Project Manager Job in Kenya

Position: Project Manager

Job Purpose: Develop project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and makes work assignments to meet project objectives

Job Description

Main Accountabilities:

  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete projects
  • Prepares the all Project Documents & Plans as per company Standard & updates regularly
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete projects
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which projects will be evaluated at its completion
  • Determine the technical mix of skills required for a project
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to the technicians and design team
  • Engages Subcontractors and supervises their work
  • Learn technical basics of all equipment installed on the project & liaise with the Commissioning Technician on any clarifications the client requires
  • Attends all site meetings & keeps notes to ensure the work is up to standard, thereafter acts on action points & distributes relevant information
  • Monitor the progress of projects and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of projects
  • Develop good relationships with clients, other contractors, architects & engineers on site
  • Track project milestones and deliverables
  • Tracks project costs and budget utilization
  • Archive and Index all project related materials.
  • Report on project performance
  • Analyze the actual project performance against the project plan and make adjustments consistent with project objectives.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

Role Related Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree Project Management
  • Post Graduate degree in Project management is an added advantage
  • PMP certified
  • 7 years’ experience in project management
  • Relevant Technical Training & experience
  • Good grasp of technical installations & willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with project management software, such as MS Project etc.
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as MS Office, Visma etc.

Role Related Competencies (Behavioral Indicators):

  • Punctuality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • self-driven, a good team leader
  • On time performance
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Familiar with implementation of standards
  • Thorough in follow up
  • Proven track record in successfully coordinating complex projects;

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, to before end of day 30th June 2018.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Project Management
Updated: June 13, 2018 — 6:18 am