Sr. Project Manager (6 Months Assignment)

Confidential Company - Zamalek, Cairo

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1 open position
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Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Freelance / Project
Salary:
14,500 to 15,000 EGP per month
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, Budges This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.
  • The Senior Project Manager Must Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.

Responsibilities:

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities.
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project.
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and organize the project management team meetings.
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership.
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project, manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution.
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables, Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline
  • Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
  • 1+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation
  • 3+ years of experience with full Project management lifecycle with understanding of Service lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
  • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
  • Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities
  • Excellent experience in PMI, PRINCE2 Methodologies.
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
  • Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
  • Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Project, Remedy, JIRA, Smartsheet and Lucid Chart
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies.