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ICT Program Director

Job Description

Date: Jan 15, 2020

Job Summary: 

 

We are now looking for ICT Program Director, to lead assigned customer projects securing that project goals are met, customer’s expectations are fulfilled and that the customer relation is handled in the best possible way within the scope of the contract.

 

 

Job Responsibilities: 

 

  • You will establish the project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the necessary resources, and plans and monitor all activities
  • Drive project execution: track project activities, monitor and handle changes, conflicts, and critical issues
  • Handle customer and partner engagement: manage customer relationship building confidence and trust, ensure project progress arranging meetings and customer events
  • Handle project finance: ensure financial system monitoring
  • Develop the business: participate to contract preparation and to pre-sales meeting
  • Develop the discipline: simplify processes, methods, and tools with creative ideas

 

 

Key Qualifications:

 

  • Education: Academic Degree in Engineering, Computer Science / IT
  • Min years of experience: At least 5 years of experience handling Telecommunications Projects
  • Domain experience: BSS / OSS / Core / Cloud
  • Financial Acumen & Analysis Skills
  • Business Understanding
  • Consultative Selling Skills
  • Customer and Market Insight
  • Negotiation, Persuading & influencing Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)
  • Leading & supervising
  • Planning & organizing

 

 

Additional Requirements:

 

  • PMI certifications / project management certification
  • Project sales process
  • Contract management 
  • Supplier management experience
  • Advanced degree in business is a plus

 

 

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Primary country and city: Kenya (KE) || || Nairobi || Consulting&SysInt

Req ID: 325722