Senior Projects Manager Job in Kenya

Senior Projects Manager

Job Purpose

To manage major and/or strategic projects through the application of best practice project management skills, tools, and techniques, whilst engaging with and leading cross-functional teams to deliver scalable business solutions within the required parameters in terms of scope, cost and quality.


  • Conduct pre-analysis of project scope, including deliverables and timelines to determine feasibility and the potential impact of overall strategic objectives to ensure suitable amendments can be made upfront.
  • Develop project dashboards and reports that provide accurate information regarding the ongoing progress, risks and impact of the project to enable timely decision-making.
  • Drive the development of the projects change plan and the planning and implementation mechanisms for communication, training, stakeholder engagement and monitoring of change impacts to ensure solutions are effectively implemented and therefore meet the required organisational benefits.

  • Drive the implementation of the required information management processes and systems to ensure all project information and documents are managed according to organisation and regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Drive the process of formal handover of the project into business as usual, including the handover of all required documentation, the completion and submission of a close-out report consisting of lessons learnt, final financial calculations and the realisation of project benefits.
  • Engage regularly with project sponsors and senior project stakeholders to advise them on project scope, approach and progress to ensure they remain committed to the projects direction and have the opportunity to provide the necessary advice or guidance.
  • Identify and advise on project risks through the delivery of risk reports to all stakeholders involved in the project to ensure that risk is managed appropriately. Engage with project and programme boards to ensure adequate understanding and buy in to resolve risk concerns.
  • Identify the key project stakeholders and participate in constituting the project board. Engage with all stakeholders on their involvement to ensure effective participation.
  • Identify the most appropriate project resources, coordinate and monitor their utilisation including business resources, external consultants, contractors and other vendor resources to ensure the effective execution of project deliverables against agreed standards and timelines.
  • Lead project team members by conducting the required training and mentoring to ensure they are fully equipped to deliver their projects in-line with best practice.
  • Oversee and drive proper project governance standards to ensure that changes and updates made to all aspects of the project remain governed and compliant with all regulations as set by Standard Bank Group (SBG).
  • Oversee the formalisation of the project scope to ensure that it is formally documented, agreed and signed-off and that any changes during the project goes through the correct governance and change processes.
  • Provide input into the definition and development of robust business cases to ensure the accuracy of resource forecasts and financial calculations.
  • Review the project financials and expenses against project budget, complete cash flow forecasts for the project and reprioritise expenses, within budget, where appropriate, to ensure the effective delivery of the project objectives within the allocated budget.
  • Track and drive the projects execution requirements/activities and incorporate changes in the requirements as per the formal change and governance standards and process. Analyse the effectiveness of all project workstreams to ensure improvement opportunities are identified and implemented.
  • Utilise the most appropriate project tools and best practices and conduct research to advise on improvements where necessary.



  • First Degree:  Business Commerce Required
  • First Degree: Project Management Required
  • Post Graduate Degree : Business Commerce Preferred
  • Post Graduate Degree : Project Management Preferred

Additional Licences and Certifications

  • A formal project management qualification such as PMBOK, Prince II or PMP

Work Experience

  • 8-10 years Significant experience required in the end-to end management of largescale strategic projects through the leadership and coordination of a large project team.

How To Appply

Click Here To Apply