Construction Project Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Construction Project Manager

Gross Salary: Very Competitive

Location: Nairobi

Our client is a leading engineering and contracting company specialized in designing and executing electrical works, with the main focus being in the corporate market.

They seek to hire a Construction Project Manager to plan and supervise single or multiple high-rise construction project within the same location from start to finish.

H/She will organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner.


  • Ensure successful completion of the project in terms of the cost, quality and HSE
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc to determine specifications of the project
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Determine needed resources i.e. Manpower, Equipment and Materials from start to finish paying attention to budgetary limitations
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Prepare the overall program of work and monitor it weekly in order to understand the delays and mitigate risks of delays
  • Acquire equipment, material and monitor stocks on time
  • Hire contractors, other staff and allocate responsibilities
  • Supervise the work of the staff and give guidance when needed
  • Evaluate progress and prepare a detailed daily / weekly / monthly report
  • Adhere to all health and safety standards and report issues
  • Ensure that monthly valuations are done on time and also maintain records of abortive works by liaising with the QS
  • Responsible for materials and store management by ensuring requisition is done on time and as planned.
  • Control the cost and budget of the project
  • Responsible for quality assurance and quality control on site
  • Chair weekly and monthly meetings
  • Coordinate subcontractors’ valuations and arrange weekly/monthly meetings for smooth progress of the project
  • Ensure the procurement for major items and subcontracts are in place and ordered as per schedule within the right price
  • Work and liaise closely with the QS to ensure that EOT’s are recorded and delays claimed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, or an equivalent degree.
  • A minimum of 8 years experience as a Project Manager
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager handling multi storey projects
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • MUST have hands on experience of MS Office / AutoCAD and MS Project
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent Organizational and time management skills
  • Team Player with leadership abilities
  • Certification in PMP will be an added advantage
  • Strong leadership skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Construction Project Manager) to before 9th June 2020.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: June 3, 2020 — 7:20 am