Marketing Industry Project Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

A client in the marketing industry is seeking to recruit a highly talented and dynamic professional to fill in the following position based in Nairobi County.

Position Title: Project Manager

Reporting to the CEO and Finance Manager, The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific projects in the organization, while ensuring these
projects are done on time, on budget, and within scope.

He will oversee/manage the operations budget, crew selection, equipment/loading at the warehouse, vehicles, events, strikes and reconciliation of accounts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understanding the project at hand and attending the brainstorming session
  • Generating a Project Work Plan for each job from brief to conclusion
  • Generating a production brief, review with and circulate to all involved in the project
  • Enlisting, controlling, training and mentoring project staff
  • Monitoring and controlling of route lists
  • Assisting with budget development for projects, as well as petty cash management; including weekly reconciliations
  • Accountable and responsible for control of operations budget
  • Monitor, control and issue stock and POS
  • Performing a dry run or rehearsal for all events and projects to guarantee maintaining the standard of pre-production and of shows / Events in accordance with client briefs
  • Setting up and running of Events and Projects with a HANDS-ON APPROACH
  • Conducting client field visits
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and stake holders
  • Maintaining in good order vehicle fleet, stages, equipment within project
  • Ensuring all projects run in accordance with client briefs, and to the highest standards
  • Constant liaison with client service regarding information and all operational issues.
  • Compiling reports in a timely manner.

Key Qualifications, Experience, Skills, and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management or its equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience, in a similar role
  • Good understanding of marketing communications and experiential marketing.
  • Project management skills.
  • Tact and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work with numbers – Budget & Reconciliations.
  • Extensive IT skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to identify problems and offer solutions.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Open and friendly personality
  • Good administrative skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to “make a plan” in a crisis
  • Good people interaction
  • Good leadership and motivational qualities
  • Team player
  • Great sense of humour

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs and academic qualifications to stating the subject heading PROJECT MANAGER by Wednesday 15th February 2023 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.