Career Opportunities at ACCESS BANK PLC


Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa's Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

Job Position: Team Member, IT PMO

Job Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Maintaining and providing guidance on IT PMO (Project Management Office) processes and policies.
  • Timely and quality reporting on the project portfolio
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  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the PMO as guided by the Team Lead, PMO
  • Standardization of project templates in line with organizational best practices

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring compliance to project governance frameworks and development of appropriate reporting tools which deliver value.
  • All governance reporting is accurate and timely, with appropriate reporting on project timeframes, budget, scope, and benefits.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Providing support and assistance to project managers and members of the project team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Team Lead, PMO
  • Participate in all IT Planning and policy development efforts.
  • The production of periodic project reports overseen by the Team Lead.
  • Provide supportive leadership, motivating and directing staff as they work.
  • Influence internal stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes, including process improvement, of the PMO.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline.

Experience:

  • 4 - 6 years' working experience within project management, preferably in a financial institution.

Certification(s):

  • Relevant professional qualifications including ITIL, PMI Certified Associate in Project Management, CBAP, Office of Government Commerce (OGC) and Prince2 Foundation

Skills / Competence:

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Proven experience as a PMO member or project management experience
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Sound understanding of change management practices.
  • Good knowledge of Project Planning and Management Skills
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and the need for periodically embarking on IT enabled business change projects.
  • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems
  • Working knowledge of contract management, budget, and cost management
  • Good understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Good understanding of Agile methodology.
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills
  • High level of accountability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Detail Oriented with problem-solving.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral & written communication skills.
  • Strong resource management experience.
  • Good mentorship skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Job Position: Agile Project Manager

Job Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Ensure with the delivery of assigned IT projects and programs, within specified criteria of time, scope, cost and quality using agile methodology
  • Handle project support functions
  • Track the progress of the projects and develop reports on progress, milestones and budget.
  • Interface with System Integrators to deliver work

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of assigned project work packages, escalating issues that are beyond set tolerances to the Team Lead, IT Projects and programs for resolution.
  • Document project business cases in conjunction with Project Owners
  • Help with the development of quality assurance test plans and participate in testing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Program Delivery and Program Manager
  • Participate in all IT Planning and policy development efforts.
  • Facilitate the resolution of any issues encountered.
  • Assist with quality management for solutions deployment and day-to-day operations.
  • Help with the production of periodic project reports.
  • Coordinate end users training before delivery of solutions

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline

Experience:

  • 4 - 6 years' working experience as a project manager, preferably in a financial institution
  • Experience with iterative development project delivery

Certification(s):

  • Relevant professional qualifications including ITIL, PMI Certified Associate in Project Management, CBAP, Office of Government Commerce (OGC) and Prince2 Foundation

Skills/Competence:

  • Ability to use initiatives.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Good knowledge of Project Planning and Management Skills
  • Sound understanding of change management practices.
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and the need for periodically embarking on IT enabled business change projects.
  • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems
  • Working knowledge of contract management, budget, and cost management
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • Performance management
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Good oral & written communication

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Job Position: IT PMO Lead

Job Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Responsible for building and leading the IT PMO (Project Management Office) to the highest governance standards in line with the organization’s strategic focus.
  • Overseeing project management staff and providing guidance on PMO processes and policies.
  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the PMO.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation and management of program and project governance frameworks and development of appropriate reporting tools which deliver value.
  • Review programs and projects for deliverability including adequate resourcing,
  • Ensures all governance reporting is accurate and timely, with appropriate updates on project timeframes, budget, scope, and benefits.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Provide metrics to evaluate project managers and other related staff on their projects.
  • Provide oversight on project resourcing.
  • Participate in all IT Planning and policy development efforts.
  • Facilitate the resolution of any issues encountered.
  • Oversees the production of periodic project reports for senior management.
  • Provide supportive leadership, motivating and directing staff as they work.
  • Influence internal stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes, including process improvement, of the PMO.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Program Delivery.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline

Experience:

  • 10 - 12 years' working experience as a project manager, preferably in a financial institution.

Certification(s):

  • Relevant professional qualifications and master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Skills/Competence:

  • Proven experience as a PMO manager or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and the need for periodically embarking on IT enabled business change projects.
  • Working knowledge of contract management, budget, and cost management
  • Risk management experience in project management
  • Sound understanding of change management practices.
  • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems
  • Strong knowledge and use of project management methodologies and its implementation.
  • Good understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Good understanding of Agile methodology.
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills
  • High level of accountability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Detail Oriented with problem-solving.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral & written communication skills.
  • Strong resource management experience.
  • Good mentorship skills

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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