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Business Project Manager

Axis Human Capital   |  Northern Region


Executive / Top Management

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years

Available Slots


Application Deadline

May 4, 2018

Job Description

An International Organization that leverages the power of businesses to reduce poverty around the world seeks a Business Project Manager. The Business Project Manager will lead a team in delivering a two-year project aimed at developing markets for safe water in Northern Ghana.


Job Title: Business Project Manager


Job Location: Northern Region


Job Summary

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for every aspect of project implementation including Scoping, Planning, Resourcing, Financial Management, Documentation, Communication, Stakeholder Engagement, and Team Management


Job Description

  • Develop, implement, and communicate up-to date project scope, work plan, and risk mitigation strategies
  • Manage the project budget to ensure deliverables are met on time and within allocated resources, or plan to adjust accordingly
  • Motivate and manage both the internal team and external partners to deliver against the work plan
  • Manage stakeholder relationships with government officials, private sector partners, and internal project sponsors
  • Develop and deliver key documents, including any revised work plans, scopes of work, budgets, and technical products such as the final business plan


Qualification and Requirements

  • A minimum of a degree in Business Management, Marketing, Finance, International Development, a related field or equivalent experience; MBA and project management certifications preferred
  • At least 3 years' project management experience working end-to-end on large, complex, high monetary value projects/programs
  • Minimum of 3 years' product commercialization experience in developing and executing business strategy, with preferred experience in distribution, operations, value chain design, direct sales, import/export, and/or marketing
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of constituencies and lead a strong team in a diverse community
  • A keen eye to identify opportunities for the organization to use technology and data to drive evidence-based decision-making
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record of developing compelling business models and delivering strong business plans
  • Proven track record of working in multi-cultural environments
  • Proven ability to manage a budget and use financial management information systems
  • Experience with human-centered design preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required
  • Proficiency with dynamic web-based knowledge and communications products preferred
  • Must have a good understanding of rural marketing and selling
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