Software Project Manager at the Concept Group

The Concept Group is a holding company for companies established in 1992. Subsidiaries under the Group include: Rosabon Financial Services – Nigeria’s Leading Equipment Leasing and Financial Intermediary Company, Concept Nova – Bespoke Enterprise Software Development Company, Percy Aitkins – Bureau De Change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Software Project Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Understand needs by fully comprehending the project’s objectives, end result, satisfactory time frame, budget and required resources.
  • Properly time all the activities for the completion of projects and prepare for any delays in any of the activities.
  • Serve as a Liaison and as a source of consistency throughout a project between the Software team and other departments, fielding questions and providing information for everyone involved.
  • Effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional teams and management members.
  • Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes
  • Improve systems by studying current practices, designing modifications and providing solutions to business-related problems with the use of technology
  • Research, analyze and Create informative, actionable and repeatable reports that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure resource allocation, results and follows up with all processes with the aim to do things better, faster, and cheaper whenever possible and without sacrificing quality.
  • Assist in training users or writing instruction manuals for applications deployed.
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
  • Prepare and provide timely status/technical reports to all interested parties by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Any other tasks as approved and assigned by management and/or line manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan and define the scope, resource, activity and sequences of all software projects
  • Turn the desires of the company into technical requirements that the software development team understands
  • Develop schedules, budgets and estimate time and costs.
  • Set out the project boundaries and scope for projects, delegate different activities and ensure their timely completion.
  • Create and execute the plan of action and ensure that it is properly monitored and enforced along the way.
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks and issues, monitor and report Progress
  • Performs a project review with the software development team to document any lessons learned from the software development processes.
  • Oversees software testing, delivery and formal acceptance by the applicable end user.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Software Development Management, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ cognitive experience in Software Project Management
  • Advanced education, professional certification/membership will be an added advantage
  • A background in key programming languages, testing procedures, and the likes
  • Good understanding of the role and the requirements
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, analytical and conceptual thinking skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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