Projects Officer at Sidian Bank Kenya

Date Posted: March 3, 2021, 6:43 a.m.

Job Description

Job Purpose

A project officer works closely with project team members and leads to help deliver strategic organizational projects efficiently. The project officer is tasked to deliver quality, on time and within budget projects.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

Project Delivery

Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget

Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Ensure resource availability and allocation for the running projects

Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals

 

Vendor Management

Establish and maintain relationships with third parties / vendors

Establish a communication strategy during project kick off

 

Stakeholder Management

Report and escalate to management as needed

Manage the relationship with all stakeholders

Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Provide project status as required

 

DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY

Make decisions on changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.

Advice the management on the UAT pass rate for the Project to Go Live.

 

SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology/ Project Management related field with minimum of second-class Honors.At least 3 years in Project Management Role

Excellent client facing and internal communication Skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION REQUIRED

Project Management Professional (PMP/ PRINCE II Certification)

 

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Sidian Bank via their career website using the link https://www.sidianbank.co.ke/about-us/careers/

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