Cassava Smartech is looking for a IS Project Manager

IS Project Manager

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IS Project Manager

  • Post Date:May 12, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

The successful incumbent will be responsible for managing and coordinating cross- function Information Systems projects to ensure timely delivery of projects within budgeted costs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops project management plans that guides the implementation of the projects.
  • Identifies and develops project requirements to establish project deliverables, using techniques and the project charter.
  • Develops project schedules and monitors cost plans.
  • Develops the project communications plan through extensive consultations, and from the stakeholder needs analysis.
  • Identifies high level risks, assumptions and constraints using historical data and expert judgment and develops Risk Management Plan.
  • Directs project kick off through conducting meetings with all key stakeholders to review the overall project plan and gain consensus.
  • Carries out assessment and develops stabilisation plan for projects that re seriously out of schedule, over budget and of unacceptable quality.
  • Develops Project governance model through adoption of detailed processes.
  • Defines project scope and change management plan.
  • Executes stabilisation plans for troubled projects to bring them back within approved baseline, cost and quality standards.

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • A degree in a business-related discipline or equivalent.
  • A post-graduate business qualification is an added advantage.
  • Project management certification (PMP, PRINCE2, AGILE Projects) is must.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in business, a year of which should be in junior to middle management.
  • 2 years’ experience managing at least 1 medium sized project (Budget of US250,000 or above).
  • 4 to 7 years’ experience in the wireless, mobile communications industry, more specifically, Fintech, Ecommerce, Data Science, Big Data and VAS products.
  • A good understanding of technical terminology, particularly, in the areas of banking, finance and insurance products).
  • Experience in a similar or related environment will be considered, depending on relevance.

Please apply to: The HR Business Partner by sending your CV to: [email protected] clearly indicating the position “IS Project Manager” in the subject area by the 14th of May 2021.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.