Project Management Officer Job in Kenya

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Project Management Officer Job in Kenya

Project Management Officer

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Project Management Officer within Jubilee Holdings Limited. The position holder will report to the Head of Project Management Office and will be based at the Head office in Nairobi.

Role Purpose

The PMO Officer shall be responsible for the maintenance of defined project management systems and standards to ensure the successful delivery of projects undertaken by Jubilee Holdings Ltd through effective facilitation, tracking and reporting on ongoing projects.


Main Responsibilities

  • Implement governance and project management standards across the assigned projects portfolio, including tracking, monitoring, and updating the status of program deliverables.
  • Prepare project reports and distribute periodic project portfolio level reports to the relevant stakeholders both at project level and management level.
  • Facilitate and/or contribute to post implementation reviews, identify lessons learned and manage program-level lessons learned repository, including dissemination of lessons learned to project teams.
  • To actively monitor and track project schedules, risk, and issues, providing regular updates to key stakeholders to maintain focus on key risks and issues and ensure timely intervention with appropriate mitigations.
  • Co-ordinate and contribute to assurance and quality review processes relating to assigned projects through the company audit and compliance functions.
  • Support implementation of the quality strategy, including any processes and templates, across all assigned projects and coordinate quality activities to meet quality objectives.
  • Manage the portfolio-level benefits register, ensuring that all benefits are planned, monitored and benefits realization is tracked on assigned projects.
  • To manage the central information repository for all assigned projects ensuring all project documentations are complete and up to date. Be the single point of truth on all project information on assigned projects.
  • To provide administrative coordination support to individual project teams as required to ensure that project targets are achieved including facilitating effective change management.
  • To perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by management.

Key Competencies

  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making and sound judgment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to conduct presentations comfortably to large groups and communicate effectively.
  • Strong relationship building, team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates skill at managing stakeholder groups and balancing diplomacy and tact with assertiveness.
  • Prioritizes effectively, maintains a clear focus, and sees action through to delivery.
  • Energetic, determined, positive, goal oriented and consistent especially under pressure.
  • Builds trust and demonstrates integrity in all circumstances.
  • Strives to do the “right thing”, not just the “easy thing

Functional Skills

  • Project Management
  • Financial Management
  • Administration; Documentation & Reporting with visualization on project dashboards
  • Communication and Change Management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business or IT related discipline
  • Fluent English (both verbal and written)
  • Experienced user of MS Office toolset (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)
  • Relevant Project management certification – PMP / PRINCE 2
  • Proficient user of MS Project or other relevant project management software
  • Technical business analysis and data analysis

Relevant Experience

  • At least 5+ years of experience in a similar role mainly in the financial sector.
  • Successful delivery of complex technology and digital projects
  • Application of project management software’s in managing projects e.g., MS Project
  • Understanding of project delivery and acceptance processes within a fast-paced business environment
  • Proven experience in managing cross company and cross-country projects.
  • Specific experience with Insurance / Finance / Banking sub-sectors

How to Apply

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via Recruitment@jubileekenya.com quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 18th November 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted