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Project Manager

  • Job reference: ME-005718
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges
  • Location: Kenya

We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager for Kenya office.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Planning, monitoring, controlling and  reporting on the following project matters

  • Preparation of project implementation plans and ensuring adherence to them
  • Advise on contractual arrangements and tender procedures to be followed
  • Coordination of project designs
  • Cost estimates, cost plans, management of project scope and changes
  • Preparation and presentation of tender and contract documentation
  • Managing tendering and negotiations
  • Project scheduling and planning activities
  • Planning and managing meetings and taking minutes of meetings
  • Preparation and submission of regular progress reports
  • Preparation and presentation of post-contract documentation
  • Perform project management and coordination roles
  • Planning and implementing Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) on projects in accordance with HH Quality Management System
  • Contract administration and other Post Contract activities and services including close outs.
  • Involvement in resolution of issues
  • Management of Defects Liability period activities

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. 

 



Qualifications

 

Academic

  • Bachelors and/or Master of Science/Arts (MSC/MA) in the relevant discipline.
  • Technical training in building and civil engineering construction preferred
  • Specialized training in project management will be an added advantage 

Professional

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying, Architecture or Engineering faculties.
  • Registration with BORAQS or ACEK as Quantity Surveyor, Architect or Engineer.
  • Membership in Professional Societies such as AAK, IQSK, IEK 

Required Experience

 

Must have minimum of 8 years or relevant experience in the area of specialization and Minimum 4 years as Project Manager.

 

Relevant Skills

  • Use of computers and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, MS Project and Primavera Project Planner
  • Bid documents preparation and checking skills.
  • Possess proficiency in use of other technical software and applications such as WinQS, ArchiCAD, AutoCAD etc.
  • Have strong management skills including leading and coordinating project teams, negotiating and problem solving.
  • People skills including interpersonal, communication, presentation skills and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of contract management and administration.