Project Management Officer at Primera Microfinance Bank Limited
Primera Microfinance Bank, 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
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: ProjectManagement Department
Reports to: Head, Business Process Re-engineering
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Minimum of 2nd Class Upper in 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.
- 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
- 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
14th September, 2022.
Method of Application