Project Manager Installations

You’ll be backed by a culture that is centred on fostering your creative potential and experience the full support of an organization and leadership committed to inspiring you to do your best work.

The Installations Project Manager will coordinate all aspects of a product or service offering project for the client, from receipt of order to installation in Eastern Africa (including Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda).

This is an office based role, located in Nairobi & preference will be given to Kenyan Nationals.



Plan, coordinate and supervise project preparation and advise customer and contractors for the installation of Varian software products. Ensure efficient and timely execution of installations and upgrades according to technical and safety regulations.
Meet with customers/customers contractors and perform site visits and help the customer prepare their facility for a successful and efficient installation. #
Monitor customer facility preparation and coordinate equipment shipment schedules to ensure timely and effective installation of equipment.
Provide reports indicating installation activities including tight control of installation forecast.
Review purchase order transmittals noting any unusual service requirements and follow up with appropriate function.
Build expert knowledge in our industry and convey knowledge to others through the generation of procedures, FAQs, and other technical documentation.
As a subject matter expert, deliver product and/or procedural training to other project managers.
Advise customers on complex facility requirements, needs and/or changes including, but not limited to, safety requirements, room layout and electrical, plumbing and HVAC requirements.
Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple medium scale projects.
Perform routine project management and site planning to ensure customer compliance with building and technical requirements, both Varian’s and local municipalities, for equipment installations.
Review bids from building and rigging contractors and monitor contracts for quality and workmanship.
Advise customers on complex facility requirements, needs and/or changes including, but not limited to active directory and domain requirements, IT security, power and network requirements, workstation layout, and server requirements
Active support of customer for implementation of pre-defined concepts.


Bachelor or Master degree in a related discipline e.g. medical informatics, computer science or related field and related experience
PMI certification is desired
Must have a general knowledge of construction and electrical codes, and government radiation regulations.
Must have a general knowledge of network design, software controls systems, and server management.
Knowledge of the use and deployment of software in a healthcare environment, especially as applied to cancer care
Proactive attitude with excellent organizational skills and team oriented
Must have strong customer service acumen
Fluency in English, both written and spoken
Familiar with business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Willingness to travel for business as required
Contributes to team efficiency through the quality of personal work and by influencing teammate output to required standards.
Must understand team collaboration and have effective networking skills.
Able to work independently within guidelines and policies and adhere to the corporate policies and procedures.
Capable of managing their own workload and of excellent communication relationship building at all levels within and outside of the organization.
Agile with being pro-active, analytical, results-oriented and able to make decisions within the scope of their role.
Be able to actively problem solve and suggest realistic innovations to processes towards creating a better customer experience
You are analytical, communicative and focused. You work structured and have an eye for details. In addition, you can express your ideas and research in written form. You are used to working independently, open to discussing ideas and solutions with your colleagues. You thrive in an international work environment and in cultivating your contacts with partners in the region and overseas.


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About Varian

At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, we envision a world without fear of cancer. For more than 70 years, we have developed, built and delivered innovative cancer care technologies and solutions for our clinical partners around the globe to help them treat millions of patients each year. With an Intelligent Cancer Care approach, we are harnessing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics to enhance cancer treatment and expand access to care. Our 10,000 employees across 70 locations keep the patient and our clinical partners at the center of our thinking as we power new victories in cancer care. Because, for cancer patients everywhere, their fight is our fight.