Islamic Development Bank's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment
Job title : Project Management Specialist jobs in Abuja Job Location : Abuja Deadline : December 09, 2021
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Ref No : IDB2721
Business Unit : Country Programs Complex
Division : Country Rel. & Ser. Africa & Latin America
Department : Country Relations and Services Africa & Latin America
Under the supervision of the Country Operations Manager, to conduct Bank Ûªs technical-assistance operations due-diligence, monitor day-to-day technical-assistance operations management activities, and carry out day-to-day development-project operations management activities under the guidance of Project Team within approved costs, timeliness and quality, to ensure efficient execution of the bank Ûªs mandate to support economic development in the associated member and non-member countries.
Responsible for day-to-day communication, monitoring and implementation support to the project management units and executing agencies;
supervision of project contract management and resources; preparation of implementation reports to the bank management, and proactive mitigation of project implementation issues.
In addition, provide support in project preparation and appraisal, portfolio quality review, procurement review, and disbursement processes.
Contribute to knowledge management agenda by identifying lessons learned from the projects.
Project Appraisal :
Provide technical and professional support to the Operations Team Leader in the preparation of project appraisals and comprehensive due diligence of the technical, financial, procurement, institutional, economic, social and environmental aspects of the project proposals ensuring the same are in line with the operations manual and applicable policies / procedures of the Bank.
Liaise with the respective Sector Teams in CPO to further refine and enhance the project appraisal documents prior to submission for the Board approval.
Project Implementation and Monitoring :
Coordinate with the respective Operations Team Leader, in all aspects the project implementation to ensure projects are completed as per the project charter / plan.
Lead the preparation of periodic project implementation assessment and support reports for each project under the portfolio to ensure implementation issues and proposed actions are documented as a reference and for smooth execution.
Maintain adequate, up-to-date, and accurate project information and key records in the bank Ûªs operations management system.
Assess implementation progress of Bank Ûªs approved operations and provide feedback / recommendations on bank Ûªs position to relevant authorities / stakeholders.
Contribute to maintenance of project implementation plans to ensure ongoing monitoring of project progress, pro-active identification of issues, recommendation and implementation of action plans to resolve issues promptly.
Review implementation quality and progress of Bank Ûªs approved operations and provide recommendations for improvements to the relevant authorities / stakeholders.
Provide inputs to the Procurement and Financial Management staff to ensure procurement of materials and disbursal of funds for the projects are in line with the policies of the Bank.
Monitor contracts and financial management activities of the projects and provide recommendations on bank Ûªs position to relevant authorities / stakeholders.
Project Closure and Review :
Provide inputs to the Task Team Leader in the development of project completion reports, at the completion of each project
Compile inputs for the Sectoral Teams in CPO ensuring lessons learnt during the project implementation are recorded as reference for the future projects.
General Project Management :
Provide inputs to Operations Team Leader during the operational cycle of the projects to ensure necessary operational policies and procedures are followed and improvements suggested are being implemented.
Support Operations Team Leader in engaging external expertise according to the bank Ûªs procurement policy, to complement internal resources, ensuring quality project due diligence, implementation and lessons mining.
Education, Certification & Experience
Academic and professional qualifications :
Bachelor Ûªs degree in Engineering or a related field.
Additional qualification or certification in Project Management lime PMP would be desirable.
Minimum 5 years of experience in project management, preferably in the development sector.
Skills & Necessary Knowledge :
Project Management skills.
People Management skills.
Time and resource management.
Passion for Excellence
Problem Solving skills
Global Trends and Challenges in the specific sector.
IT skills, especially in project management.
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