Projects Manager (12 Months Contract)


MRI Botswana Limited is a citizen owned private company providing a variety of services including emergency medical assistance and pre-hospital care, emergency medical training, contact centre services as well as primary healthcare services and pharmaceutical services. The company is looking for suitably qualified, experienced, self-driven and dynamic professionals for the above position.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Projects Manager will be responsible for managing key projects in line with the Company’s project governance framework and within the constraints of scope, quality, time and budget. The incumbent will coordinate work with all stakeholders to ensure project deliverables fall within defined scopes, timelines and budgets. The incumbent will prepare and present project status reports to the Project Board and the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee of the Board.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop end-to-end project management plans and full scale project plans and associated reporting templates and communication strategies
  • Document project scope, goals and deliverables that support the organisations’s goals in collaboration with senior management and all other stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to project team members and liaise with all stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Estimate resource requirements needed to achieve project goals
  • Tightly manage project budgets and recommend budget changes where necessary
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team(s)
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate project management tools
  • Develop and deliver progress reports and presentations to Executive Management and the Project Steering Committee
  • Proactively manage changes in the project scope and seek necessary approvals for such changes
  • Identify potential crises and devise mitigating strategies and contingency plans
  • Assist Management in the change management process associated with the projects
  • Conduct project closure workshops and create recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

Job Requirements, Experience, Skills and Core Competencies

  • A business, finance, economics, ICT or strategy related Bachelor’s degree
  • Accredited Project Management qualification (PRINCE II, PMBOK etc.) is required
  • A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in project management
  • Experience of managing activity across the whole of a project lifecycle, using current technology, structured methods and a quality processes
  • Experience in utilising project management tools and methods
  • Exposure to governance, control and risk management
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across business units to deliver best for business outcomes
  • High-level capability to plan and schedule work to adapt to changing circumstances and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines and time constraints
  • Innovative and strategic thinker with good business and financial acumen
  • Proven ability to effectively work with teams at all levels
  • Attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Excellent project management and reporting skills.

Closing date and application instructions

If you have the above capabilities, kindly send your application with your latest CV and certified copies of academic certificates to: recruitment@mri.co.bw

Or to:

The Human Resources Department

MRI Botswana Ltd

Private Bag BR 256


Or hand deliver to:

The Human Resources Department

MRI Botswana Ltd

Plot 60601, Block 7


Closing Date: 6th December 2019

Kindly note that we will only respond to shortlisted candidates only.




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Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Business services
  • Automation / IT / Internet
  • Project Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
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