SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
AJIRA CONNECT LIMITED
NAIROBI, KE
16h ago

As a senior project manager, you will work closely with heads of other departments to achieve productivity goals, increase revenue, and contribute to the company’s overall success.

As a key player in the management department, you will ensure that all assigned tasks are completed on a regular basis and that all company rules and regulations are enforced.

This is a marvelous opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual who isn’t afraid to interact with others and actively work towards goals. If you

are confident, intelligent, and professional, our company would love to hear from you and learn about your contributions to other organizations.

The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.

Job Responsibilities

Collaborate with executive-level managers, and provide relevant feedback regarding the performance of individual employees and the department.

Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

Full project life cycle ownership : successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously

Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives

Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities

Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project

Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes

Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings

Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership

Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs

Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders

Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables

Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas

Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle

Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project management team

Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication

Other duties as assigned

Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

Job Skills & Qualifications

Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall

Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills

Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands

Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results

Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary

Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close

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