Assistant Project Manager

Overview of the Role

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • lead the planning and implementation of project
  • facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • define project tasks and resource requirements
  • develop full scale project plans
  • assemble and coordinate project staff
  • manage project budget
  • manage project resource allocation
  • plan and schedule project timelines
  • track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • provide direction and support to project team
  • constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • project evaluations and assessment of results

Education and Experience

  • University degree from recognized  institution  in relevant field
  • Qualification in project management or equivalent (Prince or Sure step qualifications or both)
  • knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • 2- 3 years direct work experience in project management capacity
  • proven experience in people management
  • proven experience in strategic planning
  • proven experience in risk management
  • proven experience in change management
  • proficient in project management software

Key competencies

  • critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • planning and organizing
  • decision-making
  • good communication and interpersonal  skills
  • influencing and leading
  • delegation
  • Efficient team work management skills
  • negotiation
  • conflict management
  • adaptability
  • stress tolerance
  • Financial management skills 
  • Leadership qualities

How to Apply

Applications to be sent to jobs[email protected]

Attain Enterprise Solutions Limited
Nairobi, KE