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Project Manager At Computer Warehouse Group Plc

Date Posted: 16/Jan/2014
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Job description

Computer Warehouse Group PLC seeks to fill the role of a Project Manager.

The Project Manager is responsible for managing of project(s), on time, budget and specification. To this end, the PM performs a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, project planning, managing resources and stakeholders; project execution; monitoring and controlling; and effective project closure.

 

Project Management

 

1.   Initition & Planning:

  • Secure project approval (Project Charter and project code) before the project kick off
  • Prepare project budget and secure approval
  • Ensure Statement of Work document is signed before the commencement of projects
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements in order to accomplish its goals within constraints such as time, cost and agreed quality standards
  • Schedule tasks, deadlines and milestones for all stakeholders and resources
  • Identify schedule uncertainties and risks for both client and CWG
  • Develop schedule contingency plans
  • Prepare a comprehensive project management plans  

2.   Project Execution:

  • Run the project on a day-to-day basis
  • Coordinate communication between staff, OEMs, Clients and third parties acting on behalf of the client
  • Efficiently and competently manage problems -- when things go off plan (due to scope-creep, changed requirements, missed deadlines etc.) bring them back on plan or create a new plan with the assistance of key-stakeholders. Ensure all changes go through change management process
  • Intimately understand the requirements of the project and ensure that work proceeds on-spec
  • Evaluate deliverables prepared by the team to make sure the work meets requirements and maintains a high level of quality before passing to client
  • Constantly monitor and report on the progress of a project to all stakeholders

3.  Evaluation & Reporting

  • Track and report team hours and file expense reports
  • Analyze project profitability
  • Conduct performance evaluations
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current , and stored appropriately on the enterprise project server
  • Submit weekly status report of projects (including status of schedule and budgets, risks and issues, and billing status)
  • Ensure Quality Assurance is done for all projects
  • Ensure all project documentations including Purchase Orders, Project plans, Minutes of Meetings, Scope of Work Document, Milestone sign off, Project closure sign off, Weekly Status reports are documented on the Enterprise project server

4.  Proposals Tendering:

  • Work directly with Business Development Manager, Analyst and Sales to contribute wording, estimates, charts, samples etc. to proposals
  • Work with the Requirements Analyst and project (engineers) team to estimate costs & budgets
  • Work with the Requirements Analyst and project (engineers) team to come up with strategies to reduce project cost

Client Management

  • Explain the project implementation methodology in proposed solutions to Clients and others (where applicable)
  • Articulate design rationale and function strategy as it directly relates to accomplishing goals set out (where applicable)

             > Done throughout the life of the project if new client or technical requirements necessitate new design or function strategy

  • Present work to the client at milestones throughout the implementation
  • Obtain, discuss and follow-through with feedback from client

             > Work with client against scope creep and endeavor to keep project focused within scope

  • Train clients on use of delivered work
  • Investigate and answer clients’ questions
  • Support & help trouble-shoot delivered work during project and post-project
  • Ensure client expectations are met in terms of quality of product and service delivered
  • Provide soft-sales (up-selling opportunities) or articulate these opportunities to the appropriate channels
  • Ensure post implementation visit exercise is done and documented 

General

  • Keep abreast of new technologies as they relate to our business development
  • Create time estimates for work to be performed
  • Will be responsible for multiple projects at one time
  • Work with project standard tools e.g. MS Project, Vision, Enterprise Project Server
  • Shared Quality Assurance duties
  • Ensure project engineers submits timesheets as appropriate.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualification & Years of Experience:

Must be a University graduate with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar capacity

 

All applications must be sent to [email protected] within a week and emails must have the title of the job being applied for. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Applicants must state working telephone numbers at which they can be reached during office hours

 







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