Program Manager

Confidential

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An ICT Firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Purpose

Has direct oversight over all projects; from planning to execution. Manages all project managers and focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors and all stakeholders.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Essential duties/key job roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Responsible for end-to-end service delivery of all operational projects
  • Responsible and accountable for direct project profit and loss, customer satisfaction and management at the clients’ head office and delegates regional client’s satisfaction and management to project managers
  • Communicate delivery progress to key client and internal stakeholders from the operational level through executive leadership
  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas;
  • Develop  and  maintain  a  comprehensive  framework  that  considers  the  various operational and service delivery components for all projects in line with customer expectations
  • Manage key stakeholders on whom project success depends; draw on resources within or outside the company as necessary.
  • Provide  guidance  and  mentoring  to  the  project  team  on  execution  strategy, contractor management and technical requirement
  • Engage with project team, clients and sub-contractors to support project execution
  • Mentoring of key project leadership team.
  • Selects, manages and coordinate the implementation teams and 3Ps.
  • Manage the performance evaluation process of all implementation teams and 3Ps.
  • Provide feedback to Technical Manager on resource allocation and utilization and release.
  • Manage and hold the project managers accountable for quality service delivery, cost control, schedule control and PO closure in its region.
  • Provide input in the service costing process to ensure business profitability.
  • Ensure  compliance  with  project  budgetary,   accounting,  records  management procedures
  • Support group internal auditor to keep the delivery team accountable for the service under his/her responsibility.
  • Develop  methods  to  monitor  project  or  area  progress;  and  provide  corrective supervision if necessary.
  • Develop and control project budget and resource allocation.
  • Articulates client expectations and facilitates communication between sponsor and client to guarantee customer satisfaction during projects.
  • Ensure project reporting, capturing and monitoring progress to clients and other stakeholders (e.g. Quality, Procurement, Sales, Finance and HR teams) at all phases of projects are conducted
  • Liaise with logistics manager for equipment delivery to the site.

 

Expected Output

  • Below are key outputs expected of the Program Manager:
  • Project Plan and Progress Report.
  • Service cost book.
  • Supporting documents and signed acceptances
  • Periodic Project Budget Reports
  • Approved Fund Requests
  • Monthly team and 3P performance evaluation report.
  • Project Resource Utilization Report.

 

Qualifications  

Minimum Education: B.Sc. / H.N.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or Telecommunications. Any relevant post-graduate degree will be an advantage.

 

Minimum  Working  Experience:  7  years  of  increasingly  responsible  experience, including experience successfully managing various projects. Outstanding grasp of IT and Telecoms concepts and processes.

 

Required Certification(s): Any relevant professional certification, with preference for

PMP and Prince 2.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Telecommunications

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Salary

₦150,000.00 ‐ ₦250,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Friday