Supervisor Projects Job – Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Job Title:   Supervisor Projects

Organisation: Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports: Head Strategy Projects and Product Development

About US:

Finance Trust Bank (FTB) was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today, Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 500,000 depositors and over 37,000 borrowers, through a network of 34 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

Job Summary:  The Supervisor Projects will be responsible for managing the Bank’s project environment to ensure that projects are delivered to scope, time and quality. They will thus be the center of expertise for Project program and portfolio management. They will support different project teams to conduct credible needs assessments and project planning, based on standard Project Management principles. They will also support project teams in: developing project roadmaps, validating business/customer requirements as they are being delivered, and preparing project reports in order to keep the project teams on course and the Project governance hierarchy updated.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective project management expertise in all of Bank’s projects at program/project level.
  • To effectively manage internal and external resources and stakeholders to ensure the successful development and delivery of all the Bank’s projects.
  • To act as the primary focus for all the Bank’s projects from an internal and external customer perspective and to have a delivery focus
  • Support teams in the effective management of the Project life cycle, including the five process groups of project management and ensuring the ten knowledge areas of project management are engrained in the Bank’s Project Management apparatus.
  • Aligning Needs Assessments for Strategic Projects by working with the project teams to develop project business cases, guiding teams, managers, and users on integrating the customer perspective using user stories and active feedback loops.
  • Facilitate Project Roadmap Development with project and product teams to develop, set priorities and design credible delivery roadmaps.
  • Coaching and mentoring Project Teams through training the project and product teams in the standard project management Methodologies as may be applicable i.e. waterfall or agile methodologies to ensure effective project outcomes.
  • Institutionalize standard project management Practices and Processes by working with the Head Strategy, Projects and Product Development to develop knowledge management systems to share best practices and information on product/project management throughout the Bank.
  • Participating in calendar milestones and activities aimed at enabling the Strategy, Projects and Product Development department to achieve its mandate,
  • Lend support in the preparation and facilitation of the annual Strategy retreat
  • Serving as a key resource and/or advisor in the development and delivery of the Bank’s digital transformation strategy.
  • Supporting the innovation program directly and indirectly as the situation demands.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by your immediate supervisor from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Project Supervisor role must hold a Bachelor’s degree in either: Project management, a business or technology-related field or Monitoring and evaluation.
  • Must be a certified Project Management practitioner (preferably, MPM Prince2, Agile practitioner or PMI Agile certified practitioner).
  • Certification in Business Analysis, such as: Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of combined professional experience in a Project Management role in a busy office environment, but, practicing in a regulated financial institution shall be advantageous.
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Strong spreadsheet skills
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Data analytics/management, business intelligence and business analysis.
  • Presentation Skills ·Strong analytical and business acumen.
  • Resourceful, with a problem-solving attitude and willingness to think creatively to reach resolutions.
  • Collaborative and able to build bridges across cross-functional teams.
  • Active listening skills, and the ability to listen for feedback, and validate and address concerns.
  • Excellent presentation skills.

How to Apply:

All Suitably qualified candidates should address their application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, TWED PLAZA, Plot 22B, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to jobs@financetrust.co.ug. as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV. The CV should include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent employer.

Deadline: 28th April 2023

Please note that in line with the Bank procedures, no job offers are made online.

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