Recruitment for Project Manager at Workflow HR Consulting

Application Closing Date
19th February, 2022.

Workflow HR Consulting – Our client is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Wuse, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client is looking to hire an experienced and professional candidate as Project Manager to lead the planning and implementation team.
  • The role will chiefly be responsible for designing, implementing, organizing and controlling project activities along with agreed scope, budget and time approved by the Project Sponsor
  • He/she will interface with clients/project stakeholders from project planning to execution phases and post-execution
  • The Project Manager will ensure that the project is delivered on time and within budget and ensure that adequate support is given to clients all through the project life cycle.

Our Ideal Candidate will Support in
Project Design and Planning Project Resources:

  • Design project in the established framework.
  • Develop Requests for Proposals (RFP), evaluates responses, and leads selection of vendors.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Define the responsibilities of parties involved in the project including customers, management, IT management, vendors and others affected by the project.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Ensure cost and budget management (i.e keep project expenses within approved budget).

Assembling and Leading Project Team:

  • Selecting and configuring the required project personnel.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Liaising with stakeholders and identifying the roles, tasks, reporting structures and frequency of interaction throughout the project phase.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.

Stakeholder Engagement Strategy Development and Management:

  • Identify relevant stakeholders that will support the program
  • Engage and communicate with all stakeholders
  • Manage relationships with all private and public sector stakeholders on the program
  • Initiate and develop the stakeholder engagement strategy
  • Establish stakeholder engagement and incentive processes and structures
  • Lead the development and implementation of the stakeholder engagement plan in order to identify, build and manage relationships

Quality and Satisfaction:

  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Utilize department-specific software to complete assignments.
  • Develop audits and acceptance tests for each phase of a project.
  • Identify and recommend technical approaches for project implementation.
  • Facilitates amicable solutions on the project.

Manage Issues and Risk:

  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Monitoring Progress:

  • Identify, track, monitor and communicate project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the implementation of the projects.
  • Prioritize delivery of various internal projects by tracking progress against deliverables and objectives to ensure delivery of KPIs.
  • Introduce process improvement initiatives and perform random process certifications to check internal procedures align to identified standards

Communication, Reporting and Documentation:

  • Manage project communication requirements to all stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Document and report project-related variances and deviations accordingly.
  • Prepare and present oral and/or written technical reports and project presentations.
  • Identify and documents opportunities to integrate IT systems and resources to fulfill project requirements.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.
  • PMP certification or PRINCE2.

Experience:

  • 4 – 7 years experience in a similar role.
  • 3 years of which must be in senior/executive management.
  • A good knowledge of the Technology/ innovation/startup space will be an added advantage.

Functional Competencies:

  • Prior experience on employability projects, capacity building projects and technology-enabled learning projects.
  • Demonstrated networking capacities.
  • Strategic planning skills.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to take the lead.
  • Ability to manage risk.
  • Process management and improvement focus.
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capacity to manage high-stress situations.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously.
  • Generally very well informed.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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