Junior IT Project Manager

  • Lagos

Bincom Dev Center

Bincom Dev Center is a Multi-location based Training and Development Center for Technology Resources and Technology Solutions

Job description:

We are looking for a Senior IT Project Manager who will be responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality and SDLC control guidelines throughout the full systems development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.
This role will start initially as a part-time role and will transit into full-time as the specific business line managed by the role grows.
Responsibilities:
Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
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
Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
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
Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
Manage project scope and changes
Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
Act as an internal quality control check for the project
Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed
Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract
Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders
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
Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline
Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices
Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
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
Performance reviews and staff development
Monitor the performance of staff
Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
Required Qualification
Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
1+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
1+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
1+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation
1+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross – functional environment
Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities
Salary: ₦70,000.00 per month
Ability to commute/relocate: Lagos: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, New grad

To apply for this job email your details to info@eqoutsourcing.com