Project Manager at The Push – Lagos, Hybrid

January 31, 2024

Job Description

Our client, a dynamic educational consultancy firm, is currently in pursuit of a skilled Project Manager to join their innovative team. In this influential role, you will play a crucial part in overseeing and successfully executing diverse projects throughout the year. If you bring experience and a meticulous approach to project management, we welcome you to explore this enriching opportunity.

Scope

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining timelines, milestones, and resource requirements. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project objectives and strategies.
  • Lead project teams in executing plans, ensuring alignment with organizational goals. Monitor project progress, identifying and addressing potential challenges for timely delivery.
  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with stakeholders, updating them on project status.
  • Address stakeholder inquiries, concerns, and expectations to ensure satisfaction.
  • Identify potential risks and challenges associated with projects.
  • Develop and implement mitigation strategies, proactively managing unforeseen circumstances.
  • Ensure the quality of project deliverables through thorough monitoring.
  • Implement feedback mechanisms to continuously improve project outcomes.
  • Efficiently allocate and manage project resources, including personnel, budget, and materials.
  • Collaborate with teams to optimize resource utilization for project success.
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including timelines, progress reports, and modifications.
  • Generate regular reports for internal review, providing insights into project performance.
  • Actively contribute to enhancing project management processes and methodologies.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency gains and propose improvements.

Key requirement:

  • Degree in a relevant field, preferably in business, project management, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, showcasing expertise in overseeing diverse projects.
  • Familiarity with the educational consultancy industry or related fields would be advantageous.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively engage with internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage project teams, ensuring successful project execution.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, demonstrating the capability to address challenges and contribute to effective project solutions.
  • Ability to collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams for cohesive project outcomes.
  • Exceptional organizational skills to efficiently manage project timelines, resources, and tasks.
  • Comfortable using relevant project management software and tools to enhance project communication and efficiency.
  • Proactive and responsive attitude, anticipating and addressing project needs to contribute positively to project success.
  • Demonstrated passion for ensuring high levels of project quality and success.
  • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and contribute positively to evolving project dynamics.

The Candidate should be organized, with 3+ years’ proven experience in project management. Adept communicator with a focus on client satisfaction. Background in customer service is beneficial; a passion for people is essential. Key traits for success include proactivity and a teachable spirit.