Manager Projects, Cultural Change & Benefits Realization Jobs – PostBank Uganda Ltd

Job Title:    Manager Projects, Cultural Change & Benefits Realization

Organisation: PostBank Uganda Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head Business Technology

 

About US:

PostBank Uganda Ltd is a government-owned bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial Institutions Act, 2004. The bank focuses on the mass market with operations spread across the country. The bank is growing and enhancing its services.

 

Job Summary:  The Manager Projects, Cultural Change & Benefits Realization is part of project management, part technology operations and part general management. The role holder will plan, organise, and integrate cross-functional projects that are significant in scope and impact. This role will provide PBU with a way to measure how technology projects add true value to the Bank and is accountable for ensuring implementation of the most valuable initiatives that will achieve intended business results. The core elements of the job are also about organising people and time resources, and seeing the project through from inception to completion. Project managers have ultimate responsibility for meeting the business’s or client’s needs. This role will support structured approach to transitioning individuals, teams, and the bank from a current state to a desired future state, coordinating the process aimed at empowering employees to accept and embrace changes in their current environment.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • 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
  • 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
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based
  • on financial analysis
  • Work closely with business & BT teams on a portfolio of innovation projects and disruptive innovation platforms, to manage the successful integration of innovations into new and existing business models, products, and services to ensure that envisaged benefits are actually realised
  • Champion the identification, definition, planning, tracking and realization of business benefits
  • Identify the investment outcomes & define benefit measures for each outcome
  • Ensure that innovations in the use of Business information systems and technologies meet the core needs of the organization
  • Plan & Implement the new or changed capabilities necessary to realize the benefits. Plan the investments needed to make the changes necessary to create or change the capabilities
  • Optimize the plan to reduce waste and have acceptable levels of resource, risk, cost, quality and time
  • Review the impact of the plan implementation on the Benefit Measures and use insights to improve
  • Support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management

Financial Responsibility

  • Responsible for controlling costs to within agreed cultural change & benefits realization budget
  • Responsible for the cultural change & benefits realization business & financial targets as will be agreed, from time to time

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Three to five years of relevant working experience in a project management setting
  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant IT applications
  • Ability to build relationship across many fronts
  • Ability to focus and pay attention to details at all times
  • Ability to work in a team as well as an individual with little or no supervision
  • The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in written form in a professional manner is deemed essential
  • Ability to build functioning working relationships across organizational, corporate, and cultural boundaries
  • Takes clear accountability, and focuses on delivery of corporate goals.
  • Team player
  • Provides extraordinary service
  • Must be a person of impeccable integrity

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send the following documents should accompany the application;

  • Detailed CV
  • Certified copies of academic documents
  • Applicants address and day time telephone contacts
  • Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society one of which should be your current Supervisor

 

On line applications addressed to Chief HR & Admin Officer, P.O Box 7189 Kampala. Send application to hr@postbank.co.ug with job title as subject

 

Plot 4/6 Nkrumah Road,

P.O Box 7189 Kampala. Uganda

 

Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 9th April, 2021

 

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