Bank Project Managers Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Client, a Tier 1 Bank seeks to recruit Project Managers.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Job Functions: Information Technology, Project Management

Industries: Banking / Finance & Investment


  • Plan and take responsibility for the overall project objectives of own change portfolio
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. (Agree annually and measure on a monthly basis).
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Keep monthly statistics and data to be provided in MI reporting to senior management and stakeholders
  • Capture/analyze and draft information into meaningful MI reports for senior management, stakeholders, team reporting and presentation purposes
  • Present findings and conclusions together with recommendations to deploy new services or remediate existing services
  • Business Change interface and escalation point for all project and infrastructure demand on own portfolio
  • To engage collaboratively with project stakeholders to ensure appropriate prioritization of delivery.
  • Ensure Project Governance is observed.
  • Ensure procurement of Commodity project and BAU related hardware/software is correct.
  • Monitor Technical build, manufacture, integration and implementation of the initiatives within the Country
  • Adherence to operational acceptance procedures and testing/approval process
  • Ensure quality Assurance for Audit, Risk and Governance across all the projects in your portfolio.
  • Guide and govern suppliers for project related activities ensuring they understand and adopt Bank agreed standards and architectures along with adhering to policy and procedures.
  • To work across all in-Country functions and to act as an interface point between business and Technology


  • B-degree, Commerce or a relevant banking or business degree or an Matric equivalent qualification or High Level diploma
  • PMP qualification or Project Management certification
  • Strong familiarity with project management software – MUST be able to demonstrate competency with MS Project 2010+
  • Degree level education in an analytical subject would be beneficial
  • (5-8) years’ experience and exposure to the Banking/ ICT Industry
  • (5) years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Displaying a thorough understanding of technology strategic issues in the banking or financial services sector
  • Good understanding of project disciplines (Prince2, PMP)
  • Good understanding of ITIL processes and associated concepts.
  • Strong customer liaison and relationship management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation experience;
  • Must be able to work under pressure, take clear ownership of issues and projects and drive to ensure a successful closure for the customer, peers and IT Production;
  • Financial management – budget preparation and managing to budget;
  • Working within a Global or Regional role
  • Familiarity with ITIL-style management procedures and mainstream project management styles a distinct advantage;
  • Experience of financial services preferred;

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: with Project Manager on the Subject line

Banking Insurance Investments, Business Administration, ICT and Technology, Project Management
Updated: June 5, 2018 — 7:03 pm