Area Manager (Construction, Machinery & Supplies) Job in Eldoret, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Area Manager

Our client, part of a Group of companies doing diverse businesses has a vacancy in their Construction, Machinery & Supplies division.

The successful candidate will also be expected to be the overall in charge of their regional office based in Eldoret.

The role entails the following:

  • Preparation of contract tender documentation
  • Managing, supervising and running an office with several teams as direct reports
  • Overseeing projects from the start through to completion.
  • Ensuring that contract work is completed on time and within its budget.
  • Planning projects and ensure they are programmed to a level of detail necessary for the site team to deliver without delays
  • Working on a wide variety of projects, from real developments to roads & other civil works.
  • Negotiating sub-contract orders and monitoring sub-contractors, planning critical dates, or organising labour.
  • Ensuring correct commercial engagement of subcontractors
  • Agreeing to and approving extra work to be done on a contract
  • Role will include making regular client visits.
  • Producing and analyzing progress reports, updating HQ on costs and forecasts
  • Financial monitoring and control of the contracts,
  • Ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance is maintained and the Company’s procedures and objectives are achieved.
  • Ensuring procurement and reconciliation of materials is carried out in accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent delays
  • Resolving any disputes which may come up from time to time.
  • Identifying areas for improvement in the company’s contracting processes.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree have the following capabilities:

  • Construction Management experience in a contract management or senior project management role. on site experience and have a good understanding of the realities of life on site
  • Business management experience gained in a construction or engineering company.
  • Business development experience.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to manage client expectations.
  • Being able to be split between the office and being on site.
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of the contracting process, and technical building requirements
  • Excellent commercial sense.
  • A team player – but also able to use your own initiative and make independent decisions. ability to base decisions on fact and evidence
  • Well-organised, pays attention to detail and capable of meeting deadlines.
  • Highly numerate and excellent IT skills.
  • Evidence of project management experience
  • Candidates who demonstrate ability to and a track record of multi-tasking will be highly preferred.

If you meet the above requirements, email your CV to:

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Eldoret, Kenya

Uasin Gishu County

Business Administration, Engineering and Technical
Updated: June 10, 2018 — 7:57 pm