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Project Manager

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Agriculture

Kivu Choice will be the first international expansion of Victory Farms. Victory Farms is currently the largest fish farm in East Africa, and the fastest growing fish farm in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Kigali Rwanda

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Start date: Immediate

Description:

We are looking for a capable, dynamic, and ambitious Project Manager to come in and immediately make an impact on the organization. You will report to our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), working on a wide array of projects that need on-the-ground management from start to finish. You will be part of the founding team and you will play a pioneering role in launching what is expected to become one of the largest fish farms in Africa.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, business, construction management, or another technical field.
  • 15+ years of experience in a hands-on project management role (construction industry is a plus)
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects simultaneously with respect to cost/budget, scope, schedule, resources, managing vendors, overseeing formal planning, tracking, and reporting project performance.
  •  Has led construction projects worth over 10 million dollars in deployed capital
  •  Ability to plan and see the “big picture” while managing details of a project to ideal execution
  •  Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage diverse personalities
  •  Must be willing permanently relocate to rural Rwanda.
  •  Excels in a startup environment by staying organized, not being afraid to take initiative and willing to jump in and help wherever needed
  • Proficiency in MS Project and Excel

Duties:

  • Coordinate with construction, finance, procurement, and farm operations to execute CapEx projects
  • Oversee progress of multiple projects against goals, objectives, budgets, and timelines
  • Be the go-to person for all things related to project execution: you will help the team stay organized and on the same page throughout each and every project's lifecycle
  •  Track and publish construction schedules and budgets on a routine basis, delivering weekly project updates to management about the status of all ongoing projects
  •  Lead project meetings: set the agenda, guide the discussion, take notes, and follow up on action items
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses

About Kivu Choice:

Kivu Choice will be the first international expansion of Victory Farms. Victory Farms is currently the largest fish farm in East Africa and the fastest growing fish farm in Sub-Saharan Africa. Victory Farms aims to be the most sustainable fish farm on the planet whilst it scales to feed 2 billion Africans in the coming 2 decades. Kivu Choice intends to replicate the business model that we have developed in Kenya to build a fully vertically integrated tilapia farm on Lake Kivu, incorporating all our best practices and lessons learned. The Company has the highest standards for performance, execution, culture, and integrity, with best-in-class talent from across the globle. 

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their application by email: didierh@kivuchoice.com not later than 24th October 2021.