Project Manager – Comtel Integrators Africa Limited

Job Title:  Project Manager
Organisation: Comtel Integrators Africa Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
Comtel Integrators Africa Limited, a
leading player in the regional Information Technology (“IT”)
consulting market.
Job Summary: The Project Manager will oversee all
aspects of the development and implementation of large, multifaceted projects
and takes projects from original concept through to final implementation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Initiates
projects following the appropriate project management methodology including
gathering and defining comprehensive project requirements, ensuring strategic
alignment, developing project charters, project plans, budgets and schedules,
determining staffing requirements, and forming cross-functional project teams.
·        
Defines
and implements project management methods, procedures, and quality objectives,
including metrics for assessing progress.
·        
The
Project Manager balances workload, provides technical and analytical guidance
and work direction to project teams, including scheduling, assignment of work,
review of project efforts and removal of roadblocks which inhibit project
success.
·        
Makes
sure that all team members have the tools and training required to perform
effectively, and provides the team with constructive feedback as it pertains to
project performance.
·        
Assesses
variances from the project plans, budgets and schedules, develops and
implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within
specified scope and is within time, cost, and Quality objectives, and keeps
management aware of the situation.
·        
In
charge of evaluating and ensuring sponsor/client satisfaction at project
completion.
·        
Drafts
contracts and Service Level Agreements and manages Requests for Information
(RFIs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Statements of Works for evaluation,
selection and procurement of products and/or services from vendors.
·        
Identifies
potential areas for improvement in current methodologies and provides coaching
to project managers.
·        
Develops
and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors
and key clients.
·        
Develop,
maintains and implements the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the Project
Management Office
·        
Maintains
appropriate professional designations and up-to-date knowledge of current
information technology techniques and tools
·        
Performs
any other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
incumbent should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology is an added advantage.
·        
Project
Management Professional Qualifications (PMP, Prince II or equivalent) is a
requirement.
·        
A
minimum of five (5) year proven direct work experience in project management
capacity
·        
Working
knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
·        
Working
knowledge of project management techniques and tools
·        
Proven
experience in people management
·        
Prior
experience in strategic planning
·        
Past
experience in risk management
·        
Proven
experience in change management
·        
Skills
and proficiency in project management software
How to Apply:
If you possess all the above job
requirements, please hand-deliver your application, curriculum vitae, and
certified copies of your academic papers to our Human Capital Executive at this
address below;
Comtel Integrators Africa Limited         
3rd Floor, Commercial Plaza      
Plot 7 Kampala Road
P.O Box 12894, Kampala, Uganda          
E-mail: HR@comtelafrica.com
For any queries, contact: Tel: 0414
237730
Deadline: 11th May 2015 by
5.00 pm

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