Site Project Manager - Ivory Coast - 18 Months

Vivid Resourcing Ltd - District 10, MD

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A global client of mine is currently looking for a Site Project Manager to join them at the middle point of one of their interconnection projects (1300 km of lines 220 kV and 12 substations 220 kV) based out in Africa, with base in the Ivory Coast.

*This role will involve regular travel*

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible of planning and managing the day-today resourcing of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, and of acting as the Engineer or Employer's Representative under the conditions of the construction contract.

Acting for the interest of the Employer - within defined limits - in relation to all contractual matters (including payments).

Deal with project issues such as contractor claims, disputes, construction delays etc.,. maintaining a good working relationship between the parties involved.

Establish the leadership of a team of engineers and supervisors, providing managerial direction and technical support.

Ensure project records are properly maintained and provide full and timely management reports to the Employer as required.

To ensure the on-site works supervision in the 4 countries by local expert teams (already in place) and with local support team based in our offices in Abidjan (already in place):

o follow-up of the mobilization on-site. There is

a local team of 25 to 30 persons (~ 5 per country + support team in Abidjan)

o site team management,

o facilities management (already in place),

Minimum Requirements:

  • The Site project manager must have minimum fifteen (15) years of experience of which ten (10) shall have been as Project Manager of EPC Supervision Team on transmission/power system projects of 225 kV minimum voltage: (minimum 3 substations, 200 km minimum line length and SCADA).
  • The Site project manager must be fluent in both English and French
  • Experiences with time and material contracts/projects financed by International Funding Institutions (ie World Bank, French Development Agency, African Development Bank )
  • Experience working in Africa
  • Have strong project management skills: leadership, communication, problem-solving, team management, et

Vacancy Summary:

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 18 Months

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Ivory Coast

Rate: Negotiable (DOE)

If you are interested in this role or know anyone who might be please forward on your most up to date CV and I'll be in touch shortly to discuss further. Alternatively you can give me a call.

*As always Referrals are much appreciated*

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