Consultant – Project Manager

  • Anywhere
Organization: ForAfrika
Closing date: 31 May 2023

Responsibilities of The Project Manager

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

Qualifications for the role

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, or a related field (preference will be given to MBA holders)
  • 5-8 years of project management and related experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

How to apply

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Please submit a cover letter and CV (max 2 pages) to recruitment.sa@forafrika.org by 31st May 2023.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Late applications and candidates who do not comply with the above requirements will automatically be disqualified.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within one month of the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful
  • Location Base: Applicants must be located within a + 2 hours or – 2 hours within the UK time zone.

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