Project Lead (Technology) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Project Lead – Technology

Job Location: Nairobi

Salary: 150K

Our client is a technological company in the gaming and sport betting business.

They seek to hire a top performing project lead to manage the daily operations of the company as well as manage all the software developers.

Overall Purpose of Position: Required to be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Lead the planning and implementation of all projects including, providing estimates of software development tasks and resource requirements.
  • Provide direction and support by preparing clear tasks and delegating such to the development team.
  • Develop full scale project plans including assembling and coordinating software developers.
  • Set appropriate standards for software development, quality, and customer orientation to ensure requirements are met.
  • Carry our performance-based reviews and set KPI’s across the team
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines including tracking project deliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Quality assurance- Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.


  • BA or BS degree (IT, telecommunication, engineering, Computer Science, Marketing, Business Administration or Commerce) or related fields
  • PRINCE 2 or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent is a plus.
  • Knowledge of project management software or project management techniques and tools
  • Must have direct work experience in project management, people management and strategic planning.
  • Prior experience supervising the use of SQL or front-end technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS etc will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of the technology or sports betting industry will be an added advantage.

Who we are looking for

  • You are very passionate about technology and have a good understanding of software development or project management.
  • You have proven ability to manage both technical and non-technical teams, plan and monitor tasks.
  • Track record of working in a high pressure environment and adhering to strict delivery timelines.
  • You are an excellent communicator able to dialogue effectively with a wide range of audiences.
  • Up to date and grasp current affairs in terms of new technology and project management best practices.
  • You have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • You are a natural planner and enjoy organizing teams.
  • You thrive in decision-making, influencing and leading teams.
  • Your negotiation and conflict management skills are superb.

How to Apply:

If you meet the above qualifications, please apply by filling the form on this link

Once you submit the form, email us your (recent/updated CV and cover letter as a (SINGLE) document) quoting the job title (Project Lead -Technology) in the email subject to on or before August 10th 2018.

Kindly DO NOT attach any other certificates/scanned documents to your application.

Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Business Administration, ICT and Technology, Project Management
Updated: July 29, 2018 — 9:17 am