16 Apr 2018

Telkom Kenya Job Vacancy : Technical Project Manager

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The incumbent will play a critical role in managing a portfolio of technology projects that will include both infrastructure and software deployments. She/he will need to understand key activities, deliverables, timescales and resources necessary to deliver projects on time and within budget. She/he will also manage resources assigned to fulfil those requirements using recommended implementation methodologies, lead implementation planning, control project plans and overall execution.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • Manage delivery schedules and budgets to ensure project delivery is on time, within scope and in budget
  • Use of standard project methodology and tools to track progress against deliverables
  • Lead and manage project and resource schedules
  • Manage third party and specialist resources assigned to projects
  • Identify, manage and mitigate risks that may impact projects
  • Use of appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Enforce quality gates in all the projects and programs within the domain
  • Relationship management with clients and key stakeholders
  • Prepare sound communication plans and manage information dissemination
  • Communicate project activities including progress, budget, risks and issues to relevant stakeholders as defined by the communication plan
  • Complete weekly status reports and steering committee presentations
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation throughout the project

Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, Telecommunications or other related field from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Must be a fully qualified and accredited project manager
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in managing projects with experience of  managing complex technical systems such as billing platforms, ERP, CRM etc.

Professional Knowledge & skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with clearly demonstrated methodologies to keep project teams and stakeholders well informed.
  • Commercial awareness and excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong MS Office skills including Microsoft project.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Any experience in the following areas is a plus:
    1. Business Process analysis/modelling
    2. Telecommunications

How to Apply

This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. If you are up to the challenge & 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  20th April  2018 , please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through [email protected] and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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