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Project Manager - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #6740
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Construction
Job Role Project Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean or Permanent resident
Degree Construction

Job Description

  • Job Status: Second Interviews In Progress

Our Client is involved in the construction and management of fit-for-purpose properties in Zimbabwe. An exciting opportunity based in Harare, Zimbabwe, has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced person to assume the position of Project Manager.

The duties and responsibilities of the PM include the following:
to work with the Board of Directors in the development of the Companys vision, mission and strategy;
to lead and oversee the implementation of the Companys strategies, including a review of the current business model and making appropriate recommendations for change;
over-all administration and management of projects within the Property Company from start to finish;
develop and implement project management policy and Best Practice guidelines within the Property Company;
appoint and manage building contractors, architects, project engineers and building material suppliers;
collaborate with contractors, architects, engineers as well as client side Director of Projects, to deliver construction projects to the clients specifications;
plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met;
determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations;
acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies;
negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements;
supervise the work of building contractors and provide guidance and direction when needed;
evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports for the board of directors;
ensure all established projects within the Property Company are brought to a satisfactory conclusion;
manage any required facility acquisition, maintenance and renovation efforts;
ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues;
ensure that the Company meets its financial targets as set out in the annual budgets;
assess the principal risks of the Company and ensure that these are being monitored and adequately mitigated;
ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place;
ensure that the Company maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business;
when required, communicate effectively with shareholders, employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public;
ensure that the Directors are properly informed and that sufficient information is provided to the Board to enable the Directors to form appropriate judgments and make informed decisions;
ensure the integrity of all public disclosures by the Company;
in consultation with the Chairman, develop Board agendas and arrange for special meetings of the Board to be called when appropriate;
sit on committees of the Board where appropriate, as determined by the Board; and
abide by specific internally established control systems and authorities, to lead by personal example and encourage all employees to conduct their activities in accordance with all applicable laws and the Company’s standard operating procedures and policies, including, but not limited to, environmental, social, safety and health policies.

Key Skills
Five or more years of managing construction projects from start to finish. The candidate should have significant experience in the following areas:
proven experience as construction project manager;
in-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles;
familiarity with quality and health and safety standards;
good knowledge of MS Office;
familiarity with construction/ project management software;
outstanding communication and negotiation skills;
excellent organizational and time-management skills; and
a team player with leadership abilities.

  • Job Role: Project Manager
  • Industry: Construction / Civils / Architectural
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
BSc or BA in project management engineering, building science or relevant field.
PMP or equivalent certification will be an advantage.

Additional Requirements

Project Manager
Executive Level

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