Project Scheduler Job in Nairobi, Kenya – International Telecommunication Company

Our client, a leading International telecommunication company that specializes in comprehensive range of building automation systems and HVAC products among others is seeking to recruit a Project Scheduler.

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Manufacturing

Duties and Responsibilities

General, superordinate tasks and duties (within his or her own scope of responsibility):

  • Ensure compliance with the environmental, fire protection and occupational health & safety regulations.
  • Ensure definition of and compliance with the requirements governing quality, time schedules (deadlines) and costs.
  • Ensure compliance with data protection and information security requirements governing e.g. personnel data, design calculations, costings and proposals (bids).
  • Ensure experience and information feedback (via e.g. CAPA and PCM).
  • Maintain and update the List of Open Points .
  • Provide support for project site-specific reporting (e.g. daily, weekly and monthly reports).

Specific tasks and duties of Project Scheduler:

  • Setting-up, configuring, processing and updating the project execution time schedule comprising about 3.000 activities with Primavera Enterprise P6 schedule planning software,
  • Application and coordination of the time scheduling methodology by Siemens, customers, partners and (sub)suppliers,
  • Preparation and update of the integrated project time schedule, determination of contractual deadlines prior to (sub)supplier meetings in coordination and agreement with GPM, Sub PM’s and Erection & Commissioning,
  • Clear and comprehensible representation, analysis and preparation of solution approaches for primary and secondary critical paths in cooperation with Site Management and Project ManagementPro-active communication, controlling and measurement of forthcoming activities including impact of these activities on potential critical paths
  • Review and verification of corrective measures securing contractual deadlines, provision of pro-active risk mitigation & opportunity plans and strategies to GPM /CPM
  • Performing of time scheduling, progress measurement and provide time frames and interfaces for site activities thus fitting into the overall project schedule,
  • If necessary increasing of details in the site schedule to allow better forecasting and/or following-up of site progress (Level 4 Schedule)
  • Analysis of important deviations of current status vs. planned status (baseline planning),
  • Identification, evaluation, documentation and reporting of claim relevant events and conditions arising vis-à-vis customers, partners and (sub)suppliers to the GPM, CPM, GSM,
  • Develop forensic schedule histories as required for claim management,
  • Participation in site internal, customer/owner and (sub)supplier meetings for coordination of time scheduling.
  • Update Global Resource Management (GRM) data within the schedule necessary for the BU-wide capacity planning.
  • Prepares regular site progress reports in accordance with the requirements of the Lead Project Controls Engineer
  • Provides the required contribution to the Customer Monthly Progress Report
  • Prepares documentation for substantiation and defense of claims

Requirements for Execution of Services

Skills

  • Project management methods
  • Engineering, fabrication, field assembly and commissioning know-how
  • Knowledge about interfaces between engineering, supplies, civil works, erection, commissioning
  • Knowledge of MS Project 2010-2013, Primavera Enterprise P6 and Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Network schedule planning techniques
  • Critical path analysis
  • Sufficiently fluent in English to handle negotiations independently

Experience

  • Experience in engineering, project management, working with/at construction sites
  • Experience (> 8 years) in project execution of large scale EPC projects
  • Long years of experience (>6 years) in schedule planning and tracking
  • Experienced in working within intercultural project teams

Deliverables

  • Integrated Project Schedule in MS Project 2010-2013 and Primavera P6 with about 3.000 activities
  • Monthly Project Progress Report to the client as requested per clients contract
  • Monthly internal report, containing
  • Description of deviations compared to last month
  • Critical Path analysis
  • Milestone Trend analysis
  • Progress curves for individual trades (preferable based on BoQ)
  • Updated as-built schedule
  • Reporting of Major Schedule deviations as soon as they occur
  • Delay analysis and recommendations of mitigation measures
  • As-built schedule compared to Baseline Schedule at the end of services

How to Apply

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to denny@flexi-personnel.com or before close of business 15th March, 2018.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and salary expectation on the subject line

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Project Management
Updated: February 22, 2018 — 12:14 pm