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Project Management Officer at Primera Microfinance Bank Limited

Project Management Officer at Primera Microfinance Bank Limited

Primera Microfinance Bank, your partner for growth, is a fully licensed technology-driven finance platform that offers financial solutions to businesses and individuals.

Anchored by a strong balance sheet and an experienced, hands-on management team, we enhance financial inclusion by offering suite of financial services to meet the needs of clients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Management Officer

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Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Project Management Department
Reports to: Head, Business Process Re-engineering

Project Management Officer General Roles

  • To manage delivery of strategic transformation projects that will increase efficiency via the transformation of resources (organizational/people change, development, training) processes
    and/or information technology.
  • Ensure adherence to set standards in the execution of all ongoing projects within the Bank within set budget, time and allocated resources.
  • Monitor the entire project management life cycle by developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, evaluating and
    reporting accomplishments

Project Management Officer Job Description
Strategic:

  • Recommend new techniques and technologies to achieve business goals
  • Determine business roadmap and provide support in future business planning
  • Develop action plans to overcome business challenges
  • Recommend business improvements based on market and competitive trends
  • Perform project management and reporting for assigned projects
  • Build positive and trustful working relationships with internal/external customers
  • Maintain clear and complete knowledge on programme management, business operations and procedures
  • Drive execution of strategic projects that align with the corporate goals of the bank.

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Project Management Officer Programme Management:

  • Lead the end to end planning, delivery and control of projects or programs of the Bank.
  • Manages all aspects of the project e.g. delivery, resource forecasts, project administration which includes financial and progress reporting.
  • Ensure alignment with defined reporting standards and procedures for project and portfolio management.
  • Develop strong relationships with all project stakeholders and prospective internal clients.
  • Organize assigned progress meetings and steering committees with senior management to influence decision making.
  • Conduct risk analysis by proactively identifying and raising control deficiencies and driving diligent risk remediation for all projects within the Bank.
  • Monitor the progress of all projects against agreed and documented time and budget targets while ensuring appropriate quality standards are maintained.
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach.
  • Acts as gatekeeper of the program’s documents to ensure that key documents are available and accessible.
  • Results delivery for critical projects and initiatives in line with set project management standards.

Project Management Officer Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2nd Class Upper in First Degree (MBA, MSc, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an added advantage)
  • 3 – 5 years working experience in project management
  • General banking experience especially in Operations and Technology service units is preferable.

Required Certifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE II Certification
  • ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
  • Agile Project and Delivery Management
  • Scrum Master.

Project Management Officer Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Negotiating
  • Organize information
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Pay attention to details
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes
  • Conversant with Microsoft office tools and project scheduling computer applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure, and to meet short- and long-term deadlines.

Application Closing Date
14th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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