Team Manager - (PERMANENT)
Project Management Connection Pty Ltd
Cape Town, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
5d ago

Purpose summary :

  • Responsible for driving the process of introducing innovative solutions in alignment with business needs and requirements, and delivering a strategically aligned innovation and renovation pipeline with new products which conform to quality and safety standards.
  • Manage innovation initiatives inclusive of projects supporting consumer innovation, research and development, and commercial products and services.
  • Lead opportunities of new product development including opportunity definition, business plan, scope, requirements and execution.
  • Develops sustainable, cost effective, competitive and innovative digital solutions and structures.
  • Define scope of solutions and ensure understanding of scope by business users.
  • Develop and present proposals, updates, issues and findings to senior management inclusive of suggestions, risk mitigation, cost benefit analysis and action plans.
  • Perform as business resource with technology partners & internal stakeholders, vendors and suppliers.
  • Manage and maintain good stakeholder relationships and ensure delivery on agreed requirements.
  • Analyse and understand the current business environment and strategies, as well as trends and developments in the industry.
  • Assembles a team of resources to design and implement solutions.
  • Research, document and prepare business cases on appropriate technologies, which will align with the business strategies.
  • Academic Qualifications :

  • Bachelors’ Degree (3 years) / NQF level 7
  • Engineering Sciences - IT and Computer Sciences
  • Management Sciences - Project Management
  • Management Sciences - Business Management
  • Experience :

  • Up to 8 years
  • Behavioural Competency :

  • Creating and innovating : Produces new ideas, approaches, or insights; creates innovative products or designs; produces a range of solutions to problems - Strategic
  • Deciding and Initiating Action : Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people; takes initiative and works under own direction;
  • initiates and generates activity and introduces changes into work processes; makes quick, clear decisions which may include tough choices or considered risks - Tactical

  • Analysing : Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships;
  • probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis;
  • demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system. - Tactical

  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations : Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality and quantity;
  • monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves project goals - Strategic

  • Relating and networking : Easily establishes good relationships with customers and staff; relates well to people at all levels;
  • builds wide and effective networks of contacts; uses humour appropriately to bring warmth to relationships with others - Strategic

  • Applying expertise and technology : Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise; uses technology to achieve work objectives;
  • develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development; demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions. - Strategic

  • Adapting and responding to change : Adapts to changing circumstances; tolerates ambiguity; accepts new ideas and change initiatives;
  • adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations; shows an interest in new experiences. - Tactical

  • Formulating strategies and concepts : Works strategically to realise organisational goals; sets and develops strategies;
  • identifies, develops positive and compelling visions of the organisation’s future potential; takes account of a wide range of issues across, and related to, the organisation - Tactical

    Leadership Competency :

  • Relationship management : The supervision and maintenance of relationships between a company and its external partners, especially its clients. - Strategic
  • Change management : The ability to facilitate changes in technology, human behaviour and processes with minimal cost and disruption to the department, in a manner that enhances and ensures achievement and delivery of company objectives. - Tactical
  • Collaboration : Develops cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group, working toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties. - Strategic
  • Leadership of groups : The ability to provide direction and guidance to a group of people and to encourage cooperation between team members in order to attain an objective. - Strategic
  • Technical Competency :

  • Providing expert advice : Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. - Strategic
  • Communication : Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback.
  • Keeps others informed as appropriate. Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills. - Strategic

  • Client orientation and customer focus : Seeking to determine the needs of customers and taking action to satisfy them. - Strategic
  • Business analysis : Enabling change by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. - Strategic
  • Commercial awareness : Demonstrates a full understanding of how businesses and industries operate. Knows his / her own market well and is commercially aware. - Strategic
  • Creativity and innovation : Demonstrates an ability to approach situations with an open mind and demonstrates a unique way to solve problems as opposed to relying on others. - Strategic
  • Problem solving and analysis : Analyses issues and breaks them down into their component parts. Makes systematic and rational judgements based on relevant information. - Strategic
  • Project management : Effectively planning, budgeting for, overseeing and documenting of projects to ensure that the scope of all projects are adhered to and are running according to schedule. - Strategic
  • Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful if you have not heard from the agency within 2 weeks.

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