Senior Project Manager Vacancy in Nairobi

Position: Senior Project Manager

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Real Estate, Architecture, Civil Engineering

Our Client, an Engineering Development Company incorporated in Kenya and UAE with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya is urgently looking to recruit an experienced Senior Project Manager to plan and lead a wide range of construction projects from start to finish.

He/she will organize and oversee construction procedures, ensure they are completed on budget and within schedule. The successful candidate must possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with the design professionals, consultants, client and other construction related personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule, budget other matters by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and ensure completion of projects on time
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
  • Assist estimator in preparation of project budget and prepare the general conditions budget
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc. to determine the specifications of the project
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Acquire equipment, material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
  • Hire contractors, other staff and allocate responsibilities accordingly
  • Supervise the work of labourers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed
  • Ensure adherence to all health & safety standards, enforce good construction standards, quality control and report issues

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Masters in Civil Engineering, Building Science or any other related field from a recognized institution
  • Practicing Licence/Certified by the Engineers Board of Kenya
  • Must have 15 – 20 years of experience as a Project Manager or relevant position on New-Building (commercial and industrial projects)
  • Worked with high end real estate development companies around the world, UAE or USA is an added advantage
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures, material and project management principles
  • Experience in Building Engineering Consulting a plus
  • Familiarity with construction/ project management software
  • Must have expertise level in Construction Materials specifically buildings and roads/water systems
  • Proficient in MS Projects and Excel
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to before close of business 19th April 2019.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: April 15, 2019 — 5:38 pm