Summary of Functions: 

• Project Planning
-Monitors and ensure that each project is carried out in line with the defined scope.
-Oversees the development of a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete projects.
-Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project
-Review the project schedule with departmental head and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
-Plan, coordinate and monitor activities of assigned projects to develop and implement procedures, processes and systems. 
-Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
-Develop detailed task lists and work effort assessment.
-Ensure to take appropriate planning measures with all clients to reassess, renegotiate and amend scope of work responsibilities, proposals, contracts and budgets. 
-Ensure to convey required project data and information to project teams. 
-Determines the selection of resources (Personnel, equipment, etc) required to complete a project.
-Develops a schedule for project mobilization and completion that effectively allocates the required resources to the activities.
-Monitors and ensure each project have clearly defined objectives that are measured and evaluated at completion.
-Monitors and ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate project team briefing before project mobilization.
-Oversees the preparation of project communication charts.
• Project Implementation
-Execute the project according to the project plan
-Develop forms and records to document project activities
-Prepare short and long-term resource allocation plans based on input from all key players and team members. 
-Schedules and risk management plans and provide serious deviations warnings hindering project results.
-Identify changes in work scope in the project plan.
-Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
-Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
-Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
-Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
-Recommend and implement modifications to improve effectiveness and attain project milestones.
• Project Monitoring
-Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
-Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
-Monitors and track the progress and quality of work being performed by the project design team.
-Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, job logs; ensuring that.it is within the budget.
-Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team.
-Review field inspection reports from client throughout the lifecycle of the project 
-Oversees the set up and manages support functions covering planning, tracking, reporting and internal communication.
-Oversees and reviews consolidated report on project which includes summary of the milestone.
-Establishes standards, tools and procedures for use on each the project, including risk analysis, and providing information on necessary changes.
-Reviews project activities for compliance with procedures and standards.
-Reviews substantial completion certificates and ensure all required project close out documents are obtained.
-Oversees the progress of projects and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project. 
• Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
• Departmental Reports- Generate the required weekly, monthly, quarterly, exception, bi-annually and annually reports/presentations.
• Provide comprehensive, effective and efficient support to team members. 
• Performs other duties as required or as assigned. 

Educational Qualifications:

• A good university first degree is required preferably in Social Sciences.

Skills/Qualifications Required:

• Expertise and Proficiency in Project Primavera P6.
• Excellent Time Management & Multitasking Skills
• Planning & Project Management Skills
• Meticulous & Detail-Oriented
• Flexibility & Creativity Skills
• Strong Analytical & Problem-Solving Skills
• Customer Centric Orientation
• Excellent interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
• Business Writing Skills
• Communication Skills – Articulation, Enunciation & Elocution
• Communication Skills – Written
• Customer Centric Orientation
• Detail-Orientation - Meticulous, Punctilious & Conscientious
• Diplomacy, Discretion & Business Ethics
• Flexibility & Creativity Skills
• Interpersonal & Relational Skills
• Excellent Leadership Skills
• Excellent Numerical & Data Literacy Skills
• Planning & Project Management Skills
• Presentation Skills - Charisma, Poise, Aura & Comportment
• Good Research Skills
• Statutory Laws & Regulations Familiarity
• Excellent Supervisory Skills
• Team Orientation & Spirit
• Excellent time management and organizational skills 
• Detail oriented but able to quickly grasp the big picture 
• Microsoft Excel Proficiency
• Microsoft PowerPoint Proficiency
• Microsoft Word Proficiency
• A site Management background is beneficial
• Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility. 
• Positive attitude and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under guidelines. 
• Exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty. 
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

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