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Head of Projects Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Software Company Head of Projects
Reports to: CEO
Industry: ICT
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 200K - 280K
Our Client is a software development firm that develops ICT solutions that automate business processes across every economic sector. 

They seek to hire a Head of Projects to lead in ensuring that all projects are managed and delivered within the specified conditions, timelines, scope, resources and in the best assured quality.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Overseeing definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Oversee resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
  • Review reports on the project for management and for funders
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
Skills and Qualifications Desired
  • A Bachelor’s degree in information systems or business administration
  • A minimum of (5) five years related experience in project management experience
  • Knowledge in Project management tools. Certificate in Project management will be an added advantage
  • Technical Background with understanding and /or hands on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Hands on Experience in Budgeting
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Software Company Head of Projects) to before Saturday 30th April 2016

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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