Project Assistant (Energy) – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a global leader in energy monitoring and management, is looking to recruit a Project Assistant to be based in the Nairobi, Kenya offices. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and executing energy efficiency projects from inception to completion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage detailed project plans, timelines, and budgets for energy efficiency projects.
  • Ensure compliance with project specifications, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate project activities, resources, and subcontractors to ensure timely and successful project execution
  • Foster long-term relationships with clients, seeking opportunities for additional projects and upselling services.
  • Possess a strong understanding of energy efficiency technologies, practices, and standards.
  • Conduct energy audits and assessments to identify energy-saving opportunities and recommend appropriate measures.
  • Provide guidance, support, and technical expertise to team members, ensuring a high standard of quality and professionalism.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, Energy Management, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Must have atleast 2 years Proven experience in project management, preferably in the energy efficiency or sustainability sector.
  • Strong knowledge of energy efficiency principles, technologies, and industry best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with a focus on meeting deadlines and delivering results.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively interact with clients, team members, and stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
  • Proficient in project management tools and software.
  • Project management certifications (e.g., PMP) are preferred.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 65,000 /= (Approx. 400 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid- Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 5th March, 2024