Construction & Engineering Project Officer Job in Thika, Kenya

Construction & Engineering Project Officer Job in Thika, Kenya



Our client in the manufacturing industry seeks to hire a well experienced and hands-on Project Officer.

He will be tasked to ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standard (within agreed specifications).

The Project Officer is also responsible for allocating and utilizing resources in an efficient manner and maintaining a co-operative, motivated and successful team.


Responsibilities


Project planning

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with the Managing Director.
  • Interpret and actualize project design and specifications.
  • Develop and manage project deliverables in line with the project plan.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Identify resource requirements for tasks and projects
  • Assist in formulating project budget with the Managing Director
  • Proactively flag and solve problems that might impact result or timelines
  • Prepare Bill of Quantities schedule for approval.

    Project Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Monitoring project progress and performance.
  • Evaluating and closing out of projects.
  • Evaluating met objectives versus planned deliverables.
  • Evaluating actual tasks and events scheduled verses planned.
  • Evaluating resources used verses planned resource usage.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

    Project Advisory

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Providing status reports to the Managing Director.

    Coordinate Program of Materials

  • Developing materials schedule.
  • Coordinate purchase
    of materials to be used with the Procurement department
  • Ensure that materials are of the prescribed quality
  • Resolving cross – functional issues at project level.

    Team Management

  • Resolving cross – functional issues at project level.
  • Organizing team tasks and projects.


    Requirements


  • Degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveyor or Civil Engineering.
  • A Masters in Construction / Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Must be registered with BORAQS / Engineers Board.
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience.
  • Must be self-driven and results oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and adaptable.
  • Advanced technical education in construction an advantage
  • Able to work within strict timelines
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Analytical skills


    How to Apply

    Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.com with Project Officer- Construction & Engineering on the Subject line. Deadline of application 30th July, 2019

    Candidates should also indicate their current and expected remuneration


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