To guide key projects within assigned portfolio to successful conclusion.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure projects within portfolio are completed on time, on scope and with a high degree of customer satisfaction
  • Accountable for maintaining good communication lines for project performance report periodically, to support Line Business’ executive decision making
  • Collaborate with business line to ensure that all projects in assigned portfolio receive the required attention
  • Engage C-level stakeholders regularly to ensure that projects are properly prioritized
  • Work with the Business Partner from the Financial Management group to establish targets for the fiscal year
  • Work with the Value Realization team to ensure that projects are closed as at when due and ensure realization of budgeted revenue
  • Manage the project portfolio of Line Business, by continuously reviewing, updating, and optimizing the portfolio to ensure alignment with evolving organizational strategy, goals, and objectives
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to organizational process and industry standards
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (eg from customers or stakeholders)
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Resolve conflicts and remove impediments that occur
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it
  • Advice proactively on projects that will require management intervention and provide feedback to the business team
  • Partake in Project process review and improvement
  • Coordinate elicitation exercises for Client solution requests with various SMEs and stakeholders
  • Prepare Business Requirements Documents or Statement of Work

Requirements

  • Academic qualification(s): A good Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • Professional qualification(s): APM, Prince2, PMP would be added advantage
  • Experience:
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Project Manager/Scrum Master or in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as SAFe, Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions

Department

Purepay - Transaction Switching & Payment Processing

Location

Lagos Office   |   Permanent

Deadlines

August 15, 2022

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