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Project Manager Job in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital is a state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare.

The Hospital is on Journey of transformation with a view to re-engineering its level of competitiveness.

To realize this objective, the Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the under listed position.

Project Manager

Job Group K3

1 Post

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Deputy Director – Finance & Administration, the successful candidate shall be responsible for planning, executing and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Building and managing project teams, reporting to the project sponsor and ensuring quality control throughout the project life cycles.
  • Managing project development from initiation, design, monitoring, controlling to closure.
  • Preparing cost estimates and budgets.
  • Working with project sponsors and stakeholders to complete the project charter outlining scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget and timing.
  • Managing and mitigating project risks.
  • Providing project schedules to identify when each task will be performed.
  • Communicating expectations to team members and stakeholders.
  • Acting as the mediator between stakeholders and team members.
  • Resolving any issues and problems throughout the project life cycle.
  • Managing effectively the project scope by ensuring that changes are accurately documented and approved.
  • Tracking and reporting on project milestones and providing status reports to the sponsor.
  • Leading, coaching and motivating project team members on a proactive basis.
  • Conducting site due diligence and feasibility study to ascertain the viability of the project.
  • Negotiating contracts with architects, vendors and other contractors.
  • Securing of necessary work permits

Qualifications and Experience
  • Possess a Bachelors degree in Architecture, Building Economics, Civil Engineering or other related course from a recognized university.
  • Possesses a Masters degree in a related field from a recognized university.
  • Must be registered with either the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors or the Engineers Board of Kenya and hold a relevant and current practicing certificate issued by the relevant professional organization.
  • Must hold Diploma in Project Management.
  • Proficiency in ICT and in particular, Project Management software suites e.g. Ms Projects.
  • At least three (3) years experience in a Senior Management position in a large organization..

Experience with large projects within a medical institution would be an added advantage.

The position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

All those interested in these position and meet the minimum requirements  are requested to submit their letter of application together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates  on or before 4th July, 2014 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta National Hospital,
P.O Box 20723 -00202,

Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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