Senior Project Manager III (Retail)*Fixed Term Contract (12 months)Location - Cape TownOur client is a leading retail business and looking for a highly skilled Information Technology Project / Programme Manager with extensive corporate retail experience (Supply Chain, Stores, etc.
You will be expected to manage projects of varying degrees of complexity and critical importance to meet identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and quality and delivering on all PM objectives : * Project initiation Project charter* Project planning Project management plan including : * Project schedule* Project budget* Project quality plan* Risk management plan* Monitoring and controlling of project execution : * Project progress minutes including issue log, decision log and risk log* Project status reports* Project steering committee presentation* Project close close out presentation, reports and handover*Essential Qualifications : Computer Science or Information Systems Degree / Diploma.
Qualification in Project Management PMP or Prince2*Essential Experience : 5-8 years *Retail Project Management experience is a NON-NEGOTIABLE requirement Knowledge and Skills : Strong experience in Projects and Project deliverables* Detailed practical knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and techniques with in-depth knowledge ofeither PMBoK / Agile / ASAP methodologies* Extensive knowledge of the Retail business environment* Strong communication and interpersonal skills* Ability to meet deadlines / milestones* Strong negotiation skills* Ability to manage business expectations.
Ability to coach and mentor teammates.* Change management*This role calls for on-site with remote working on rotational basis and therefore you will be expected to live in Cape Town from the start date.
On offer is a very attractive reward package coupled with working in a dynamic and progressively driven business environment.*