Project Manager Job – INSIS Life Assurance System Implementation (2 Year Contract Renewable)



Job purpose:

Responsible for managing the initiation, planning, execution and closure of the INSIS Life Assurance System implementation project for Britam Life Assurance Company Ltd.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake project initiation activities including preparing a project charter and business case for assigned projects
  • Translates the project mandate into detailed concept, defining benefits, analysing interested parties, and defining deliverables
  • Responsible for  providing strategic project planning, including resource planning, preparing a comprehensive project schedule and project budgeting
  • Mobilise project team consisting of internal business users, IT experts, business partners and third party suppliers
  • Lead the project team in execution of project activities ensuring required quality standards are adhered to
  • Vendor management to ensure project is delivered on time, on scope and within budget
  • Project risk management including carrying out risk assessments and designing and implementing risk mitigation initiatives
  • Develop and implement a communication and change management plan for the project
  • Develop and implement a stakeholder management plan to ensure project success
  • Updates the project plan as the project progresses, assess risk, resolves issues and reports
  • Manage project CAPEX and OPEX budgets
  • Provide periodic project status reports to key stakeholders
  • Employ business analysis, system design and system testing methodologies to manage quality of project deliverables ensuring business requirements are fully met
  • Ensure appropriate handover of the project including the documentation of lesson learned and a submission project report
  • Ensure proper integration (by appropriate communication and documentation) of the deliverables into existing IT infrastructure and business processes



  • Ability to customise project management processes, tools and templates
  • Expert on Microsoft Project Management Tools
  • Excellent analytical and organisation skills
  • Strong goal setting and task prioritisation abilities
  • Effective communication skills verbal and written
  • Ability to reconcile key stakeholder interests
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks
  • Attention to detail


Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent
  • Project Management Expertise: Certification in Prince2 or PMP would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 4- 6 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in managing a Life Assurance System Implementation
  • Business analysis and process design experience
  • 2 Year Contract Renewable

Closing Date:

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Key Skills/Specialization:

A degree in the following area of study; Computer Science; Information Technology; Engineering or equivalent. Expertise in Project Management will be an added advantage.


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