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Monday, March 26, 2012

Bridge International Academies Project Manager Job in Kenya

Project Manager

About this position

Excellent opportunity for a highly motivated project manager with experience as a project manager and able to move quickly, change focus often while still paying attention to detail.

A professional who is:
  • Result driven
  • Works well under pressure and thrives in challenges
  • Able to relate technical skills to a sound business process
  • Good report writing
  • Good communicator (written and oral) and listener
  • Able to work in team
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly skilled in project management software
Key responsibilities:
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on project.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project to ensure the project is delivered according to plan;
Other responsibilities include:
  • Manage the project taking into account integration across all areas.
  • Engage with stakeholders.
  • Develop Project Plan.
  • Direct project resources.
  • Monitor and manage the project schedule and project risk.
  • Organize meetings, including ensuring that minutes will be taken.
  • Report to the steering committee, raising strategic issues.
  • Prepare Project Status Reports and Project Change Requests for the steering committee.
  • Negotiate and resolve issues as they arise across areas of the project and where they impact on other activities, systems and projects.
  • Look after the interests of the project team.
  • Communicate project status to all team members, and other relevant departments and involved parties.
  • Maintain project documentation.
  • Conduct project meetings, bi-weekly or monthly as needed.
  • Supervise projects to successful completion / implementation
  • Establish work plan and staffing for each phase of project
  • Adaptability to work on several projects with quick time lines
  • Support work intake and prioritize projects
About You
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence etc.) skills essential.
  • Proficiency in department’s computer system, department software, and typing necessary.
  • Proven experience in project management, design, documentation and supervision,
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to deliver a technically sound business project
  • Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft Project
  • Strong skills in research, analysis;
  • Effective planning, coordination and communication skills;
In order to be considered for this position all candidates must register and upload their CV’s on our website at

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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