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Projects Delivery Head Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Delivery Head - Projects


Company Profile:

Our Esteemed Client is Africa's leading custom software application provider. They offer innovative software solutions to Government, NGO, and large Private organizations.

Has operations in Tanzania, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, UAE, Uganda, USA, and Zambia, They also provide custom software application, IT Products, BPO and IT Training to clients across the globe. 

Our client is highly people oriented, the leading custom software application development company in Africa, provides conducive work-environment and opportunity to lead & grow.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • The role will require the candidate to provide leadership to the Program Managers / Project Managers in running the delivery and operations and drive the architecture, build, testing, with an aim to meet and excel the customer needs, as well as, internal needs, such as working closely with the Sr. leadership team and achieve operational parameters.
  • Has to work closely & collaborate with Global Delivery Head, CEO, Head sales /Practice Heads/ GM Sales in a collaborative manner to grow the business cutting across various Industry verticals and Strategic Business Units & Customer Units and ensure the delivery function runs successfully as a self-contained Horizontal.
  • Build the foundation for all development and conceptualize different service offerings & solutions to customer, as well as in ensuring the delivery of services for customer contracted work. Would need to take ownership of all key performance parameters to drive the operating margin of the accounts that fall under the Horizontal.
  • Conceive, assess and develop the technology vision for the Horizontal
  • Design and implement frameworks for performance optimization, scalability, security, reusability for delivery excellence and customer delight.
  • Introduce best practices in software development, agile methodologies and coding standards; institute change when necessary and appropriate.
  • Responsible for establishing operating procedures, work assignments, planning, and all project management activities across the horizontal.
  • The role would also need to closely work with CEO, Head sales /Practice Heads/ GM Sales/ Account Managers in business development, competency building and complete responsibility & ownership for Delivery excellence in the respective technology practice area.
Skills & Experience
  • Experience at customer site as onsite delivery manager or experience as Technology Practice Head / Delivery Head for Horizontal or Industry verticals.
  • Experience of managing multiple customers across geographies.
  • Fixed Price project management, with SLA based delivery.
  • Multi vendor / SI Program management experience.
  • Offshore DM experience (should have handled a large enterprise accounts or multiple small and medium sized accounts).
  • Well-versed with quality management processes.
  • Any leadership initiatives assumed Corporate level or at any SBU/vertical/functional level, with a proven success in Good Networking across the Industry.
  • Proven people leadership.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, and both technical and non- technical, and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals in a professional and service-oriented manner.
  • Extensive knowledge in developing applications in Microsoft ERP platforms.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Overall 12+ experience in the industry with a minimum 8 years+ of experience covering delivery management for either a large account or a set of multiple accounts.
  • Any IT related degree with Computer Science specialization.
  • Professional qualification preferably a PMP certification.
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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