Corporate Staffing Services Project Manager - Jobs in Kenya

Corporate Staffing Services Project Manager - Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses.

  • KAM provides an essential link for co-operation, dialogue and understanding with the Government by representing the views and concerns of its members to the relevant authorities. In pursuit of its core mandate of policy advocacy, KAM promotes trade and investment, upholds standards, encourages the formulation, enactment and administration of sound policies that facilitate a competitive business environment and reduce the cost of doing business. In 2009, KAM unveiled a new corporate image as it observed 50 years since its establishment.

  • Mission To promote competitive and sustainable local manufacturing. Vision To be a World-class BMO that effectively delivers services to its members Goal To transform KAM into a sustainable member-focused association delivering relevant, quality, timely and effective services to its members Values KAM has 6 values that are the key drivers of its corporate culture.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement resourcing strategies that effectively respond to long-term and short-term project and organisational objectives-this includes research on, identifying and securing bi-lateral / multi-lateral donor funding in accordance with budget targets and maintaining healthy project proposal pipeline.
  • Setting up/reviewing of effective project/project cycle management systems/protocols for the smooth, timely and result-based implementation of all KAM projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget-this includes proper planning, sequencing, and budgeting for projects.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs through all applicable channels.
  • Set up and implement timely and effective quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation frameworks including detailed implementation plans (DIPs) and logical framework
    matrices-this role includes overseeing and executing baseline surveys; on-going monitoring, mid-and-end-term project evaluations (both internal & external) based on the project work
    plans, the Business Development Plan (BDP), with particular focus on results, impacts and lesson learning.
  • Guide and coordinate the timely preparation and submission of result-based project progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and within the set timelines-this
    includes quarterly progress reports; annual programme reports; project reports; inception/adhoc
    technical reports and so on.
  • Develop and implement a plan for continuous staff capacity development on project cycle management, monitoring and evaluation and result based reporting.
  • Oversee project finance management based on the KAM finance management manual and respective grant agreements.
  • Coordinate harvesting and documentation of best practice and lessons from implementation of KAM projects and communication of the same through appropriate channels.
  • Establish and or successfully manage the relationship with donors and all stakeholders.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation as well as manage all project related communication.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the CEO.

    Qualifications and Experience
  • A graduate degree in Project management or other closely related discipline, a master’s in project management would be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the project cycle management
  • Strong knowledge of/and demonstrated experience in M & E methodology and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative, and participatory), including data collection, analysis and synthesis, the logical framework and other strategic planning approaches.
  • A good understanding of the balanced score-card approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in result-based report writing.
  • Over 6 years of practical experience in project management and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proven track record of successful experience in result-based report writing, reviews, delivering
    presentation and defending recommendations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Highly organised and detail oriented; able to prioritise and produce work of a consistently high standard.

    How To Apply
  • Interested and qualifying candidates should complete the online application form and submit their CV only to indicating the words “Projects Manager” on the email subject line to reach us not later than September 7, 2022. Please click on Link here to apply. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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