Duma Works: Project Manager Job 2019

By | March 5, 2019

Duma Works: Project Manager Job 2019

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 joinus@krones.co.ke

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 13 March 2019