Project Assistant Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a multinational mobile telecommunications company, seeks to recruit a qualified Project Assistant to provide support with the Planning, managing and coordinating projects and installations.

Job Location: Nairobi

Key Accountabilities

  • Liaise with clients and project stakeholders on ongoing projects, installations and continuously update all parties as agreed at kick off meetings.
  • Facilitate site surveys as requested by Sales and CRM and send reports after liaising with the surveyors.
  • Liaise and coordinate with installers on installation projects.
  • Handle maintenance of links in liaison with the technical staff and Sales.
  • Coordinate with service providers on the provision of new links, upgrades, downgrades, or relocation of existing links.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope and devise contingency plans.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using MS Project.
  • Tracking of project milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensure all required documents are signed and stored in a central location – Delivery Note, Project Reports.
  • Organize project kick-off and closure meetings with staff (Internal) and customers (external) with presentations where necessary.
  • Preparation of project closure reports and project closure certificates at the close of each project.
  • Compilation of the weekly and monthly Implementation reports.
  • Cessation of links as per the exit process or requests from finance
  • Build and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the department.
  • Assist in clearance of shipments for other departments.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Project Management / Business or IT-related field.
  • Professional certification in Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Experience in planning and coordinating work activities
  • Experience working with people and customers
  • At least 2 year’s work experience in an ICT environment
  • Proficiency in use of MS Projects and other MS Office packages
  • Familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices

How to Apply

Qualified candidates to apply via email clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Project Assistant” by COB 30th June 2022.

Due to the urgency, applications will be reviewed as they come in.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Career Management is a proud equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants on any basis.

Career Management Centre is a Human Resources Management Consulting firm that offers comprehensive HR Services like Recruitment, Job Evaluation, Training, Payroll Outsourcing, Labor Compliance, Engagement surveys, Staffing Solutions & HRMS to businesses both at a strategic and operational level ( firmly believe that HR is the nucleus of any organization irrespective of any size or industry.