PROJECT MANAGER

Date Posted 23-Nov-2021
Deadline 15-Dec-2021
Positions 1
Remuneration

Job Description
The project manager has the overall responsibility of defining and maintaining project management standards in the company. The job holder ensures that the projects delivered meet the customers’ expectations and are in line with the laid out industry standards. The work involves interactions with customers to ensure that projects are delivered in a timely manner and within scope.
Responsibilities
Establish and maintain project management standards within the company
Create project plans, maintain issue, action and risk register
Maintaining project artefacts in the company’s documents repository
Coordinate project effort estimation for costing purposes
Responsible for ensuring that project timelines are observed and adhered to
Establish effective and appropriate project governance
Manage the project teams and other resources assigned
Involved in project kick-off and sales handover meetings with customer and sales team
Preparation of weekly project status reports and share with both internal and external stakeholders
Involved in the communication plan for various projects
Milestone review with customer and internal teams
Manage project dependencies, risks and open issues
Involved in the recruitment and selection process when hiring new staff
Induction training of new team members
Training of project teams
Responsible for performance management of the team
Involved in the sales tendering process (project related issues)
Maintain project exit/closure criteria
Ensure compliance with company policies, departmental procedures and ISO 9001:2015
Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor and the management from time to time
Skills Required
Excellent communication skills
Excellent Analytical Skills
High attention to details
Problem Solving Skills
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
Professional Certification in Project Management
Experience
2 years’ experience in managing software projects
Sound knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation
Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams