Agile Project Manager at Access Bank Plc

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Access Bank Plc

Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa's Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agile Project Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Ensure with the delivery of assigned IT projects and programs, within specified criteria of time, scope, cost and quality using agile methodology
  • Handle project support functions
  • Track the progress of the projects and develop reports on progress, milestones and budget.
  • Interface with System Integrators to deliver work

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of assigned project work packages, escalating issues that are beyond set tolerances to the Team Lead, IT Projects and programs for resolution.
  • Document project business cases in conjunction with Project Owners
  • Help with the development of quality assurance test plans and participate in testing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Program Delivery and Program Manager
  • Participate in all IT Planning and policy development efforts.
  • Facilitate the resolution of any issues encountered.
  • Assist with quality management for solutions deployment and day-to-day operations.
  • Help with the production of periodic project reports.
  • Coordinate end users training before delivery of solutions

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline


  • 4 – 6 years’ working experience as a project manager, preferably in a financial institution
  • Experience with iterative development project delivery


  • Relevant professional qualifications including ITIL, PMI Certified Associate in Project Management, CBAP, Office of Government Commerce (OGC) and Prince2 Foundation


  • Ability to use initiatives.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Good knowledge of Project Planning and Management Skills
  • Sound understanding of change management practices.
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and the need for periodically embarking on IT enabled business change projects.
  • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems
  • Working knowledge of contract management, budget, and cost management
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Organization and coordination skills
  • Performance management
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Good oral & written communication

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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