Project Management Officer

March 1, 2022

Job Description

Primera MFBank Limited

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
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Project Management Department
Reportsto: 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 Lower in First Degree, MBA, M.Sc, MA, ML and / or Professional qualifications is compulsory
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
29th March, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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