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Manager, Project at Standard Bank Group, Nairobi

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Job Description

Job Purpose

  • To manage the delivery of projects through the application of best practice project management skills, tools and techniques, whilst engaging with and leading cross-functional teams to deliver scalable business solutions within the required parameters in terms of scope, cost and quality.

Key Deliverables 

  • Conduct formal handover of the project into business as usual, including the handover of all required documentation and the completion and submission of a close-out report.
  • Develop project dashboards and reports that provide accurate information regarding the ongoing progress, risks and impact of the project to enable timely decision-making.
  • Drive the implementation of the required information management processes and systems to ensure all project information and documents are managed according to organisation and regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Identify and advise on project risks through the delivery of risk reports to all stakeholders involved in the project to ensure that risk is managed appropriately. Engage with project and programme boards to ensure adequate understanding and buy in to resolve risk concerns.
  • Identify the key project stakeholders and participate in constituting the project board. Engage with all stakeholders on their involvement to ensure effective participation.
  • Identify the most appropriate project resources, coordinate and monitor their utilisation including business resources, external consultants, contractors and other vendor resources to ensure the effective execution of project deliverables against agreed standards and timelines.
  • Lead project team members by conducting the required training and mentoring to ensure they are fully equipped to deliver their projects in-line with best practice.
  • Oversee and drive proper project governance standards to ensure that changes and updates made to all aspects of the project remain governed and compliant with all regulations as set by Standard Bank Group (SBG).
  • Oversee the formalisation of the project scope to ensure that it is formally documented, agreed and signed-off and that any changes during the project goes through the correct governance and change processes.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor the utilisation of all project resources including business resources, external consultants, contractors and other vendor resources to ensure accurate resource forecasts and the efficiency of project delivery.
  • Review the project financials and expenses against project budget, complete cash flow forecasts for the project and reprioritise expenses, within budget, where appropriate, to ensure the effective delivery of the project objectives within the allocated budget.
  • Track and drive the projects execution requirements/activities and incorporate changes in the requirements as per the formal change and governance standards and process. Analyse the effectiveness of all project workstreams to ensure improvement opportunities are identified and implemented.
  • Utilise the most appropriate project tools and best practices and conduct research to advise on improvements where necessary.


Minimum Qualifications
Type of Qualification: First Degree
Field of Study: Business Commerce
Type of Qualification: First Degree
Field of Study: Project Management

Experience Required
Project Management

  • Business Support
  • 5-7 years
  • Significant experience required in the end-to-end management of projects through the coordination of a project team and cross functional resources.

Additional Information

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Adopting Practical Approaches
  • Articulating Information
  • Directing People
  • Documenting Facts
  • Embracing Change
  • Following Procedures
  • Making Decisions
  • Managing Tasks
  • Meeting Timescales
  • Producing Output
  • Team Working
  • Upholding Standards

Technical Competencies:

  • Project Administration Skills
  • Project Definition
  • Project Management (Project Mgmt)
  • Project Planning
  • Project Reporting
  • Project Resourcing
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