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Senior Project Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

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Job Details

Job ID: #6185
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Educational
Job Role Senior Project Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian National or Resident

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their team.

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not subject to:

Manage projects from initiation through to delivery, ensuring delivery is on-time, within budget and to scope
Proactively monitoring projects progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
Manage both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects
Manage communications with all stakeholders
Keep the Account Manager informed on project progress, RAID log and change control, and escalate issues as appropriate
Manage risks to the projects successful outcomes
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Adopt and embrace relevant aspects of PRINCE II methodology for all projects using the systems we have established
Provide project management support to all departments as required by the companies Zambia Country Manager
Define project scope with project sponsors to create a work plan and budget, and manage through to delivery
Use companies communication channels effectively – Office 365, Slack, Trello, Skype
Establish project governance on projects
Manage effective Phase/Stage closure and handover to Customer Support
• Complete Project Closure and handover to respective Operations departments
• Co-ordinate regular progress meetings internally and with the customer
• Provide a weekly summary report to the Senior Project Manager
• Provide Monthly Highlight Reports to companies Zambia Country Manager and Senior Project Manager
• When necessary, manage project cash flow and budgets, preparing a monthly summary report to the Country Manager and Senior Project Manager

Key Skills
At least 3 to 5 years working experience in project management
Project management methodologies, PRINCE II preferred
Experience in projects delivering digital, consuming facing content
Practical IT experience: especially with spreadsheets or Microsoft Project or similar
Practical commercial experience: a good understanding of overall business concepts
Highly organized, analytical, ability to motivate and manage others
Successful implementation deliveries to scope and within scheduled timeframes
Able to manage time effectively and prioritise workload
Able to use own initiative and solve problems; open-minded and able to adapt to change
Ability to work in demanding and fast paced environment
Ability to learn new skills quickly; to adapt to a new environment and operate effectively within a short space of time.
Ability to work independently and multi task

  • Job Role: Senior Project Manager
  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in management, business or related field

Additional Requirements

project manager

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