Posted on :
1 Feb, 2023
1 Feb, 2023
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading projects and ensuring they are completed on time. You’ll manage the IT department to ensure that all projects are managed efficiently and effectively, taking into account any project management software or other tools available. Your responsibilities will include: Leading team members through each stage of a project, from initial design to implementation. Managing relationships with suppliers in order to coordinate deliveries for future projects.You may have responsibility for multiple aspects of one specific project or work across multiple separate projects at once. In either case, your key role
Job Title: IT Project Manager
Duties & Responsibilities:
Resolves technical problems with the customers, and communicates the resolution to the customer
To Evaluate, Scope and implement programs/ projects to agreed time, within cost and quality parameters, but not limited to this.
To act as an advisor to both Business and Technical departments, providing support and ensuring all Stakeholders are kept updated at all times accordingly.
The Candidate must be articulate.
Identify project inter dependencies and determine the optimal approach to deliver on the project
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Develop full scale project plans
Provide direction and support to project team
Project evaluations and assessment of outcomes ▪ Manage projects team to deliver on the project objectives
Ensure that business cases, functional specifications and relevant test cases are prepared and signed off by key stakeholders (where applicable)
Facilitated projects scoping sessions to assist technical team to translating business requirements into functional end solutions (where applicable)
Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities
Track and Deliver projects within agreed objectives, standards, budget and timelines
Manage and motivate project team members to achieve set project objectives
Effectively manage stakeholders’ expectations and project plan changes and consequences
Ensured approval of all changes, costs and decisions by project sponsors, owners and senior management
Track and report on all Issues, Risks and Decision that may impact project
Please note that this is a Business Role and not a Technical Role, however Technical and functional understanding is required.
Desired Experience & Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field required
Minimum of 6-8 years’ experience in managing multiple, large complex projects
Solid direct knowledge and experience of project management methodologies
Experience of managing activity across the hole of a project lifecycle inclusive of benefits tracking
Media/Telecoms/Finance industry project management experience preferred.
Rest of Africa hands on project experience will be advantageous.
Proven ability to effectively work across teams at all levels.
Good financial business case skills
3rd Party Vendor Management preferred.
Prince II or Similar Project Management Qualification