Project Manager MFS Mobile Financial Services (MFS), Douala, Ericsson

Project Manager MFS Mobile Financial Services (MFS), Douala, Ericsson

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Posted date:  May 18, 2023

Location:  Douala, Douala, Cameroon

About this opportunity

At Mobile Financial Services (MFS) we enable financial inclusion – truly using Technology for doing good in society! Our systems are used by hundreds of millions every day for services such as peer to peer transfers, payments, disbursements, loans, savings etc. We use the latest and greatest tech and techniques to guarantee innovative software with premium quality.

MFS Project Manager role is accountable for projects delivery of Mobile Financial Services.

Responsibility spans across various types of projects such as EWP rollout, major upgrades, capacity extension as well as demand management deliveries.

Role reports to Head of MMEA MFS PMO.

What you will do

You will establish the project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the vital resources and plan and supervise all activities.

Drive project execution: track project activities, monitor and handle changes, conflicts, and critical issues!

Handle customer and partner engagement: manage customer relationship building confidence and trust, ensure project progress arranging meetings and customer events.

Handle project finance: ensure financial system monitoring, cost control.

Develop the business: participate to contract preparation and to pre-sales meeting.

Develop the Project Management subject area: simplify processes, methods and tools with creative ideas.

Adjust ways of working to local customs with consideration to Code of Conduct and local OHS and safety regulations.

Ensure compliance and ethics and exhibit exemplary role-model leadership behaviours.

Stimulate lead generation of support sales activities and maintain MFS sales funnel.

Support customer critical issue in line with matrix defined at function level.

You will bring

5-10 years of experience within ICT or FinTech industries in Project Management positions

Experience in complex financial/banking or IT Integration systems Service Delivery. 5+ Years

Good at handling resource planning and competence development

Result oriented with customer first attitude

Ability to lead multi-cultural and cross-functional teams, empowering and finding opportunities to collaborate.

Can handle stressful and ambiguous situations

Strong delivery capabilities

PMP Certification or Prince 2 certification will be required

Agile certification (Scrum Master ..) and DevOps experience are a plus

Domain experience: MFS and IT Systems Integration (APIs, Integration…)

Financial Competence & Analysis Skills

Business Understanding

Consultative Selling Skills

Customer and Market Insight

Negotiation, Persuading & influencing Skills

Project Management Skills

Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

What happens once you apply?

Click Here to find all you need to know about what our typical hiring process looks like.

Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that’s why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.

Primary country and city:  Cameroon (CM)   ||  Cameroon : Douala : Douala

Req ID: 724100

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