22 Sep 2022

Manager, Projects (I/II) at CPF Financial Services

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Job Description

CPF Financial Services is a Group of companies operating within Kenya and South Sudan offering a dynamic pool of services in Retirement Benefits, Financial, Training and Consultancy, Property Management and ICT. The company transformed its service portfolio to better embrace the spirit of fulfilling lives. Professionalism, Innovation and customer focus exemplify the rich history of Laptrust.Ref: MPII

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee planning, design, defining construction projects objectives, project scope, roles, and responsibilities.
  • Provide oversight and direction to outside third parties (architects, engineers, construction professionals) on projects.
  • Develop and implement strategies, methods, and procedures for monitoring projects to inform management of status of each project
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Create and implement an organisation Property Management Manual that establishes standardised policies and procedures and best practises applicable to each project and the organisation.
  • Negotiate construction, professional services, and draft letters of intent (LOI) for contracts and purchase with sellers.
  • Manage the predevelopment activities and project financing tasks of development projects, including affordable housing tax credit projects and other multi-family and mixed-use development projects.
  • Manage design process to ensure compliance/waiver/approval by City, State and Federal approval, financing sustainability, and design standards
  • Manage construction bidding/pricing process for inclusion in the final project budget required for all closings
  • Develop policies, procedures, and protocols aimed at providing superior advisory services to clients.
  • Oversee and maintain project budgets, schedules, and other project related information and documentation utilising standard project management tools.
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction, and prioritise initiatives focused on client services, value delivery, efficiency/cost control, project planning, and resource management.
  • Oversee all aspects of projects, set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarise progress of projects.
  • Manage various project and product development teams and key partnerships representatives to ensure optimal delivery on all the projects.
  • Lead project management teams to deliver projects that span across several different business units.
  • Identify and document risks related to the Projects services, processes, and products within the risk register.
  • evelop appropriate risk responses for identified risks to ensure the risks are mitigated and eliminate any possibility of recurrence.
  • Report any occurring risks regularly to the Director, LASER, and the Risk Division.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Knowledge, experience, and qualifications required

  • Academic and Professional Qualifications/Memberships to professional bodies:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, in architecture, business, real estate, engineering or construction management or relevant field
  • Master’s’ Degree in architecture, business, real estate, engineering or construction management or relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in Real Estate Management or any relevant professional qualification/ certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an added advantage

Experience Required:

  • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in a similar organisation or function, 3 of which should have been in a managerial role for Manager I in a similar organisation or busy function
  • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in a similar organisation or function, 2 of which should have been in a supervisory role for Manager II in a similar organisation or busy function

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 5 October. 2022


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