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Head Of Project Management

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are currently looking forward to filling the above mentioned vacant position.

Required skills, knowledge and experience:-

  1. Should have a degree or a diploma in project management or a related course
  2. Minimum of 7 years’ experience doing a similar role
  3. Formal Project Management Education (Prince2, IPMA, PMP or the like)
  4. Project and Customer oriented is a must.
  5. Must have strong communication skills, written and oral, be able to communicate effectively, produce reports, and present solutions.
  6. Experience with Project Management tools
  7. Should be a person of high integrity

How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications with “Head Of Project Management” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  1. Managing, following up and pushing new product development projects including investments, cost prices, timeline
  2. Optimizing, improving and developing processes, thus ensuring that the processes will enhance and contribute to project performance
  3. Reporting and follow-up on development projects, including, ensuring an all-time overview of cost, timeline, quality and risks of entire project portfolio
  4. Reporting through agreed lines on project progress through highlight reports and end stage assessments
  5. Plan and manage deployment of physical and financial resources to meet project milestones
  6. Managing the production of the required deliverables
  7. Communicating and driving improvements in the organization by initiating innovations
  8. Monitoring overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary
  9. Adopting and applying appropriate technical and quality strategies and standards
  10. Identifying and obtaining support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project
  11. Build trust, hold people accountable and make the necessary decisions
  12. Ensures excellent customer relationship at the project management level and beyond.
  13. Tailor expert knowledge to meet specific circumstances
  14. Performing any other duty as given from time to time

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Project management; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Customer relations; Product development; Project implementation; Project Financial Management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Optiven Limited

Real estateCompany size: 100-500 people

Optiven Limited is a Real Estate company founded to empower property investors in Africa. Our flagship product is Value Added Plots which have been transformed and made suitable for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain focus. Optiven is the market leader in the industry and was recently crowned Number One Company in Kenya and the Best in Real Estate Under Top 100 Mid- Size Company Awards 2014/15 (This is a competition for Mid- Size Companies in Kenya run by KPMG and Business Daily).

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