IT Project Manager at Saham Assurance Company Kenya Limited

On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
Founded in Casablanca, Morocco’s economic capital in 1995, Saham Group is today active in 22 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East. Saham group is one of the leading insurance groups in Africa with premiums volume in excess of USD 1B. Saham Assurance Company Kenya has existed in the market for over 20 years previously as Mercantile Insurance Company. 
The company is a composite insurance with a global credit rating of A .Saham’s vision is to lead in the promotion of economic growth by providing the insuring public with secure, dynamic and professional services.
The IT Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that IT projects are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standards within the agreed specifications. 
He/she will ensure that the projects are effectively resourced and manage relationships among all project contributors. 
The position reports to the Head of IT department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with the program sponsors
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with the program sponsors and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology or related field.
S/he should have 7 years’ experience in IT related field or in project management with at least 3 years in a management/leadership position. 
S/he must possess good analytical, communication and problem solving skills
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the 
Head of Human Resources, 
Saham Assurance Company Kenya Limited, Nairobi. 
P. O. Box 20608-00200, Nairobi
or by email to [email protected] 
so as to reach not later than 10th April 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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