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IT Project Management Officer job at Hariss International Limited

About the Organization

Hariss International Limited is one of Uganda's leading manufacturers of food and beverages. Since 2005 its been operating under the brand name RIHAM.

Job Description

We seek a highly motivated and organized IT Project Management Officer to join our team and play a vital role in ensuring the successful delivery of IT projects. You will support, standardize, and oversee the project management lifecycle for all IT initiatives.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with IT leadership and project managers to define, prioritize, and develop IT projects.

  • Assist project managers in planning and executing projects, including:

  • Setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning resources.

  • Developing and maintaining project plans, schedules, and budgets.

  • Develop and maintain project management templates, methodologies, and best practices for the IT department.

  • Implement and manage project management tools and software.

  • Track project progress, identify and manage risks, and ensure deliverables are met on time and within budget.

  • Create and maintain project documentation, including status reports, risk logs, and issue logs.

  • Communicate project status updates to senior management, project sponsors, and team members.

  • Conduct project portfolio management to ensure alignment with IT and organizational goals.

  • Analyze project performance metrics and identify areas for improvement.

  • Support and guide project managers on project management methodologies, tools, and best practices.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest project management trends and technologies.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Project Management, or a related field (preferred).

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in project management, preferably within an IT environment.

  • Proven experience with project management methodologies, such as Agile, Waterfall, or PRINCE2.

  • Strong understanding of project management tools and software, such as Microsoft Project, Jira, or Asana.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience working in an IT PMO environment.

  • ITIL or PMI certifications.

  • Experience with IT service management (ITSM) processes.

  • Experience with Agile project management methodologies.

  • Practical oral and written communication skills, Organizational and time management skills

  • Effective problem-solving ability.

  • Customer Service skills.

  • Adapt quickly to unfamiliar situations.

  • Embrace a continuous learning mentality.

  • Work in a team environment.

How to Apply

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Hariss International is an equal opportunity employer for Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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