Project Manager Needed 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 8 entrepreneurial, enthusiast and responsible Project Managers.

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.

Field of intervention

On site management, animation and operational follow-up of the project, in collaboration with the local Operations Management and closely in touch with the HQ Informatics System Manager (Informatics System deployment program)


  • Organisation and Government
  • Assistance offered to all local committees managed by the Deployment Responsible
  • Project Management

Before start date:

  • Logistic organisation for all pre-visiting teams, meeting rooms, calendars etc.
  • Organisation of the pre-visiting actions; active contribution to the realisation of impact study; organisation and management of impact study’s validity within the Local Management
  • Management and follow-up of all preparing works to be realized on site; documents’ classification, documents’ transmission towards the Deployment Responsible
  • Contact person for all local Informatics procedures; prepares hardware and software (applications, scanners, printers) for the opening procedures
  • Follow-up of the actions plan started by the Project Director


  • Management of the implementation procedures for the organisation in “project mode”


  • Shadowing of the GO/NO GO for the implementation procedures

Change Management                                                                                       

  • Knowledge capitalisation: management and centralization of all documents
  • Manages all changes that can intervene at the beginning of the project; ensures the good comprehension of all new procedures and/or positions that might occur
  • Guarantees the project’s appropriation at all levels:

– Financial and Operational Management

– Services’ Responsible

– Final users


– Clients (head of reception, ship owners)

– Providers and partners

  • Follow-up of trainings and workshops for the IT solution

Activity follow-up

  • In charge of communicating all alerts, risks and impacts that nay come from the Operations Managers and/or Project Managers, but also from the key actors involved in the project
  • Reporting of all abnormalities detected
  • Responsible for the quality of all seized data
  • Responsible for all requests: Main contact for all super Users and for the support teams, only in the project mode phase
  • Requests’ management: Follow-up and analysis of all demands


University Degree (Commerce or Engineering Institution) or equivalent, gained after a strong professional experience


  • Project Management: Leadership capacity, initiative, ability to motivate the local teams
  • Autonomy and adaptability (change management); open minded
  • Rigor, capacity to analyse in order to manage all the reporting; excellent writing skills
  • Good communication skills, good oral expression; good listener
  • Fluency in English
  • IT skills: Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package and good comprehension of generic Informatics Systems 

Job Experience

  • 2 to 5 years of experience on outsourcing projects, in an operational environment or in an outsourcing company
  • Good knowledge of Shipping or Logistics field would be a great plus

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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