Kenya Airways Senior Project Manager - Customer Systems Delivery Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Airways Senior Project Manager - Customer Systems Delivery Jobs in Kenya

The Scope

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality and SDLC control guidelines throughout the full systems development life cycle.

This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.

The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case

Differentiators:

  • Extensive IT project management experience.
  • Deep experience of market research, supplier selection and contracting.
  • Skilled at producing business requirements.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Good at dealing with and resolving conflicts.

    The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business.
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings.
  • Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews.
  • Provide status
    reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership.
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices.
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders.
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services.
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues.
  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders.

    Qualifications
  • Project Management Certification.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects.
  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management.
  • Demonstrable ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and international in scope.
  • Excellent organization skills with demonstrable ability to execute projects on time and on budget.
  • Experience in analyzing and interpreting information, statistics and financial accounts.
  • Ability to understand business constraints & drivers and adapt strategies to address these.
  • Microsoft Office Projects or any other project management tools.
  • Thorough understanding of industry practices, standards and their impact on project activities.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th August 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Airways Senior Project Manager - Customer Systems Delivery Jobs in Kenya

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