Initiatives, Kampala, Uganda
The job will be for a period of 12 months.
Role of the Job and Reporting:
The job holder will report to the Chief Executive Officer but also work closely with other managers in the region and FINCA International as appropriate.
He or she will ensure value for money implementation through effective planning, execution, supervision, and control of all IT project activities.
Key Result Areas:
Lead the development of technical and business requirements for specific IT projects;
Formulate and manage the processes for procurement of Service Providers;
Coordinate the planning and implementation of all technology related projects;
Supervise implementation of activities and tasks in accordance with the agreed work plans and time frames;
Ensure that marketing/client training associated with the project is developed and implemented;
Identify, profile and develop risk controls to ensure secure operations for all stakeholders;
Liaise with all human and business resources necessary for the completion of all phases of the project;
Prepare requisite reports on deliverables. Ideal profile:
An IT degree with Project Management experience, of not less than 3 years in a senior information systems position in a reputable financial services organization or related institution.
A Masters degree in Business Administration or Microfinance will be of an added advantage.
Must have project management experience of not less than 3 years in the end-to-end implementation of projects that involve technology implementation and implementation of changes in business process and policies, marketing, training, etc.
Must have experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams consisting of operational, marketing, risk management, and IT staff
Familiarity with innovative service delivery channels such as ATMs, Point of Service software (POSs), and mobile phone banking, the complex linkages between new products/services and IT;
Excellent organizational, communications skills and fluency in the English Language; and Please email resume, cover letter and salary history to:
firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning 'Project Manager, FAISCL,
Uganda' as subject of email. Deadline for submission is 12th August 2010. If you shall not hear from us after 27th August 2010 consider your application as unsuccessful.
For more information about FINCA, visit our
FINCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.