• Exciting Job Vacancy at Alexander Nelson Nigeria

  • Posted on: 6 February, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Project Management Consultant

     

    Main Duties

    Responsible for the successful planning, coordination, and implementation of projects; to ensure business goals and objectives are accomplished within designated timeframes and budgets.

    Tasks Include

    • Provide oversight and leadership in executing projects from planning to completion

    • Managing budgets, resources and relationships to achieve organizational objectives

    • Act as a subject matter expert and an advocate in adopting new best practices and processes.

    • Develop scope and schedule for assigned projects

    • Risk identification, assessment and mitigation

    • Ability to multi-task and independently prioritize workload while adhering to company guidelines and policies

    • Review project team deliverables to ensure quality and adherence to standards/ regulatory requirements.

    • Create and execute project work plans and revise plans as appropriate to meet the ever changing project needs and requirements

    • Work with key clients and stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes

    • Planning, developing and executing schedules to ensure timely completion of projects

    • Manage all project phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, delivery and closure

    • Create project plans, including deliverables, activities, timeliness and budgets

    • providing advice on the management of projects

    • making sure that all the objectives and quality standards of the project are met

    • overseeing the accounting, costing and billing

    • Provide scheduled and on-demand status reports and updates

    • Ensure milestones are successfully met through oversight of project vehicles and coordination of resources

    • Coordinate activities of vendors and technical functions operations

    • Lead communication with stakeholders and team members through completion of the project.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    Essential Professional Qualifications:

    • Project Management Certification (PMP) or global equivalent (i.e. PRINCE2) is required.

    • Must have experience using  structured business analysis tools and techniques

    • Bachelor’s degree in project management, professional certification or master's degree. 

    Essential Experience and Requirements

    • Minimum of 15 years’ experience as a Senior Business Analyst, Project Manager or Program Manager.

    • Managed at least 5 projects worth $20,000,000 each

    • Project initiation and planning

    • Project Budget, costing and monitoring

    • Contract Preparation and negotiation

    • Project Communication

    • Project Integration

    • Quality and Safety

    • Experience managing projects of varying scope

    • Demonstrate use and knowledge of Project Management methodologies and processes.

    • Strong understanding of project financials 

    Essential Skills

    • Management and leadership skills

    • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects

    • Ability to contribute to moderately complex aspects of a project.

    • Collaborative skills and the ability to work independently are necessary.

    • Respect for confidential information.

    • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills.

    • Excellent decision making skills.

    • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills.

    • Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills.

    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

    • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure.

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    • Great interpersonal and ability to work well as part of a team

    • Commercial awareness

    • Self-directed , highly motivated and ability to motivate people

    • Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) packages.

    • Proficient with Microsoft Project schedule

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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