Project Manager Position at Computer Warehouse Group

Posted on :

6 Sep, 2011

Category :

Computer Jobs in Nigeria, Project Jobs in Nigeria

One of the fastest growing information and communication technology companies in  Africa today. We offer integrated ICT solutions that add value to the operations of diverse clientele, using highly skilled and well motivated workforce. We work with best-in-class partners and technologies from all over the world.

Opening:  Project Manager

Location:  Lekki, Lagos

Company:  Computer Warehouse Group

Last Modified:  28.06.2011

Position Details:

Job Summary 

  • The Project Manager has overall project responsibility
  • Work closely with the Project Sponsor to ensure project completion is timely, within
    budget, and meeting the quality criteria and requirements

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing and leading the project team as well as recruiting project
    staff and consultants
  • Manage the co-ordination of consultants and working groups engaged on client
  • Carry out detailed project planning and control including developing and maintaining
    a detailed project plan, and managing project deliverables in line with the project
    planRecord and manage project issues and escalate to Program Manager or Project
    Sponsor where necessary.
  • Resolve cross-functional issues at project level.
  • Manage project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary
  • Monitor and report on project progress and performance and provide status reports to
    the project sponsor
  • Managing project training within the defined budget
  •  Liaison with, and updates progress to, project steering board/senior management
  • Manage project evaluation and dissemination activities
  • Manage consultants input within the defined budget
  • Work closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs.
  • Define and manage the User Acceptance Testing programme.
  • Identify user training needs, devise and manage user training programmes
  • Obtain client sign off on close out documents on completion of a project
  • Ensure relevant project related documents are filed and well stored
  • Transfer project related documents to the Service Delivery support team on
    completion of a Project

Key Performance Indicators

  • Proper project accounting including time and expense reporting on each project
  • Frequency/ volume of repeat business
  • Actual vs. Planned:
    • Delivery targets
    • Cost targets
    • Quality targets
    • Number of projects
    • Resources management/ utilisation
  • Project deliverables target
  • Timeliness of project
  • Project milestones achievements
  • Effectiveness of controls
  • Number of complaint received

Competency and Skill Requirements

Academic Qualification

  • A good first degree from a reputable tertiary institution
  •  A project management professional qualification is an added advantage

Work Experience

  • 4 – 6 years experience with about 2 years in a Senior Project team member/ Project
    Manager role

Personal Skills

  • Good supervisory skills with the ability to drive a team of achieving results
  •  Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • Methodical and able to maintain teams focus on an objective
  • Proven leadership and people development skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Good administrative skills
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