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Project Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Project Manager
 
Job Ref.: MTS239252
 
Sector: Information Technology
 
Location: Nairobi, (Kenyan Citizen)

The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific short-term project which has a beginning, an end and specified deliverables.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 

The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
 
1. Plan the project
  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
2. Staff the project
  • In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities
  • Manage project staff and/or volunteers according to the established policies and practices of the organization
  • Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential
  • Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
  • Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate
3. Implement the project
  • Execute the project according to the project plan
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
4. Control the project
  • Write reports on the project for management and for funders
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
  • Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in funding agreements
5. Evaluate the project
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
Working Conditions
  1. Project Managers usually work in an office environment but the purpose of the project may sometimes take them to nonstandard workplaces.
  2. Project Managers work a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.
Minimum Mandatory Requirement
 
To qualify for consideration the desired candidate must;
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a University Graduate
  • Hold PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification
  • Be proficient in Methodology: PRINCE2
  • Have 3+ Years’ Experience in a similar Position
  • Excellent Communication Skills, Multicultural, Team Player, Leader, Willing to Travel and Self Motivate.
Applications
 
If you meet the above qualifications kindly send your application letter including an up to date CV with 3 referees to quality2015jobs@gmail.com (Subject of the email should be POSITION APPLIED + JOB REF.)

If you are not interested in this opportunity today, please refer any friend or colleague you know that might suit the required profile.

Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet the requirements of the position. 


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