Project Manager II

Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 24 Aug 2021

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 34,000+ staff members in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds… a family gets water… a hungry child is fed… a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Project Manager II, you will manage one or more medium to large-sized, moderate to high complex projects and Tier 2 project budget. You will be responsible for

  • planning, developing and implementing project efforts
  • developing, establishing and maintaining project management standards and procedures
  • developing the project scope, defining project guidelines, obtaining business and information technology sponsor approvals and coordinating the resources necessary to successfully complete the project
  • refining requirements, project coordination, developing plans and schedules, resource planning and estimation and project maintenance

Once a project is set in motion, you will be expected to communicate major milestones, identify potential project risks, provide continuing direction to the project team and conduct regular status meetings to review project activities. Furthermore, you will be responsible for managing the prioritization procedures for changing scope (i.e., change management) and project acceptance procedures. Near the end of the project, you will obtain feedback to ensure that project efforts meet customer expectations for contracted time, cost and performance.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, specialized training or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically requires 5–7 years of IT work experience, including 2 or more years managing IT Projects.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • Leading project teams rather than being part of a project team.
  • Exposure to ICT projects
  • Technical experience and exposure to best practices such as Agile Projects, PMP Certified, Prince2 Certified, Exposure to ITIL, Consistency in Leading Project implementation etc.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time, when safe to do so.

How to apply:

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by 24 AUG 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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