Intermediate Project Manager
Be Different
Johannesburg, ZA
8d ago

A leading Bank in JHB-CBD is urgently looking for a Project Manager to successfully plan, direct, coordinate and communicate the activities of a project, and ensure successfully delivery of projects within scope and budget, whilst making sure the project is on schedule and is of acceptable quality.

In order to be considered the following is required :

  • Project Management technical training essential
  • Certification of PMBOK or Prince II would be an advantage
  • At least 5 years Project Management experience in IT environments and business environments
  • 3 - 4 year degree preferred (engineering, business or project management)
  • Experience in the banking or financial services environment would be an advantage
  • Computer literate (MS Office, MS Project and Visio process mapping)
  • Responsibilities :

  • Establish, align and manage target and budget goals for the business unit, whilst ensuring effective control of costs for a range of functional areas to increase cost efficiency through projects
  • Manage the project budget and related costs for all assigned projects
  • Manage contracts and invoicing with external companies that are involved in assigned projects
  • Develop a project service culture which builds rewarding relationships, proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service
  • Enable service delivery through implementing systems and processes to improve service with the most effective projects and implement quality systems and metrics for measuring project success
  • Risk and Issue management resource conflict resolution, scope change management
  • Manage and maintain internal and external client relationships
  • Manage client service quality standards and the delivery thereof
  • Communication of project progress to all stakeholders
  • Set and manage client expectations wrt project delivery, timelines, resources, scope and costs.
  • Articulate, negotiate and communicate consensus with stakeholders on the project definition, scope and other project decisions.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, to the extent that the key project work streams being technology delivery and solution delivery attain these objectives by producing project plans plan, manage, drive and facilitate the delivery through various work streams of the project through the work stream leaders.
  • Comply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements
  • Develop and implement business projects for process enhancements and new processes and products within a business unit
  • Implement process metrics for measuring efficiency of all key business processes
  • Scope change management and change control project administration and document management
  • Improve business decisions by providing accurate and reliable business intelligence (information) together with analyzing trends and data of all projects
  • Run complex projects / programs from design and development to production
  • Define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment
  • Plan and schedule project deliverable, goals and milestones
  • Identify and manager project dependencies and critical path
  • Identify business requirements for a project and successfully convert these into resource requirements
  • Track and proactively manage issues, risks, changes and decisions relating to projects
  • Manage project activities to ensure optimum use of time and resources
  • Ensure project compliance to tools, methodologies, process and templates as governed by the project office
  • Change management of project changes including scope, resources and business requirements
  • Design and maintain technical and project documentation
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations
  • Direct and drive training and change management.
  • Manage personal and management development to increase own skills and competencies for future Leadership growth opportunities
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