Projects and Strategy Manager Job – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:  Projects and Strategy Manager

Organisation: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading microfinance deposit taking institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer and regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.

Job Summary: The main  role  of  the  Projects  &  Strategy  Manager  is  to  oversee  and  implement  changes  in  approaches,  methods,  product  and  processes  to  enhance  competitiveness,  standardize  the  execution  of  projects  in  order  to  maintain  productivity,  offer  guidance  to  various  business  managers  while  developing  metrics  on  the  practice  of  project  management.  He  or  she  will  also  champion  strategic  planning,  execution  and  monitoring  of  the  Corporate  Business  Compact. He/she  will  directly  report  to  the  Executive  Director  and  will  be  based  at  Head  Office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, strategize,  develop,  and  drive  transformative  initiatives  and  champion  the  role  of  innovation  by  aligning  overall  business  strategy  with  innovative thinking
  • Coordinate the  strategic  planning  sessions  including  but  not  limited  to  team  member  composition,  data  collection  and  documentation  of  the  strategic plan
  • Create and  oversee  a  comprehensive  long-term  innovation  strategy  for  the company
  • Collaborating with  other  department  Heads  to  define,  prioritize,  and  develop  projects  as  well  as  identification  of opportunities
  • Planning project  management,  including  setting  deadlines,  prioritizing  tasks,  and  assigning  team  members  to  various deliverables
  • Meet with  stakeholders  at  different  levels  to  identify  areas  of  innovation  and growth
  • Develop and  update  the  Corporate  Business  Compact  highlighting  the  agreed  upon  initiatives  KPI’s  and  targets  among others
  • Cascade the  corporate  Business  Compact  across  all  departments  and  sections  in  line  with  the  lead  persons  for  each initiative
  • Generate the  operational  Plan  execution  monitoring  reports  highlighting  KPIs  against  set  targets  as  well  as  gap  analysis  for execution
  • Assess business  opportunities  for  implementation  of  advanced  technologies  to  develop  value  for  the business
  • Provide leadership  to  the  Business  Intelligence  and  big  data  strategy  as  critical  sup-port  functions  towards  generation  of  business  insights  for  business  growth  and  customer  relations management
  • Communicating analysis  results  and  making  recommendations  to  senior management
  • Perform BI  research  and  provide  results  and  findings  to  senior management

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree,  BA,  BCOM,  BSTAT,    ECON,  Social  Sciences  or  in  any  other  relevant  /  related  field.
  • A Master’s  degree  in  related field
  • A Project  Management certification
  • At least four years’  experience  in  managing  projects  in  the  financial  industry,  3  years  of  which  in  a  supervisory position
  • He/she should  not  be  more  than  40  years  of  age

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 21st January 2023

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