Outbound Technical Project Manager at MFS Africa

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Outbound Technical Project Manager

Location: Lagos
Department: Engineering

The Role

  • As a Technical Project Manager of the team, the Technical Project Manager will be key in the technical ability of the team to manage, optimize and continue to expand the fast-growing MFS Africa ecosystem and supporting the organization through several use-cases that MFS Africa offers to its partners.
  • The role requires a project manager that has a system engineering background who is able to think laterally and use all of their technical ability to tackle and resolve unique problems in a clear, analytical approach that leverages all of their previous technical experiences.
  • The position will be based in any location where we have a local office. Familiarity with and experience in Africa is a plus as is previous experience in working for an international organization with teams across multiple time zones.


  • Participate in and own projects key to the execution of MFS Africa network expansion strategy and plans
  • Execute technical projects with future-partners integrating into the MFS Africa network.
  • Manage and coordinate project and business meetings with partners.
  • Guide and mentor colleagues around technical aspects and for the purpose of knowledge management
  • Updates project progress and manage project administrative tasks
  • Participate in technical forums around the use of the MFS Africa API, its evolution, and its new feature beta participations.
  • Critically analyze ecosystem behaviour to pinpoint areas of optimization /improvement and lead implementation of such analysis with quantifiable results
  • Work with MFS Africa partners on ensuring the latest MFS Africa API , API-features (integrations evolution) and best-API practices are implemented by partners throughout the ecosystem
  • Participate and manage technical optimization projects around the use of the MFS Africa API with connected partners.
  • Co-ordinate with Peers and industry experts to understand technical advances and learn and adapt them as per requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field.
  • Qualification in project management or similar.
  • Industry Experience with Programming background
  • Experience with technical projects, not necessarily software but pervious software experience will be a bonus.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Has worked with APIs and is able to understand the High level and detailed designs of integrations between partners and our internal services
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to share information in a meaningful way.
  • Fast learner with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Can work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment.
  • Thrives in a diverse, collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise work appropriately.
  • Willing to take accountability for work produced.
  • Comfortable working in a highly complex environment.
  • Experience with technical projects, not necessarily software.
  • Pragmatic innovator; gets quick wins done while thinking big.

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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