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IT Project Manager

Our client is an IT company located in Lagos. This role will be responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely manner and within budget. Such would plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets and monitor the progress of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Developing project plans, goals, and budgets; identifying resources needed
  • Developing schedules and methods for measuring results.
  • Guiding and performing strategic analysis for the project.
  • Organising and managing all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion.
  • Document all estimates, project statuses, and project completion paperwork
  • Work with the technical team to brainstorm new test ideas for technical projects
  • Inspect projects for quality assurance
  • Assembling and coordinating project team members; assigning individual responsibilities
  • Preparing requests for proposals and conducting all necessary meetings to facilitate selection of project services and products.
  • Planning and overseeing the preparation and dissemination of project communications.
  • Understand current and future business goals and ongoing IT issues to ensure business success
  • Develop a renewal and upgrade schedule for company software programs and
  • Ensure that employees are following computer use policies, information security and privacy
  • Participate in recruitment, orientation and ongoing training of new IT staff

Competency/Skill/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of project management and related experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful.
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.