Project Manager (Telecommunication) Job in Rwanda & Tanzania

Project Manager (Telecommunication)

Location: Rwanda* and Tanzania
Terms: Permanent
*Candidates interested in positions based in Rwanda must be Billingual (English and French)*

The Organisation


Our client is has a mission to change the face of IT in Africa. With a presence in 21 countries; 17 of which are in Africa this company is looking for innovative, energetic and dedicated candidates to join their expanding team in Tanzania and Rwanda.

Scope

Full project management life-cycle responsible according to strict deadline and within budget; this includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan.

Ideal Candidate


You are open-minded, passionate and the way you work energizes others. You are committed to the timely delivery of a job well done. You behave with integrity and transparency.

Core Responsibilities


This individual will bring to bear deep hands-on project management experience in deployment of Category products, promotions, services, and processes in the country. The main responsibilities include:
  • Assure that a project only starts if all requirements are accomplished
  • Evaluate if a project documentation was completed and project can be included into the project plan  (feasibility was completed and resources were assigned) and report to head of program management
  • Identifies needed resources and assigns individual responsibilities
  • Ask the local operation about required resources to implement projects.
  • Negotiate priorities and resources with local operation in order to assure plan accomplishment
  • Coordinate and assure approval of General Manager to the local plan
  • Report accomplishment of the local project plan to Head of Program Management, Category Manager and General Manager
  • Evaluate and report projects performance KPIS to Head of Program Management, General Manager, Category manager, Supply chain, Customer service and Factory.
  • Analyse project definition and expected results, and adjust accordingly
  • Lead, manage, coordinate, and report on multiple complex projects.
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team.
  • Effectively applies a standard methodology for all projects and enforces project standards.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimizes exposure and risks on projects under his/her responsibility.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Support Procurement/Contract Management to resolve conflicts between Company and suppliers.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain and Operations to ensure implementation following MIC’s Factory Engagement processes.
Qualification
  • 3+ years of proven project management experience.
  • University degree in technology / engineering / business administration or related areas.
  • PMP certification is highly appreciated.
  • MBA or Master in Science is desired.
  • Experience with Scrum Project Framework and related agile development environments or any other telecom, IT related framework is a plus.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Visio
Essential Knowledge
  • Experience with project management software and tools.
  • Deep understanding of project management cycles (form design to roll out) in digital and/or telecom environments
Core Competencies
  • Passionate about the possibilities (and challenges) of an increasingly digitally enabled world.
  • Passionate about digital products and services.
  • Strategic thinker.
  • Effective communicator and presenter.
  • A team player, able to work well in global/local environments and influence them.
  • Able to build relationships and credibility quickly.
Application Process:

To apply send CVs and cover letter to careers@talentsolutionsmanagement.co.ke by Saturday, August 4th 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered for the position.


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