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Software Project Manager at the Concept Group

The Concept Group is a holding company for companies established in 1992. Subsidiaries under the Group include: Rosabon Financial Services – Nigeria’s Leading Financial Intermediary and Equipment Leasing Company, Concept Nova – Bespoke Enterprise IT Solutions Company,Percy Aitkins – Bureau De Change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Software Project Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Plan and define the scope, resource, activity, and sequences of all software projects.
  • Turn the desires of the company into technical requirements that the software development team understands.
  • Develop schedules, budgets and estimate time and costs.
  • Set out the project boundaries and scope for projects, delegate different activities, and ensure their timely completion.
  • Create and execute the plan of action and ensure that it is properly monitored and enforced along the way.
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks and issues, monitor and report Progress.
  • Performs a project review with the software development team to document any lessons learned from the software development processes.
  • Oversees software testing, delivery, and formal acceptance by the applicable end user.
  • Understand needs by fully comprehending the project’s objectives, end result, satisfactory time frame, budget, and required resources.
  • Properly time all the activities for the completion of projects and prepare for any delays in any of the activities.
  • Serve as a Liaison and as a source of consistency throughout a project between the Software team and other departments, fielding questions and providing information for everyone involved.
  • Effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional teams and management members.
  • Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes.
  • Improve systems by studying current practices, designing modifications, and providing solutions to business-related problems with the use of technology.
  • Research, analyze and Create informative, actionable, and repeatable reports that highlight relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure resource allocation, results and follows up with all processes with the aim to do things better, faster, and cheaper whenever possible and without sacrificing quality.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Software Development Management, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years cognitive experience in Software Project Management
  • Advanced education, professional certification/membership will be an added advantage
  • A background in key programming languages, testing procedures, and the likes
  • Good understanding of the role and the requirements
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, analytical, and conceptual thinking skills.

Deadline: 15th October, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@conceptgroup-ng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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