ActionAid International Zambia Job

Join ActionAid International as IT Programmes Manager and you will be part of a global team working alongside communities to create long-term positive change for poor and excluded people. We offer fantastic career opportunities for experienced professionals who want to be part of an organisation that is making a real difference to the lives of over 15 million people in 45 countries.
IT Programme Manager
Starting £45,489 per annum
Terms and conditions of base Location will apply
London, Johannesburg or Nairobi
As IT Programmes Manager you will act as a change agent while leading, mentoring, and managing our team of IT Project Managers and owning our PMO processes and templates. You will make sure programmes are agile, responsive, support operational delivery and that key cross-Federation and national initiatives adopt best practises and are delivered within budget. You will plan and design specific programmes and projects as well as co-ordinate other project manager’s activities. We look to you to develop our people’s skills, allocate resources, maximise resource utilisation as well as ensure project continuity and visibility. You will also set standards and lead the development of project management tools and templates, techniques, skills and capabilities across the organisation.
You will possess Bachelor’s degree in an IT related discipline (or equivalent) coupled with experience of working as an IT Programme Manager. You will also possess a project management qualification such as PRINCE2 or PMI and a good understanding of current and emerging technologies, standards and practices. You must have experience of interacting with the user community in scoping and requirements gathering for IT projects as well as of executing IT Programmes, projects, and implementing and maintaining IT PMO governance as a process.
Through contracted vendors and suppliers. You will have a record of developing high performing teams and your project management expertise must be complemented by good communication, analytical and interpersonal skills. A high standard of English is essential too.

 

HOW TO APPLY:
If you have the skills and passion to make a difference please visit our website via the link:
In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have eligibility to work in the UK, South Africa or Kenya, and you will need to provide proof of your eligibility to work in these locations. We may not be able to consider your application if you do not have the eligibility to work in either of these locations.
Application Procedures
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Please address the person specification in your application point by point and in detail as it enables us to identify the skills, knowledge and experience you have to be able to do the job effectively.
Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification, in addition your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description. Thank you for your understanding.
ActionAid International promotes diversity and welcomes applications from all section of the community.
Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. ActionAid International will not consider candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

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