KPMG Infrastructure Advisory – East Africa Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

KPMG Infrastructure Advisory – East Africa Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our infrastructure team adds value to our clients on their major infrastructure projects by helping them understand and manage risks associated with their projects. Our advisory assistance helps both public sector and private sector clients develop strategies to implement, fund and manage their major infrastructure projects through effective planning, transaction structuring, feasibility studies, and effective procurement and project implementation.

For private sector clients, we assist them in a myriad of infrastructure related advisory services including responding to alternative delivery opportunities through proposal assistance, managing funding competitions and providing procurement advice.

KPMG’s East Africa Infrastructure Advisory team is therefore seeking a manager level individual with 7-10 years of experience assessing, planning, and implementing major capital and/or infrastructure projects. This individual will work with a multi-disciplinary team of KPMG professionals with project finance, project management, procurement, accounting and consulting backgrounds.

Position Summary

This role is geared for those with in-depth experience in construction/infrastructure project management and/or transaction advisory from business case development and feasibility studies, through construction procurement, project financing and project delivery.

This individual will be part of the management team leading our practice in the delivery of high-quality services to top tier public and private sector clients by bringing his/her advisory expertise to the team.

He/she will be responsible for assisting with delivery on major capital/infrastructure projects, including those for government, private sector and development partners. Infrastructure sub-sectors include transport, mining, power and utilities, oil and gas, construction, real estate and social infrastructure.

Role and Responsibilities

This individual will assist the leadership team in day-to-day engagement management on specific projects and will:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to senior associate and associate team members

  • Develop and present client materials including status reports, project reports and presentations

  • Monitor budgets, schedules, work quality, scope and client deliverables

  • Contribute to hands-on delivery of projects and programmes which may include programme design and development; benefits and quality management; stakeholder management; portfolio management; programme and project planning including milestone management; and risk and issue management.

  • Integral to delivering these responsibilities will be PMO Management, financial management; maintaining risks, issues, assumptions, actions logs; resource forecasting; dependency management; and programme reporting.

  • Work individually and with different teams of the firm to improve our profile in the Infrastructure sector market (through involvement in industry groups, thought leadership, speaking engagements)

  • Establish and develop network of stakeholders in the Infrastructure sector (authorities, regulators, financial institutions, investment funds, developers, contractors, technical advisers and
    legal advisers etc)

  • Lead and support in business development activities

    Provide project strategy and development analysis in some or all of the following areas:

  • Capital Programme and/or Project Management

  • Infrastructure planning and strategy

  • Feasibility, business case and market analysis

  • Procurement options analysis and managing procurement processes

  • Project risk assessment

  • Project governance and project management frameworks

  • Contract management

  • Coordinating legal, financial and/or technical teams

  • Project implementation advice through design and construction

  • Project controls; Resource planning and PMO management

  • Communication

  • Decision making

    Skills, Professional qualifications and Experience:

    The ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor's degree (combined with a Masters, preferred but not required)

  • Professional registration and/or project management qualifications such as PMP, PRINCE2 or other similar certification will be an added advantage

  • Project feasibility, options appraisal and/or project structuring experience

  • Project procurement experience through to financial close

  • 7-10 years of experience in construction, real estate, infrastructure project management, infrastructure consulting

  • Understanding the lifecycle activities of construction and infrastructure projects

  • Experience with alternative contract types: EPC, PPP, etc

  • Experience building project financial models

  • Experience drafting business plans and feasibility studies

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Excellent writing and analytical skills

  • Proven capabilities of managing and working with a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to communicate and effectively engage with a diverse group of clients

  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving capabilities

  • Proven track record of “juggling” multiple and competing priorities

    Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to quickly learn, implement, and utilise business systems.

  • Detail-oriented. Consistently takes a thorough, accurate organised and quality-centred approach

  • Organisation and prioritising. Can effectively address projects, requests and competing priorities. Owning deliverables through to implementation

  • Self-driven mindset. Desires to learn new skills and is willing to share knowledge within the team

  • Provide problem solving assistance.

    We Offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge infrastructural development across Africa.

  • Continuous learning and development.

  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams.

  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KPMG Infrastructure Advisory – East Africa Project Manager Jobs in Kenya

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