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IT PMO Lead (Project Management / Budget and Analysis / Contract Management / Software Development) – Central Africa

Central Africa, Central Africa
Reference Number:  085 22 05 AB
Job Description:
Our Client an International Cement Company is urgently looking for a IT PMO Lead to join its operation in Central Africa. The objectives of this position will consist of delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Project managers should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.
  • Lead the implementation and management of portfolio, programme and project governance frameworks and development of appropriate reporting tools which deliver value.
  • Leadership of an executive/ management wide approach to Project Management including resource planning and management, preparing resource plans and the monitoring and reporting of project outcomes.
  • Establish organization wide project reporting with a focus on value added advice and early identification and resolution of risk and issues.
  • Develop project portfolio prioritization methodologies.
  • Coach and mentor project sponsors and managers.
  • Review programmes and projects for deliverability including adequate resourcing, management and governance procedures, and accuracy of financial estimates.
  • Support the procurement of programme and project management services
  • Manage major assigned programmes, contracts and direct funded projects.
  • Complete board and council level reporting for assigned projects.
  • Effective resolution of risks and issues.
  • Provide accurate budget forecasting.
  • Provide supportive leadership, motivating and directing staff as they work.
  • Effectively communicating current activities and policies.
  • Managing external contractors, consultants, projects, project teams, and managing the quality and timeliness of outputs.
  • Provide mentoring support for other Programme managers and Project managers
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with internal and external contacts including project and Activity managers, staff, local authorities, suppliers, consultants, and contractors.
  • Influence internal stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes, including process improvement of the PMO.
  • Ensure that the relationship between Executive/PMO and its key external stakeholders is positive and constructive where applicable.
  • Represent IT Management at appropriate conferences, seminars and other events.
Requirements: Qualifications and Skills
  • A degree level qualification.
  • Project management qualification including PMP or PRINCE2 practitioner and Managing Successful Programmes
  • Understanding of change management principals
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a project manager of which 5 years must be in management capacity or 5 years as a senior programme/portfolio manager in complex environments
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Residential Position
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Aurélien Bouic
Executive Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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