Project Associate Job in Nigeria

 Appzone Limited is Africa's leading provider of Integrated Banking and Payment software platforms and incidentally creator of BankOne; the world's leading cloud infrastructure for Banking and Payment processing targeted at Small and Medium financial Institutions. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Associate

Location: Lagos



Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Conduct Project Initiation Meeting with institutions before project kickoff.
  • Create project plan and other supporting projects document before project kickoff.
  • Manage the implementation for channels specific integration.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Manage project change request through the adoption of the organization change request process.
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test, and deployment management activities.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, developers, designers, QA engineers, and other stakeholders to define project requirements, priorities, and milestones.
  • Facilitate effective communication and foster a collaborative environment to ensure alignment and engagement across all project teams.
  • Prioritize project intakes and ensure projects are properly assigned to project team members.
  • Maintain a program report that provides an overview of the status of all projects currently in progress and those that have been completed.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, automation, and efficiency as it relates to the evolving need of solution delivery department.
  • Prepare estimates, assign resource(s) and duration and detailed project plan for all phases of the project.
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and facilitate project status update meetings.
  • Manage project risk and issues, adopt the appropriate response for identified risk & resolve project issues.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to gather requirements, provide regular updates on project status, and address any concerns or issues in a timely manner.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and ensure a high level of satisfaction with project outcomes.

Requirements

  • BSc / BEng in Project Management, Engineering, or a relevant field of study. Higher qualifications and/or professional certifications in a related field will be a huge plus.
  • 2+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects, including experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment, documentation and gathering of requirements from the clients / businesses, with relevant experience with full product lifecycle and understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle, is essential.
  • Skills in Project management, Stakeholder Management, Risk & Issues Management
  • Project scheduling using Microsoft Project
  • Project Monitoring & Control using Microsoft Project
  • Experience in Product management, Business requirement gathering & documentation, good understanding of SDLC.
  • Behavioral & technical competency: Analytical skills, Data analysis, Stakeholder management, Organization skills, Time management, Written and verbal communication, Leadership and Problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and certifications in PMP, PRINCE 2 and SCRUM
  • Understanding of e-channels, APIs, and integration processes
  • Experience working in the financial industry (Bank or Fintech) is an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
28th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online