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Full-time Senior Manager, IT Project Management

at KCB in Nairobi

Senior Manager, IT Project Management at KCB in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

Reporting to the Head, IT Projects Quality Assurance and Change, the job holder will be responsible for the successful delivery of the IT projects and IT resources in order to support the strategic and operational objectives of the organization. This includes development of the policies and procedures necessary to ensure efficient and effective execution of a portfolio of programs and regular delivery of enhancements and smaller projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all IT projects are delivered within the required specification, time, cost and quality.
  • Develop and maintain a centralized project management framework and all necessary processes and templates for the IT Division.
  • Develop a framework for efficient and cost effective utilisation of IT resources.
  • Work with the business to scope and plan projects requiring IT involvement so as to recommend resources, timelines and deliverables.
  • Manage and optimize the allocation of IT resources across the various projects to ensure optimal use of limited resources.
  • Prioritize and track all Projects and Change Requests to ensure successful delivery.
  • Provide centralized control, coordination, and reporting of scope, change, cost, risk, and quality across all projects; Prepare accurate forecasts of project costs, timelines and resource requirements.
  • Recognize potential risks and proactively propose appropriate solutions to meet business objectives based on industry best practices.Escalate project risks to the key stakeholders as necessary.
  • Ensure that project initiatives are aligned to the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships and a wide relationship network across business units, support areas and external service providers.
  • Coordinate, mentor and provide direction to team of Project Managers and Analyst, ensuring balanced allocation of projects.

The Person

  • A holder of a bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering.
  • Professional Qualifications in Certified Business Analysis, Project Management or Six Sigma. A Master’s degree and other relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience covering business process management, project management, budgeting and policy development.
  • Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the proven ability to influence others.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • People management capability.
  • Proven ability to lead projects and initiatives that drive performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage people in a way that inspires, develops, and delivers results.

The above positions are demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to;

To be considered your application must be received by March 14, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

JOB REF: IT 08/2014

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