IT and Telecoms

Project Consultant Job in a Telecoms Sector

C & I Leasing Plc – Our client in the Telecoms sector is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Consultant

Location: Lagos

Job Brief

  • Assist with delivering project(s) within agreed time, budget (financial) and defined quality criteria.
  • Develop project charter, covering objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of the companyТs policies.
  • Develop scope document(s) and evaluation criteria for engaging the relevant vendor(s) to support with the modern DC build
  • Facilitate the review of the technical proposals from interested vendors, with the aim of selecting the best candidate to deliver the objectives of the project.
  • Develop a robust, end-to-end execution plan in line with project objectives.
  • Track project activities and compliance with planning guidelines and project plans.
  • Co-ordinate input and maintains plans throughout project life cycle.
  • Gather project status and assist in providing with up to date information on all projects (where applicable)
  • Track and monitor identified risks and proactively escalate risks in accordance with related escalation rules (where applicable) and procedures.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:

  • A degree in Sciences/ Engineering, preferably Computer Science/ Engineering or Electrical Electronics Engineering.
  • Strong experience project managing the delivery of modern data center, from design through to build and deployment. Having a project management certification is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to manage different stakeholder groups Ц management, IT vendors, suppliers, etc.
  • Knowledge of building construction, means and methods, scheduling and cost control procedures, general contract, drawings and specifications, including Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant applications
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings specifications, scopes of work and project schedule
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent work ethic and drive, great interpersonal skills, team oriented, and demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Minimum five years of relevant industry experience in enterprise IT management, technology consulting, advisory or professional services;
  • Experience working in a large organisation, managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent understanding of the attributes of a Tier 3 and Tier 4 data centre as defined by Uptime Institute, and other relevant considerations for the establishment of a modern Data Centre
  • Good appreciation of the requirements for establishing/ building a DC in Lagos Ц licensing/ approval requirements
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.

Deadline: 23rd March, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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