9 Jun 2016

Orange Money Technical Program Manager 2016

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Position: Technical Program Manager – Mobile Financial Services (MFS)
Region: Nairobi
Reporting to: Chief Technical Information Officer
Range: R2U
Department: IT&N

Role Purpose: 
Reporting to the Chief Technical Information Officer with strong ties to the MFS business unit, the position will be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of the Telkom Kenya MFS platform implementation. 

The Technical Program Manager – MFS will accomplish project objectives by planning project activities, evaluating implementation progress, and managing key internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of the project implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and deliver project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s).
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
  • Works closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
  • Understands basic revenue models and P/L; meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Manages project issues, risks, dependencies and assumptions.
  • Submits project status reports to stakeholders, managing escalations where necessary to address project risks.
Academic / Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ Degree  in Telecommunication, MFS platforms will have an added advantage
  • Recognized project management certification – PMP, PRINCE 2 or equivalent
  • Has proven experience (5+ years) in delivering waterfall and iterative projects
  • Has proven experience in managing technical and commercial aspects of the project
  • ITIL qualification desirable but not mandatory
  • Telco project management desirable in Billing/BSS domains
  • Mobile Money project management experience desirable
Professional Skills:
  • Attention to detail with good organizational, planning, report writing and presentation skills
  • Proactive with the ability to work under pressure, tight schedules/deadlines and monitor and follow up on all actions taken
This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only.


How to Apply

If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position. Application should be sent by latest 24th June 2016, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees.
Apply through [email protected] and quote the job title in the subject field. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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