IT Projects Manager Employment Opportunity – Metajua

 

Job Title:    IT Projects Manager

Organization: Metajua

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Managing Director

 

About US:

Through
Metajua over 250,000 small holder farmers across 6 countries and agriculture
value chains have been progressively and durably connected to export market
since we started business in 2012. The company came out of the frustration of
running agro-product sourcing projects with paper and excel tools to collect
and generate information. Now we’re a leading farmer relation and supply chain
management platform in Eastern and Southern Africa, and our clients are buying
collectively over 100 MT of product from small farmers a day. We democratize
technology for cooperatives, SMEs and larger businesses, creating innovative
products that makes our customers to better interact with farmers, facilitate
farmers’ financial inclusion and stakeholders’ value from increased supply
chain efficiency.

 

Job Summary:    The IT Projects Manager will scope, plan,
and monitor the qualitative and timely execution of IT projects at Metajua.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Translate the business case into a practical, functional
plan.

·       
Facilitate meetings to obtain agreement regarding
responsibilities and time-lines encompassing risks, assumptions, issues and
dependencies.

·       
Co-ordinate a strong project team and manage the
implementation of the plan.

·       
Facilitate the development of the project planning and
execution documentation.

·       
Manage changes in project scope.

·       
Co-ordinate performance of project teams with a strong
focus on ensuring timely, quality delivery at every level of the project cycle
including design specifications, planning, development, project lead and
quality assurance.

·       
Engage with individuals and teams throughout the project
life-cycle to set and achieve buy-in to agreed objectives, monitor project
progress and communicate updates, critical insights and key findings.

·       
Facilitate periodic/monthly meetings to prioritise new
projects and provide feedback on existing projects.

·       
Manage project budgets

·       
Stakeholder engagement: Liaise with key stakeholders to
track progress on tasks, manage expectations and ensure clients’ needs are met.

·       
Manage quality assurance by developing relevant project
reporting and metrics, including critical success factors, risks, mitigations,
high level actions and decisions taken / to be taken

·       
Adherence to IT governance, risk and compliance standards

·       
Promote a co-operative climate in working with others to
achieve shared goals.

·       
Plan and manage own project workflow, anticipating
obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within
agreed time-frames and according to quality standards.

·       
Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible
manner, including highlighting unethical practices.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant must be a graduate in Computer Science,
Information Technology or related field

·       
5+ years’ experience as an IT professional with Project
Management responsibilities for a minimum of 2 years in a multicultural
environment

·       
Professional Project Management Certification from
accredited intuition is a plus, alternatively online course certificate

·       
Proficiency in using IT Portfolio and management Software
to managing projects

·       
Demonstrated understanding of Project Management
processes, strategies and methods

·       
Capacity to make project budget and conduct cost
monitoring in dialogue with finance department

 

How to Apply:

All
suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to apply by
uploading an application/cover letter in Pdf/Microsoft Word format not
exceeding 2MBs stating the exact position they are applying for, current and
expected salary, daytime contacts, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three
professional referees

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: Monday 24th August 2020 by
5.00 pm

 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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