Project Manager


Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

We are currently seeking an accomplished Project Manager to lead, drive and support activities needed to realize the strategic objectives relating to their Enterprise Data and Analytics . S/He will ensure that data/reports are submitted to the Strategy Program Director in a timely manner. The information will be used to highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with program management and others in addressing these gaps. The candidate must be familiar with data management and M&E system tools with excellent training and networking skills. The candidate will be willing to work with little/no supervision and travel regularly.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description


  • Handle responsibility and decision authority focus comprehensively on plan, build, deliver, run, status and budget tracking/responsibility of the project end to end development and deployment Provide Subject Matter Expertise and Technical and Functional Leadership to manage and deliver technical outcomes across the following areas: Data sourcing, Data profiling, Data
  • ETL, Master Data Management, Data Integration and Data quality.
  • Provide Strategy, Business and Functional Leadership and Support across the following areas: Data Management Strategy and Road Map covering all the Data Lifecycle stages,
  • Data analytics and Data governance.
  • Handle direct responsibility for a highly-skilled Project Management team five or more direct reports /ten or more contractors including strategy, deliverables management, cost and budget, team/people/skill development, performance review and target setting/achievement, overseeing resource assignments.
  • Project Management interface between the business, implementing partners and 3rd Parties.
  • Establish and oversee effective issue resolution, change control, and risk management processes.
  • Maintain project plan and phase gate reviews and report semi-weekly status dashboards at project, Operations Committee, Key Stakeholders, and Executive Steering Committee levels.
  • Manage compilation of schedule, status, and metric updates at project and team levels; report appropriately to all levels of governance including executive.
  • Lead evaluation of go/no-go criteria for technical release and business cutover.
  • Oversee implementation of method and tools which enable each phase.
  • Negotiate scope, schedule, and funding with external IT and business partners.
  • Establish common goals across multiple teams and define useful metrics and reporting to track team performance.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in area of specialty
  • Training/ certifications in project management methodologies Six Sigma Methodologies, PMP Certifications, etc.
  • 4-7+ years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Experience with finance-impacting systems program implementations PeopleSoft, Oracle is also beneficial
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle SDLC
  • Experience planning and executing detailed activities related to business requirements development.
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects
  • Strong data analytics; visualization and presentation skills
  • Excellent understanding of metric indicators
  • Understanding of Strategic Information/ Monitoring and Evaluation standards and practices
  • Previous Experience conducting State/LGA and Facility data assessments and data reviews is preferred
  • Experience working with CBOs and donor funded programs.
  • Knowledge and working experience in the use of mapping and other similar tools to target program interventions and resources
  • Previous experience in providing TA to strategic data for program management, reporting and documentation of best practices
  • Proven skills in data analysis with proficiency in statistical package i.e. Stata, SPSS, Advanced Excel, Business Intelligence applications
  • Interested candidates should forward their CVs along with a cover note of suitability for the role with as subject of the mail.

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