Project Facilitator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Project Facilitator – C&V Programs

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Responsibilities:

The Project facilitator for the C&V Programs will be responsible for supporting the local teams to set up and deploy C&V programs.

He or she will work cross-functionally between the local teams and the subject matter expert (SME) teams.  
The Project Facilitator will capture the requirements or challenges and clearly formulate these to the SME teams.  
The position will then be capable to explain, document and apply the recommended approach to the local teams and into the requirements.

The Project Facilitator shall develop a good level of understanding of how the C&V and Corporate Solutions function and how they could benefit from standard card and mobile payment industry technology and business practices.

The position will further refine and expand the Business Process documentation based on experience with the SCOpe system and the needs for Delivery Mechanisms to be piloted.

He or she will work with the local teams to develop implementation project plans and manage these C&V projects to successful completion.


Major Accountabilities:
  • Analyse C&V Project Opportunities and assist the local teams with standard solutions to define the deployment
  • Document C&V Project Requirements for review with subject matter experts.
  • Create, update and maintain SCOpe Business Processes documentation.  Review the based on project experiences.
  • Develop Requirements and Project Plans for C&V deployments based on agreement with all concerned parties
  • Manage these C&V Projects according to plan
Required Competencies:
  • Ability to translate complex technical details into easy understandable business terms
  • Mix of business-oriented and IT-oriented skills
  • Excellent communication, both oral and written, and training/presentation skills
  • Aptitude and willingness to grow a good level of technical understanding of the C&V Corporate Solution
  • Demonstrated success in matrixed organizations taking personal accountability for results.
  • Strong analytical skills with focus on resolving issues and optimizing processes
  • Good expertise in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Good expertise with Business Process Modeling tools such as Microsoft Visio
  • Good expertise in developing project plans and managing projects
Personal Attributes:
  • Collaborative, participative style
  • Flexibility to try different paths toward success as needed
  • Customer-oriented mindset
  • Results orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving thinking
  • Personal maturity
  • Diplomatic
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across the organization
  • Ability to get things done collaboratively
  • Organized and structured
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills
Required Qualifications / Experience:
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer sciences
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in IT, financial services, financial institutions, processors or regional/national networks preferred with a well-developed knowledge of payment business
  • A track record of project management accomplishments
Application Procedure:

Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee.

All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to email address: therecexpert@gmail.com.

Applications should be received by 18th June 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.