Junior Project Manager
lagos, NG
19h ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Upstream's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Junior Project Manager jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : July 09, 2022

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  • About the role

    The Project Manager is driving the technical implementation of Upstream's digital services for Mobile Network Operators. The role is instrumental for ensuring smooth local technical setup and rollout of Upstream's global portfolio, planning of corresponding activities while building and maintaining at the same time effective relationships with its technical counterparts.

    The position is based in Lagos Nigeria and reports to the local Project Management Office - Team Leader.

    This role is ideal for someone with high potential who wishes to be rewarded for outstanding performance, while having the opportunity to gain valuable experience on complex mobile marketing projects.

    Key Accountabilities

  • Analyze and execute regional strategy according to account roadmaps, support new products' deployment and operational targets, in cooperation with Account Management and IT Ops team
  • Drive the definition of project specifications and client requirements, involving all relevant departments and ensuring technical feasibility and resource availability.
  • Produce Project plans and safeguard their smooth Execution, within scope, budget and timelines, monitoring and controlling all activities from initiating to closing phase.
  • Feed forward and back to / from client technical items to be clarified, signed-off and implemented
  • Managing client relationships and expectations in cooperation with the Account Manager.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with third parties.
  • Reporting and escalating to management as needed.
  • Writing clear briefs for the Development, Operations and Technical Support departments.
  • Requirements

  • Very good educational background, preferably in the fields of Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 2-4 years of work experience in Mobile Network Operators and / or IT industry in general, technical divisions as a Project Manager, Engineer and / or Consultant.
  • Solid technical background with understanding and / or hands-on experience in mobile technologies, software development and web, digital advertising.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • French speaking (fluent level) will be considered a strong plus.
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification are considered a plus.
  • Personal Characteristics

  • Able to perform under pressure and deliver results in a demanding and fast-paced environment that requires fresh thinking and innovation.
  • Self-driven, responsible, and able to take ownership on projects.
  • Solid analytical thinking and problem solving capability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Benefits

    We offer a competitive base salary and benefits, including private health insurance plan, transportation fees, meal vouchers, and mindfulness program subscriptions.

    The real excitement comes from working closely with a dynamic, smart, agile and highly motivated team in a competitive and fast paced environment.

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    The Company also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Finally, the Company prohibits the harassment of any individual based on their protected status.

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