Kazang is looking for a focused, self-motivated, and dynamic Project Manager to join their Project Office. Our ideal candidate will have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Reporting to the Project Management Team Lead, working together with Project Stakeholders, Users, Customers and Technology Teams to deliver high quality software products and technology solutions.

We are looking for a solutions-oriented, tech-savvy Project Manager, who is eager to manage software and product development solutions within the mobile landscape in Africa and beyond. Your job will be to plan, oversee and document all aspects of multiple projects. 

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Managing Project Scope by understanding project scope and product backlog.
  • Project Planning, including scoping, conceptual sprint planning and development.
  • Defining projects, sizing, and estimating, release and milestone management.
  • Ability to understand technical aspects involved such as technical components e.g., coding and integration standards, APIs and working with multiple parties, departments, and vendors (internal and external).
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties for the execution of projects.
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope and schedule.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress (using Confluence)
  • Measure and report on project performance to Manco.
  • Manage the formulation and ongoing tracking of each project.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, required documentation and presentations.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Managing Project Scope by understanding project scope and product backlog.
  • Project Planning, including scoping, conceptual sprint planning and development.
  • Defining projects, sizing, and estimating, release and milestone management.
  • Ability to understand technical aspects involved such as technical components e.g., coding and integration standards, APIs and working with multiple parties, departments, and vendors (internal and external).
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties for the execution of projects.
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope and schedule.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress (using Confluence)
  • Measure and report on project performance to Manco.
  • Manage the formulation and ongoing tracking of each project.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, required documentation and presentations.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

In order to be considered for the position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Experienced in technical project implementations involving system integrations.
  • Sound experience and knowledge of the system development lifecycle processes and methods, from business concept to deployment stages and tools such as JIRA, Confluence and SharePoint.
  • Experienced in Agile and Scrum Methodology with associated Tool experience such as JIRA, JIRA Portfolio and Confluence.
  • Technical background and understanding.
  • Customer Journey mapping experience.
  • Agile methodology experience/exposure.
  • Understanding or hands-on experience in software development.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Experienced in technical project implementations involving system integrations.
  • Sound experience and knowledge of the system development lifecycle processes and methods, from business concept to deployment stages and tools such as JIRA, Confluence and SharePoint.
  • Experienced in Agile and Scrum Methodology with associated Tool experience such as JIRA, JIRA Portfolio and Confluence.
  • Technical background and understanding.
  • Customer Journey mapping experience.
  • Agile methodology experience/exposure.
  • Understanding or hands-on experience in software development.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.

Number of positions available

1

Commencement Date

Immediately

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