Software Development Project Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Software Development Project Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya



The project manager has the overall responsibility of defining and maintaining project management standards in the company. The job holder ensures that the projects delivered meet the customers’ expectations and are in line with the laid out industry standards.

The work involves interactions with customers to ensure that projects are delivered in a timely manner and to the customers’ satisfaction.


Responsibilities


  • Establish and maintain project management standards within the company
  • Design software project plans, maintain issue, action and risk register
  • Maintaining project artefacts in the company’s documents repository
  • Effort estimation for the project solution for costing purposes
  • Responsible for ensuring that project timelines are observed and adhered to
  • Establish effective and appropriate project governance
  • Manage the project teams and other resources assigned
  • Involved in project kick-off and sales handover meetings with customer and sales team
  • Preparation of weekly project status reports and share with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Involved in the communication plan for various projects
  • Milestone review with customer and internal teams
  • Manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Involved in the recruitment and selection process when hiring new staff
  • Induction training of new team members
    Training of project teams
  • Responsible for performance management of
    the team
  • Involved in the sales tendering process (project related issues)
  • Maintain project exit/closure criteria


    Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Professional Certification in Project Management
  • Experience in software development projects is essential
  • Sound knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams
  • Excellent communication skills


    How to Apply


    If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in the Project Management field, please forward your CV in confidence via placement.esquire@gmail.com.

    Kindly indicate your current and expected salary in your application or CV.

    An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

    Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.

    Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd August 2019

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