Project Manager(s)

  • Full Time
  • Africa
  • Applications have closed

Designer Group

Designer Group is a leading international engineering solutions group with operations covering Ireland, the UK, Germany, Africa and the United States.

As part of our continued growth we are looking to recruit Project Managers for our projects based in Africa.


Key roles and Responsibilities;

  • Liaising with key Project Stakeholders to deliver all aspects of assigned projects.
  • Develop Project Execution strategies.
  • Develop site logistics (mobilisation / demobilisation) plans.
  • Develop and implement Project Schedules in accordance with key milestones, co-ordinating with all trades and CSA works.
  • Develop and Track Project Labour Histograms including weekly project indicators.
  • Develop and implement Project costs and budget plans.
  • Review, sign-off and implement Project Quality plans and procedures.
  • Review, sign-off and implement Project EHS Management plan.
  • Management and motivation of Project construction and Engineering teams.
  • Develop and agree submission and approvals process with client / design consultants.
  • Develop and monitor material procurement schedules in accordance with schedule requirements.
  • Select and appoint Project Sub-contractors and Supply chain in conjunction with Project teams and specifications
  • Chair weekly internal team, supplier and sub-contractor meetings to co-ordinate and ensure project performance.
  • Oversee Project cost / revenue control and report performance and issue weekly reports on same.
  • Attendance at client / project management meetings.
  • Liaison with Sub-contractor and supplier senior management at steering group level to avoid project delays.
  • Ongoing liaison with Client Design teams and main contractor teams to ensure project performance.
  • Develop and implement test and commissioning plan and associated procedures
  • Prompt Project close-out and delivery of key documentation (O&M’s, QA close-out, etc).
  • Agreement of project commercial close-out (Internal and External Final accounts)


Selection Criteria / Person Specification:

  • Ideally 10+ years’ experience in M & E background.
  • Ability to demonstrate building strong working relationships & stakeholder management.
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good oral & written communication skills


These roles will be based in Kisumu, Kenya, Africa.

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