Project Manager

Project Manager

Propel Consult
Manama Bahrain
6-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Job Purpose/Summary
The Project Manager is the key point of contact with client and multidisciplinary design teams (in-house and outsourced). The Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of engineering and construction projects on time within budget and scope.
The Project Manager should ensure that every team member and their abilities are used to the optimum, so that the assignments are completed in an optimum way.
Key Result Areas/Major Tasks
Project Planning:
  • Review the project proposal, budget, targets, key performance indicators and ensure that the planning is realistic (Measurable, Reportable & Verifiable), both in terms of budget and implementation.
  • Assign responsibilities.
  • Identify the resources’ requirement.

Project Implementation:
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
  • Lead the operational, financial and technological aspects of projects based on timelines and work plans.
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Regularly review and track the project progress against milestones and take corrective action where required, raising issues with the concern personnel as needed.
  • Track project deliveries using project management tools.

Project Management:
  • Work closely with the Managing Director, senior management team and key stakeholders, providing strategic and technical advice on project delivery.
  • Manage Major Engineering/infrastructure projects to meet client objectives, using cost, time, quality, risk management techniques as appropriate.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Manage the design of the project documents to monitor project performance and data stored.
  • Resolve, trace and escalate critical issues to minimise project risk factors.
  • Prepare the QA of the project.
  • Develop and execute procurement and project delivery strategies and solutions for Clients.
  • Lead remote multi-disciplinary design teams across Europe, Middle East and Asia.
  • Liaise with Senior Government Officials to develop and improve strategic projects.
  • Communicate intensively with clients, sub-contractors and vendors to establish cordial/effective working relationship.
  • Perform the provisional acceptance and final acceptance procedures.
  • Networking with Government, Public and Private Sectors:
  • Build strong relationship with the Senior Government Officials and arrange field visit and regular progress review meeting by them.
  • Have regular interactions with the concerned department of the ministries / government agencies and update them about the project.
  • Learn good practices from other private sectors and reflect in the project.
  • Program Monitoring and Reporting:

Regular field visit:
  • Pay regular field visit to intervention areas to observe progress, with a focus on ensuring quality.
  • Review and prepare reports:
  • Prepare programme progress reports (Monthly and Quarterly) based on a structured Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) framework including contributing to the fortnightly progress reports, and review financial report and provide necessary feedback.
  • Report on project progress and communicated relevant information to superiors and company management.
  • Ensure quality monitoring data collection from the field and timely reporting.

Staff Management:
Supervise the staff directly reportable to the incumbent and perform the following:
• Assist for recruitment of Project Staff (as and when required).
• Performance Management.
• Coaching & mentoring.
• Staff Development: develop plans for capacity-building of the project team to enable the team to be more self-standing in the future.
• Support effective communications and joint working within the team and with other teams across the organisation.
End of Project:
• Ensure that the financial issues finalised.
• Coordinate the lesson learned process.
• Follow up with clients to verify satisfaction.
Framework Boundaries, Decision Making, Authority & Responsibility
The Job holder independently works on project management processes and in time may needs to take immediate decisions. The nature of issues handled is from simple issues which requires following guidelines / procedures.
The Job holder receives guidance from the CEO on complex project management issues and takes decisions on day-to-day standard issues as per the procedure and also provides guidance and instructions to other departments. The Job holder works under minimum supervision from his/her reporting officer (CEO), however consult with the CEO on strategic and policy guidelines to solve the problems.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Post-graduation or above degree in Social Science, Project Management or Business Administration.
• PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus.
• At least 6 years’ experience in managing projects funded by international agencies or development partners.
• At least 3 years’ experience in senior management position with international organisation.
• Experience to work with Senior Government Officials / municipalities / public & private sectors.
• Demonstrable track record of effectively building and sustaining key external and internal relationships at community, utility and governmental levels to realise project goals.
• Experience of working with sanitation service providers.

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