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Deputy Project Manager (Active)

Angola · Expat/local employment · Intermediate

About The Position

Kora is a subsidiary of Mitrelli Group. We are a developer of large construction projects in Angola, related to Housing, Social Equipment’s and Infrastructures. We´re currently looking for a Deputy Project Manager to join our Production Team. In this role you will report to the Project Manger and will be coordinating projects at multiple sites across Angola.

Supporting the Project Lead on site, you´ll have the responsibility for managing a project portfolio, i.e., preparing and maintaining complex engineering and construction schedules for large size projects. You must be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures and able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind and great organizational skills. The goal will be to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding and per KORA´s level of Excellence.

  • Monitor start-up of new projects and follow progress through start-up action plan trackers to ensure compliance with all relevant specifications.
  • Be accountable for all aspects of the project planning, including scheduling, budgeting, reporting, HSE and quality.
  • Monitor and review the activities of the contractors and the supervision team, in order to reach the highest professional standards and adopt best practice methods.
  • Monitor progress and escalate risks and deviations timely to find mitigations to issues.
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager and all relevant parties and representatives to minimize any disruption and ensure the completion of the projects in time, cost, quality and safety.
  • Provide strong supervision to project teams.


  • Minimum of 7+ years´ experience in large full construction project, contract management, financial management, including controlling of project budgets, procurement, change order management, invoicing and financial reconciliation.
  • Must have experience in Buildings or Infrastructures - experience from contractor side is highly valued.
  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary building (whole project lifecycle).
  • Ability to read and work with REVIT, CAD drawings and BIM.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Superior level of motivation and comfort working in a high energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Previous experience in multicultural and international environments is appreciated.
  • Previous experience In Angola/Africa is highly desirable.
  • Must be willing to relocate as needed.
  • Fluency in Portuguese and advanced level of English.

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