Project Manager Job in Kenya

Project Manager

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Accomplishes human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager (2 years plus) to manage organization of key client projects.

Project Manager Job Duties

  • Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope.
  • Project manager should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.
  • Project manager should be skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Training – this person could participate in Train the Trainers sessions then take care of training as new trainers come on board
  • Fieldwork – should be available to travel from time to time and be hand-on involved in various fieldwork engagements
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements and skill set:

  • Coaching, Supervision, Staffing, Project Management, Management Proficiency, Process Improvement, Tracking Budget Expenses, Self-Development, Planning, Performance Management, Inventory Control
  • Great educational background, preferably in the fields of project management or related courses.
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator, implementer and extensive fieldwork experience
  • Hands-on experience in key account management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Email your CV to godigital@africa118.com with the subject: Project Manager.

Deadline for application: 30th May, 2017


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Updated: May 20, 2017 — 8:50 am