IT Project Assistant
We are looking for Information Technology (IT) Intern + Project Assistant to work with our software development team.
This is a 6 months – 1 year internship position with a prospect to be converted to an Associate position upon successful completion and a strong performance assessment.
Following an initial intense training programme, successful candidates will be assigned to our various project teams to assist in the conception, development and support of software solutions.
This position is suitable for students currently seeking a place to undertake their Industrial Attachment Training (6 months or 1 year). It is also suitable for Fresh Graduates, NYSC Corpers seeking a Place of Primary Assignment, Post NYSC job seekers and who are passionate about building a career in Technology.
About the Role:
To support the Project Manager and Project officers in the delivery of several distinct projects which require an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who can work autonomously and as part of a team.
The Project Assistant will be required to work with a variety of stakeholders within and outside the organisation.
The ideal candidate will need to assist to deliver effective, highly competent project support and consistently deliver in a person-centred environment which promotes positive relationships.
Responsible for assisting the PM with the development of properly formatted specifications/work items and estimates containing all required technical information and project delivery information.
Will assist the project managers in their key role of working as a liaison among Internal and External stakeholders including clients in order to understand the structure, policies, and operations of an organization, and to recommend solutions.
The ideal candidate will assist in all or some of the of the following:
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
Handle requests for information and data
Prepare written responses to routine enquiries
Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments
Prepare agendas for meetings and prepare schedules
Contribute to the work of the organisation as appropriate.
Qualifications and Requirements
Tech Savvy with a Passion for IT
Past experience in IT Business Analysis and/or IT Project management is required (Informal / Pre-Graduation but VERIFIABLE experience will suffice)
Good verbal and written communication skills
Social Media and Visual Content Enthusiast.
Documentation and Administrative Skills
Ability to learn new skills fast
Experience, Skills & Personal Competencies
Very strong knowledge of Microsoft Packages (or similar) – Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Projects, Publisher, Databases, etc
Working in an office environment
Working with clients and the public (face to face or telephone)
Working in a high pressure team
Report writing Skills
Ability to prioritize workload and adjust to the needs
Good organisational and communication skills
Accuracy / attention to detail
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Social media skills
Applicants must have a passion for IT
A can-do attitude
Innovative & creative
Have good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure
Enthusiastic and flexible
Able to use own initiative
Accepted persons will be given an automatic FULL scholarship to a relevant Bincom Academy Class. A certificate of participation in a Bincom Academy class (or equivalent prior knowledge of the same) is required to be considered for an Internship placement.
As part of your cover letter, you must answer the following question:
Develop a high level proposal for a mobile app that you believe has/will change the world. Hint:Use any technology product that already exist.(Use Power Point or Similar)