Job Opportunities

Overview                                   

The Project Manager contributes to the organizational goals by managing the project and taking responsibility for the effective control of the critical areas, namely; scope of works, timelines, financial costing and quality workmanship and ensures high performance standards in meeting the deliverables of the project.

Task and Responsibilities

  1. Organization, planning and validation of all technical activities and tasks     in collaboration with the clients personnel where appropriate
  2. Cost control of the project
  3. Claim and reclamation management
  4. Spare and wear parts management in relation to projects
  5. Co-ordinate all communication between Krones EA, Krones AG and       the client
  6. Manage maintenance contracts
  7. Manage key account customers
  8. Manage new machine installations and commissioning, overhauls, retrofits, audits
  9. Travel frequently to customers and attend relevant projects and meetings
  10. Ensure that projects are effectively monitored ,checked,documented and correctly verified
  11. Responsibility to achieve project targets i.e contract conditions,customer satisfaction,budgetery control profitability and timelines.

 Knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge in project management principals and techniques
  • Knowledge of Krones technology and its range of equipment
  • Exposure to complex projects
  • Strong verbal and written skills

Qualifications and education required

  • Higher National Diploma or Unversity Degree in Engineering/Project Management
  • 3-5 years experience in similar role and preferably in Tobacco, Aluminium Manufacturing,oil and gas,mining or motorvehicle industry
  • Ms Project is an added advantage

Personal competencies

  • Self-motivated, independent, solution orientated, deadline driven individual with strong time management skills
  • Strong analytical ability, attention to detail and strategic thinker
  • Project a professional image, lead by example, encourage team work and compliance with work processes and procedures
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships internally and externally

Specific job skills

  • Creating and managing project plans, monitoring timelines, resources and address problem areas
  • Skilled in time management and strategic planning
  • Solid problem solving skills and ability to focus on both strategically and tactically to achieve business goals

Computer Skills

  • MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • SAP (pref)

Literacy and Numeracy

  • Good financial understanding
  • Ability to read/write and communicate in English

Management Ability

  • Perform varied work assignments and constantly prioritise work load by ensuring that deadlines and clients expectations are met or exceeded where possible
  • Ability to work in a high volume and intense working environment
  • Solution orientated and results driven
  • Professional liaison with all levels of management and technical clients, both internally and externally
  • Client focused
  • Administration skills
  • Project leadership and mentoring skills to colleagues and clients

Other

  • Able to travel both domestic and foreign
  • Possess a valid passport

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: joinus@krones.co.ke using the position as subject of email.

 

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