Project Manager

Location: Uganda, South Africa
Salary: Market Related CTC
Recruiter: MECS Africa
Job Ref: DBN000511/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 Project Manager to work in Uganda on a three to five year contract for January 2018.

Job Description:

Design Period Responsibilities:

  • Full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda
  • Overall compliance with the company’s budget, scope, schedule, quality and reporting requirements on the assignment
  • Maintaining a positive and cooperative relationship with the client, NWSC
  • Management and leadership of the entire team, including sub-contractors and consultants
  • Advice and counsel to the client on matters relating to project success including project delivery strategies, procurement, contract management, design and construction oversight, and commissioning
  • Regular reporting to both the client, NWSC, other stakeholders as required by the client and the company
  • 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

 

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
  • At least 10-15 years of extensive international 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 100M USD in size
  • 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

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Experience with KfW donor work is a plus

 

Required Education:

  • Minimum B.S. in civil engineering

 

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:

  • Minimal travel required from project office

 

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

 

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