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MTN Nigeria has permanent recruitment for the post of Senior Manager, IS Project Office into the department of IS (Information Systems). This position is based Lagos, Nigeria. The Senior Manager, IS Project Office will report to the CIO (Chief Information Officer).

Senior Manager, IS Project Office Vacancy Description:
  • Develop Business Plan and outline the objectives, goals and functions of the Project Office
  • Develop, publish, and maintain comprehensive project management methodology, policy, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Acts as the primary control point for managing (monitor and control) all project within MTN Information System Group.
  • Advise the MTN Management on risk issues that are related projects and recommending actions to mitigate this risk.
  • Plan, manage and marshall resources effectively for the successful execution of IS projects.
  • Define and develop programme plans for the Unit.
  • Define methodologies for the Department.
  • Identify problems that affect the Unit and manage projects to achieve the development and implementation of solutions accordingly (includes planning in terms of funding staffing and resource acquisition).
  • Ensure projects plans are aligned to the needs of all business units within the organization and the overall organizational objectives.
  • Prioritise and coordinate all projects.
  • Facilitate the development of project plans and ensure these are aligned to overall project plans (includes implementation, risk mitigation and contingency plans).
  • Ensure all projects are well defined in terms of detailed project deliverables and time frames.
  • Review success of project planning post implementation.
  • Manage and monitor the implementation of all projects against the overall project plan.
  • Determine staffing requirements for each project, and allocate available resources to various projects.
  • Manage, coordinate and monitor the implementation of all projects against the project plans.
  • Identify reasons for delays in projects and plan activities to overcome these. Identify and respond to risks / escalated problems throughout the project cycle.
  • Ensure the performance of project managers is up to the required standard during the implementation of the project plan.
Candidates should have following requirements for this position:
Twelve years experience in information technology of which 5 years within the Solution Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC).
Five years experience in Information Systems Project management.
Scope Estimation and Project Planning.
Project Costing and Budget Management.
Risk Analysis, Dependency and Mitigation.
Decentralized project planning and centralized resource planning.
Resource management across local and international boundaries in a large and complex, multi-disciplinary IT professional services/corporate environment is desirable.
International certification in project management.
Technology Seminars/workshops.
Leadership Development programs.

Conditions:
Standard MTN office conditions May be required to work extended hours

Deadline:
Only online application will be accepted via MTN website www.mtnonline.com. The last date for online submission of application is Nov/23/2012

How to apply?
If you are interested in Senior Manager, IS Project Office at MTN, visit on http://careers.mtnonline.com/mtncareers/vacancies.asp?deptid=7&id=1898 for apply it.

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