Projects Lead at British American Tobacco (BAT)

  • Published date: August 12, 2020
  • Category: Project & Product Management
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for a Projects Lead to join our team in Nairobi. 

Our new colleague will lead the planning and execution of technical projects to ensure overall project management governance, delivery and reporting initiative progress, risks and issues.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Lead the planning and execution of technical projects related to new equipment installation or modification of the existing ones to fulfil the requirements of the production departments

  • Lead the NPI technical readiness to support VSU (Vertical Start-Ups)

  • Drive initiatives to reduce energy consumption

  • Support and validate technical capabilities for NPIs introduction

  • Run Daily Direction Setting (DDS) for Projects.

  • Lead Commissioning, Qualification and Verification

  • Reviews outputs from Start Up Lead

  • Reports initiative progress, risks and issues

  • Provision of methodology framework, processes, templates, checklists

  • Executes specific and general engineering / production technical projects related to new equipment installation or modification of the existing ones to fulfil the production requirements by departments

  • Organize and maintain Technical archive as one technical information center for entire factory.

  • Supports all Factory departments with engineering up- to-date technical documentation

Context/ Environment:

  • The role handles critical projects that need to be completed safely, on time, within budget and to high quality Standards.

  • Budgets and decisions have to be taken in an uncertain environment due to the fact that utilities main suppliers are state companies with a hesitating policy.

  • Provision of services to multiple sites for both commercial and operations

Working relationship:

  • Liaison with local and international suppliers/contractors for both materials and machinery

  • Close liaison with Finance department for budget control and costs

  • Area Leadership on Facilities and Fleet

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • BSc mechanical or electrical engineering

  • Proven project management experience of industrial setups.

  • Mastery in steam, compressed air, vacuum, de-dusting, gas, waste & process water, HVAC, Fire safety systems and production processes and machinery.  

British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco (BAT) on to apply

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