PMO Lead Job

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Role Purpose 

PMO Lead is responsible for significant, organization-wide projects, focused on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors and stakeholders. S/He will coordinate people, resources and processes to ensure that projects are delivered on time and produce the desired result. Leads the design, testing, planning, and implementation of complex projects.


  • End to end direct responsibility of project implementation benefits realization and project prioritization.
  • Familiarize self with Telkom Kenya’s strategic intent in respect to product offering and target clientele, as well as their specific requirements.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility while providing leadership and oversight to a team of technical program/project managers.
  • Work with business sponsors to develop project roadmaps that align with business objectives/priority and take into account resource availability.
  • Manage delivery schedules and budgets to ensure project delivery is on time, within scope and in budget.
  • Establish project governance systems and protocols across the organization and ensure that these are applied across the board.
  • Enforce quality gates in all the projects and programs within the domain
  • Relationship management with clients and key stakeholders involved in project management.
  • Prepare sound communication plans and manage information dissemination
  • Oversee companywide training and coaching on Project Management
  • Use of standard project methodology and tools to track progress against deliverables
  • Manage third party and specialist resources assigned to projects
  • Identify, manage and mitigate risks that may impact projects
  • Prepare project status reports and steering committee presentations
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation throughout the project Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Manage team, ensuring achievement of goals, capability, and optimal deployment
  • Resource allocation through coordination of internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT, Telecommunications or related field
  • Must be a fully qualified and accredited project manager (PMP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in managing complex technical projects.
  • Experience in telecoms required, but focus is on general understanding.
  • Functional experience in the following fields is valuable in the role: organizational change, product / go-to-market strategy, distribution strategy, sales force effectiveness, customer experience / centricity / loyalty, business development, pricing, CAPEX planning, operational efficiency / process optimization.


  • Highly developed interpersonal skills aligned to strong team leadership competencies.
  • Project management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Business process analysis/modeling
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with clearly demonstrated methodologies to keep project teams and stakeholders well informed.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Budgeting 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong business, financial acumen commercial experience.

How To Apply

Application should be sent to  [email protected]  by providing an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) before  23rd December 2020  including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted .

Telkom Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to tribe, religion, gender, age or disability.

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