Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Head of Project Management Department Jobs at UTT Projects and Infrastructure Development PLC in Tanzania

Job Title: Head of Project Management Department

[Reference no: UPID/PMD/001 1. International Recruitment

Employer: UTT Projects and Infrastructure Development PLC

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline:16th Aug 2013

Job Description:

UTT Projects and Infrastructure Development PLC., is seeking to recruit a Head of Project Management Department

Duties & Responsibilities:

Plans and coordinates project's scheduling, budgeting and administrative tasks Develops project strategy and prepare project handbook

To ensure baseline project documents are produced, maintained and available to all parties concerned and effectively used

To ensure assigned projects are correctly planned and managed during execution Monitor and controls financial status of a project

To prepare reports on financial, resources, technical issues, customer satisfaction status of assigned projects to management

Manages the process of scope definition and change control, estimating and negotiations of contract Establish and executes detailed plans to ensure risks are mitigated and opportunities are realized Collaborates with sales to ensure project proposals are supported with proposed deliverables

Develop overall project plans for cross-organizational projects, consistent with specific project objectives as defined by project owner and key stakeholders

Ensure team members are executing identified and assigned tasks Provide appropriate tracking and reporting per plan to management

Lead and direct all phases of project or subsystems of major projects from inception through completion. Perform as primary project contact to establish key stakeholder requirements and project objectives

Participate in the development of Project Management strategies, policies, processes and procedures and manages the implementation to ensure all relevant procedural/ legislative requirements are fulfilled

Develop and implement plans for project teams. Build milestones into plans, monitors progress and adjusts them as necessary to take any changes into account

Identify important potential risks related to a project - minimizes exposure and risk on projects and ensure attainment of value for money

Management of project risk, including preparation and submission of a Risk Management plan and a risk action plan

Ensure compliance to all relevant safety health and environmental procedures across the projects in order to promote a healthy and safe work environment

Organize testing, commissioning, operations & maintenance manuals and handover

Any other duties assigned by the appropriate authorities from time-to-time.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualification


A holder of BSc Degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, Building Economics or Architectural or any other related field

A Post graduate study in MSc in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, Building Economics or Architectural or any other related field    

A combination of qualification(s) in project management and engineering/ architectural studies /quantity surveying will be an ideal combination provided that the candidate also has provable practical experience

Possession of internationally recognized project management certification will be an added advantage


A minimum of 8 years of post-qualification work experience of the relevant field is essential. Hands-on experience of managing and implementation of projects on real time basis is desired.

Other criteria

A person of good standing

Ability to produce quality reports on time

Nationality does not apply, any person who believes in progressive development is encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

Send your applications in an envelope clearly marked as "Application for the post of           [insert position]" at the following address:

The Ag. Chief Executive Officer,
UTT Projects & Infrastructure Development PLC,
Sukari House, 3rd Floor, Sokoine Drive/ Ohio Street,
P. O. Box 77783,
Dar es Salaam.