IT Project Manager at First Point Group

First Point Group - At First Point Group we’ve made the global telecoms & technology recruitment industry our business. For clients such as Huawei, Amdocs, Juniper and Ericsson the strategic contribution of FPG, a trusted global partner who knows their industry inside out, is an invaluable business asset.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: IT Project ManagerLocation: NigeriaJob DescriptionPlans, directs and coordinates activities of departmental technology projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time framesHas overall responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating activities pertaining to technology projects for a given business unitEnsures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectivesMonitors project activities, ensuring the currency, quality, and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in contentWorks closely with the assigned user community (and through business technologists) to determine how technology might assist in addressing its needs and then translates these needs into system requirements and design specificationsResponsibilitiesAble to lead a teamMentor less experienced project managers or those aspiring to move into the PM roleHandle difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individualClear understanding of all project rolesManage large projectsSet and manage stakeholder expectations specific to the projectFacilitate team and client meetings effectivelyDeliver engaging, informative, well-organized business solutions and presentationsResponsible for project and quality of delivery from original concept through final implementationOversee cross-functional projects and exhibit understanding of critical cross module integration pointsEffectively communicate project expectations, goals and scope to the teamsCommunicate project direction, approach, priorities, events and status to all project resources and stakeholdersInsure project deliverables are on time and on budget while meeting customer satisfaction expectationsMaintain experience in tracking and managing projects using MS Project or similar PM softwareImplement software development life cycle procedures for team members, if not already in placeMitigate project risks and manages issuesManage project scope and changeEasily recognize areas for improvement and develops plans for implementation, when possibleLend expertise to teams and task forcesUnderstand, comply with and enforce standard policies and procedures 

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