Property Development Senior Project Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (350K)

Job Title: Property Development Senior Project Manager
Industry: Property Development
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 300K – 350K
Our Client is a leading project and development management company providing end to end property development services in East Africa for both private investors and international institutions.

Role Summary: The Senior Project Manager will report to the Project Director and be responsible for co-ordinating the project management of the company’s major developments with a particular focus on the design stage.


Key Responsibilities
  • Provide day-to-day leadership of the projects during the immediate pre-construction selection and appointment of professional consultant team through to construction phases, acting as a co-ordinator between internal and external partners.
  • Contract appointment and administration.
  • Establish a reporting format in co-ordination with the rest of the development and client team and prepare regular reports to senior management and client bodies to inform of project progress, risk management, report against programme and budget objectives, quality control etc.
  • Assist in the defining of and managing the development budgets and the programmes.
  • Work closely with the development manager/client to co-ordinate the planning and development process of each project.
  • Manage the contracted consultant teams to optimize contract terms and ensure timely delivery of all objectives.
  • In close co-ordination with the development team, manage relationships with the contractor, brokers, the legal team and tenants.
  • Contribute in discussions about design related activities and be involved in the product development aspect of the development process.
  • Play a co-ordinating role in the interface between the leasing team and the project team, overseeing the development of related manuals and monitoring the tenant co-ordination process.
  • Introduce best-practice systems of project and construction management, leading the implementation of quality control and relationship management techniques, in close co-ordination with the Managing Director/Project Director.
  • Actively assist in the development of new business and new clients.
  • Assist in the management and co-ordination of all project cost control and quantity surveying activities within the Company.
  • He/She must manage the consultant team and the contractor to ensure that the key deliverables relating to time, cost and quality are achieved for each project under his/her responsibility:
  • Time – delivery on programme
  • Cost  – delivery within the approved budget
  • Quality – delivery to the agreed design and the specified finish
Desired Skills and Experience
  • A construction related Degree.  Further studies (PMP, MBA, MSc e.t.c) will be an added advantage
  •  5- 10 years’ experience
  • A Professional Certification in construction field.
  • A track record of successful Project Management
  • The ideal Candidate must  have  strong leadership skills
  • A Strong working knowledge of all aspects of construction project and commercial management including budgeting, contractual agreements, construction techniques, design process, scheduling and quality assurance procedures, building trades, construction materials, and building codes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English
  • Culturally sensitive with the ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies at a local, regional and international level including contractors, government officials and other key stakeholders.
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Property Development Senior Project Manager) to  before Wednesday 30th March 2016

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