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IT PROGRAMME MANAGER (#1,155,262,856) 

Job offer #1,155,262,856 in Lagos (Lagos), Nigeria


Our client seeks to hire the services of a programme manager who will coordinate and supervise resources across multiple projects, managing links between projects simultaneously and overall cost and risks of the programme. The ideal candidate must possess a good understanding of the interdependency between technology, operations and business needs.

Responsibilities and functions:
• Develop individual project plans complete with budgetary information and resource needs.
• Communicate project objectives with all team members.
Responsible for project tracking, monitoring, control and success from sign-off to delivery in the production environment
• Proactively monitor projects’ progress daily and resolve issues that may arise and provide adequate corrective measures.
• Ensuring quality assurance by ensuring infrastructure planning is in line with corporate technical, specialist and legal standards.
• Managing effective allocation of resources and skills within the programme’s individual projects.
• Managing the programme’s budget by monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as the programme progresses.
• Delivering the project in line with the customer’s and Company’s objectives.
• Manage communication to all stakeholders.
• Managing risks to the programmes successful outcome.
• Initiating management interventions whenever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise.


Bachelor Degree or a suitable post-Graduate PM Qualification in Computer Science/Business Studies with a Formal internationally recognised/certified Project Management qualification.


• A solid project management background with extensive experience with a proven and successful in-depth experience of using standard program/ project management methodologies (PMP, Prince2) and software engineering methodologies complying with international quality standards such as ISO or CMM.
• Good track record in delivering high quality projects in time
• Candidate must have experience of handling multi-supplier engagements with strong skills in contract/scope management.
• Candidate must have experience of managing project budgets and accountability for program P&L.
• A record of successful completion of a number of significant projects covering each part of the project life cycle.
• Thorough understanding of the life-cycle of multi-phase, multi-tier, multi-party project plans with mixed discipline project teams comprised of customer personnel, 3rd Party personnel and Company personnel.


• The ability to successfully structure and plan a project to deliver both customer and Company objectives pre-empting possible issue.
• Manage projects, performing tasks in a timely manner, cognisant of project deadlines and customer expectations.
• Build, agree and communicate multi-phase, multi-tier, multi-party project plans with mixed discipline project teams comprised of customer personnel, 3rd Party personnel and Company personnel.
• Maintain Project P&L responsibility, managing, controlling and monitoring project progress against time and budget, timeously addressing project slippage and reporting any deviations in excess of tolerance to the customer and Company management.
• Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of banking and business processes, and the ability to understand the business and objectives of the customer.
• Detailed knowledge of banking concepts, basic accounting procedures and banking operations

Skills & Abilities Needed:
• Practitioner in the methods and techniques that have been designated as the current Company standards:
o Project Methodology – as an operational Project Methodology
o PRINCE II/PMBOK or equivalent - as a general Project Management methodology.
• Accomplished in the use of tools that have been designated as the current Company standards:
• Microsoft Project - as a Project Management Planning and Monitoring tool.
• Microsoft Excel- for Financial Reporting, Change Control and Miscellaneous Reporting.
• Microsoft Word - for General Communications and Reporting.
• Microsoft PowerPoint - for internal/external presentations.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the customer organization.
• Self-driven and self-motivated, capable of performing without the need to be managed on a daily basis. Ability to meet deadlines. Achieves and exceeds standard objectives consistently.
• Excellent and mature communications skills - oral and written.
• Excellent standards of report writing.
• Ability to control meetings where opposing views are displayed and to resolve without conflict.
• Ability to mentor Company’s Consultants.
• Presents a professional image of the Company.
• Ability to pro-actively manage expectations, assessing and reacting quickly to customers’ needs and identifying risks early.
• Good inter-personal skills

Details of the Client Company

Name of the Client
GV Alliance Partners
Number of Employees

Job Details

Employment Status
Contract / Freelance
Type of Salary
Fixed salary
Job Location
Post Code

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification
Bachelor's degree

Recruitment Company Details

GVA Partners Ltd

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