Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Operations Manager

Hiring Organization: Burhani Engineers
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/22/2024

Company Description

Burhani Engineers is one of the best engineering companies in Nairobi, Kenya. We are committed to excellence and have been a cornerstone of innovation and reliability in the engineering industry for many years.

Our team of highly skilled and experienced professionals is dedicated to delivering top-notch solutions to various sectors. Our expertise spans across electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering, as well as instrumentation, allowing us to cater to a wide array of projects.

Job Purpose:


Responsible for optimizing operational processes, leading engineering and project teams, leveraging engineering modules and ERP systems, and ensuring efficient project management to drive excellence in project delivery.

Operational Excellence:

Oversee and optimize all operational processes, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness.

Develop and implement strategies to enhance project delivery, resource allocation, and cost management.

Team Leadership:

Lead a diverse team of engineers, project managers, and technical professionals.

Foster a collaborative and results-driven work environment.

Provide mentorship and guidance to team members to achieve project goals.

Project Management:

Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources effectively.

Collaborate with engineering teams to ensure successful project execution.

Identify and mitigate risks to ensure project success.

Demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing engineering and technical projects, from inception to completion.

Develop and implement project plans, including scope definition, resource allocation, and risk assessment.

Monitor project progress, identify deviations from plans, and implement corrective actions as necessary to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery.

Establish and maintain project documentation, including project schedules, budgets, and status reports.

Liaise with clients and stakeholders to ensure project objectives are met and expectations are exceeded.

Engineering Modules and ERP Roles:

Possess experience with engineering software modules and ERP systems, leveraging them to streamline operations, enhance collaboration, and improve project management.

Ensure the effective integration of engineering and project data within the ERP system, optimizing resource allocation and project tracking.

Collaborate with IT teams to implement and maintain ERP solutions tailored to the needs of engineering projects.

Client Relations:

Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring their needs are met and expectations exceeded.

Act as a primary point of contact for client communication and issue resolution.

Continuous Improvement:

Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices.

Monitor industry trends and technological advancements to stay competitive.

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related technical field; advanced degree preferred.

6+ years of experience in an operational leadership role, preferably within engineering or technical project environments.

Strong project management skills with a track record of successful project delivery.

Experience with engineering modules and ERP roles, including integration and optimization.

Exceptional leadership and team management abilities.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

Familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulations

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