Senior Project Manager - Kenya in Kenya - Emerging Search Consultants

Emerging Search Consultants

We are an International Recruitment Firm. We do niche recruitment and specialise in engineering, fmcg, oil & gas, sales & marketing, legal, financial, IT and HR recruitment Recruiter from sector Engineering, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 16 August


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  • Description

  • The Senior Project or Program Manager will be responsible for ALL implementation projects across East Africa specifically within the Financial Services vertical. The role is based in Kenya and will pay up to $130 000 fixed with bonus on top
    The Senior Project Manager is part of the Middle East and Africa Professional Services organisation. It is a regional team who manage the delivery and implementation of my client�€�s products and services
    From day one, you will be part of a highly focussed team, working with individuals who are talented and passionate about putting our customers first. In return, we can offer you a stimulating and rewarding career within a multi-cultural and highly collaborative environment with continuous personal development at every stage.
    The main purpose of the role is to manage and deliver implementation projects ensuring that customer solutions are delivered on time, within budget and to the required quality standards. This includes booking and managing resource assignments and cost administration; revenue forecasting; monitoring project margins to ensure targets are achieved; acting as general point of contact for all project related invoicing and resource questions.
    The project manager�€�s main responsibilities will be to:
    Manage all day to day aspects of projects including;
    Manage all aspects of project administration activities;
    Prepare monthly revenue forecasts within defined timescales;
    Prepare pipeline review reports;
    Act as a point of contact for PS project support questions.
    Financial Responsibilities:
    Project financials  
    Project Profitability  
    Forecasting and variance analysis
    The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
    At least 8-10 years of experience in the management of complex IT projects, preferably within the financial Services industry;
    Good knowledge of project management methodology and tools; PMI or PRINCE 2 certification is a benefit ;
    10+ years�€� experience in an operations or financial administration role with deep understanding of project financials;
    Experience of project reporting and preparing and analysing reports;
    Ability to develop strong customer relationships; Ability to set customer expectations and deliver solutions to issues raised by customers;
    Flexible, adaptable and able to use own initiative to solve issues; Strong organisational and planning abilities;
    To be considered for this role, you must have either worked for an International Software Vendor and have implemented enterprise software systems or applications across East Africa OR you have worked for a leading bank and you were/ are responsible for enterprise software/ systems implementations.
    Key technologies you would have worked with: CRM, ERP, CORE BANKING, FINANCIAL SYSTEMS, TREASURY SYSTEMS or PLATFORMS
    Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to every candidate. If you have not been contacted within 48 hours then we regret to inform you that you have not been short listed.

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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