IT Project Manager/Coordinator

Cousant Ltd

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We are looking for an experienced Project Manager/Coordinator who will take on the management of key software development  projects with the primary goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Plan the project

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project

  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project

  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities

  • Review the project schedule with senior management and clients that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required

  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

  • Get official sign off of the project from the Client or Product Owner.

Staff the project

  • In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff  with appropriate skills for the project activities

  • Manage project staff according to the established policies and practices of the organization

  • Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential

  • Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project

  • Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate

Implement the project

  • Execute the project according to the project plan

  • Develop forms and records to document project activities

  • Setup files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured

  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project

  • Set up regular checkpoints with Product Owners and Clients to review project in an agile manner

  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including clients on the progress of the project

  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards

Control the project

  • Write reports on the project for management.

  • Document all change requests and professionally manage out of scope requirements.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with 3rd parties/vendors

  • Manage changes to the project scope. project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

  • Report and escalate to management as required.

Evaluate the project

 

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase

  • Write evaluation reports on all resources that worked on the project

 

Requirements

 

  • Very good educational background preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering

  • Proven working experience in  project management in the information technology sector

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office

  • A project management certification is desirable

Summary

Company

Cousant Ltd

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Salary

₦90,000.00 ‐ ₦150,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

3 weeks from now