Kenya Airports Authority Project Manager (Greenfield and the 2nd Runway) Job Vacancy

Kenya Airports Authority

Project Manager – Greenfield and the 2nd Runway
Ref: PMGF/JAN/2014
KAA aims at being the Airport System Hub of Choice. 
To achieve its vision, KAA facilitates seamless connectivity through provision of efficient and effective airport facilities and services in an environmentally sustainable manner to exceed stakeholder expectations.

The Role: KAA is seeking to recruit an internationally experienced Project Manager for the construction of the Greenfield Terminal and 2nd runway projects. 

The candidate will be responsible for the overall supervision of the project. 
The successful candidate must possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with the design professionals, consultants and clients while successfully directing the other personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule and budget while observing security and safety at the airport. 
This individual must work closely with all the stakeholders and fulfil an integral role on the project.
This position reports directly to the Managing Director and is based in Nairobi.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of the strategic policy and objectives of the project.
  • Direct the delivery of the Greenfield Terminal and the 2nd Runway taking responsibility for the overall progress, by ensuring the project is delivered within the available resources, and that it is completed within time, cost, quality, risk, scope and project objectives, initiating corrective action where necessary.
  • Head the secretariat to the Steering Committee and prepare project implementation program and establish stringent project requirements.
  • Act as the liaison person with all the stakeholders and other external parties, consultants, contractors, donors, financiers and statutory agents.
  • Lead and motivate the project management team to ensure successful delivery of the project objectives by directing and managing project interface with existing airport operators and facilitating resolution of any operational challenges.
  • Review contract documents relating to the project to ensure accuracy, quality & completeness and bring any discrepancies to the attention of all the concerned parties.
  • Prepare and advise on budgets, seek approval & impart controls at all stages of the project to meet project budget.
  • Monitor progress of the project and report to the steering committee and ensure best results through effective co-ordination with internal & external teams.
  • Review the project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, possible cost saving measures and potential construction challenges.
  • Facilitate the assembling of job site office and equipment requirements; raise and discuss relevant issues at the job site meetings; ensure preparation and issue minutes of all site meetings.
  • Monitor site safety and ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act are enforced by ensuring completion and tracking of all independent testing and inspections as required.
  • Monitor the design consultant to ensure the deliverables are accomplished in accordance with the terms of reference.
  • Leverage the contractor in all project phases and facilitate the working conditions with respect to the rules and conditions of the airport and all other aviation safety guidelines.
  • Prepare reports on the Financial, Risk, Project status, Environmental Health/ Safety and Project Completion reports.
  • Minimum 15 years experience in project management seven of which must have been in the supervision of an integrated project with a multifaceted components
  • First degree in Engineering or Architect and other related fields;
  • Project management experience in projects of not less than USD 120million
  • Knowledge in Financial Management
  • Strong presentation, organisational, negotiation and people management skills
  • Leadership and emotional intelligence skills.
How to Apply
candidates are required to submit application letters, curriculum vitae
and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 3rd
February 2014 to the address below quoting the reference on the

The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P o Box 19001-00501

KAA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, ethnicity or disability.

Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”

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