Our client is an educational solutions company that offer teaching and learning experiences to educators, students and parents across Africa, through innovative software and technology.
They provide the most effective, affordable and innovative solutions to revolutionize education in Africa, helping to strengthen the next generation of leaders.
Their mission is to transform education using technology. They now have an opening for IT Project Manager based in Abuja.
Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.
Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.
Autonomous and comprehensive Project managing from initiation to closure, with high focus on implementation and control, in an ever changing environment;
Be able to quickly build and maintain strong relationships within the business, IT and external third parties, in order to deliver effective solutions;
Project management of implementation work including the management of team in executing most aspects of operations, with a particular emphasis on reporting to Senior Management;
Manage integration projects;
Produce project plans, budgets, risk and issue logs, change logs and highlight reports;
Align with the internal stakeholders, to keep up with the project objectives and agreed milestones;
If it’s the case, interact with the international Project Manager for Change Request Control and Scope Control;
Desired Skills and Experience :
Bachelor degree (Engineering, IT) by relevant university; complementary studies as a plus;
5+ years of experience in Project Management working with multidiscipline teams preferably in projects abroad, or involving different countries and team members form various nationalities;
Good understanding of the mobile industry;
At least one project management Certification (PMI, CAP, Agile, Scrum, etc.);
Experience in Team management;
Considerable experience with Project Management Software Tools;
Full Professional English (mandatory);
Availability to manage projects in a broad range of time zone.
Do Not Apply if you do not meet the requirements