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Project Manager At A Financial Institution

Date Posted: 20/Jan/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Our client is a financial institution that creates value to its clientele by delivering expert financial services. 
In line with the bank’s continuous drive to ensure availability of skills internally to adequately support achievement of corporate goals, the bank is seeking an experienced Project Manager to perform the following tasks set out below: 

• Facilitate workshops with business representatives 

• Document and seek approval for business requirements 

• Engage a variety of stakeholders across the business to gather specification inputs and deliver high quality work 

• Manage Project cost Control and Reduction. 

• Project Team management. 

• Managing and coordinating strategic initiatives to prevent duplications and overlaps. 

• Set up initial project scope 

• Manage project delivery 

• Manage change requests 

• Effectively managing a number of key projects, from initiation to delivery, providing project leadership and control. 

• Co-ordinate all resource to ensure implementation is completed on time and to budget. 

• Track project progress and providing status updates up to senior management level. 

• Employ Project Management techniques to capture, track and manage project items. 


Qualifications :

Professional Competencies: 

• Project Planning & Control 

• Project Integration 

• Business Presentation Skills 

• Communication 

• Scope Definition & Management 

• Project Time & Cost Management 

• Business Process Design & Re-engineering 

• Change Management 

• Reporting 

• Project Quality Management 

• Negotiation 

• Contract Management 

• Resource Management 

• Vendor Selection & Management 

• Stakeholder Management 

The behavioural competencies of the job include the ability to: 

• Meet new people with ease and motivate them to seek opportunities and achieve high standards. 

• Encourage people to communicate effectively and, through example and expertise, create participative attitudes. 

• Lead, encourage, develop and support others in order for them to attain their objectives. 

• Develop trust and be willing to build relationships and coach and assist others. 

• Apply a systematic and logical approach in order to achieve accurate results. 

• Gather facts and figures, monitor one's own performance and that of others, and achieve goals in a timely and precise manner. 

• Set clear objectives, monitor progress, take corrective action and control performance levels. 

• Focus on results and willingly tackle problems or conflict which threatens their successful achievement. 

• Be alert to changing situations, show flexibility in approach, adaptability in difficult circumstances and continuously strive to achieve meaningful results. 

The ideal person for this position will be positive, participative, self-confident, friendly, self-starting, competitive, inquisitive, imaginative, factual, consistent and somewhat conventional and self-disciplined. Activity, mobility, flexibility, variety and pace are also likely to be important aspects 
within the function. The incumbent may prove to be a cautious decision maker due to the need for perfection and getting things right. 


A First degree. Possession of PMP qualification will be an advantage. 


Minimum of 7 years cognate experience 

Interested candidates, please send their CV to [email protected]

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