Cytonn Investments Jobs.Project Manager


Project Manager Job At Cytonn Investments

Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the high-growth East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 73 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate. To manage its rapid growth, the company is looking for highly motivated, dynamic, hardworking and self-driven team player to join the team in the Project Management Department.

Qualifications For Project Manager Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required; and a minimum of B+ in KCSE, or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience with a preference for managing big projects
  • Experience managing real estate projects, especially in advanced real estate markets such as London, Dubai, will be an added advantage
  • Experience with analysis and critique of project Bill of Quantities in great detail
  • Experience with procurement strategies
  • Certification or path to certification in project management will be an added advantage
  • Experience managing contractors and architects through design and construction
  • Track record of managing projects to budget, schedule and quality
  • Strong analytic skills, including ability to coordinate real estate financial analysis. Familiarity with financial concepts such as IRR, NPV, TMB is essential
  • Demonstrated ability to express ideas clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Strong computer skills, including high level of proficiency in MS Excel, Power Point, and Word
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and manage productive relationships with development team members, public officials, funders and lenders, other staff, and the community
  • Ability to organize work, work independently, problem solve, and be persistent
  • Creativity, entrepreneurial, and a self driven attitude towards work, with a sense of humor is desired
  • Strong problem solving skills, with a bias to a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work in a team in a fast paced environment
  • Ultimately, the individual has to be driven and passionate about delivering quality real estate products into the region

Project Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the team that will be undertaking feasibility studies by helping come up with the right questions and areas to focus on
  • Work together with service providers to create compelling development concepts that meet our client’s investment objectives
  • Lead design teams towards implementation of developments in the most cost effective way
  • Develop strong business cases for projects to ensure that developments are financially viable and can attract requisite funding
  • Coordinate the acquisition of all business development permits in collaboration with municipal officials, legal counsel and architects
  • Coordinate the tendering process and assembling of the development team, including architects, contractors, engineers, and development consultants
  • Develop and maintain Master Project Schedules
  • Monitor project progress including schedule and budget variance, and manage teams to deliver projects to budget, schedule and quality
  • Coordinating every phase of development and any additional project management activities as required


   How to Apply

   Apply here by end of day on the 22nd July 2016.