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Project Manager Job in Kenya

Insurance Training & Education Trust
 
Project Manager - Leadership Centre Project
 
Ref: ITET/LC/2015/001
 
Insurance Training & Education Trust is seeking to recruit an experienced Project Manager.

The candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination of supervision and delivery of the Leadership Centre Project.
 
Employment terms: Contract
 
Job Purpose: The Project Manager will be responsible for the supervision of construction according to strict deadlines and within budget. 


This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of the team members and third-party contractors and consultants in order to deliver the project according to the decision and implementation plan and oversee quality control throughout its construction cycle.

Reports to:
 Director, College of Insurance
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of the strategic objectives of the project.
  • Direct the construction of the project and ensure that it is delivered within the available resources, and that it is completed within time, cost, quality, risk, scope and project objectives, initiating corrective action and obtain approval where necessary.
  • Ensure appropriate construction with minimal interference to College operations.
  • Act as the liaison person with all the stakeholders and other external parties, consultants, contractors, donors, financiers and statutory agents.
  • Lead and motivate the project management team to ensure successful delivery of the project objectives by interfacing with existing operations and facilitating resolution of any challenges.
  • In conjunction with the Architect, review contract documents relating to the project to ensure accuracy, quality & completeness and bring any discrepancies to the attention of all the concerned parties.
  • In conjunction with the Architect, prepare and advise on budgets, seek approval &impart controls at all stages of the project to meet project budget.
  • In conjunction with the Architect, review the project plans and specifications and advise on designs on scheduling, cost saving measures and potential construction challenges.
  • Coordinate site safety and ensure that the requirements of the occupational health and safety act other aviation safety guidelines are enforced.
  • Prepare regular financial reports, risk reports, progress reports, environmental health and safety reports and project completion reports. And maintain records.
Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent knowledge in project management principles, techniques and the built environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of resource planning methods
  • Understanding of the financial planning process
  • Ability to work in a intense working environment
  • Self-motivated, independent solution-oriented, deadline driven individual with strong time management skills
  • Strong analytical ability, attention to detail and strategic thinker
  • Very good negotiation and communication skills.
  • Must be a team player.
Qualification & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in architecture, engineering or other relevant disciplines
  • Masters degree or equivalent in relevant fields will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in building construction project management 10 of which must have been as Project Manager.
  • Must have supervised a project of similar size
  • Project management certification
  • Good computer knowledge is necessary.
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates should send their application including a cover letter demonstrating why one is the best suited candidate for this role, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience and especially flagship projects, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 25th September 2015. Indicate the job reference number on the envelope. 

Applications should be sent to: info@coi.ac.ke or to the address indicated below:

ITET Secretariat
South C, Off Mombasa Road,
P.O. Box 56928 - 00200
Nairobi


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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