Britam IT Projects Officer Job in Kenya

Britam is a leading financial services organization with global presence. Our vision is “To be your most trusted financial services partner”. We offer superior life, general and medical insurance, pension and asset management services to individuals, business corporations in both the private and public sectors, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

As part of our growth strategy and to strengthen the team to achieve our ambitious performance objectives, we are seeking to fill the following positions with individuals who are proactive, self driven and who can apply their knowledge, diligence, and experience to contribute to the achievement of our mission to delight our customers with outstanding financial services.

IT Projects Officer

Ref: BAG/GI/11
Reporting to the Manager, Project Management Office, the jobholder will coordinate all the IT Division projects, in line with time, cost scope, and performance targets
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the full project management life cycle for the implementation of highly large-scale strategic IT projects
  • Implement established policies, system monitors and controls to ensure the successful management and reporting of all corporate initiatives in the Program
  • Manage allocation of resources within the program(s) to meet work fluctuations and budget and time constraints in the delivery process
  • Manage all aspects of the project management of a corporate initiative, which may include: cost benefit analysis, work plans, functional and technical designs, construction, testing and implementation.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience
  • Bachelors  degree  in  Computer  Science,  Business or Engineering or equivalent
  • Project management Expertise (certificate or PMP) 
  • Previous technical project management experience in a dynamic high-technology environment
  • 3 years’ experience in Program Management and in execution of multiple related development projects simultaneously with working knowledge of Systems Development Lifecycle and the Project Management Lifecycle
  • A good understanding of managing projects in a changing business environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Project, SharePoint or other relevant project management and office applications 
  • Strong goal setting and task prioritization abilities
  • Excellent communication, presentations and interpersonal skills.
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please submit your detailed curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining how you would meet the demands of this challenging position giving full names, contacts and e-mail address of 3 referees to  

Hard copies will not be accepted

Applications should be received not later than 9th November 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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