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Project Coordinator Jobs at MTN Nigeria December, 2014

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in
Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Lagos
Experience: 4 years


Minimum of B.Sc

Job Description

    Support the Business Solutions Project Manager in project execution.
    Responsible for project execution (where applicable)
    Notify team members and all affected parties of changes in project schedule.
    Maintain project financial records (if required)
    To ensure constraints and dependencies are tracked as an intrinsic part of the planning process.
    To set up reporting mechanisms which align with the current reporting processes
    Develop the Project scope, problem statement and goal statement.
    Assist with Project delivery within budget (time and financial) and within defined quality criteria.
    Assist with project-planning in line with recommended tool sets.
    Enforce project plans’ conformity to planning guidelines.
    Co-ordinate input and maintains plans throughout project life cycle.
    Provide Project manager with up-to-date financial position on all projects.
    Provide stakeholders with up to date information on all projects (where applicable).
    Proactively escalate project risks (where applicable).
    Measure progress per project worker against weekly targets and deliverables.
    Manage agreed quality measures accordingly.
    Assist with project integration management.
    Assist with negotiating and managing supplier contracts and service level agreements.
    Assist with formal project success reviews.
    Document weekly reports or any other reports identified as relevant to the project.
    Organise and facilitate project meetings, sessions and workshops.
    Maintain project plan – update / adapt where necessary.
    Prepare and circulate project status update reports.
    Build relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
    Develop and enforce escalation procedure.
    Input into, monitor and execute SLAs.
    Keep abreast of business process changes and communicate these to team members.

Job Condition

    Normal MTNN working conditions
    May be required to work extended hours
    Working in an open plan office
    Working 5 days per week with some late/early and weekend work
    A valid driver’s license
    Experience & Training  


    A first degree in the Social sciences, Engineering, Communications or Project Management
    Formal Project Management certification & or training would be an advantage
    4 yrs project management experience preferably in a telecommunications business environment/customer care & billing systems (CC&BS)/Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems environment
    Knowledge of measurement processes / methods for assessing progress toward goals and project outcomes
    An understanding of project management methods and practices, including methods of preparing designs, plans, specifications, estimates, reports and recommendations


    Project Management – PMP
    ITIL foundation
    Project planning and control
    Microsoft Project
    Business writing skills
    General management skills
    Presentation skills
    Report writing skills
    Effective time management
    Process mapping

How to Apply

 Click here to apply

Deadline: 16th December, 2014

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