Hiring Organization: Fintrak Software

Overview

The Project manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of project, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.
The project manager is a person who has the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.
He/She must have a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts, as well as more general management skills.

Key Responsibilities

Manage projects using different methodologies as may be required – Agile, rapid delivery, classic or traditional waterfall
Manage and coordinate the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including but not limited to project schedule, project charter, Business Case, SOW etc.
Build strong, collaborative relationships and takes ownership of key initiatives across business levels and functions
Manage risk and issue identification, tracking, and resolution process
Monitor and manage project scope and deliverables
Monitor Project delivery against agreed timeframes/budgets and creation of contingency plans.
Provide both verbal and written communications regarding project status, risks and issues
Work on multiple projects simultaneously
Monitor and report on project progress periodically
Respond to RFI/RFP on prospects as it concerns project management

Primary Interfaces
Internal:

Application Developers, Implementation Team, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance Team, SBU Heads, Business Development, Support staff (HR, Finance, and Admin), etc.

External:

Client project resources, users, and management, etc
Report To: Head, Project Management

Qualifications
Education:

Relevant Tertiary qualification. Professional project management qualification in PMP / CAPM / PRINCE2 will be an added advantage.

Experience:

Minimum of 4 years experience in project / program management
Key knowledge and skill in project management standards, processes, procedures and guidelines, and recommends improvements to realize efficiencies
Key knowledge of communications/escalation management
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Strong working knowledge of productive tools such as Microsoft Office(Ms. Project, Ms. Excel, Ms. Word, Ms. PowerPoint).
Working knowledge of Project Development and Software Development Life Cycle
Experience in finance / IT / banking industry (preferred).

Skills and Personal Attributes:

Excellent Analytical Skills and attention to details
Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
Ability to communicate in both technical and non-technical user friendly language
Team and Indomitable Spirit
Ability to manage priorities, conflicts and handle stress
Time Management
Assertive Drive
Commercial awareness and business acumen;
Ability to influence without authority
Exceptional negotiation skills;
Networking and relationship management skills;
Strong interest in project management.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Fintrak Software on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply