West Indian Ocean Cable Company – Information Technology & Systems and Project Manager.

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Department: IT & Systems

Reporting Line: Director, Business Support

Job Objective:

The Information Technology & Systems and Project Manager will plan, establish, and manage information technology (IT) projects and will serve as a liaison between the business and technical aspects of assigned projects.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage delivery of IT& Systems projects as directed
  •  Coordinating project team members and developing schedules and individual plans
  • Maintain project timeframes, scope, control cost, schedule to ensure things stay on track and
    status reporting
  •  Organizing and managing all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion
  • Create, obtain approval, and manage project charters, plans, risk registers, budgets, lessons
  • Identify concerns, issues, contractual challenges and escalate appropriately
  • Successfully manage the relationships with in-house stakeholders and third- party consultants
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project execution plan
  • Creating and communicating roles and responsibilities matrix for project teams
  • Developing and following a communication plan that defines information flow and project status
    reporting requirements
  • Developing a risk register with mitigation plans for each identified risk
  • Defining a quality plan that is communicated and implemented
  •  Having a project estimate broken down with appropriate work breakdown structure granularity
    that is updated with earned value and regularly reviewed with the project team
  • Holding regular team meetings with defined agendas and published minutes
  • Maintaining an updated action item log that is readily available to the project team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science or IT
  •  7+ years of relevant work experience in managing IT related projects
  • PMP / PRINCE2 certification or equivalent (desirable)

Experience & Skills:

  • Proven IT Project Management skills
  • Proven delivery managing increasingly complex projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Experience/certification in acknowledged project management methodologies is an asset, or other known project management techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience on ERP systems and/or ERP implementations is essential
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and resources
  • Ability to act as point of contact between project team, sponsors, and stakeholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • High degree of initiative, accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a distributed team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff


  • Client focused, relationship builder
  • Integrity, honest with highest ethical standards
  • Boundless, passionate, and flexible
  • Personal excellence, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their updated CV including three referees. Deadline for application is 15th February 2023. Applications should be sent to hr@wiocc.net indicating the job position in the subject line.




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