Strathmore University – Project Coordinator


Reporting to: IT Outsourcing Manager
Department: @iLabAfrica

Basic job Summary:
To coordinate long-term and short-term Software related projects, coordinate resources required to successfully complete software related projects, communicate project status to clients and @iLabAfrica team members and to maintain and complete project documentation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Technical
o Assist in the creation of project plans, status reports and checklists
o Update and maintain project plans, status reports, checklists, as well as technical and user documentation
o Work with @iLabAfrica technical and consulting resources to ensure tasks are completed and consistent with the requirements
o Assist in the creation of project budgets and plans
o Monitor and report on provisional budget to actual expenditure
o Ensure that project tasks are completed on time and on budget
o Create, update, and manage clients project open issues lists
o Create technical support documentation for customizations

2. Administrative
o Prepare status reports and recap emails as necessary
o Prepare general client correspondence (letters, status reports, recap emails, etc.)
o Create and updates @iLabAfrica Knowledge base
o Create Procedure Documents
o Prepare Timesheets
o Prepare general client correspondence (letters, status reports, recap emails, etc.)

3. Management
o Perform the project coordination / relationship management role with @iLabAfrica clients for specific projects
o Work with @iLabAfrica technical and consulting resources to ensure project tasks are completed meeting requirements and timelines
o Send daily, weekly, and other project status emails and correspondence with clients and @iLabAfrica team members
o Attend project status meetings onsite with clients
o Initiate and run status meetings with clients on a recurring basis
o Ensure @iLabAfrica quality standards are met across projects
o Ensure the @iLabAfrica core values are promoted and adhered to across projects

Minimum Qualifications required:
o Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or any other related degree
o At least two years’ of experience in a Project Coordinator / Project Administrative role will be an added advantage
o At least two years’ experience working with MS Project, Word, Excel and Power Point

Desired Skills & Personal Attributes:
o Exceptional communication skills, presentation, interpersonal skills with the ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade
o Ability to multitask and manage multiple initiatives at any given time
o Able to self-manage to meet objectives / develops strategies to solve complex problems
o Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment that requires quick turnaround and quality output

Are you qualified for this position and are interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you.

Send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (Only) as one file/document quoting

“Project Coordinator” on the subject line to by 23rd July 2017 close of business.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.