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Manager, Projects (I/II)

CPF Financial Services

Product & Project Management

New
1 week ago

Job Summary

The job holder is responsible for overseeing, planning, financing, approving designing and developing strategic project objectives while overseeing the day-to-day management of all projects within Laser Property Services

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:8 years

Job Description/Requirements

Our Client, CPF Financial Services Ltd, is a Group of Companies with interests in retirement benefits administration, real estate management, insurance brokerage, information technology & renewable energy as well as management advisory services, is seeking to recruit a high-caliber, results-oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional to drive the delivery of the expanded mandate.

Job Title: Manager, Projects (I/II)
Directorate/Division: LASER
Section/ Unit: Project Management
Reports to: Director, LASER

Direct Reports:
● Principal Project Management Officer
● Project Engineer
● Specialists

Job Grade:

N/A

Job purpose:
The job holder is responsible for overseeing, planning, financing, approving designing and developing strategic project objectives while overseeing the day-to-day management of all projects within Laser Property Services

Key duties and responsibilities:
1. Oversee planning, design, defining construction projects objectives, project scope, roles, and responsibilities.
2. Provide oversight and direction to outside third parties (architects, engineers, construction professionals) on projects.
3. Develop and implement strategies, methods, and procedures for monitoring projects to inform management of status of each project
4. Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques 5. Create and implement an organisation Property Management Manual that establishes standardised policies and procedures and best practises applicable to each project and the organisation.
6. Negotiate construction, professional services, and draft letters of intent (LOI) for contracts and purchase with sellers.
7. Manage the predevelopment activities and project financing tasks of development projects, including affordable housing tax credit projects and other multi-family and mixed-use development projects.
8. Manage design process to ensure compliance/waiver/approval by City, State and Federal approval, financing sustainability, and design standards
9. Manage construction bidding/pricing process for inclusion in the final project budget required for all closings
10. Develop policies, procedures, and protocols aimed at providing superior advisory services to clients.
11. Oversee and maintain project budgets, schedules, and other project related information and documentation utilising standard project management tools.
12. Provide leadership, strategic direction, and prioritise initiatives focused on client services, value delivery, efficiency/cost control, project planning, and resource management.
13. Oversee all aspects of projects, set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarise progress of projects.
14. Manage various project and product development teams and key partnerships representatives to ensure optimal delivery on all the projects.
15. Lead project management teams to deliver projects that span across several different business units.
16. Identify and document risks related to the Projects services, processes, and products within the risk register.
17. Develop appropriate risk responses for identified risks to ensure the risks are mitigated and eliminate any possibility of recurrence.
18. Report any occurring risks regularly to the Director, LASER, and the Risk Division.
19. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Knowledge, experience, and qualifications required

Academic and Professional Qualifications/Memberships to professional bodies:

1. Bachelor’s Degree, in architecture, business, real estate, engineering or construction management or relevant field
2. Master's’ Degree in architecture, business, real estate, engineering or construction management or relevant field will be an added advantage
3. Certificate in Real Estate Management or any relevant professional qualification/ certification
4. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an added advantage

Experience Required:
1. At least 8 years’ relevant experience in a similar organisation or function, 3 of which should have been in a managerial role for Manager I in a similar organisation or busy function

Role Competencies

Technical Competencies:

1. Project management
2. Real estate/property services
3. Planning projects
4. Design projects
5. Process Improvement
6. Inventory Control
7. Construction projects
8. Engineering design
9. Drawing software’s
10. Engineering design and drawing software
11. People management
12. Knowledge of real estate
13. Knowledge of property services finance
14. Analytical aptitude
15. Knowledge of the design and construction

Behavioural Competencies:
1. Customer Focus
2. Cultivate Innovation
3. Drives Results
4. Collaborates
5. Action Oriented
6. Technology Savvy
7. Strategic Mindset
8. Drive vision and purpose
9. Business Insight
10. Build networks
11. Builds effective teams

Key Stakeholders

Internal:

1. Head of departments
2. Business development team
3. Project teams and owners
4. Senior management
5. Project lead

External:
1. Contractors
2. Vendors
3. Architect
4. Property Managers
5. Tenant Services,
6. Asset Management
7. Tenants

Applications including Curriculum vitae, Testimonials, contact email and daytime telephone contacts, current position and remuneration, names and addresses of three referees should be emailed to recruitment@cpf.or.ke. Attach valid copies of the following documents:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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