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  • Project Management Office - Lead at Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

  • Posted on: 15 October, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

    Project Management Office - Lead


    Location: Ikeja, Lagos

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking a highly-motivated, knowledgeable, and friendly product- focused specialist to join our Program Management Office (PMO).
    • The office is responsible for program strategy, design, the management of the daily operations, and the monitoring & evaluation of the program frameworks, vendor and policies


    • Support day-to-day program management operations
    • Formulating, organizing, monitoring inter-connected projects and cross-project activities coordination (understanding how different projects interlink and overlap)
    • Implement operational objectives; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change
    • Developing and implementing strategy for the program team, including developing a robust risk mitigation plan
    • Liaising with leadership /Sr. management team to increase awareness of GEEP program activities as inputs into strategy and advisory decisions
    • Establish and operate programme partners management framework
    • Establish and operate agent and aggregator selection criteria framework
    • Design, define and manage performance reporting metrics including impact evaluation
    • Provide support to 3rd party managers on ensuring adequate project control
    • Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI
    • Identify opportunities that drives program offering expansion and enhancing the quality of existing programs
    • Manage the programme's budget, monitoring expenditure and costs against deliverables and activities as the programme progresses
    • Vendor delivery management Support
    • Onboard key program partners
    • Develop and updates project knowledge base
    • Ensuring relevant standards, process and regulations are upheld

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field
    • Ability to understand and articulate complex technology requirements and milestones
    • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
    • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
    • Minimum 2 to 3+ years specifically managing complex technology projects using Agile methods/frameworks: Scrum, Kanban, XP.
    • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
    • 3+ years of experience as a Business Analysis and/or System Analyst
    • Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs and automated database management systems (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project)
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients and the business in writing and verbally
    • Demonstrated ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and / or inaccurate data
    • Micro-Credit Loan experience
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Proven experience influencing and presenting to leadership.
    • Excellent relationship builder

    Working conditions

    • Flexibility is important.

    Competitive based on experience.

    Method of Application

    The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality

    Interested and qualified? Go to Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) career website on to apply

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