Project Manager

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Project Manager


Nyamagabe / Rwanda

Application Deadline:

28th February 2020

Type of Contract:

Individual Consultant (IC)

Languages Required:



Fully on-site

Duration of Individual Contract:

3 years

Background and Project Information

Prime Energy Ltd. is a company established in Rwanda with main activity hydropower development and energy production. Current Prime Energy owns and operates 4 plants and 5th Greenfield projects whereby the development phase is almost completed and we want to start construction works in quarter 1 of 2020.

The Project Manager will be fully responsible for the Implementation of Rukarara VI Greenfield project and supervise all activities related to it. Rukarara VI Hydropower plant will have an installed capacity of 9.76 MW and it is a run-of-river locate in Nyamagabe District.

Scope of the Assignment

Under the overall supervision of the Technical Director, Project Manager will be fully responsible for Project Management and Construction Supervision of Rukarara VI Hydropower plant with main activities such as:

  • Provides high-level management of project implementation;
  • Full daily supervision of construction activities and coordination with all project stakeholders;
  • Compliance with approved design and work schedule;
  • Manage Site Engineers and other project teams;
  • Manage and coordinate meetings, conferences, trainings, and other project-related events;
  • Designs and develops all documents required in the implementation of the project such as work program, budget, Supervision manuals, and procedure, etc.;
  • Preparation of progress report, submission of reports and other information material;
  • Approve all interim certificate presented by EPC contractor and OE;
  • Approve all technical document submitted by EPC contractor and liaise with Owner’s Engineer;
  • Manage construction contracts which are mainly EPC, Electro-Mechanical supplier and Interface contract between the two;

 Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; civil, mechanical or electrical engineering. It will be an advantage if the candidate will have an additional project management diploma or project financial analysis diploma.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in engineering, prior experience in hydropower project is preferred;
  • Minimum of 3 projects completed as Project Manager in the Implementation phase;
  • Having experience in Africa or the region is an added value;
  • Excellent computer literacy with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook, experience in budget tracking tools, PowerPoint and/or Access;
  • Knowledge of design software (Ms Project and AutoCAD) is an added value;


The successful consultant will get into an Individual Contract with the Project Company. and will be paid based on Company terms and conditions for Individual Consultant.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications which should include the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Copy of academic degree;

Applications should be emailed to to reach us not later than 28th February 2020.