Job Vacancy – Project Manager

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March 1, 2019 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting a Project Manager for our client, Krones LCS Center East Africa Ltd.

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 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, budgetary 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 motor vehicle 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 teamwork 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 prioritize workload 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


Should you meet the above-mentioned requirements, please email your CV and application letter to [email protected]

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 13 March 2019


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