JOB PURPOSE
A project officer works closely with project team members and leads to help deliver strategic organizational projects efficiently. The project officer is tasked to deliver quality, on time and within budget projects.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

Project Delivery

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation for the running projects
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals

  Vendor Management

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties / vendors
  • Establish a communication strategy during project kick off

   Stakeholder Management

  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Provide project status as required
DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY
  • Make decisions on changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Advice the management on the UAT pass rate for the Project to Go Live.

SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology/ Project Management related field with minimum of second-class Honors.
  • At least 3 years in Project Management Role
  • Excellent client facing and internal communication Skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
  • Project Management Professional (PMP/ PRINCE II Certification)

HOW TO APPLY

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  • Soft copy applications only