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    Company Profile

    Shemu Group is a conglomerate of companies composed of Shemu PLC, Asveza Ethiopia Retailing Share Company, S-boom Agro-Processing, and other functional companies with a fast growth track record of accomplishment. The Companies in the group engaged in manufacturing (liquid soap, bar soap, Edible Oil, and shortening products), retail service-providing, printing, trading, and engineering. Based on this, our Company, Shemu Management Consultants PLC, wants to hire competent, energetic, enthusiastic, and capable applicants for the post we have.

    Major responsibilities

    The Shemu Group has an exciting opportunity for an experienced project manager to lead the delivery of several innovative capital projects. Under the general direction of the Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, the Projects Manager will serve as the primary resource for detailed planning and delivery of projects across the organization. New projects include manufacturing, construction, Farm, Renewable energy, infrastructure, facility renovations, and mechanical systems upgrades for all group companies. The incumbent must have a service-based work ethic, work collaboratively across departments and be confident and energized to build and employ industry standards and best practices. The incumbent will be a self-starter with an ability to proactively identify risks and communication needs and the steps necessary to address issues. This is a temporary (one-year) position with the possibility to extend

    Detail responsibilities of the job include:

    Defines develop and presents detailed project documents including but not limited to: scoping, statements of work, schedules, budgets, approvals, and procedures.
    Leads procurement processes, contracting, and administration, in accordance with the shemu group policies and industry best practices, including standard form consultant and construction contracts, supplementary conditions, RFP, EOI, RFQ templates, and related template forms and letters.
    Conduct reviews and interpret proposals, specifications, and drawings and participate in tender negotiations.
    Oversee project consultants to ensure delivery of construction documents, tender process, and award and construction administration.
    Oversee contractors during construction and ensures that projects are completed in line with relevant specifications and regulations.
    Identify project risks, and develop risk management plans and mitigation strategies.
    Develops a control system and continuously monitors and reports on project schedule, budget, quality, performance, and delivery.
    Identify issues and develop solutions quickly, making recommendations through a calculated lens.
    Acts as the project owner’s representative as required.
    Facilitates project planning sessions with project teams.
    Supports stakeholder engagement and consultation sessions as required.
    Acts as an in-house expert on project management throughout departments throughout the organization.
    Transfers learning from project implementation into the improvement of organizational policies and procedures.
    Perform administrative duties as required to maintain thorough and complete records and comply with Regional District policies and procedures.
    Job Requirements

    Post-secondary degree or diploma in engineering, architecture, or construction management.

    A minimum of 5 years of related experience in project management with progressively complex projects of a similar nature/scale.
    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    Project management training/certification such as PMP designation is considered an asset.
    Experience managing projects within a local government setting would be considered favorably but is not required.
    Valid Driver’s License
    Knowledge of: 

    Experience and knowledge of all phases of capital project management, including planning, design, and construction.
    Experience and knowledge of construction and engineering principles and best practices.
    Experience and knowledge of procurement practices, contract development, and administration.
    Proficiency in capital budget preparation, controls, and financial reporting requirements.
    Strong working knowledge of the BC Building Code, applicable safety codes and other relevant regulations pertaining to capital project works.
    Working knowledge of building costs, materials, methods, and techniques.
    Ability to review, analyze, assess and interpret architectural, construction, and technical drawings, project plans, specifications, operation manuals, contracts, and other materials.
    Ability to identify project risks and develop risk management plans and mitigation measures.
    Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
    Ability to gain influence and negotiate outcomes.
    Ability to deal effectively and professionally with contractors and a variety of internal and external stakeholders in order to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships.
    Maintains a service-based work ethic.
    Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, balance priorities, and multiple projects and adapt to changes in direction.
    Understanding of asset management and preventative maintenance processes.
    Strong organization and time management skills.
    Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, and project scheduling software.
    How to Apply
    Interested applicants who fulfill the stated requirements can submit their application letter, CV, and relevant credentials with non-returnable photocopies in person within seven(7) consecutive working days to Shemu Group Corporate Office located around Kality Total, in front of Kality Metals Factory, Shemu Group Corporate Office 2nd floor Or through email stating “ Application for the post of Project Manager” in the subject line through email in a single pdf file attachment.

    Email applicants who do not follow the application instruction will NOT be considered.

    Shemu Management Consultants PLC

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