Projects Manager Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Projects Manager Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

KPC/ADVT/14/2020 – Grade
KPC 3,

  • Responsible
    for projects management in construction, commissioning and handing over to
    ensure that the company funds are efficiently utilized during all stages
    of the projects and that they are implemented in accordance with the
    contract so that they can meet the intended use at best quality.
  • Ensure
    proper running of all engineering projects in KPC through effective
    guidance to both staff in the Department and external
  • Co-ordinate
    the construction of engineering projects and ensure they are executed in
    accordance with the contract in a professional manner to guarantee
    efficiency, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
  • Provide
    technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop,
    implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at
    improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
  • Develop
    and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational
    culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance
    measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken
    on sound management principles and practices.
  • Initiate
    and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process
    improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed
    at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Participate
    in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the
    candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided
    with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job
  • Review
    incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as
    well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with
    approved policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Conduct
    training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed
    at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve
    the design and delivery of high quality services.
  • Plan,
    monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and
    objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the
    capacity of individuals and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Engineering from a recognized university
  • Minimum
    ten (10) years relevant experience, five (5) of which must be at senior
    management level gained in Project Management operations
  • Qualification
    in Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Registered
    and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer or any other recognized
    professional body.
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications.
  • Leadership
    Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
  • Fulfils
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil/gas Industry
    including broad knowledge of local and international standards (and
    petroleum and environmental testing
  • Strong
    well developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    including ability to prepare relevant reports.
  • Flexibility
    and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound
    analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical
    factors of a problem in an impartial objective way.
  • Ability
    to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in
    Petroleum industry.
  • Demonstrate
    technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as
    monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability
    to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change.
  • Ability
    to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability
    to empower staff through coaching, mentoring and counselling.
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge and understanding of KPC requirements including broad knowledge
    of international trends in engineering projects.
  • Accountability
    and results oriented management rather than direct supervision.
  • Ability
    to handle an Emergency Response situation and Team as well as handling
    safety oversight roles.
Interested candidates
are requested to visit the KPC website under
the Career Opportunities section where the Job Descriptions and Specifications
as well as the User Manual containing instructions on how to apply for the
positions have been posted.
All applications should
be received not later than 5.00pm (East African Time) on Tuesday, 11th August
Candidates interested in
positions in Grade KPC 3 are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six
of the Constitution of Kenya. They must upload copies of the following;
  • Certificate
    of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations
  • Clearance
    Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax
    Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance
    from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
  • Clearance
    from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Kenya Pipeline Company
is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.
Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.