Deputy Project Manager

Location: Uganda, South Africa
Salary: Market Related CTC
Recruiter: MECS Africa
Job Ref: DBN000509/CH
Summary: A privately owned, global, full-service consulting, design/build engineering, construction, and operations firm helping public and private clients improve their environment and infrastructure through award-winning projects. The organisation prides itself on developing and retaining high quality staff.

 

 

Job Description

Since 1947, they have provided innovative solutions developed through strong client relationships of mutual trust and respect and a commitment to quality and integrity. From a three-person firm in the United States to today's staff of more than 5,000 worldwide, it has grown and diversified with our clients' needs in mind. Our mission is to reach one goal – the client’s – by providing the right total solutions.

The organisation prides itself on developing and retaining high quality staff.  Currently accepting applicants for Deputy Project Manager to work in Uganda on a three to five year contract for January 2018.

Job Description:

  • Full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.
  • Assisting the team’s requirement to meet contractual scope, schedule and budget.
  • Maintaining a positive and cooperative relationship with the client, NWSC.
  • Assist the Project manager with the management and leadership of the entire team, including sub-contractors and consultants.
  • Assist Project Manager on matters relating to project success including project delivery strategies, procurement, contract management, design and construction oversight, and commissioning.
  • Adherence to the company’s quality management program (PQM) and anti-corruption policy (ACP).
  • Act as the focal point for local issues including local staff and sub-consultants, interpretation of events on the ground, and contact for selected stakeholders.
  • Significant stakeholder collaboration and conflict mitigation, particularly with governmental agencies such as regional and local water authorities and NWSC.
  • Assisting in formal and informal reporting (progress and financial) to the client as well as the company.
  • Interacting with local Ugandan Government officials, private entities, officials of local governments, non-governmental organizations, other donors, and community-based groups.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in engineering is a minimum and an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Professional Registration as a practicing engineer and certification in either the Project Management Institute or the Construction Management Association of America preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ management experience.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the design, and construction of diverse large civil projects. Experience with water treatment and reticulation in accordance with international standards – particularly FIDIC, and constructed by international-scale civil works contractors.
  • Experience in project and construction management of major elements of large civil infrastructure programs preferably over 50M USD in size.
  • Construction supervision/oversight and contract management experience on at least 4 projects in Uganda. Preference for water infrastructure/supply/treatment.
  • Ability to lead complex teams of professionals, sub-consultants and contractors in the delivery of large projects.
  • Highly professional education and training in large capital works’ project and construction management, and implementation including project controls, cost estimating and risk management.
  • Management of similar assignments in remote locations and developing countries
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of using/implementing project controls including scheduling, financial/funding tracking and reporting, and document management.
  • Capable and comfortable communicating publicly, preferably in international context.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Strong project scheduling skills.
  • Excellent writing skills and use of the full suite of Microsoft software such as Word, Excel and Project, Outlook.

 

Required Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in engineering is a minimum and an advanced degree is preferred.

 

Certifications:

  • Professional Registration as a practicing engineer and certification in either the Project Management Institute or the Construction Management Association of America preferred.

 

Language requirements/Preferences:

  • Fluent command of spoken and written English. 

 

Amount of Travel:

  • Routine travel to and from site

 

Other Factors/ Intelligence:

  • Experience with scheduling multiple contractors with large infrastructure projects.
  • Managing other similar large programs for a client

 

Urgently submit your applications by C.O.B 09 October 2017

 

This job is now closed. You can apply for other jobs by uploading your CV.

New users - Upload your CV                      Existing users - Login here

 

Similar jobs your might be interested in:

Electrical Deputy Team Leader
Indonesia
International opportunity an the with a global EPC company exists for a Electrical deputy Team Leader for Contract based in Indonesia
3 days ago


Deputy Responsible Pharmacist
Durban
This large pharmaceutical manufacturing company is currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced deputy Responsible Pharmacist.
4 days ago


Deputy Machinery Superintendent, Indonesia
Indonesia
My client is one of the world leaders in drilling services, as well as in the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and complex projects, onshore and offshore, in the oil & gas market. The company has distinctive compet...
5 days ago


Electrical Deputy Team Leader
Indonesia
Electrical deputy Team Leader, Oil & Gas project, Indonesia
22 days ago


Financial Manager CA(SA)
Centurion
A leading insurance provider, specializing in long- and short-term insurance, is looking for an energetic, target driven person to join their finance team as a Financial manager. The role will have a team of accountants to reporting to him/her.
New!


Project Manager
Johannesburg
An established company in Sandton is looking for an experienced project manager to join their team for a 12 month fixed term contract with option to extend. Candidates must have at least 8 years’ experience managing IS projects and must have a ...
1 day ago


Senior Accountant CA(SA)
Pretoria
Head Office Regulatory Body concern based in Pretoria, has an opening for a Financial Accountant (CA(SA)) to join their team. Report to the Senior manager : Financial Accounting and ensure that all financial accounting transactions and recons, manag...
1 day ago


Senior Manager Financial Instruments Expert and IFRS Valuations
Johannesburg
A leading organization within the financial reporting and corporate space is currently recruiting for a Senior manager Financial Instruments Expert and IFRS Valuations to join their team.
1 day ago


Senior Manager Financial Instruments and IFRS Valuations
Johannesburg
A top tier accounting software company, with reputable clients is looking to recruit for a skilled and experienced Senior manager, within the IFRS Valuations and Instruments.
1 day ago


GBR 12540 - Professional Construction / Project Manager
Johannesburg
Professional Construction / project manager
1 day ago


ICT Manager
CapeTown
Join a medium sized organisation and help build their ICT capability
1 day ago


 

Create a free job alert for                                

Deputy Project Manager in Uganda

Enter your email address below
and we will email you similar jobs when they become available:

You can cancel at any time. We will not spam you. By giving us your email address your agree to our Terms and Conditions