Project Manager at GVA Partners

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 871
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
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Job Description

Job Summary
An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and talented IT Project Manager to join a dynamic project team. The resource shall be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and managing the Project Based Services engagements.
  • Candidate must be able to proactively work to set customer expectation to assure a smooth project including project timeline, client requirements, and critical dependencies.
  • Candidate must possess strong financial skills with strong attention to detail.

Position Summary & Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Required to oversee projects. This role originates in the Plan Phase and extend through the Deployment Phase of the Project Management Governance Process; Oversight of Project from Concept Phase through Deployment via other Project Managers
  • Decompose projects into time-phased elements and prioritize key deliverables; Assumes full accountability for overall success of a project through deployment.
  • Define project goals and objectives; Identify customer requirements; Identify resource requirements; Develop project budget; Track incurred and projected expenses against program plan and report to management.
  • Prioritize resource allocation; Assist with resource negotiation; Manage cost / schedule / resource variances
  • Produce project documentation; Establish / maintain project information system; Monitor and control project
  • Develop and be accountable for the overall project plan; Ensure resources are committed and engaged for all project phases
  • Primary function of role is translating customer IT services requirements into customer solutions/contracts that secure customer loyalty, drive acceptable profit margins and are delivered with fidelity
  • Role requires strong project management skills and leadership in a dynamic and deadline driven environment
  • Required to qualify and develop a solution that is mutually acceptable to the client and the company
  • Liaise closely with pricing analysts to ensure operational commitments are translated accurately into cost assumptions
  • Provide sales team with technical and service presales support; Prepare and deliver services presentations to current and prospective customers
  • Negotiates directly with customers and contractors
  • Certifications and proficiency in Technology and Telecom fields of knowledge. Cisco wireless certifications are an asset.
  • Ensures the program meet established time, cost, technical and customer objectives

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field (Minimum 2:2)
  • 7+ years of related experience in customer facing, technology deployment and support environment
  • 5+ years in Project Management and strong experience in working with a Financial Management & Institution
  • Ability to work under tight timelines in a demanding environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work closely with the Business Leaders, IT Partners, and peers for the project, the customer and the development / implementation team within a Project Team environment – both internal to NCR and external with the customer.
  • Interface with multiple business functions and organizations, as well as multiple specialists, in defining, producing and managing plans for successful project delivery
  • Ability to lead / coordinate a cross-functional team, ensuring that projects meet defined scope, time, cost and quality constraints
  • Ability to deal with organizational influences, ambiguity and continuous change
  • Should be ready to work immediately.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV (in MS Word not PDF), current and expected Salary to: nomsok@gvapartners.comugou@gvapartners.comumoe@gvapartners.com
and contact@gvapartners.com with “IT Project Manager” as the subject of mail.

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