Manager – Portofolio and CAPEX Management

MTN Uganda Limited

Product & Project Management

IT & Telecoms USh Confidential
3 days ago

Job Summary

Develop the project prioritization model used within the division

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

MTN Uganda Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit competent individual to fill the following Position;

Job Title: Manager – Portofolio and CAPEX Management

Reports to: Senior Manager – IT Clients Relations and Project Delivery

Division: Technology

No. of Vacancies: 1

Main Job Functions:

  • Develop the project prioritization model used within the division
  • Provide high level input into the benefits; costs and available options in the business case development phase
  • Undertake feasibility studies to ensure all options are achievable
  • Create terms of reference which specify the project objectives and project scope
  • Articulate and negotiate consensus on a final version of the project goals from scoping the requirements of all stakeholders; including the project owner
  • Source suitably skilled and qualified project team members (internal or outsourced)
  • Create project plans and program plans outlining sequences of activities; tasks and goals within constraints such as time and agreed quality standards
  • Define all guidelines; quality targets; standards; assurance and control procedures – gather project owner inputs regarding quality targets and content guidelines
  • Identify required resources and schedule people; equipment and material resources within the project
  • Prepare and manage a risk plan along with mitigating actions; deadlines and resource allocation
  • Prepare and implement a sound communication plan for all projects along with a sound stakeholder management plan
  • Consider long term implications of the project outcome from a more broad perspective
  • Ensure projects are delivered in line with the required project management methodology; project standards and MTN strategy; in accordance with business requirements and in conjunction with all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure efficiency and flexibility in the management of the project resources (people and financial)
  • Oversee the approval processes for all project change requests
  • Ensure sound stakeholder management
  • Collate and provide all relevant project documentation to the relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure project documentation are properly completed; documented and stored appropriately
  • Ensure project closure reports are completed
  • Generate specific project related reports as and when required by the business or relevant stakeholders
  • Assume ownership and the effective management of the project budget and ensure that the project remains within the budget constraints
  • Analyze project profitability
  • Monitor project costs and determine initiatives to optimize resources
  • Understand customer needs and develop plans accordingly
  • Put contingency plans in place to manage / prevent delays.


  • Bachelors degree (preferably Science / Commercial)
  • Project management approach such as Prince II or PMBOK


  • 5 years related IT project management experience and a sound understanding of ITIL standards and best practice within operational environments
  • Experience in creating complex project communications materials; reporting on project status; budgets and results

Other Training:

  • Business risk management
  • Business value chain
  • Communication planning
  • Corporate governance
  • ITIL
  • Project management
  • Telecommunications business management


  • Financial acumen
  • ITIL standards
  • Legislation
  • Problem solving
  • Project budgeting
  • Project communication planning and management
  • Project management
  • Reporting
  • Service level agreement management

Skills/ Physical Competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced communication; interpersonal and reporting skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Data analysis skills
  • Information management
  • Legislation; policies; procedures and standards
  • Project planning and management
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management

MTN Uganda Limited has the obligation to safeguard its employees through providing a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of its employees. MTN has a Vaccination policy for all its employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to work from its offices and premises. Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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