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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2021
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  • Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities. GVA Partners is also a l...
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    Project Management Officer

    Job Overview

    • We require the service of a highly skilled PMO with Fin-tech experience to join a dynamic team.
    • The successful candidate will be responsible for building and leading the Project Management Office (PMO) to the highest governance standards in line with the organization’s strategic focus, overseeing project management staff and providing guidance on PMO processes and policies.
    • This individual will manage the day-to-day activities of the PMO.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the implementation and management of program and project governance frameworks and development of appropriate reporting tools which deliver value.
    • Review programs and projects for deliverability including adequate resourcing.
    • Ensures all governance reporting is accurate and timely, with appropriate updates on projects timeframes, budgets, scope, and benefits.
    • Strong stakeholder management skills.
    • Provide metrics to evaluate project managers and other related staff of their projects.
    • Provide oversight on project resourcing.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Program Delivery.
    • Participate in all IT Planning and Policy development efforts.
    • Facilitate the resolutions f any issues encountered.
    • Oversees the production of periodic project reports for senior management.
    • Provide supportive leadership, motivating, and directing staff as they work.
    • Influence internal stakeholders to achieve the desired outcome, including process improvement of the PMO.

    Qualifications and Experience
    Mandatory:

    • Interested candidates should possess a B.Sc Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
    • Minimum of 8 years working experience as a project manager, preferably in a financial institution.
    • Experience with iterative development project delivery.
    • Competency in project management tools.

    Desirable:

    • Relevant professional qualifications and a master’s degree will be an added advantage.
    • Certification include: Professional Scrum Master, Professional Product Owner, Program Management Professional (PGPM), Management, Project Management Professional PMP, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).

    Skills / Competencies:

    • Proven experience as a PMO manager or other management position.
    • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods.
    • Good understanding of the financial services industry and need for periodically embarking on IT-enabled business change projects.
    • Working knowledge of contract management.
    • Risk management experience in project management.
    • Sound understanding of project management practices.
    • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems.
    • Strong knowledge and use of project management methodologies and their implementation.
    • Good understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC).
    • Good understanding of Agile methodology.
    • Excellent organization and coordination skills.
    • High level of accountability.
    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
    • Detailed oriented with problem-solving.
    • Good leadership skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Good oral & written communication skills.
    • Strong resource management experience.
    • Good mentorship skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes (MS Word and PDF) to: [email protected] and [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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