Title: Sr. Project Manager
Company Name: mPower Social Enterprises Ltd.
Job Location: Dhaka (Banani)
Employment Status: Full-time
∎ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / ICT related subjects with an MBA (preferred) from a reputed university.
∎ Candidates from different disciplines are welcome to apply if they have previous experience in technology project management.
∎ At least 5 year(s)
∎ Duty Station: Head Office in Banani, Dhaka with occasional field visits as per project needs.
∎ mPower Social Enterprises Ltd. mostly deals with clients from Government and Non-Government Organizations. During the project life-cycle, regular monitoring of deliverables from different stakeholders within deadlines is absolutely necessary. We are looking for someone who will take complete ownership of his/her projects from initiation to closure.
∎ Stakeholder Management:
∎ Earning client's confidence through proper communication and quality delivery within deadlines.
∎ Assigning tasks with proper deadlines and in an effective manner with a clear concept of what needs to be done.
∎ Regular communication with functional teams regarding the progress of assigned tasks.
∎ Raising flags for potential delays along with the options for resolution.
∎ Project Execution:
∎ Planning, documenting and executing all phases of the project lifecycle, including scope management, requirements management, work breakdown structure and timeline management, priority and dependency management, and the assignment of roles and responsibilities to the project team
∎ Assuring proper handover of projects from sales team.
∎ Preparing, updating and maintaining roll-out plans, resource allocation plans and budgets regularly.
∎ Communicating precise scope of work to different functional teams (Development, SQA, Solution Design, Training, Finance etc.).
∎ Completing projects within budget and timeline.
∎ Maintaining all project documentation.
∎ Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.
∎ Preparing Inception Report, Project Learning Document and other project monitoring reports.
∎ Assuring adherence to standard processes and raising concerns for any and all deviations.
∎ Support and mentor other project managers in the team.
∎ 5+ years of work experience in ICT/Software project management.
∎ Candidates with prior experience in System Analysis will get preference
∎ Prior experience in Government/NGO project management will be treated as an advantage.
∎ Additional Job Requirements:
∎ Fluency in written and spoken English. Advanced communication skills to do effective and goal-oriented project management.
∎ Work cooperatively and effectively with clients and internal teams to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
∎ Assess crisis situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
∎ Ability to perform logic driven negotiations with project stakeholders.
∎ Strong decision-making capabilities based on the available information
∎ Keen observation skills with attention towards details to identify different issues of existing projects and coming up with optimal solutions.
∎ Proactive problem-solving attitude.
∎ Ability to Pick up new skills and processes quickly and rigorously.
∎ Managing and working cooperatively with all relevant project stakeholders in a tactful and effective manner to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
∎ Proficient in MS Office applications, MS Project, Microsoft Visio, Project Management tools.
Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Competitive salary package.
∎ In-house catering service for lunch & snacks.
∎ Income tax paid by the company.
∎ Two festival bonuses.
∎ Leave Encashment/ Carry Forward Facility.
Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.
Application Deadline: 30 Nov 2023
∎ 4 Nov 2023
∎ mPower Social Enterprises Ltd.
∎ Business : About mPower: mPower Social Enterprises was founded by graduate students of Harvard University and MIT in 2008. Currently based in Dhaka (Bangladesh), mPower has partnered with more than 30 of the world`s leading development organizations across 8 countries to amplify the impact of development programs through innovative use of ICTs. Our partners/ funders include BRAC, Save the Children, CARE International, Oxfam, Winrock International, The Asia Foundation, Grameen, World Bank, UNDP, UNICEF, WHO, DFID, USAID, Population Council, Harvard and Johns Hopkins University. mPower has won a number of competitive innovation awards both at international and national levels, including USAID Global Development Award, Gates Innovation Challenge, Grand Challenges Canada etc.
Vision: A world where everyone has access to quality services
Mission: We partner with development organizations to amplify the impact and outreach of their interventions by leveraging the power of information and communication technologies
We help implementers harness the power of innovative design, information technologies, and market forces to ensure delivery of quality services to the underserved
We design and build solutions that allow implementing organizations,
to provide more timely and higher quality services using frontline workforces
to collect field data for better decision-making, organizational learning and monitoring
to develop capacity of community members so as to positively influence choices and behavior
to empower community members to report abnormalities and hold service providers accountable
to take market-driven approaches to service delivery rather than subsidy-driven in order to ensure sustainability