Civicon Engineering Africa - Project Manager Kenya Jobs

Civicon Engineering Africa - Project Manager Kenya Jobs

An engineering and construction firm currently working on hydrothermal power plants invites qualified applications for the following employment opportunities;

  • Project Manager;

    Reporting to the Head of Projects

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Project Management

  • Manage and coordinate large and/multiple projects through all phases of design, approvals and construction.
  • Monitor progress, provide financial control and ensure quality of all projects undertaken
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility of the project
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Preparing and maintaining project tools, including input schedules, workplan and log frame, and proactively managing the team and project planning to deal with challenges as they arise;
  • Providing technical oversight of staff, consultants and partners to ensure delivery is in line with project work plans
  • Ensure timely delivery of projects, at the right quality ensuring that this is done at lowest cost.

    Project Resource Management

  • Develop and implement feasibility plans that achieve the goals and objectives of all projects
    undertaken and align with the organization’s overall business strategy.
  • Develop resource plans for all projects and ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Manage internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Determine resource availability, estimate time and financial commitment, as well as how to monitor
    and report on the project’s progress.
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience
    levels

    Project Monitoring

  • Track project performance and deliverables, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals
  • Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, and expenditures related to the management of
    project activities; and ensure timely and appropriate reporting to the CEO.
  • Work cooperatively with and ensure that
    projects managers work cooperatively with the
    appropriate delivery team and project client to clarify specific needs and requirements and keeps
    client up-to-date on project status throughout process.
  • Lead meetings and set expectations for project team
  • Review status reports prepared by project staff and modify schedules or plans as required.

    Skills/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • Master’s degree in an Engineering or related field will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10-20 years’ experience in a related field
  • Valid BORAQs membership is preferred
  • Prior experience in a similar position in a large construction firm
  • Excellent negotiation and client management skills
  • Team management experience with the ability to manage and motivate matrix project teams
  • Ability to juggle different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure

    Experience in working in a hydrothermal project will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th March 2019
  • Candidates should submit their applications (indicating the position on the subject head) including copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and updated detailed CV indicating current position, qualifications, working experience, names of at least two (2) professional referees, remuneration and day time telephone to hr@transcentury.co.ke
  • For more information and job application details, see; Civicon Engineering Africa - Project Manager Kenya Jobs

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