At TalentintheCloud we continually strive to be at the forefront of innovation with new sourcing methods, digital assessments and people analytics. TalentintheCloud has cemented itself as the go-to staffing business for the African FinTech sector. TalentintheCloud is looking for Technical project manager to join their Kenya office.

Job Description

Role Overview 
To manage all the strategic aspects of projects which includes specifying projects plans, timelines and scope definition, allocating resources and launch initiatives for all projects. To ensure that all projects align with the companies strategic mission and objectives.
Job Description – How
  1. Plan and direct all aspects of complex projects including planning, scheduling, resourcing, risk assessment, cost/benefit analyses, change management, establishing milestones/final deliverables and overall costs
  2. Develop and foster relationships with key business stakeholders and work in partnership with development teams that support systems development and implementation. Lead stakeholder consultation process throughout the lifecycle of the project(s). Resolve and negotiate stakeholder conflict with diplomacy, to achieve results
  3. Determine business needs and requirements, negotiate project deliverables/schedules/costing for services from other departments within the IT function and across the entire organization.
  4. Develop and implement program and project plans (including change management and communication plans), in conjunction with clients, management, stakeholders and/or external consultants
  5. Track, monitor, and communicate project progress against the project plan, requirements, quality measures, standards, processes, and milestones. Ensure business requirements are being met and the current project plan reflects changes to scope, costs, etc.

Main Tasks – What to do

  • Develop and implements strategic objectives, scope and deliverables for all strategic projects.
  • Develop, maintain and manage a comprehensive project schedule.
  • Maintain project risk, issues, actions, decisions logs and project reporting.
  • Estimate the strategic program/project resource levels (With Stakeholders input) required to successfully achieve the project goals.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and support contingency planning.
  • Collaborate in the planning of project management training workshop.
  • Monitoring the processes and development of all the strategic projects
  • Involve the strategic account manager in all the process in order to achieve all the sales goals.
  • Grows long-term relationships with strategic partners to foster future partnership opportunities
  • Champions change and effectively manages the implementation of new ideas
  • Reinforces team approach throughout practice both on client projects and internal initiatives.
  • Supports and solicits input from team members at all levels within the organization.
  • To attend and participate in the Group Strategic Projects Forum
  • Prepare, manage and oversee project schedules and budgets. Develop and evaluate options including time management for the project and allocated resources, as well as cost and risk assessments for project governance consideration and approval.
  • Provide formalized, continuing work direction and leadership to assigned team(s). Define resource requirements and assist in the selection of resources.
Set performance expectations and monitor performance of resources. Provide feedback, coaching and mentorship to less experienced project managers and project team resources (internal technical or administrative staff, including consultants and contractors)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Ability to self-manage to meet deadlines
  • Project management and Supervisory experience
  • Budget, and Higher Education Booking Systems
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project, as well as other office productivity tools
  • (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.)


Key personal competencies (Who)
  • Strategic in approach: understand and addresses inter-dependencies and real issues
  • Clear definition of requirements (tested by real customer requirements) and timetables
  • Experience managing key deliverables and milestones: on time/within budget/meeting business needs
  • Ability to manage troubled teams/projects and bring them to success
  • Proven experience with projects of similar size and scope
  • Organized and efficient in work processes

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