CoreTEC Systems Project Manager, Project Team Lead and Segment Team Leaders Jobs in Kenya

CoreTEC Systems & Solutions is and ICT company that offers total end to end solutions: ERPs, CBS, CMS, Web Portals, and Document Management & Mobile Solutions. 
We provide our solutions in a User centric model, committed to delivering on-time and on budget
 
In order to cascade our new Strategic Plan, we are seeking outstanding achievers to lead, drive and deliver the set objectives in this new SP. This is an opportunity to work with us in building a global business. 

 

The successful applicants must be driven, results oriented with a “can do it” attitude and with proven track records in their areas of specialization as indicated below;

Project Manager
(1 Position)
Job Overview: This role will take on the management of client projects with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.

Reporting to: This role reports to GM Project Management & Operations and is within the Project Management & Operations Division.

Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Certification in Project Management
  • PC Proficiency i.e. MS Office
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience with at least 3 years in management position
Core Competencies for the Role
  • Excellent Communication Proficiency
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player and builder
  • Business Acumen
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Leadership skills
  • Performance Oriented
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Customer driven
  • Strategic Thinking
Team Lead – Project Management & Operations 
(1 Position)

Job Overview: The Team Lead – Project Management & Operations (Financial Services & Integrating Solutions) reports to the GM – Project Management & Operations and will provide support in overseeing the day to day operations of the business segments under Financial Services & Integrating Solutions. 


This role is the second point of contact within the Division and may assume overall responsibility in the absence of the General Manager.

The Team Lead supports in the provision of strategic leadership and policy direction to Segment Management operations by being responsible for all contractual agreements within the Financial Services & Integrating Solutions from an operational perspective and ensuring realistic and practical commitments are made to clients. 


The Financial Services & Integrating Solutions Unit comprises of the Financial Services, Mobility, E-Cloud Computing, Data & Integration Solutions and Outsourcing & Contact Centre Business Segments.

Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Master’s in Business related field
  • Masters in ICT is an added advantage
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience with at least 3 years in management position
  • 5 years in systems analysis
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving skills
Core Competencies for the Role
  • Excellent Communication Proficiency
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player and builder
  • Business Acumen
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Leadership skills
  • Performance Oriented
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Customer driven
  • Strategic Thinking
Segment Team Leader 
(2 Positions)
 
Job Overview: The Segment Team Leader provides support to the relevant Asst. GM Project Management & Operations in overseeing the day to day operations of the business segment under his/her care. 

This role also provides leadership to the Business Analysts and Functional Experts within their area of assignment.

The Segment Team Leader supports from an operational perspective and ensuring that the commitments made to the clients are realistic and are met.

Reporting to: Assistant GM Project Management & Operations
 

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities;

Administrative

  • Acts as the expert adviser to the Asst. General Manager in the relevant Business Segment operations and service delivery.
  • Report and update the Asst. General Manager on the relevant Business Segment and solution.
  • Co-ordinates with Research and Development for new Solutions.
  • Evaluates for change in scope, support and impact on Solution.
  • Through the Asst. GM, advices Project Management on project timelines and costings.
  • Provide leadership to the teams so that they consistently meet and exceed performance metrics.
  • Ensure support to the Asst. General Manager in improving information flow and management, business process and segment planning.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.
  • Ensure effective tools and mechanisms are provided to the team to track and develop individual potential to meet business objectives.
  • Provide mentorship, leadership and direction to the Team within the Business Segment.
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to the Asst. General Manager.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, benchmarking professional standards, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Ensure sharing of knowledge and best practices within the team and enhance performance as well as arrest attrition.
  • Support the Asst. General Manager to evaluate the Segment Unit structure and team so as to plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the team as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals.
  • As a member of the Management Team, given support to the General Manager and Asst. Project & Operation Managers by ensuring high level of performance within your team, sound professional advice and support of desired Coretec culture.
Business & Project Management
  • Soft skills—employee displays leadership, forward thinking, initiative, drive for education, and commitment to organizational structure and development.
  • Customer focus—employee possesses knowledge of customers’ business needs and expectations; delivers constructive qualitative feedback to customers, meets deadlines, and works with customers to set requirements and schedules
  • Technical skills—employee possesses skills related to programming, computer-aided software engineering, desktop client services, enterprise infrastructure applications, technical software, and hardware support
  • Product or technology evaluation and expertise—employee analyzes and compares
  • products, makes sound recommendations within the company architecture, understands and recognizes limitations of technologies, can communicate the fundamentals of technology to others, and uses technical team resources to resolve or avoid technology-based problems
  • Business and application expertise—employee possesses knowledge of business-specific applications, knows company’s business and local operations, knows the broad application environments (e.g., order entry and accounting), and understands general concepts of business management
  • Project management—employee handles projects of certain size and complexity, estimates project costs and schedules with a degree of accuracy, executes project to plan, manages multiple projects at once, builds teams and organizes team resources, and knows project management tools
  • Project Management Methodology – Employee provides project leadership and management by following company approved methodology which includes and not confined to Project Initiation, planning, execution, control and closure.
  • Documentation – Employee ensures all management, operational, project reports and documentation are done as per defined time lines.
  • Interpersonal skills—employee performs as team member or team leader, contributes knowledge to the team and to the organization, and communicates effectively
  • Administrative skills —employee has understanding of budgeting, interviewing, economics of the business, and salary and review process.
  • Create a high performance, fair and exciting work environment that provides motivation and development opportunities for the team.
  • Ensures evaluation of all the requirements and design documents for the set Solution.
  • Maintain and update the knowledge base and ensure continuous product and solution improvement in the segment.
  • Identifies resources to be used in each project.
Client Relationship
  • Communication skills that allow you to inform, help and advise clients clearly and to liaise effectively with other professionals;
  • Listening skills, to understand exactly what clients require;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy, when dealing with difficult situations;
  • Motivational skills and an ability to supervise and lead a team of customer service assistants;
  • Creative thinking, to be able to come up with new ideas to improve customer service standards;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Organizational and planning skills to develop customer services policies;
  • Good personal presentation, especially when working with customers face to face;
  • Co-ordinates pre-sales for any solutions within the Segment.
Finance
  • Support in cost control measures in the Business Segment and maximize utilization of resources while ensuring maximum ROI.
  • Assist in attaining project profitability as planned.
  • Assist when required in financial matters pertaining clients and achieving targets related to payments by all clients.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Experience in project management , technical knowledge in IT or Pre-sales
  • Knowledge in ERPs and System Development
Desired Competencies
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication proficiency
  • Team player and builder
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Leadership skills
  • Performance Oriented
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Customer driven
  • Strategic Thinking
Experience
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with at least 1 year in management position
  • 2 years in systems analysis
Key Deliverables of the Job
  • Growth of Segment
  • Number of unresolved issues within the Segment
  • Issues found by Client Services
If you are the person we are looking for, please apply by emailing your CV with a cover letter indicating your daytime telephone numbers, address, 3 referees from organizations you have recently served and your salary expectation to application@coretec.co.ke indicating the job title you are applying for as your email subject title.

Closing date for applications is 20th May, 2016. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

“CoreTEC Systems and Solutions Ltd is an equal opportunity employer”

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