This could be you. Seated at this. Changing the world. But there you are, procrastinating.

We have joined abanoonya. We are searching for a Project Manager with an intense passion for technology and skill in getting teams to consistently deliver awesome results. If this is you, you are good at getting the best out of people and can be trusted not just to get things but get them done well.

If this is you, you are really organized (and you’ll notice when someone moves one of your 5 pencils by 2 inches) and have written code before.

Responsibilities

  • Clarify project scope, write functional specifications and plan project schedule and budget
  • Regular communication with our clients – gathering feedback and updating on progress
  • Continuous communication with the rest of the team
  • Monitor and track project timelines
  • Ensure the quality of the deliverables through appropriate testing
  • Gather and coordinate resources, information and content
  • Conduct project reviews and improvement plans
  • Be involved in design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software for the various projects
  • Learn on a daily basis, looking for ways to improve our processes and tools

Skills needed

  • Knowledge and experience in applying agile techniques in delivering software
  • Experience building software with either web or mobile application development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Great personal organization and project planning skills
  • Being open to listening to and applying constructive feedback
  • Have interest in working with and learning from a distributed team
  • Tech industry knowledge/interest a plus

What is in it for you

  • Interesting and diverse project portfolio that will stimulate your thinking and creativity
  • Work according to the highest standards
  • Giving Back philosophy: We are really into using tech to change the world
  • You get to work with an incredibly talented team with a healthy organizational culture which encourages learning and self-growth

Qualities we seek

  • Reliability: We can trust you to get the job done
  • Excellence: You go all-out to exceed customer expectations
  • Innovation: You are big on charting new paths
  • Mentorship: You love to share what you know

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@kanzucode.com with the subject line “Project Manager”. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as interviews will be held on a rolling basis until the role is filled.

About Us

Kanzu Code's a company focussed on changing the landscape of digital solutions created in Africa. We focus primarily on building simple, relevant, world-class products and helping others do the same. Our current portfolio comprises of Kanzu Support Desk, a customer service solution for WordPress websites and Kanzu Banking, a platform that allows financial institutions (SACCOS, microfinance institutions and banks) to easily manage their product portfolio.

True to our goal of being local but with an eye on the world, we are registered in Uganda and the US, have clients, partners and advisors from different corners of the world and we take part in international tech competitions such as Google HashCode.