Job Vacancy – Project Manager

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August 24, 2018 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting a Project Manager for our client, Krones LCS Center East Africa Ltd. The company provides after sales services to clients in the fields of process, filling and packaging technology.

Job Title: Project Manager
Department: Service
Reporting Structure: Service Manager


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

  • Organization, planning and validation of all technical activities activities and tasks in collaboration with the clients personnel where appropriate
  • Financial management and cost control of the project
  • Claim and reclamation management
  • Spare and wear parts management in relation to projects
  • Co-ordinate all communication between Krones EA, Krones AG and the client
  • Manage maintenance contracts
  • Manage key account customers
  • Manage new machine installations and commissioning, overhauls, retrofits, audits
  • Travel frequently to customers and attend relevant projects and meetings
  • Ensure that projects are effectively monitored ,checked,documented and correctly verified
  • 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


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


Application deadline: 14th September 2018
Should you meet the above mentioned requirements, please email your CV and application letter to [email protected]

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