Project Manager

Workforce Group  |  Lagos

Posted 16 Sep


Description

Our client is a wholly-owned Nigerian software development firm providing top-notch solutions to clients spread across industries.

  • The Project Manager will provide support in activities within planned timeline;
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope, with high quality and within budget
  • Breaks down projects into reasonable subsets of work and activities
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Work closely with Project owners, partners and clients on all matters pertaining to project, including efficient resource allocation, timely project update, delivery risk and mitigation;
  • Consistently follows up on progress, issues and activities relating to each projects;
  • Report and escalate to management as needed (delivery risk and mitigation plan);
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Manages Process documentation & Process flow of each projects 
  • Manage all projects optimally through project life cycle;
  • Adopt industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout project life cycle.
  • Uses consistent methodology to manage projects;
  • Development, management, timeliness & updates of organizational documentations useful to clients and employees such as project policies & procedures, guidelines, forms, team collaborations and training materials for each product. 
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to clients’ needs and objectives;
  • Prepare reports periodically on projects status;
  • Other organizational assigned duties (where necessary).

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or a related field. 
  • Certification in Project management is also required.
  • At least 2-4 years’ experience in software project management. 
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively and resourcefully.
  • Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Data analysis, Statistics, MS Project and/or Primavera and the MS Office Suite of products.
  • Prior proven project experience within Software development industry will be particularly useful.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail;
  • A polite, friendly and diplomatic manner;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; 
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities;
  • The ability to generate ideas, priorities and manage several different tasks successfully;
  • The ability to thrive in pressured or demanding situations;
  • Reliability & Dependability;
  • Good teamwork player, close collaboration with clients and stakeholders, flexibility, and ability to quickly respond to changes;

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