IT & Systems Project Manager

Date Posted: Jan. 23, 2023, 12:15 p.m.

West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC)

Job Description

Job Objective:

The Information Technology & Systems and Project Manager will plan, establish, and manage information technology (IT) projects and will serve as a liaison between the business and technical aspects of assigned projects.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage delivery of IT& Systems projects as directed

Coordinating project team members and developing schedules and individual plans

Maintain project timeframes, scope, control cost, schedule to ensure things stay on track and status reporting

 Organizing and managing all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion

Create, obtain approval, and manage project charters, plans, risk registers, budgets, lessons learnt

Identify concerns, issues, contractual challenges and escalate appropriately

Successfully manage the relationships with in-house stakeholders and third- party consultants

Developing and maintaining a detailed project execution plan

Creating and communicating roles and responsibilities matrix for project teams

Developing and following a communication plan that defines information flow and project status reporting requirements

Developing a risk register with mitigation plans for each identified risk

Defining a quality plan that is communicated and implemented

 Having a project estimate broken down with appropriate work breakdown structure granularity that is updated with earned value and regularly reviewed with the project team

Holding regular team meetings with defined agendas and published minutes

Maintaining an updated action item log that is readily available to the project team

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree in Computer Science or IT

 7+ years of relevant work experience in managing IT related projects

PMP / PRINCE2 certification or equivalent (desirable)

Experience & Skills:

Proven IT Project Management skills

Proven delivery managing increasingly complex projects

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools

Experience/certification in acknowledged project management methodologies is an asset, or other known project management techniques and procedures

Knowledge and experience on ERP systems and/or ERP implementations is essential

Strong communication and negotiation skills

Ability to manage multiple projects and resources

Ability to act as point of contact between project team, sponsors, and stakeholders

Excellent problem-solving skills

High degree of initiative, accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail

Ability to work effectively in a distributed team environment

Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff


Client focused, relationship builder

Integrity, honest with highest ethical standards

Boundless, passionate, and flexible

Personal excellence, accuracy, and attention to detail

Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships

Deadline for application is 15th February 2023.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their updated CV including three referees.  Applications should be sent to [email protected] indicating the job position in the Subject Line.

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