Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Project Manager
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:8 to 15 years
Job published:09 September 2020
Job reference no:2578321320

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:


  • Partners with project sponsors, stakeholder(s) and vendors to understand need, build business case
  • Manage multiple complex projects or other process initiatives with cross-function and cross-region impact.
  • Act as the point-of-contact for the extended project team, including the business and technology partners and management. Provide updates, resolve issues and establish project delivery vision for the team.
  • Work with business partners to ensure sufficient and detailed project requirements are obtained and documented, based on thorough process analytics and customer input and design sessions across teams.
  • Work closely with the development team to review and monitor implementation of specifications to ensure that the finished product meets the stated business requirements within project timelines
  • Own project plans including an outline of required resource skills and scheduling, key deliverables and schedule and overall project plan.
  • Ensures project is planned and completed by PMO standards and project methodologies
  • Lead teams through the project lifecycle from identification to project execution and delivery.
  • Leads high-quality delivery with responsibility for task tracking, time reporting, issue tracking, impact reporting, and overall project updates
  • Escalates and owns full transparency around project status, issues, risks and drives them to a resolution on a timely basis
  • Prepares and presents project status updates, reports and dashboards
  • Drives root cause analysis and implements solutions
  • Coordinates across project teams to ensure full alignment and resource engagement
  • Provide detailed use cases, perform business testing and work closely with quality assurance to ensure the transition to Hartree production system is seamless
  • Assist relationship management and client services in driving adoption of product enhancements
  • Proactively analyze and propose system enhancements which can improve customer experience and create additional revenue


Job Requirements

  • Experience in Financial domain
  • Experience in working with Software vendors
  • College graduate with a degree in Finance, Economics or Computer Engineering
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both the business, technology. Across multiple locations and time zones.
  • flexible, hardworking and "can do" attitude; comfortable working in a fast paced environment with frequent release cycles and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Excellent technical skills; MS Excel, JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, SharePoint, Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle & DevOp