Project Manager

Workforce Group  |  Lagos

Posted 03 Aug


Description

  • Work with the CEO in defining the strategic thrust of the company on a continual basis (in response to changing market conditions)
  • Support the Strategic Business Leaders in project planning, estimation and capacity planning
  • Support the organisation’s efforts to drive business architecture/special projects improvements towards it reputation building initiatives
  • Responsible for supporting selected Strategy execution related projects, which span all business units of the organisation and will vary in type, including (but not limited to) projects related to strategic planning, product development, capability development and major operational improvements
  • Ensure that projects have clear goals, objectives and timelines, with measurable milestones consistent with corporate strategy and goals
  • Generate periodic reports on current and potential developments of projects
  • Assures the quality of all project proposals and documentation
  • Evaluate new strategic ideas which could form inputs to future strategies
  • Initiate solution and design validated action plans for implementation on assigned projects.
  • Conduct a comprehensive cost/benefit analysis and preparation of business cases for new projects
  • Ensure that all projects are passed through the organisation’s standard operating
  • procedures towards ensuring that standards are not compromised
  • Oversee industry/market research  and publications

Requirements

  • Have at  least 5 years’ experience in the Consulting Industry covering all areas of the business with high level capability in Project Management
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university. 
  • A project management certification is required.
  • Action orientation – Targets and achieves results, overcome obstacles and follow      through on actions
  • Ownership mentality - accept responsibility and accountability using own initiative within the execution guideline
  • Functional Expertise – demonstrates strong technical
  • proficiencies and knowledge in developing and implementing organizational strategy
  • Communication – communicates well both verbally and
  • in writing, good presentation skills
  • Sense of urgency – work to complete projects before deadline
  • Customer orientation – Ensures customer commitments, are consistently met, builds customer confidence through proper project execution and relationship management
  • Attention to details
  • Excellent project management discipline
  • Good knowledge of MS Word, PPT 
  • Leadership – inspire and focus team members on common goals

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