Project Manager (JHB)
Datafin Recruitment
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
1d ago
source : Careers24

ENVIRONMENT : A leading global provider of End-to-end Software and Cloud Technology Solutions seeks an ambitious Project Manager to join its Joburg team.

You will lead customer engagement, ensuring all scope, time, budgets & quality expectations are met, through planning & managing projects of the Vertical Service Delivery Division which consists of Technology Services, Software Asset Management & Software Procurement Services.

You will coach & lead team members, support in pre-sales activities while managing corporate, customer and third-party vendor efforts to plan and implement solutions.

  • Experience working as a Project Manager for a Consultancy is essential.*
  • Duties :

  • Work with Vertical Project Managers in Project Risk Management and the delivery of projects.* Track and manage project activities like : Schedule Management, Cost Management, Risk & Issues Management, Meeting Management & Change Management.
  • Work with Business team on pre-sales activities and getting the scope finalized as required.* Promoting services to Business Leads / Account Management leads when required.
  • Participate in up selling and pre-sales activities with sales.* Develop and maintain project management best practices.
  • Support project reporting activities.* Responsible for managing assigned customer project.* Meet or exceed approved budgets by providing reliable financial forecasts to Management and update management on project progress.
  • Identify and develop new opportunities within current project supporting early qualification and opportunity assessment.
  • Opportunity Manager for medium and large risk deals.* Mentor others and assist them with their professional development.
  • Serve as the face of customer for the company.* Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and preparing and completing action plans;
  • implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems.* Meet financial objectives by forecasting scheduling expenditures;
  • analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.* Enhance the reputation of both departments and the organisation as a whole by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

    REQUIREMENTS* Experience of +5 years in project management* PMI / Prince 2 Practitioner certification required. (If certification is not held, the candidate should qualify for the certification requirements and complete the certification by 1st year of employment.

    Experience preferably from a Systems Integrator or a large service organization.* Has the ability to manage internal as well as external resources with a team size

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