• Contractor
  • Kenya
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Farsight Africa Group profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Farsight Africa Group

The position is responsible for the management of key client projects. Coordination of people and processes to ensure that the projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results.
Co-ordinate internal resources and third parties / vendors for the flawless execution of projects. Establish, develop and maintain relationships with third parties / vendors.
Oversee acquisition of resources and materials as needed before and during projects by talking with customers, team members, team heads and in-house accountants and negotiating price and payment agreements with third parties / vendors.
Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various heads and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques. Ensure resource availability and location.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions and implement efficiency improvements.
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
Analyze economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost benefit and return on investment standards.
Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels.
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long term goals.
Any other duties assigned by management.

Master’s degree in project management or a related field of study.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting / economics or a related field of study e.g. CPA / management accounting / project accounting.
Project Management Professional / Certification from PMI.
Conversant with Public Finance Management.
Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated understanding of project management processes, strategies and methods.
Experience working in a high level collaborative environment
Experience with World Bank projects. Any World Bank project management certifications will be an added advantage.
Strong working knowledge of MS Office.
Excellent client facing and internal verbal and written communication skills.
Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision making and supervising teams.
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking.
Development and tracking budgets.
Ability to predict challenges and proactively head-off obstacles.
Excellent problem solving skills, innovative and solutions oriented.

How to apply

How to apply
Kindly send your application letter and CV to [email protected] on or before 20 February 2024.
Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Farsight Africa Group is committed to diversity and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, or any other protected status.

Deadline: 19-Feb-24

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