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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Housing Finance Company of Kenya was incorporated as the premier mortgage Finance Institution in Kenya licensed under the Banking Act with the CDC and the GoK owning 60% and 40% respectively.

    Housing Finance started operations with the main objective of implementing the government’s policy of promoting thrift and home ownership by lending ...
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    Project Manager

    Reporting To: Head, Digital Technology & Delivery

    Overall Job Purpose

    The Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of all projects within the group, including new system implementations, existing systems upgrades and modifications.

    Principle Accountabilities

    • Define project scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners.
    • Use of project management approach – Waterfall, Agile or Hybrid – based on the project type and complexity.
    • Escalation of all risks and issues that require management guidance and decisions through the appointed line manager.
    • Planning and Execution – defines in collaboration with the project team the delivery work packages and ensures delivery by the respective teams within the set timelines.
    • Periodic communication with all stakeholders based on the project communication plan defined for both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Provide process improvement recommendations based on best practices and industry standards.
    • Resolves conflicts by demonstrating leadership and appropriate decision-making competencies.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group; developers, product owners, and subject matter experts.

     

    Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

    • Must have 4+ years’ experience in managing technical, digital and commercial projects in the financial services industry include Fintechs.
    • Must have demonstrated success managing software projects in financial services. Hands-on knowledge of two or more of the following: digital platforms, Core Banking Systems, CRM systems, Credit Risk Management Systems.
    • Candidates must have very strong skills across digital platforms, emerging technologies and software development life cycle but must also have experience planning and implementing.
    • Must have PMP or Prince2(Foundation & Practitioner) certification.

    Key Competencies and Skills

    • Inspire trust within (project teams and business groups) and outside (vendors and consultants) the organization and demonstrates personal integrity and trustworthiness.
    • Entrepreneurial and commercially minded, highly creative, and able to innovate quickly.
    • Take a persuasive stand on difficult issues and on behalf of projects’ stakeholders.
    • Have an innovative mind-set and fresh perspective to the design and development of new and existing business models to support clients in achieving break-through results.
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills with a positive, can-do attitude and an approach of “no job is too small or big”.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
    • Deep understanding Project management methodologies and experience using supporting software tools & techniques.
    • Experience managing technical teams preferably using agile methodologies

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to HF Group on www.hfgroup.co.ke to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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