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Project Manager / Senior Project Manager

Project Management | Sin El Fil, Lebanon | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 2009, FOO has emerged as a leading Fintech provider by focusing on Technology, Innovation, Expertise and Quality. Working with leading clients in their industries, FOO has quickly expanded in the MENA region and has set the benchmark for design experience and quality. FOO aims to contribute to the financial inclusion movement, by building cashless societies while pursuing economic growth. FOO’s vision is to expand globally and create a positive impact on future technologies.


Please read the Job description and Requirements carefully before applying.

 

Summary:

The project manager's job is to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the projects he is in charge of. The project manager works closely with the head of operation to make sure that the scope and direction of each project are on schedule, as well as coordinates with other departments for support. The project manager works with multiple teams from several departments to get the job done.


Responsibilities:

1- Define project tasks and resource requirements

2- Applying change control and configuration management processes

3- Reporting through agreed lines on project progress through project status reports and end-stage assessments

4- Ability to monitor/estimate/forecast time and cost

5- Manually test solutions before each deliverable; knowledge in high-level test cases, and able to report issues

6- Manage a team of minimum 5 persons directly as part of a project

7- Assemble and coordinate project staff with regular scrum meetings

8- Promote smooth workflow and communication between departments

9- Define and manage the critical path and dependencies between sub-projects and or tasks

10- Ability to negotiate the payment milestones as part of the procurement process

11- Build and maintain regularly the project schedule plan using MS Project and report weekly to the appropriate stakeholders as defined in the communication management plan

12- Act as a business analyst to detail a high-level requirement from the clients and understand all use cases in order to build the software requirements specification.

13- Ensure that FOO quality methods and standards are applied and maintained in project implementations

14- Prepare, agree and obtain sign-off on a project definition, and follow-up with the appropriate departments until collection of money is completed

15- Escalate unresolved issues within FOO to a point where they are satisfactorily resolved

16- Manage internal and external stakeholders and direct contact with clients

17- Monitor and control risk management and issue/problem resolution as required

18- Collect metrics data (such as baseline, actual values for costs, delays, work completed, productivity, etc...), identify and analyze deviations, reports on the project’s performance and progress and develop action plans to secure the project’s profitability

19- Lead and motivate people, drive them towards successful achievements, provide coaching and support when needed and create a strong team spirit culture to boost internal productivity

20- Manage individual performance, identify internal talents and coordinate with concerned parties to develop employees’ potential

21- Simultaneously lead several projects with varied, multiple deliverables, team members and audiences requiring ongoing prioritization and relationship management

22- Other duties as assigned


Requirements:

  • Bachelor (Master is a plus) in computer science or related fields
  • Minimum 8 and Maximum 12 years of total work experience
  • Background in development is a must
  • Experience in mobile applications or/and websites project delivery is a must
  • QA knowledge is a must
  • Strong command of MS project and Visio or similar software
  • Experience in Jira is a plus
  • PMP or PRINCE2 certification is a plus