Project Director Required Urgently

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1 Mar, 2012

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Project Jobs in Ghana

On behalf of our client, one of the global leaders in the logistics and shipping industry, we are looking for 5 entrepreneurial, enthusiast and responsible Project Directors.

Come join a global integrated network where you will have the chance to make a difference in complex projects and the support to develop your career in a company that invests in its talent.


Activity area

  • Project manager of information system implementation working closely with local project managers on the site. 


Management and control

  • Organises and trains local operational committees
  • Takes part in main projects of operational committees
  • Sets-up meetings/ launching reunions
  • Involves in validation of prerequisites: Go/NoGo

Project management

  • Leads the portfolio projects that are attributed to him/her by the program director.
  • Leads, manages and conducts implementation projects; responsible for delays, quality, area, tasks.
  • Monitors key phases of each implementation project (pre-visit, analysis differences, impact analysis, parameterisation, training, simulation, assistance at launching, support).
  • Ensures putting to practice of agents’ infrastructures and its conformity.
  • Leads the pre-visit/visit before launching/ with the local project manager (analysis differences, study impact, data collection).
  • Performs the specific parameterisation of the technical solution on the server.
  • Takes part in the functioning/not functioning simulation and ensures the meeting of requirements.
  • Monitors the GO-Live phases of the agents and offers support.
  • Responsible for compliance with methodology of the projects implied by the program (regarding implementation kit)

Change management

  • Performs an impact organizational study regarding the use of the implementation kit.
  • Centralizes and validates the preparing documents made and forwarded by the local project managers.
  • Ensures a good development of preparations.
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of the implementation kit.
  • Responsible for user support after implementation.

Activity supervision and reporting

  • Monitors the organising of the pre-visit of the local project manager (the logistics for the participant teams, meeting room, agenda)
  • Monitors the implementation planning type
  • Tracks the project indicators
  • Measures the prerequisites completeness at launching
  • Tracks key tasks
  • Reviewing incidents, risk identification.
  • Activating in the local operational committee.
  • Weekly report, Flash report.
  • Action plan validation after the agency directors’ first visit. 



  • Master degree in Commerce or engineering domain; or equivalent professional experience.


  • Project management skills: leadership abilities, initiative, ability to lead local teams.
  • Good Microsoft Office knowledge (Excel, Power Point)
  • Adaptability to change, availability for travelling to Africa.
  • Detail oriented quality analysis for managing reports.
  • Communication skills, good verbal skills, team worker and able to solve functional problems.
  • Initiative, reactive, proactive.
  • Work autonomy
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Good IT skills and good understanding of information systems


  • 2 to 5 years experience in operational environment projects or in consultancy.
  • Shipping/transportation knowledge and related work processes knowledge is considered an advantage.

Interested? Do you need more information?

Send us an updated CV at [email protected] or apply online at

Recruitment process timeline

Applications are welcome until March 19th.

Selection is taking place between March 25th and April 30th.

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