The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing all customer projects in Zambia including bespoke content and iSchool content and ensuring projects are delivered successfully. Responsibilities also include managing and supporting the Project Manager(s) in the Project Management Office in Lusaka.
Responsibilities include:
  • Manage projects from initiation through to delivery, ensuring delivery is on-time, within budget and to scope
  • Define project scope with project sponsors to create a work plan and budget, and manage through to delivery
  • Ensure all projects have the following documentation maintained: Project Initiation Document, Budget, Work Plan, Risks and Issues Log and Lessons Learnt Log.
  • Complete Handover to Customer Support Desk
  • Co-ordinate regular progress meetings internally and with the customer
  • Provide weekly summary report to the Programme Director
  • Provide mentoring and internal training to colleagues in the Project Management Office(PMO), and arrange external training as part of continuous professional development.
  • Provide Monthly Highlight Reports to iSchool Zambia General Manager and Programme Director
  • Manage project budgets preparing a monthly summary report to Programme Director
  • Manage stakeholder relationships, both internal and external
  • Provide project management support to all departments as required by the iSchool Zambia General Manager
Qualifications and Skills
Education: University Graduate
Experience (Required):
  • 2-3 years proven successful project management experience
  • Working in challenging situations under pressure
  • Working across departments within organisations
  • Project management methodologies, (PRINCE II preferred)
Experience (Preferred)
  • Software life cycle development and delivery
Skills (Required)
  • Leadership, delegation and supervision
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Planning
  • Problem solving
  • Time management
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Initiative
  • Networking and negotiating
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