Ref: 974986Nationality: Kenyan
Highest Formal Qualification: Honours
Total years experience: 6 Years
Candidate location: Kenya
Home & other languages: English, Swahili
Designation: Design Manager
Highest qualification type: Honours
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Years of experience: 6 to 10 years
Cost to company: R 0.00 – R150 000
Company size: 11 – 50
Division: Engineering / Design / Draughting / Drawing Office
Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head
Highly professional technical manager with skills and experience in improving efficiency through proper planning, training, client support.
Highest Formal Qualification: B.Sc Civil Engineering
Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK)
Other Professional Designations/Registrations:
Kenya Green Building Society
What is your current/ most recent job title?
Assistant Manager – Technical Design
What is the primary purpose of this position?
Plan and ensure timely, efficient structural designs are done and maintain engineering standards in technology from software, design, construction and training. Also ensure smooth project execution.
What are the core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order for you to achieve your primary purpose?
Get all project information correctly (includes relevant drawings and site measurements). Provide timely and efficient designs. Provide client technical client and site support.
What are some of your greatest achievements (When and how have you saved your employers time, money and resources)?
Was key in leading the company to high profitability in 2015 financial year by giving timely preliminary designs, efficient final designs market product training and successfully closing projects. I was also instrumental in expanding the export market by technically introducing the product and giving technical support & training.
If you were to illuminate your skills and abilities along with your greater purpose and passions in life, how would you describe yourself?
Technical Manager with a passion for ensuring projects are executed correctly and efficiently and with a great interests in being involved in bringing technical awareness and know-how to the market.
What is the business title of your ideal position?
What are the key responsibilities and accountabilities of your ideal position?
Plan and manage projects and resources from conceptual stages to execution whilst ensuring that they are up to engineering standards and to the client’s satisfaction.
What are the manufacturing processes/ technologies that you have experience in relevant to your ideal position/ next career steps?
Project planning and management, improving technical efficiency.
Describe your career in years of experience per sector/industry/commodity serviced:
2 years consultancy – civil & structural
4 years project design and management.
Describe the kind of company you would like to work for including the culture and values it should possess:
An international highly professional company that prides itself with being the best service provider while striving to have employees motivated by facilitating/ training them, creating a sense of belonging and a sense of ownership of the business.
What do you absolutely love doing?
Management of complex and high-profile projects and seeing them completed and running whilst ensuring engineering standards are maintained.
Motivation to move (please select): Career growth
Location Preference: I am open to positions only in my area (I don’t want to move house).