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IT Project Manager 03/20

Nairobi, Kenya · Information Technology
Job Description – IT Project Manager
Department - Information Technology / Agile Portfolio Office

The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing special projects and tasks under the direction of Senior Management; assists in performing various activities related to administrative,compliance, and internal affairs; ensures compliance with legal regulations; analyzes verbal or statistical data for report preparation for use by management; and aids executive officers and other management by analyzing and coordinating office services such as personnel, budget preparation and
control, records control, and special management studies.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Assess and confirm that the pre-requisites for initiating the project are in place. This would entail the review of ;
 the objectives for the project;
 the product under development;
2. Provide a high level plan and cost estimate
3. After project approval, assist the sponsor to create a detailed project plan and update the project cost estimate
4. Manage the various phases over the life cycle of the project:
 schedule the project based on targets and resource availability;
 management of the project plan (milestones, activities, key deliverables);
 initiate the project - change to project initiation;
 adherence to best practice software development processes;
 monitor progress and prepare reports for discussion with management;
 review test scenarios, test outcomes, documentation, re-work and sign-offs;
 implement effective project monitors and controls;
 assess conformity of deliverables to original designs and intended capabilities;
 assess quality of outputs against set criteria and expectations of stakeholders;
 assess conformity to set change control procedures; and
 manage/monitor cost
5. Guide project teams to deliver projects to agreed time, quality and budget;
6. Obtain approval of completed products; and
7. Orchestrate project closure and review.
8. Review of business, system and functional requirements
9. Risk and issue management
10. Knowledge sharing and mentors-hip to junior staff
11. Reporting to key stakeholders
12. Liaising with other Project Managers and Stake holders

Must have Competencies :
- Experience with T24 is a MUST
- Experience with Core Banking upgrades and SWIFT Standards
- Experience in Agile enabled workspace


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