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PMO – Project Manager Officer (WATER/WASTEWATER)

Angola, Luanda · Local employment

About The Position

We are seeking a seasoned PMO to join our subsidiary Owini. Owini designs and implements sustainable water and wastewater solutions in the residential, agricultural, and industrial sectors. Our projects are research-based, tailor-made, and integrate cutting-edge technologies by collaborating with various strategic partners from the world's leading companies in water technologies, desalination, irrigation, and wastewater treatment. Learn more about the company here: owini (

This role is to lead the PMO and manage Water and Wastewater portfolio. You are expected to control, monitor and report on progress against the annual portfolio plan, long-range planning, capacity, financial and resource planning.

The role is based in our offices in Luanda and reports to our Engineering and Production Director.

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful candidate will have exceptional stakeholder engagement and management skills,
  • The candidate will be well versed and experienced with remedying PMO functions with a demonstrable ability to develop and improve the quality of their practice and operation.
  • The candidate should be familiar and comfortable leading a small PMO function, whilst having significant daily involvement with multiple teams and departments across the organisation.


  • Provide leadership for multiple aspects of controls including costs, planning, scheduling, engineering, supervision, and management of personnel plus other project-related metrics to support project managers with resource management.
  • Provide guidance, documentation, and tools to ensure that projects are executed on time, within budget, and to stakeholders' satisfaction.
  • Ensure clear understanding of T&C´s of each contract and control the payments.
  • Support the COO/Project Director to align the project strategy objectives to the organization strategic objectives.
  • Guarantee alignment between project deliverables within expected requirements and identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage the data center and information repository for project lessons learned and debriefing.
  • Prepare financial forecast on a regular basis, provide cash flow analysis to
  • Monitor regulatory environment and changes, update colleagues on modifications and ensure compliance.
  • Manage various projects in start-up acceleration, education, or innovation, if needed.
  • Create high-quality mid-term and year-end performance reports, collecting inputs and compile the final documents. Submit final reporting documents.



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil construction, Management or similar areas. Certified Project Management Professional | PMP preferred.
  • MUST have maximum. of 5 to 7 years’ experience in a PMO role or General Construction Manager in large construction projects. (Buildings or Infrastructures).
  • Solid understanding of construction processes and project management principles (agile, waterfall, governance, and project lifecycle). Water sector knowledge is an advantage.
  • MUST have superior contract management competencies with good understanding of legal and industry standards.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills using data to drive decisions in a business environment.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in effective communication of goals and strategies across multiple leadership levels of an organization.
  • High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple competing projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to handle changing priorities in a fast-paced environment and use good judgment when working in stressful and ambiguous situations.
  • Strong results orientation, with strong leadership and ownership skills.
  • Well versed in report writing and in preparing professional presentations.
  • Experience and ability to work with an international team and in a multidisciplinary context.
  • MUST be fluent in Portuguese and English.


 NOTE: CV´s MUST be submitted ONLY in English.


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