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Project Manager at Interswitch Group

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent
Department: Purepay – Transaction Switching & Payment Processing

Job Summary

  • To guide key projects within the assigned portfolio to a successful conclusion.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure projects within the portfolio are completed on time, on the scope and with a high degree of customer satisfaction
  • Accountable for maintaining good communication lines for project performance reports periodically, to support Line Business’ executive decision making
  • Collaborate with the business line to ensure that all projects in the assigned portfolio receive the required attention
  • Engage C-level stakeholders regularly to ensure that projects are properly prioritized
  • Work with the Business Partner from the Financial Management group to establish targets for the fiscal year
  • Work with the Value Realization team to ensure that projects are closed as at when due and ensure the realization of budgeted revenue
  • Manage the project portfolio of Line Business, by continuously reviewing, updating, and optimizing the portfolio to ensure alignment with evolving organizational strategy, goals, and objectives
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to organizational process and industry standards
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (eg from customers or stakeholders)
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Resolve conflicts and remove impediments that occur
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it
  • Advice proactively on projects that will require management intervention and provide feedback to the business team
  • Partake in Project process review and improvement
  • Coordinate elicitation exercises for Client solution requests with various SMEs and stakeholders
  • Prepare Business Requirements Documents or Statement of Work

Requirements

  • Academic qualification(s): A good Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Professional qualification(s): APM, Prince2, and PMP would be added advantage

Experience:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Project Manager/Scrum Master or in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as SAFe, Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions.

Deadline: 15th August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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