Project Management Officer at Primera Microfinance Bank Limited

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Primera MFBank, your partner for growth, is a fully licensed technology-driven finance platform that offers financial solutions to businesses and individuals. Anchored by a strong balance sheet and an experienced, hands-on management team, we enhance financial inclusion by offering suite of financial services to meet the needs of clients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Management Officer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Department: ProjectManagement Department
Reports to: Head, Business Process Re-engineering

General Roles

  • To manage delivery of strategic transformation projects that will increase efficiency via the transformation of resources (organizational/people change, development, training) processes and/or information technology.
  • Ensure adherence to set standards in the execution of all ongoing projects within the Bank within set budget, time and allocated resources.
  • Monitor the entire project management life cycle by developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, evaluating and reporting accomplishments

Job Description
Strategic:

  • Recommend new techniques and technologies to achieve business goals
  • Determine business roadmap and provide support in future business planning
  • Develop action plans to overcome business challenges
  • Recommend business improvements based on market and competitive trends
  • Perform project management and reporting for assigned projects
  • Build positive and trustful working relationships with internal/external customers
  • Maintain clear and complete knowledge on programme management, business operations and procedures
  • Drive execution of strategic projects that align with the corporate goals of the bank

Programme Management:

  • Lead the end to end planning, delivery and control of projects or programs of the Bank.
  • Manages all aspects of the project e.g. delivery, resource forecasts, project administration which includes financial and progress reporting.
  • Ensure alignment with defined reporting standards and procedures for project and portfolio management.
  • Develop strong relationships with all project stakeholders and prospective internal clients.
  • Organize assigned progress meetings and steering committees with senior management to influence decision making.
  • Conduct risk analysis by proactively identifying and raising control deficiencies and driving diligent risk remediation for all projects within the Bank.
  • Monitor the progress of all projects against agreed and documented time and budget targets while ensuring appropriate quality standards are maintained.
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach.
  • Acts as gatekeeper of the program’s documents to ensure that key documents are available and accessible.
  • Results delivery for critical projects and initiatives in line with set project management standards.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2nd class upperin First Degree (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an added advantage)
  • 3 – 5 years working experience in project management
  • General banking experience especially in Operations and Technology service units is preferable

Required Certifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE II Certification
  • ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
  • Agile Project and Delivery Management
  • Scrum Master

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Negotiating
  • Organize information
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Pay attention to details
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes
  • Conversant with Microsoft office tools and project scheduling computer applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure, and to meet short- and long-term deadlines.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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