Job Vacancy For Project Manager – Financial Services At Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited

Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited requires a Project Manager – Financial Services for immediate employment.

Job Summary

•   Liaise with DCOO / COO to define the scope of projects
•   Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed,and provide timely feedback
•   Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete projects
•   Advice DCOO / COO on the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete projects
•   Review projects schedule with DCOO / COO and all other staff that will be affected by project activities and revise the schedule as required
•   Determine in collaboration with DCOO / COO, the objectives and measures upon which projects will be evaluated at its completion
•   Execute projects according to projects plan
•   Track progress and review project tasks to make sure certain deadlines are met appropriately
•   Develop forms and records to document project activities and set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
•   Monitor the progress of projects and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of projects (start with a pilot phase)
•   Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of projects
•   Proactively communicate project status, issues & risks to management
•   Schedule regular meetings with internal departments involved in projects to ensure that all activities are executed on time and aligned with project objectives.
•   Ensure that projects deliverables are on time and at the required level of quality
•   Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet  productivity, quality and customer goals
•   Evaluate the outcomes of projects as established during the planning phase

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of first degree in Marketing, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts and relevant professional qualification in e.g. PMP.
•   Operational knowledge in financial services. An MBA will be an advantage
•  Work Experience – 3 -5 Years


•   Must have considerable experience as “product Manager” in electronic payments systems and in a wide range of financial services. Experience in working with cards/ ATMS and mobile banking solutions is highly desirable.
•   Minimum three years relevant experience of which two should have been in Operations related to Cards/ATMs and mobile banking.  Good understanding of the micro finance environment will be an advantage.
•   Project management skills, Analytical Skills, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, and Mathematical Skills.
•   Behave ethically, Communicate Effectively, Creativity/Innovation, Foster Teamwork, and Lead.
•   Practical knowledge of medium and micro/small business and market environment will be an added advantage.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Email application and Cover letter to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 December, 2013