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Project Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Belgravia Services Limited is seeking aProject manager to oversee the construction of a commercial and retail development in Nairobi.
Reporting to the Chief Projects Manager, the Project Manager will work in consultation and lead a team of highly experienced technical team and consultants in delivery of the projects. 

He/She will work closely with other service contractors and government authorities to ensure compliance. 

The manager will lead in the project documentation, planning, implementation and commissioning.

  • Plan the project in order to accomplish its goals impeccably within constraints such as time and cost and deliver quality standard;
  • Prepare preliminary cost plans;
  • Schedule tasks deadlines and milestones for all stakeholders and resources;
  • Identify and schedule uncertainties, conflicts and risks for both the stakeholders;
  • Assist in the finalization of building designs with the selected architectural firm;
  • Assist in the selection of contractor including managing the tender process;
  • Ensure compliance and permits in time; and
  • Lead in resourcing the key personnel for the project.
  • Organise pre-construction phase conferences;
  • Monitor construction progress;
  • Organise and convene site meetings;
  • Administer construction contracts;
  • Cost control and management;
  • Coordinate procurement and delivery of material and equipment resources; and
  • Ensure compliance with specification, health and safety standards and environmental regulations and standards.
Evaluation and Reporting
  • Track and report progress;
  • Conduct, record and circulate minutes of all the project meetings;
  • Provide bi-weekly reports to the management on schedule updates, tracking, critical path schedule updates, and tracking cash flow schedules, manpower schedules, procurement; and requirements, change orders, procurement updates, contractor billings and risk reports.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 12 years experience in the construction industry with at least 5 years in leading Projects. (Experience in the construction of a commercial and retail development will be added advantage);
  • A minimum of a post graduate degree in the construction industry (Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying, Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering).
  • Extensive relevant experience will be considered in lieu of the post graduate degree;
  • Knowledge and ability to work with spreadsheets, word processors, project management tools and CAD software.
Desired Attributes
  • Very strong leadership skills;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • A good appreciation of the Kenyan construction industry;
  • Experience in financial management and an appreciation of property management; and
  • The ability to manage consultants and contactors.
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts to 

Your application should reach us on or before 5th December 2012. 

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