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Job ID: 52830
Job Views: 3135
Location: nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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Job Category: Construction
Employment Type: Full time

Posted: 11.09.2015

Job for Construction Project Manager in Nairobi Kenya 2015

Job Description

Job for Construction Project Manager in Nairobi Kenya 2015


Duma Works is recruiting a Project Manager (PM) – Construction for one of our clients. 
They are a fast growing construction company with two divisions: 
(i) high-end residential; individual houses, housing estate and apartment blocks – for the middle and the upper middle East African middle class, and 
(ii) industrial; commercial buildings – office, retail – health and education facilities as well as industrial buildings (warehouses).

Qualification and Experience
  • Have a relevant Diploma or Degree in Construction
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the construction industry (must).
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar Project Management role in a reputable organization
  • Have strong mathematical skills and be detail oriented
  • Self-drive and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Honest, hard working, dedicated and organized
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Have strong communication and inter personal skills.
  • Excellent oral and presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the construction industry and its various stages and stakeholders.
Main Responsibilities:

Planning & Budgeting
  • Responsible for the day-to-day decision-making regarding program logic and site activities.
  • Track weekly site progress vs Program of Work.
  • Update weekly Program of Work and take corrective measures when needed.
  • Keep at all time site accounts in order.
  • Prepare bi monthly Budget review and CF forecast .
  • Manage bi-monthly Site meeting with the Client and the relevant design consultants
  • Report weekly and monthly to the Clients and the management  the relevant design consultants
  • Manage all variations, additions and omissions.
  • Ensure client invoicing is completed on time in liaison with the QS and the Finance Department
  • Identify, negotiate, contract and manage subcontractors in liaison with the Company QS
  • Supervise direct sub-contractors to ensure standards of building performance, quality, costs, schedules and safety are maintained.
  • Control payment to sub-contractors by valuation of completed works in liaison with the Company QS
  • Ensure all site requisitions are planned and submitted on time
  • Review and approve site requisitions
  • Control quality of the supplies
  • Ensure all supplies are received, handled, stored and dispatched as per the Company policies
  • Monitor suppliers Performance
QA / QC:
  • Ensure & Monitor quality of supplies
  • Ensure & Monitor timely delivery of supplies
  • Ensure & Monitor Workmanship of subcontractors
  • Timely delivery of subcontractors
  • Communicate to the management any deviation as per required schedule
  • Report promptly to the Technical Director any substandard workmanship to enable appropriate action to be taken.
  • Ensure Cost control as per the LPOs/BQs
  • Effectively manage Site Supervisors
  • Manage Labor Subcontractors
  • Ensure that Company Health & Safety regulations are maintained at all times
  • Actively consult with the Company Technical team (Architect, Structural Engineer, M&E Engineer) to solve any issue
Admin and Legal / Regulatory:
  • In charge of obtaining and managing all regulatory approvals
  • Report to Company Management – daily, weekly and monthly
  • Ensure implementation of the reporting and processes in all the sites as per the company requirement
  • The successful candidate will report directly to the company CEO.
Job Type: Full time

Location: Nairobi

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “CPM 1847”, Your Full name &  Phone number. 
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 30th November 2015

N.B.* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793


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