Project Manager Netsuite – Migration

at West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC)
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted February 23, 2021
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


Firmly established as Africa’s carriers’ carrier, award-winning capacity wholesaler WIOCC provides international and African telcos and ISPs with unrivalled high-speed, resilient and diverse capacity into, within and out of Africa. In November 2012 (at Africa Com), WIOCC won the Best Pan-African Initiative Award for building an unparalleled, diversity-rich, high-capacity African network which seamlessly links more than 50,000km of terrestrial fibre and in excess of 40,000km of submarine cable – with landings all around the continent. WIOCC’s unrivalled network gives carriers access to affordable, reliable, high-speed connectivity to and from over 400 locations across 30 African countries, as well as to 100 cities in 29 countries in Europe and more than 700 cities in 70 countries globally.

Reporting Line: Director Business Support

Job Objective: This role is charged with the planning, implementing, executing and closure of NetSuite migration project from Mid-Market edition to SuiteSuccess edition

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with process owners to gather business requirements for data migration needs
  • Work across multiple functional areas to understand data usage and implications of data migration
  • Assist in designing, planning, and managing the data migration process
  • Work with subject matter experts and project team to identify, define, collate, document, and communicate the data migration requirements
  • Develop best practice, processes, and standards for effectively carrying out data migration activities
  • Perform data migration audit, reconciliation, and exception reporting
  • Good project management practices and tools to control cost, scope, and schedule to ensure progress remains on track
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project execution plan
  • Create and communicate a roles and responsibilities matrix for project teams
  • Develop and follow a communication plan that defines information flow and project status reporting requirements
  • Develop a risk register with mitigation plans for each identified risk
  • Define a quality plan that is communicated and implemented
  • Develop a project estimate with appropriate work breakdown structure granularity that is updated with earned value and regularly reviewed with the project team
  • Hold regular team meetings with defined agendas and published minutes
  • Maintain an updated action item log that is readily available to the project team
  • Ensure proper testing and verification before cutover to the new SuiteSuccess system

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in IT
  • 5+ years of proven delivery, managing increasingly complex projects
  • 5+ years of recent experience in cloud and IT transition, transformation, and migration management, preferably with mass migrations technology
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Project Management certification

Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years of proven experience in Project Management
  • 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 a plus
  • Strong communication, mediation, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and resources
  • Ability to act as the point of contact between project team, sponsors, managers, and clients
  • Excellent leadership, analysis, facilitation, and client relationship skills
  • 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

Applying Instructions

Interested qualified candidates should submit a current CV with contacts of three referees to 

Closing Date : 26th February, 2021

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