Project Manager Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Project Manager

Hiring Organization: Corporate Staffing
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/14/2024

Our client is a start -up engineering firm putting good housing within reach. They seek to hire a Project Manager who is an expert in ICF Technology spearheading the incorporation of ICF Blocks into building structures. The Project Manager will take at the project site and train other contractors, developers and fundies on how to build with ICF Blocks while liaising with both Engineers & Architects to deliver high quality projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide training on ICF Technology to Contractors, Developers, Fundies and all construction stakeholders.
  • Lead and supervise construction using ICF Blocks
  • Interpret building plans, Plan & Execute projects ensure successful completion of the project in terms of the cost, quality and HSE.
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc to determine specifications of the project.
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements.
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities.
  • Determine needed resources i.e., Manpower, Equipment and Materials from start to finish paying attention to budgetary limitations.
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met.
  • Prepare the overall program of work and monitor it weekly to understand the delays and mitigate risks of delays.
  • Acquire equipment, material and monitor stocks on time.
  • Hire contractors, other staff and allocate responsibilities.
  • Supervise the work of the staff and give guidance when needed.
  • Evaluate progress and prepare a detailed daily / weekly / monthly report.
  • Adhere to all health and safety standards and report issues.
  • Ensure that monthly valuations are done on time and maintain records of abortive works by liaising with the QS.
  • Responsible for materials and store management by ensuring requisition is done on time and as planned.
  • Control the cost and budget of the project.
  • Responsible for quality assurance and quality control on site
  • Chair weekly and monthly meetings
  • Coordinate subcontractors’ valuations and arrange weekly/monthly meetings for smooth progress of the project.
  • Ensure the procurement for major items and subcontracts are in place and ordered as per schedule within the right price.
  • Work and liaise closely with the QS to ensure that EOT’s are recorded, and delays claimed.
  • Sales Support by Upselling, Cross Selling, and closing on referrals while handling inquiries.
  • Develop and maintain a database of Onsite ICF Certified Subcontractors across the region.
  • Any other duty as allocated from time to time.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or architectural Engineering, Construction Management, or an equivalent degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager
  • Certification in PMP will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager handling multi-storey projects.
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • MUST have hands on experience of MS Office / AutoCAD and MS Project
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent Organizational and time management skills
  • Team Player with Strong leadership skills
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Male candidates are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Project Manager-Construction) to before 20th May 2024