Softcom Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

27 Sep, 2022

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Management Jobs in Nigeria

Softcom was established in 2007 with a mission to connect people and businesses with meaningful innovation. A technology company which aims to solve problems that will connect people and businesses to value that ultimately improves their lives. We want our products to enable inclusion and growth for people and businesses in Africa. We create simple and connected technology tools that solve everyday problems and make growth accessible to all. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Work Planning & Progress Manager
Location: Lagos

Job Description:

  • The Planning and Progress Manager will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of multiple teams working together to deliver the goals of the company.
  • They will be tasked with working hand in hand with these teams to break down their goals into actionable plans with clear timelines, and responsibilities.
  • They will also be responsible for communicating the progress, risks, blockers, and existing opportunities to the leadership team to ensure the timely execution and delivery of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the organization’s goals and the role each stakeholder plays in achieving them.
  • Establish project objectives by working with teams to break down their goals into actionable plans with key activities, timelines, and responsibilities.
  • Align on key deliverables, milestones and success criterias, resource allocation, and all relevant activities that would ensure successful on-time delivery by the key stakeholders.
  • Communicate with stakeholders throughout the project to ensure they are aware of project status and any potential issues that may impact the project’s outcome
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and Identify risks that could derail the timely achievement of the goals set; escalate these risks to project stakeholders and ensure that they implement mitigative actions.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies during the planning & execution of these projects.
  • Adequately communicate schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company.
  • Monitor budgets, schedules, and other key performance indicators to ensure that projects are progressing as planned
  • Prepare a project’s scope statement, including major milestones and tasks, deliverables, and team members involved in the project
  • Evaluate project results to determine whether goals were achieved and if changes are necessary to improve performance for future projects
  • Coordinating with other departments or personnel as needed to ensure that projects meet organizational goals

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Project Management or other related discipline.
  • 2 – 3 years of project management experience; preference for technology product and service development initiatives
  • Experience managing and coordinating projects: monitoring, anticipating, and troubleshoots issues, providing ongoing expertise, resolving problems, and providing project effectiveness
  • Experience in managing delivery teams of various sizes and scopes (may include staff, consultants, and vendors)

Skills & Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain strong relationships.
  • Ability to distill complex thoughts and strategies into clear, simple, and actionable information
  • Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources, and delivering results in challenging situations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously owns deliverables end to end, and partners with other teams to achieve goals.
  • Ability to articulately present and debate recommendations with cross-functional teams and senior leadership.
  • Other Soft skills require include; Time Management, Problem Solving, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Conflict Resolution.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline:
3rd October, 2022.


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