Projects Coordinator Job – Interswitch

Job Title:       Projects Coordinator

Organisation: Interswitch

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Interswitch is a leading African integrated payments and digital commerce platform company headquartered in Lagos. Founded in 2002 in Nigeria, as a transaction switching and processing company with national focus, Interswitch progressively evolved to incorporate consumer financial services with the successive launches of Quickteller, a retail payments ecosystem linking merchants and billers with consumers, as well as Verve, a homegrown, EMV-certified payments card scheme.

Job Summary:  The Projects Coordinator will assist in the planning, execution, and monitoring of projects within the organization to achieve overall business strategy and deliver a competitive customer value preposition.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Coordination:

  • Define project objectives, scope, and deliverables.
  • Develop appropriate strategies for achieving project Business Objectives
  • Assist in creating project plans, schedules, and budgets.
  • Coordinate project activities and tasks among team members and stakeholders.
  • Track project progress and ensure adherence to timelines.
  • Deliver Project Management Programs
  • Project issues management, escalation management and change management
  • Manages Project Close- out by preparing Project Acceptance Certificate(PAC) to customers to sign off accepting the project had been completed.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain project documentation, including project plans, meeting minutes, and status reports.
  • Prepare and distribute regular progress reports to project stakeholders.
  • Keep project files and documentation organized and easily accessible.

Communication and Stakeholder Management:

  • Facilitate effective communication among project team members and stakeholders.
  • Schedule and organize project meetings, workshops, and presentations.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to gather project information and requirements.
  • Address queries and provide timely updates to project stakeholders.

Risk Management:

  • Identify and assess project risks and issues.
  • Assist in developing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor and track risk mitigation actions.
  • Escalate critical issues to project managers for resolution.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure project deliverables meet quality standards.
  • Conduct quality reviews and audits as required.
  • Assist in implementing quality improvement measures.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a good degree in any discipline preferably IT or Business
  • At least two years of relevant experience in project management

Competencies

  • Project management
  • Forecasting, organisation, and planning
  • Basic knowledge of IT best practices
  • Basic knowledge of financial institutions, electronic transactions, and e-business/ e-banking
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Verbal and written Communication skills
  • Problem Solving and analytical skills
  • Teamwork
  • Risk Management
  • Leadership

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications and updated CVs to: hr.ug@interswitchgroup.com

Deadline: 25th July 2023

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