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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2021
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  • Deloitte Consulting is a leading provider of innovative development solutions to U.S. and international donors, foundations, governments, and Fortune 500 companies. With member firm presence in more than 150 countries, we bring the power of a global firm and leverage our immense technical expertise and firm capabilities to bring integrated approaches to US A...
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    Senior Manager - IT Strategy & Program Management

    Description

    Our client, The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), is responsible for formulating monetary policy to achieve and maintain price stability. The Central Bank also promotes financial stability; an effective and efficient payment, clearing and settlement system; formulates and implements foreign exchange policies; holds and manages foreign exchange reserves; issuing of currency; and is the banker for, adviser to and fiscal agent of the Government.

    In line with its vision to be a World-Class Modern Central Bank reflected in its People, Systems and Processes, the Bank is looking to identify results driven, visionary, strategic thinking, experienced and highly qualified leaders with excellent credentials, proven experience, demonstrated capacity and know-how who will play a pivotal role in driving the Central Bank of Kenya Operations and Processes through Information Technology.

    Reporting to the Head of IT Governance, Enterprise Architecture and Projects, the Senior Manager, IT Strategy and Program Management will be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of IT Programs, while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments and goals of the Bank.

    • Oversee development of the IT plan and roadmap, project portfolio management analytics and prioritising solutions in support of the Bank’s corporate strategy;
    • Provide leadership in pursuit and delivery of complex ICT solutions for the Bank’s programs;
    • Align the IT project management, strategy and budget function with other Bank’s programs, including the strategic management and finance department;
    • Establish, implement and govern IT project management standards and metrics that enable consistent, successful project delivery and lead the transformation to an agile delivery approach;
    • Direct projects and technical management subordinates; oversee monitoring and provision of status reports on IT strategic plan implementation and allocation of project resources as per budget;
    • Coordinate reporting and escalation of project issues and risks with appropriate mitigation options for management interventions where necessary; and
    • Drive discussions at all levels of management to review project performance, portfolio dashboards, program dashboards, strategies and associated risk analysis in planning and implementing of IT projects in line with the business requirements.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar field.
    • Certification in IT Program and Project Management framework such as MSP, Prince II, PMBOK or equivalent.
    • At least eight (8) years’ experience in IT project management, five (5) years of which must have been in a management role in an environment of similar scale and complexity.
    • Advanced understanding and knowledge of IT project management, strategic planning and budgeting process as well as business acumen and financial management skills.
    • Hands on experience in IT project portfolio management coupled with a strong knowledge of project management methodologies and standards.
    • Excellent technical understanding in business and IT strategy formulation, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
    • Demonstrable knowledge of industry standard methodologies and IT delivery approaches including Agile and DevOps.
    • Strong people management, conflict management, resolution, negotiations, planning & organising skills and ability to manage multiple projects and employees simultaneously.

    Benefits

    If you believe you meet the role specifications for any of the above role or roles, please submit your application or applications, including: authentic certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, your curriculum vitae, details of the current position, current remuneration, as well as email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

    Method of Application

    Check out Deloitte Salaries in Kenya.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Deloitte Consulting on apply.workable.com to apply

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

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