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Job ad Ghana : In-Market Project Delivery Lead

Position : In-Market Project Delivery Lead

We’re looking for In-Market Project Delivery Lead.

Role Purpose

The  In-Market Project Delivery Lead will be responsible for access to and prioritisation of work to local and MPA funded resources to service configuration, network integration test and launch of new M-Pesa Services.  He/She will act as local SPOC to advocate the local priority for new M-Pesa service delivery

Duties and Responsibilities
Impact on the business

  • Weekly clarification for local resources of actions and dependencies for new service launches (functional, non-functional and operational).
  • Weekly prioritisation with MPA Delivery Squads to facilitate business requirements into functional and technical delivery activities for local resources.
  • Acceleration of relevant local regulatory, fraud, risk and security resource engagement. Reduced transfer delay and friction in the service delivery approach.
  • Definietions of ‘Done’ for service acceptance criteria in all project stages, programme outputs and project deliverables delivered into the Market.
  • Delivery and alignment to plans of work estimates, quotations and plans for project delivery from local stakeholders. 
  • Market representation, support and guidance within MPA’s gated delivery and Agile processes.
  • Weekly escalation of Market based risks to MPA programme management for Programme wide impact reduction.

Customers, supplier and third parties

  • Strengthened  Market communication plan (feedback loop, scheduled communications/reporting, issue escalation) with local Engineering, Commercial and Ops teams to identify local Market changes and enable Market support for Core Delivery Programmes

Leadership and teamwork

  • Attend regular MPA and Market governance meetings.
  • Deliver a ‘service mentality’ and ‘collaboration approach’ in relationships between MPA and markets.

Innovation and change

  • Identification and drive of local process, product or service improvements to maximise delivery capability.
  • Identify synergies to reduce fragmentation and friction between MPA funded and local Market teams.
  • Influence existing market standards, processes and procedures and facilitate the generation of ideas from the team members.


  • Agree, develop and manage communications plan for key MPA and Market stakeholders to mitigate upstream risks and delays due to poor dependency management and resource availability.
  • Escalation of issues and Risks to the delivery squads, scrum masters and MPA Programme Managers to support the resolution of issues in a timely manner
Required profile for job ad : In-Market Project Delivery Lead

  • A Degree in Project Management, Telecommunication Engineering or Related Field
  • Minimum of 3 years Project Management experience including international suppliers or markets
  • Must have Project Management Qualification – PRINCE 2, APMP or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years Communication and relationship management experience to executive level
  • 2 years Mobile Payment Project Experience or Financial Services Experience
  • Service Delivery Qualification – ITIL
  • AML Qualification – ICA Certificate in Anti Money Laundering Awareness
  • Programme Management Qualification – MSP
  • AGILE – experience in the use of AGILE tools

Job criteria for job ad : In-Market Project Delivery Lead

Job category :

Marketing, communication

R&D, project management

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Ashanti – Brong Ahafo – Central – Eastern – Greater Accra – Northern – Upper East – Upper West – Volta – Western

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Number of Position(s) : 1

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