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Technical Project Manager

Job Description

Job Description

  • Responsible for overseeing projects and provide technical project planning and management of important projects and/or initiatives by making sure that projects and/or initiatives are in line with the programme's plans and priorities.

  • Make sure that selected projects and initiatives are executed within the time frame and available budget.

  • Ensure the balance in the sustainability, scheduling, and performance of each project that is being embarked on. It also includes analyzing various solutions to problems

  • Organize and manage all levels of service delivery which includes the design, analysis, training, testing, and setting-up of solutions.

  • Responsible for all kinds of project management functions, including project planning, scheduling, risk management, resource management, sequential status reports, and both internal and external communication linkages in the company.

  • Perform planning, carrying out research, and putting up solutions to both new and existing projects. by setting standards for each project, monitor the input of different teams within the organization in order to ensure effective and efficient delivery of the project as planned.

  • Work hand in hand with different stakeholders (both internal and external) in a bid to increase efficiency in the delivery of projects, and to also make sure that there is an improvement in customer satisfaction.,

  • Create management, communication plans and processes.

  • Analyze and develop procedures for management and technical duties.

  • Define project responsibilities with stakeholders.

  • Participate in how budget and staff are allocated for the project.

  • Maintain project time frames, budget estimates and status reports.

  • Evaluate complex situations using diverse sources of information

  • Lead, monitor, and motivate different teams across the company and interact with staff at all levels in the organization

  • Create and manage methods of management, communication plans, and processes

  • Analyze, plan, and develop procedures and other management and technical duties

  • Define the scope of the project, roles, and responsibilities along with various stakeholders

  • Participate in the allocation of budget, staff and any other resource(s) that are needed to accomplish or achieve set out goals (projects), and also monitor the performance of every project

  • Maintain correct project time frames, estimates, and status reports

  • Responsible for the management of complex problems and development of processes for scheduling and administration

  • Make sure that all required projects are completed and reviewed

  • Responsible for identifying, clarifying, and communicating the vision(s) and/or objective(s) of projects and show how they fall in place with, enhance, or inhibits such vision(s) and/or objective(s)

  • Provide process improvement recommendations that are based on best practices and industry standards.

Candidate Description

  • Good and effective communication and leadership skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills so as to be able to relate with people or personnel from different units of the company

  • Excellent numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant IT applications

  • Ability to build relationship across many fronts

  • Ability to focus and pay attention to details at all times

  • Ability to work in a team as well as an individual with little or no supervision

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in any IT-related discipline

  • Strong years of relevant working experience in a project management setting

  • Any other certification would be a plus.

Application Description

Employer Description

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.