Vacancy for Project Coordinator at MainOne Cable-Lagos

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Department: Technical

Reporting Line: PMO / Project Management Lead



The Technical Solutions & Managed Services Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the administration of project delivery activities in the Technical Solutions & Managed Services team.

He/She will ensure they meet the quality standards set, and that projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget.

The project Coordinator will also manage the vendors and partners involved in customer project deliveries, and ensure all projects are executed to meet the business objectives and strategic intent of MainOne.


Other responsibilities include:

Responsible for daily coordination and tracking of customer project deliveries against pre-agreed timelines

Effectively monitor and track the resolution of all last mile and 3rd party requests

Timely escalation and tracking of project related issues

Performs periodic analysis of on-going project, provide timely report to management and other stakeholders on analysis and changes in progress and adjusting projects records accordingly

Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.

Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors and all other stakeholders

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation of team’s activities as required

Prepare and track procurement documentations as required for project delivery

Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Track all projects within the PMO and provide regular project performance information as may be required



To work directly under the supervision of the PMO / Project Management Lead



The Project Coordinator reports directly to the PMO / Project Management Lead. He/she will be required to liaise and interface regularly with Members of the different teams involved in the process of Customer Project Delivery.

This includes CSD, OSP, TX planning & implementation Team, IP implementation & operations team, Procurement, Sales, Senior company managers and the any other stakeholders (internal / external) involved in the project delivery process.


Qualifications, Skills  & Competencies

A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering  or any related course. 2 – 5 years post NYSC

Relevant experience working in a project management environment preferably in the telecommunications industry

PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus

Proven Communication, Time Management & Negotiation skills

Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent documentation & organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Analytical Thinking & Problem solving skills

Relationship Management

Team work & Team Management

Active experience tracking projects from initiation through to completion

Ability to prioritise work, deal with complex situations and work well under pressure

Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in IT project management

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Projects


Demands of the Job

Ability and willingness to work above and beyond expectations and meet tight deadlines as projects demand

Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Deadline:  2018-02-26

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