Project Director

at Boston Partners PLC / Kuriftu Resorts
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted May 30, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

Job Role

  • Meeting with engineers, architects and contractors on an ongoing basis regarding project objectives and progress.
  • Monitoring build progress, overseeing finance and ensuring project quality
  • Managing and motivating site engineers and formans
  • Ensuring all equipment needed is available on site
  • Ensuring budget costs relating to wages, contractors, materials and equipment aren’t exceeded
  • Making strategic decisions and providing leadership and direction to project managers to implement those decisions
  • Ensuring compliance with health, safety and all other regulations
  • Conducting ongoing site inspections
  • Meeting with clients, stakeholders and project managers to report on project progress
  • Liaising with clients and building strong working relationships
  • Devising cost-effective plans to enable effective project completion
  • Managing risks to avoid delays or reputational damage
  • Ensuring permits and legal papers are secured ahead of the project
  • Managing project managers and enabling them to supervise and manage their own teams
  • Working closely with new business development team

Job Requirements

Education

  • BSC or MSC Degree in Civil Engineering or related field

Skills

  • Excellent project management skill
  • Managing multi sector projects
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Leadership and business management skills
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems, hardware and software (ex. Autocad, excel)

Experience

  • Proven 10 years experience in project management, ability to lead project teams of various sizes and see them through to completion, experience overseeing a construction project & budget management experience.
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