nigeria we have also delivered projects in Botswana, Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Client interests as our focus

We understand the constraints and operational demands of delivering high-quality outcomes in developing environments and place significant emphasis on building strong relationships in the territories we support. African states are often subject to difficult and complex conditions, but our ability to resource and plan strategically and our determination to overcome supply chain and logistical issues means we always put our clients' interests first.

Integrated service offer

The degree of integration that joins our many areas of construction-related expertise makes our offer unique. We have the skills to deal with all aspects of the project lifecycle; from the technical, planning and contractual issues to financial and stakeholder management.

Whether commissioned to provide a specific competency or our integrated service offer, what unites our service provision is our relentless pursuit of finding a better way to deliver the best projects safely and efficiently, while defining industry best practice.

Global knowledge, local delivery

We have experts working across the globe and place a strong emphasis on combining this international know-how with local experience. With a strong culture of knowledge sharing, we bring significant experience to each project and each experience informs the next. It is this culture of collaboration and continuous innovation that sets us apart.

Bespoke cost consultancy services in Africa

In response to client and local market demands, Mace has acquired substantial stakes in two regional cost consultancy businesses, combining local market knowledge with Mace’s international expertise.

In South Africa, MMQSMace is providing a unique capability to our clients, combining local cost management experience with additional services such as project and programme management. We operate across a range of sectors for clients including infrastructure, mining, student accommodation and financial services, providing clients with strategic advice on how to take projects forward.

In Kenya and across East Africa, MaceYMR is helping clients navigate an ever changing and complex business environment, providing strategic advice across a range of services, from commercial management, risk, project management to sustainability and health and safety. We also operate seamlessly across sectors, from infrastructure to residential, commercial to education.

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Working in Angola since 2009, Mace has managed the construction of some of the country's most prestigious projects, including the £215m Kianda Towers, the US$550m Nova Vida housing development and the new Luanda Airport.

We provide a management service for projects from the very first stages of development through to design, construction and final handover.

To all of our projects, we bring:

  • A proactive, collaborative approach, working with our clients and professional services teams to deliver exemplar projects.
  • Trained specialists in development, architecture, engineering, construction management, planning, programming and quantity surveying.
  • Well trained and accredited employees, including project managers with full site safety training.
Mace, Rua Cabral Moncada, 210, Luanda, Angola
+244 9 3182 4480
Local contact
Kelvin Byres

We have been working in Kenya since 2014. Our international experience is coupled with local knowledge, delivering projects for global clients. These include the fit out of the 8,000 square metre head office for Barclays in Nairobi as well as the project and programme management of the portfolio rationalisation for Nokia Siemens Networks across Sub-Saharan Africa. We are also working with global client, Microsoft, having fitted out their head offices in Nairobi and Lagos, Nigeria.

We are committed to delivering high standards of quality, safety and design, coupled with strong project and programme management expertise to all our work.

Our team brings a unique blend of expatriate and local staff, across nationalities and expertise.

MaceYMR, PO Box 2403-00606, 4th Floor Lion Place, Karuna Close off Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
Local contact
Simon Herd

Mace has been delivering projects in Nigeria since 2008 and the country was our entry point to working in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Operating out of our established offices in Lagos, we have the capability to manage projects across West Africa. We have been involved in some of the country's most high-profile schemes including a cement plant in Ewekoro, commissions with Dangote, GSK, BG and Ondo State Government and the new P&G headquarters in Lagos.

We are also working with a number of global real estate clients to upgrade their offices across the country, including Citibank, Deloitte, Microsoft and Siemens, and we have delivered the stunning new Four Seasons Hotel in Lagos.

With almost 10 years' experience working in Nigeria, we have a strong track record of delivering exceptional projects.

We have blended international expertise with local know-how to provide our clients with the best-fit teams for their needs.

Mace Management Services Limited, 1c Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
+234 1 295 5114
Local contact
Kelvin Byres