Senior Project Manager

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Statement of Work

End-to-end delivery of project

  • Manage scope of work, budget, timeframes, and quality of deliverables
  • Take necessary measures to manage potential risks
  • Consider processes, business, technology, and people in order to implement changes
  • Communicate with stakeholders frequently to keep them informed and up-to-date
  • Facilitate process to allocate and secure resources to projects
  • Verify times and value captured by the project team against the project
  • Complete project dashboard accurately and timeously
  • Coordinate day-to-day tasks and elimination of obstacles
  • Clarify responsibilities in the team
  • Enable a high-performing environment
  • Ensure adherence to PMO minimum standards

Adhere and contribute to PMO standards.

  • Produce agreed artifacts according to PMO minimum standards, including:
  • Sizing, Scoping, Costing, Baseline Project Plans, Risk Management, Quality Plan, Communication
  • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the minimum standards and suggest necessary changes to PMO if necessary

Vendor and Procurement Management

  • Follow the official procurement process to engage with any software, professional, or managed services vendors
  • Ensure correct invoicing processes are followed

Internal and external stakeholder relationship management

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with all key stakeholders to facilitate organizational effectiveness
  • Identify areas of concern in terms of reporting and use influence to debate and agree on the best way forward
  • Act speedily to resolve problems, queries, and complaints
  • Use influence and negotiation to achieve win-win outcomes
  • Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress, manage expectations, and ensure clients’ needs are met
  • Proactively communicate and share information and encourage discussion and debate (share successes, highlight challenges, and identify and manage risks)
  • Read the cultural environment and adapt communication style to meet the needs of different audiences
  • Anticipate and manage conflict, demonstrating an ability to resolve differences, particularly where these may be stalling the implementation of agreed plans

Non-Negotiable Requirements

  • 10 years + Project Management experience
  • 5 years of Portfolio/Programme Management experience
  • 5 years of investment banking experience in implementing Business Technology solutions
  • Fully comfortable with Agile delivery methodology and ceremonies (Scrum or SAFe)
  • Ability to manage a number of dependencies outside their project.

Specific Additional Experience

  • Implementing solutions in the Broader African countries
  • Managing RFP and solution selection processes
  • Investment banking product knowledge

Hybrid (min 4 days at the office per week)

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