Software Project Manager Job at Simplex Business Solutions (SBS) Limited


Simplex Business Solutions (SBS) Limited - Our Organization is a software development firm in Lagos-Nigeria with over 18years of delivering top-notch customized business solutions to leading businesses in the Financial, Insurance, and Healthcare Industry amongst others

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Software Project Manager

Job Location: Ilupeju, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • The Project Manager will provide support in activities within the planned timeline;
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope, with high quality, and within budget
  • Breaks down projects into reasonable subsets of work and activities
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Work closely with Project owners, partners, and clients on all matters pertaining to the project, including efficient resource allocation, timely project update, delivery risk, and mitigation;
  • Consistently follows up on progress, issues, and activities relating to each project;
  • Report and escalate to management as needed (delivery risk and mitigation plan);
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Manages Process documentation & Process flow of each project
  • Manage all projects optimally through the project life cycle;
  • Adopt industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the project life cycle.
  • Uses consistent methodology to manage projects;
  • Development, management, timeliness & updates of organizational documentation useful to clients and employees such as project policies & procedures, guidelines, forms, team collaborations, and training materials for each product.
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to clients’ needs and objectives;
  • Prepare reports periodically on projects status;
  • Other organizational assigned duties (where necessary).

Qualifications &Skills Required

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business or a related field.
  • Certification in Project management is also required.
  • At least 2-4 years’ experience in software project management.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively and resourcefully.
  • Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Data analysis, Statistics, MS Project and/or Primavera, and the MS Office Suite of products.
  • Prior proven project experience within the Software development industry will be particularly useful.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation abilities;
  • The ability to generate ideas, priorities and manage several different tasks successfully;
  • The ability to thrive in pressured or demanding situations.
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