IT PMO Lead 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: IT PMO Lead

Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Responsible for building and leading the IT PMO (Project Management Office) to the highest governance standards in line with the organization’s strategic focus.
  • Overseeing project management staff and providing guidance on PMO processes and policies.
  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the PMO.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation and management of program and project governance frameworks and development of appropriate reporting tools which deliver value.
  • Review programs and projects for deliverability including adequate resourcing,
  • Ensures all governance reporting is accurate and timely, with appropriate updates on project timeframes, budget, scope, and benefits.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Provide metrics to evaluate project managers and other related staff on their projects.
  • Provide oversight on project resourcing.
  • Participate in all IT Planning and policy development efforts.
  • Facilitate the resolution of any issues encountered.
  • Oversees the production of periodic project reports for senior management.
  • Provide supportive leadership, motivating and directing staff as they work.
  • Influence internal stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes, including process improvement, of the PMO.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Program Delivery.

Job Requirements

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


  • 10 – 12 years’ working experience as a project manager, preferably in a financial institution.


  • Relevant professional qualifications and master’s degree will be an added advantage.


  • Proven experience as a PMO manager or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and the need for periodically embarking on IT enabled business change projects.
  • Working knowledge of contract management, budget, and cost management
  • Risk management experience in project management
  • Sound understanding of change management practices.
  • Adequate knowledge of package implementation of integrated systems
  • Strong knowledge and use of project management methodologies and its implementation.
  • Good understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Good understanding of Agile methodology.
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills
  • High level of accountability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Detail Oriented with problem-solving.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral & written communication skills.
  • Strong resource management experience.
  • Good mentorship skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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