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Project Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Krones LCS Center East Africa Ltd is seeking to recruit a Project Manager (Mechanical / Electrical)

The company provides after sales services to clients in the fields of process, filling and packaging technology. 

The LCS covers all maintenance and repair services, spare parts and change parts. Customer responsiveness is a top priority for our service business.
 
Location: Nairobi 

Overview: The Project Manager contributes to the organizational goals by managing the project and taking responsibility for the effective control of the critical areas, namely; scope of works, timelines, financial costing and quality workmanship and ensures high performance standards in meeting the deliverables of the project.
 
Task and Responsibilities
  • Organization, planning and validation of all technical activities activities and tasks in collaboration with the clients personnel where appropriate
  • Financial management and cost control of the project
  • Claim and reclamation management
  • Spare and wear parts management in relation to projects
  • Co-ordinate all communication between Krones EA, Krones AG and the client
  • Manage maintenance contracts
  • Manage key account customers
  • Manage new installations and commissioning
Knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge in project management principals and techniques
  • Knowledge of Krones technology and its range of equipment
  • Exposure to complex projects
  • Strong verbal and written skills
Qualifications and education required
  • Higher National Diploma in Engineering
  • 3 years experience in similar field
  • Ms Project is an added advantage
  • Experience in using SAP
  • Solid and proven technical background
Personal competencies
  • Self-motivated, independent, solution orientated, deadline driven individual with strong time management skills
  • Strong analytical ability, attention to detail and strategic thinker
  • Project a professional image, lead by example, encourage team work and compliance with work processes and procedures
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships internally and externally
Specific job skills
  • Creating and managing project plans, monitoring timelines, resources and address problem areas
  • Skilled in time management and strategic planning
  • Solid problem solving skills and ability to focus on both strategically and tactically to achieve business goals
Computer Skills
  • MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • SAP (pref)
Literacy and Numeracy
  • Good financial understanding
  • Ability to read/write and communicate in English
Management Ability
  • Perform varied work assignments and constantly prioritise work load by ensuring that deadlines and clients expectations are met or exceeded where possible
  • Ability to work in a high volume and intense working environment
  • Solution orientated and results driven
  • Professional liaison with all levels of management and technical clients, both internally and externally
  • Client focused
  • Administration skills
  • Project leadership and mentoring skills to colleagues and clients
Other
  • Able to travel both domestic and foreign
  • Possess a valid passport
Apply
 
Application deadline: 10th August 2016

Should you meet the above mentioned requirements, please email your CV and application letter to joinus@krones.co.ke

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