Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Kenya Airports Authority - Project Scheduler Job in Kenya

Job Purpose:

We are seeking to recruit a Project Scheduler for the Jomo Kenyatta Expansion Projects.

The Project Scheduler will be responsible for maintaining a master schedule for the JKIA project.

This includes evaluation and monitoring of project performance and preparation of Work Breakdown Systems which will illustrate project timelines and milestones.

Main Responsibilities
  • Establish, after first preparatory meetings with the chosen Contractors, the core Work Breakdown System (WBS) for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and other airports and publish approved WBS to all entities for implementation and development in specific responsible work;
  • Identify Internal & External Interface Events & Milestones among different project managers, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders;
  • Gather all project data from individual entities and create a project wide comprehensive project schedule (Master Project Program);
  • Load the Master Project Program task activities with the necessary data (relative weights, costs, resources) to create the Project Official Baseline, to be used as reference for the following steps;
  • Establish with KAA approval a frequency of update overall project planning and be responsible for this activity;
  • In liaison with the project managers meet contractors and entities with required frequency to meet project planning update schedule in order to ensure delivery of data for Master Project Program;
  • Update the Master Program on a periodical basis (weekly/monthly) and apply the necessary measures for delay recovery or for the definition and approval of a new Project Baseline;
  • Responsible for data gathering and investigation in order to refine existing JKIA Risk Register;
  • Establish key risks on the project and working with project managers, consultants and other required entities and contractor generate measures/actions to mitigate risks;
Qualifications and Experience:
  • BSc. Civil Engineering or construction management or certification in Project management
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience in engineering projects
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in scheduling and project control
  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Primavera Version 6 (P6) and Ms Project verifiable training. Certificate of training will be advantageous;
  • Proven experience in use of P6 and Ms Project on previous projects;
  • Proven experience in large multiple contract construction projects;
  • Good communication skills with solid ability to coordinate, encourage and source contract schedule data from others;
  • Ability to pursue and encourage difficult contractors to provide data required for project scheduling and risk analysis activities;
  • Ability to create, assess, and mitigate Risk Analysis process: This will entail identifying project risks at all levels of the project, assess the risk issues and develop jointly with others mitigating measures to remove established risks;
  • Ability to identify Interface Milestones among different Contractors Activities and insert/update/control on a periodic basis such events dates;
Applicants are expected to be of “High Integrity and no criminal record”

How to apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 9th March 2012 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop HRD/PS/MARCH 2012

Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P O Box 19001-00501

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted”



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