Project Manager

Here’s an opportunity to join our organisation at an exciting time. As an experienced project manager, you will play a key role in ensuring the continuous development of our key business applications, which in turn enable our important work.

Department: Infrastructure
Project Location(s): Johannesburg
Education: Bachelors Degree ,PMP/PRINCE II

Job – Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as may be assigned. 

Competency Requirement

Education or Academic Qualification –

  • Bachelors Degree from reputable institution
  • Masters Degree preferable
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification

Work Exposure or Professional Experience –

  • 8 – 10 years relevant work experience

Skills required (Soft & Technical)

  • Background in the fields of computer science or engineering
  • Proven working experience as a project manager in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Project
  • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter and highly motivated individual
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate at any level within an organisation