Posted: 12/Aug/2019

Kimberly Ryan Limited - Our client, a leading company in the Information & Technology space is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Project Operations

 Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary 

  • Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope.
  • Oversee all aspects of projects within wider programme plans for the organization.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for executive management on project status.
  • Lead the project teams through compliance of the Project Life Cycle. This includes helping to define scope, design, architectural vision, feature definition and usability.
  • Drive teams to a successful project delivery using the company Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) procedures or Techniques and in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


  • Steer operational process improvement with full ownership and responsibility including communication with all internal/External stakeholders
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Ensures definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure that technical and operational procedures and business continuity plans are maintained regularly
  • Develop new and improved service delivery channels which meet customer’s needs
  • Implement quality assurance measures to improve business monitoring, mitigate/eliminate existing inefficiencies, operational issues and risks
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and report and escalate to management as needed
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Develop new and improved service delivery channels which meet customer’s needs
  • Provide team leadership and development through mentoring, manpower planning and skill set development.


  • Proven working experience leading program management processes and technologies, financial budget management, in-depth experience with portfolio and program management.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 10 years progressive project management and leadership responsibility in Technology Industry
  • Deliver projects with agreed schedules and budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, develop, manage, and motivate people
  • A proven understanding of project budget and cost tracking, including annual budgets, capital requisition processes, purchasing, invoice processing and budget reconciliation
  • Experience in vendor management, RFP processes, negotiating third party contracts
  • Must be certified in Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

Skills & proficiencies:

  • Mastery of project management methodology, tools and templates includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management
  • IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases - plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Experience in working with multiple discipline projects.
  • Teamworking skills and ability to motivate people

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in their CV to: resumes@kimberly-ryan.net using the role and location eg: (Project Manager - Lagos) as subject title.