Safaricom Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Program Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Brief Description

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager - Program Management, the position holder will work with the department leads in the assigned unit to provide program leadership in the pursuit and delivery of complex engineering & ICT solutions for Safaricom programs & projects. This role will be responsible for partnership with assigned delivery unit to ensure realization of business outcomes through kick off, execution, control and closure of programs and projects.


  • To develop a formal and comprehensive program delivery plan by integrating and documenting project deliverables, acceptance criteria, processes, procedures, risks, and tasks to facilitate project executing, controlling, and closing processes.

  • To ensure tool and metrics utilization to track and improve project performance - EPM, MS Project, Share point, Project Initiation Documents (Statement of works, Governance Structure, Communication plan, Risk Management Plan).

  • To manage program progress by ensuring that activities are executed as planned to achieve the project objectives.

  • To enforce quality gates during the implementation of projects. This will involve stakeholder engagement and communication management through the project life cycle until closure.

  • To manage and escalate risks and issues appropriately through the project life cycle.

  • To ensure timely CAPEX Utilization for all projects within your domain

  • To ensure timely preparation and dissemination of project reports and updates, governance
    meeting presentations

  • To contribute to the project management knowledge base by sharing lessons learned, best practices, research, appropriately to improve the quality of project management services, build the capabilities of colleagues, and advance the profession.

  • To facilitate cooperation within our teams and with stakeholders to realize shared goals by encouraging collaborative problem solving, open communication, and teamwork;

  • To provide leadership support for direct reports which will include but is not limited to interaction at all/senior levels and accountability/oversight/management;

  • To conduct performance appraisal, motivate and train staff in the section.


  • Degree in Engineering, ICT, construction management or business-related field.

  • Project management expertise: Certified in PMP or PRINCE 2 and Agile certification.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing telecommunication or construction projects.

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and background of Waterfall and Agile concepts in project delivery.

  • Ability to inspire teams to achieve business outcome.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of contract management and proper interpretation of contract terms & conditions.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

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