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Project Manager
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in Project Management Office (PMO) Department within the CEO’s Office.  In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below
Reporting to the Program Manager – PMO, the position holder will provide project support in the management and execution of projects. They will coordinate and manage assigned Projects to ensure implementation within agreed timelines, Budget and processes.

Responsibilities

 Project Planning 
·         Determine project goals and or product or service deliverables to meet stakeholder expectations.
·         Identify performance criteria
·         Determine the key resource requirements to support planning and decision-making.
·         Define appropriate estimate project schedule to support decision-making.
·         Produce formal document to obtain an approval decision from the stakeholders.
·         Refine project requirements, assumptions and constraints
Develop the resource management plan       
·         Refine project estimates in order to determine and define project baseline, schedule.
·         Establish project controls by defining the required correct processes, measures, and controls to manage project change, communications, procurement, risk, quality, and human resources to facilitate project executing and controlling processes, and to ensure compliance with generally accepted industry standards.
·          Develop a formal and comprehensive project plan by integrating and documenting project deliverables, acceptance criteria, processes, procedures, risks, and tasks to facilitate project executing, controlling, and closing processes.
·         Obtain project plan approval by reviewing the plan with the key stakeholder and other required stakeholders to confirm project baselines prior to proceeding with project executing processes;
Project Execution   
·             Commit project resources in to ensure that all activities are performed.
·         Develop project plan in accordance to the scope and committed resources
·         Manage project progress by ensuring that activities are executed as planned in order to achieve the project objectives.
·         Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to stakeholders.
·          Implement quality assurance procedures by performing  project control activities to meet project objectives;
Project Control       
·         Measure project performance.
·         Take timely corrective action by addressing the root causes in the problem areas in order to eliminate or minimize negative impact.
·          Evaluate the effectiveness of the corrective actions by measuring subsequent performance in order to determine the need further actions
·         Ensure compliance with the change management plan by monitoring response to change initiatives in order to manage scope.
·         Reassess project control plans by scheduling periodic reviews in order to ensure their effectiveness and currency.
·         Respond to risk event triggers in accordance with the risk management plan in order to properly manage project outcomes.
·         Monitor project activity by performing periodic inspections to ensure that authorized approaches and processes are followed or to identify the need for corrective action;
 Projects Close Out   
·         Obtain final acceptance of deliverables by obtaining formal approval from appropriate stakeholders to achieve closeout.
·         Document lessons learned by surveying project team members and other relevant stakeholders to use for the benefit of future projects.
·         Facilitate administrative and financial closure in accordance with the project plan in order to comply with organization and stakeholder requirements.
·         Preserve essential project records for future use to adhere to legal and other requirements.
·         Release project resources by following appropriate organizational procedures in order to optimize resource utilization.

Requirements        

·         Degree in Engineering/Sciences/preferably IT/Arts
·         Project management expertise and certification:  Certified in PMP or PRINCE 2
·         At least  2 years’ experience in managing IT projects
How to Apply

Principal Officer-Business Improvement Systems
Organization Name: Supply Chain
Department Description
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Supply Chain Department within the Finance Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below. Reporting to the Senior Manager-Supply Chain Enablers, the position holder will be responsible for analyzing, identifying, proposing and implementing Supply Chain projects to improve on efficiency.

Responsibilities 

·         Implementation of Oracle ERP Supply Chain enhancement modules
·         Management of Oracle ERP Supply Chain Process flow
·           Provide Oracle ERP Supply Chain Support
·         User training on new systems
·         Implementation of identified systems within Supply Chain
·         Identify and propose key changes to current systems
·         Tracking and reporting

Requirements         

·         A graduate with a Business or Engineering or an equivalent degree from a recognized university
·         Professional certification by Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
·         Have at least 5 years’ relevant work experience in a supply chain field
·          Good knowledge of MS office and ERP systems.
·         Good project management skills
·         Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
·         Experience managing external stakeholders
How to Apply
CLICK HERE TO APPLY. If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume.Deadline: 07-Jul-2017

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