Project Manager Job in Kenya

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Project Manager Job in Kenya

Project Manager



The incumbent is responsible for planning, overseeing and leading projects from ideation through to completion while following project governance protocols.

Key Responsibilities

Project Monitoring

  • Manage the project through the project lifecycle i.e. planning, analysis, design, development, deployment, closure.
  • Maintain key project deliverables trackers, project plans, communication plans and status reports as per the Bank’s policies.
  • Manage and coordinate implementation and delivery of projects.
  • Define and evaluate problems and plans for effective resolution.
  • Manage business requirements gathering, customize to fit purpose, data management, testing, training and deployment of the projects.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budgets.

Project Governance

  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentation.
  • Participating in project scoping processes.
  • Managing project budgets.
  • Conduct project reviews and creating detailed reports for Project steering Committee.
  • Manage project documentation as per governance protocols e.g., Sign-off and certifications.

Risk Management

  • Stakeholder management to ensure prioritization by objective, critical success factors and project risks.
  • Maintain impact analysis and raise changes that may impact delivery of the projects.
  • Ensure proper systems are in place to effectively manage AML/CFT risks and strict compliance with the Banking laws, the prudential guidelines and regulations issued by CBK, Data Protection Act 2019, GDPR, PCIDSS and other legal guidelines that may be issued by the government or other industry stakeholders, from time to time.
  • Responsible for identifying and reporting potential and actual project risk within projects assigned compliance policies & procedures.
  • Formulate and ensure up to date policies and procedures governing projects as and when changes occur.

Human Resource:

  • Manage, coordinate relevant trainings to key stakeholders ensure submission of training packs by appointed vendors.
  • Manage assigned testers to ensure a high-performance team to meet set deliverables.


  • Bachelor’s degree in either IT, Social Sciences, Economics, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or other relevant discipline.
  • Certification in Project Management or Monitoring & Evaluation is an added advantage.


  •  At least 5 years’ experience in a Financial Institution is mandatory.
  • 3 Years’ experience in Project Management, one of which should be in Management of Digital Channels Projects.
  • Presentation skills in MS Office is mandatory.
  • Exposure to Project Management software is an added advantage.

Language Requirements;

Fluency in Knowledge of English and Kiswahili.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit an expression of interest that will include:

  • Individual CV
  • Cover letter addressed to the Head of Talent & Organizational Development
    The expression of interest should be submitted to  by COB on 15th March 2023
Note: “Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”
Disclaimer: Rafiki is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge it’s candidates

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