Project Manager

Confidential

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An IT Firm seeks qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Purpose

Primary ongoing responsibility is for planning and management of projects. Focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, all stakeholders.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Essential duties/key job roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Responsible for end to end quality project delivery and PO closure.
  • Responsible for Project Management Process – Payment & resource procedure for both internal and external-3Ps.
  • Selects, manages and coordinate the implementation teams and 3Ps.
  • Provide input into performance evaluation of all implementation teams and 3Ps.
  • Provide feedback to Technical Manager on resource allocation and utilization and release.
  • Lead planning and implementation of projects.
  • 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  methods  to  monitor  project  or  area  progress;  and  provide  corrective supervision if necessary.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate  the  definition  of  Service  Levels  Agreements  (SLAs)  and  customer requirements.
  • Receive  subcontractor  engagement  package  and  review  according  to  supplier evaluation criteria.
  • Interact regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for improving delivery.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes on projects.
  • Collaborate with logistics in vendor screening and selection.
  • Conduct 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.
  • Responsible for ensuring all client tools, processes and checklists are utilized in the execution of all projects.
  • Responsible for scheduling and conducting client acceptance process on all projects.
  • Manages the customer relationship at the region.
  • Responsible for cost, schedule control and validates payment milestones with the SDM and finance before payment to teams deployed in the region.
  • Liaise with logistics manager for equipment delivery to its region.

 

Expected Output

  • Below are key outputs expected of the Project Manager:
  • Project Plan and Progress Report.
  • PO  closure  i.e.  print  supporting  documents,  signed  acceptance  and  pre-process acceptance.
  • Project Budget and Fund request.
  • 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:  5  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.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude

  • Excellence,   integrity,   creativity,   team   spirit,   commitment,   customer-centricity, empathy, safety consciousness.
  • Must be able to provide high level technical support. Able to make quick decisions and solve technical problems.
  • An appreciation for customer expectations with a customer-oriented approach to results.
  • Project Management Skills.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Telecommunications

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Salary

₦120,000.00 ‐ ₦170,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Friday