Project Manager
6d ago
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    Clickatell - Founded in 2000, Clickatell is a leader in global mobile messaging, helping businesses connect and interact with their customers.

    Clickatell is composed of two core businesses - Clickatell Messaging and Clickatell Mobile Transaction Solutions (MTS). Clickatell Messaging helps businesses with mobile customer engagement using SMS.

    Clickatell MTS offers simplified mobile transactions for services such as pre-paid mobile top-ups.

    Division : Clickatell Transact

    Job Description

    We're looking for a solutions-oriented, tech-savvy Project Manager, who is eager to manage outsourced professional services solutions and other strategic MTS projects within the mobile landscape in Africa and beyond.

    The MTS Project Manager will ensure the delivery of outstanding mobile applications for our financial services industry customers.


    The Role of our Champion :

    Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibilityUse appropriate verification techniques to manage changes to project scope, schedule and costsReport and escalate to management as neededAttend and / or facilitate weekly progress meetings with project team and other key stakeholdersCreate appropriate weekly & monthly project status reportsPerform risk management to minimise project risksWork with customer professional services needs in partnership with technology vendors, software engineers and project stakeholders.

    Have a deep understanding of all projects in your portfolio through identifying and managing cross-project dependencies internally and externallyPlan and manage projects from brief, through budgeting, planning and deliveryManage the day-

    to-day client liaison through meetings and written correspondence, hold weekly project status meetings ensuring all relevant decisions and discussions are documentedInvolve the Programme Manager on all relevant issues : status of business, brand health, projects, timings etc.

    Facilitate the creation and maintenance of project documentation, plans and reports. Produce consolidated reporting to the business and / or client, including milestone summary, key issues, risks, benefits, summary of costs incurred.

    Project reconciliation (budget versus actual and billing versus cost) and profitability where applicableReview project activities for compliance with procedures and standards.

    Perform adhoc project administration duties and responsibilities as assigned and required by the Programme ManagerDevelop, in conjunction with the Project Sponsor, a definition of the project.

    As the Project Manager ensure that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standards (within agreed specifications).

    Manage relationships with a wide range of groups (including internal and external stakeholders / contributors) in a hybrid project management methodology environment.

    At times this may involve managing the work of consultants and or vendors to reach our objectives.Produce project artefacts (, Comprehensive reports, etc.

    Facilitate the management of the Project Repository and any applicable project meetings.Manage projects from initiation through to closure of the projectProvide other administrative support as required

    The Capabilities of our Champion :

    Live up to our values : Be the Champion! Be Curious, Be Collaborative, Be Courageous, Be Creative.Excellent communication : Strong written and oral communication skills which can be adapted to a range of audiencesAbility to work as part of a teamAbility to work reliably and responsibly with internal and external colleaguesAnalytical and organisedAbility to think creatively and take an innovative and flexible approach to problem-

    solving in a fast-changing technology driven companyAbility to prioritise tasksWillingness to assist with or perform tasks outside of own job description and function as requiredAbility to take on responsibility, ownership and be accountable for results and actions take

    Our Champion's Journey so far :

    At least 2 years' experience in managing large-scale projectsTertiary qualification in a relevant field (project management related qualification essential)Excellent skills in building and maintaining client relationshipsExcellent administration, organisation and communication skillsAbility to write and understand business requirement specification documentationComputer LiterateMS Office proficiency -

    MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, MS OneNote and general IT SystemsMS Project Online, MS SharePoint, Confluence & JIRA experience will be advantageousExperience in an Agile & Scrum development environment advantageousTelecoms experience an advantage as well as experience in managing African projects remotely


    Why you will love being here :

    Competitive salary paid monthlyCompetitive BenefitsMedical coverCommunication allowancesHalf day off on your birthday5 personal days leave a year, over and above your normal annual leave.

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