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  • Posted: Aug 14, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PEG Africa (also known as PEG) is a for profit, asset financing solar power company operating in West Africa. The company provides loans for pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar power home systems to households that do not have access to an electrical grid.[4] The loans are repaid by customers in small increments, using mobile payment.

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    Senior Technical Project Manager

    The Position: 

    Are you excited working for a startup that is a social enterprise creating impact on local communities?

    We’re looking for a Group Technical Project Manager to help develop our own CRM system among leading other projects. 

    What tasks will you be in charge of? 

    • Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.
    • Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
    • Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables.
    • Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements.

    What characteristics are we looking for in our Project Manager?

    • You have a good business understanding and can visualize the relevant analysis requirements
    • You feel comfortable in a fast, dynamic and constantly changing environment
    • You are a self-starter and also like to work closely with engineers, UI / UX, designers and product people
    • You speak the language of data engineering and are able to communicate in tech vocabulary with the more technical people from the development teams

    What do we expect?

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
    • Extensive leadership experience and strong teaming abilities
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Minimum five years management experience in the Project Management in IT field, including development work and interactions with customers
    • Structured and solution-oriented working style to drive projects efficiently


    • Proficiency with at least one web development languages, such as Ruby or Python
    • PMP (Project Management Professional) certifications

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Leading and overseeing big cross departmental and country projects
    • Report to Group Services Director and manage a team of software developers
    • Managing group projects and initiatives while working with developers, external vendors and analysts
    • Manage stakeholders across 4 or more countries
    • Initiate potential new projects and guard progress of existing projects

    PEG is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race and religion are encouraged to apply.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PEG Africa on to apply
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