Scrum Master
Bytes System Integration
Johannesburg North, South Africa
5d ago

Job Description : Main Purpose of the Job

Main Purpose of the Job

To strengthen our team, Bytes is looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for planning, scheduling, monitoring, and directing Data Warehouse, ETL and BI projects, and implement solutions meeting agreed client requirements and expected business results.

The Project Manager requires excellent written and good spoken English skills; including being able to conduct business communication in the English language.

The Project Manager may lead a single project or oversee multiple projects. The Project Manager manages the team and third party contractors or partners to ensure projects meet established time, cost, technical, and quality objectives.

The Project Manager supports projects beginning in the pre-contract sales process and will manage them through closeout.

The Project Manager may be supported by Technical Leads or Architects.

Job Requirements :

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Lead a data warehouse implementation project or a collection of multiple projects. Examples including ETL, BI and other Solutions)
  • Ensure projects are completed on-time, within budget, and within client expectations for quality and functionality.
  • Manage client acceptance of the solution and manage client expectations in line with the agreed statement of work.
  • Manage day-to-day relationship with client stakeholders and resolution of all issues.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Maintain and communicate project status to all stakeholders in reports and status meetings.
  • Build and cross-function a project team, including internal employees, offshore resources, and partners and contractors.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Ensure proper set up of the engagement in the time keeping system, ensuring consultants and contractors are always current with their reported time.
  • Produces project financial and status reports.

  • Ensure monthly billings, timely collection of revenue, and manage procurement and payment to partners, clients and contractors.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Ensure that PS knowledge resources and tools are fully leveraged.
  • Lead project / engagement close-out debriefings to identify lessons learned and best practices
  • Contribute to the Bytes Body of Knowledge
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Skills
  • Project Planning and Organising Define project scope, estimate time, cost, and resources requirements. Plan project according to advocated Teradata PM methodology.
  • Assess project risk, develop risk mitigation strategies, and support the sales team to develop contracts and project pricing.

  • Managing Project Implementation Manage all aspect of post-sale implementation of a project.
  • Coaching Provide timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge and skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Business Needs Analysis Ability to define the client’s requirements within the context of their business. Ability to assess the opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of a potential solution.
  • Decision-Making Ability to use logical, sound judgment and experience to determine the appropriate course of action based on scenario, procedures, and guidelines, for a given situation.
  • Problem-Solving Gather and use information needed to develop effective solutions to difficult problems or situations.
  • Facilitation and Meeting Management Guide the activities of an individual, group or team toward a desired result or outcome.
  • Drive consensus and team ownership of decisions.

  • Influencing Others Ability to assert ideas and persuade others to commit action.
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation Ability to come to sound agreements with counterparts in business or organizational situations where there is disagreement or differences in interest.
  • Procurement / Supplier Management Estimate, plan, and manage the work of subcontractors and other external project resources.
  • Develop and manage subcontracting agreements.

  • Requirements Analysis and Management Ability to systematically identify, document, and manage project requirements. Tracing the requirements from source through implementation and verification and controlling all requirements and scope change.
  • System / Technology Integration Ability to identify and bring together a variety of technologies to deliver a complete information system that supports operational and management objectives.
  • Testing a Data Warehouse Ability to prepare for, administer, and validate results of unit, vendor, acceptance, component integration, system acceptance, deployment readiness, and user acceptance testing to ensure conformance to business, functional, and quality requirements.
  • Skill Category Skill Mapping

  • Consulting Soft Skills
  • Primary Skill

  • Operations Skills
  • Secondary Skill

  • Project Management
  • Primary Skill

  • Software Development Skills
  • Knowledge

  • Teradata Data Warehousing Knowledge
  • Secondary Skill

  • Teradata Applications
  • Knowledge

  • Tools Business Intelligence
  • Knowledge

  • Tools Development
  • Knowledge

  • Tools Enterprise Application Integration
  • Knowledge

    Job Related Experience Required

  • Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science, engineering for technical project managers
  • Essential

  • Proven working experience as a project manager in the information technology sector
  • Essential

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Essential

  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Desireable

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Desirable

  • PMP / PRINCE II certification
  • Desirable

  • Working knowledge of database, data warehouse, BI applications, data related challenges
  • Adaptability
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Building a successful team
  • Building strategic working relationships
  • Communication
  • Continuous Learning
  • Contributing to team success
  • Decision Making
  • Delegating Responsibility
  • Developing Others
  • Innovation
  • Managing Conflict
  • Negotiation
  • Planning and Organising
  • Quality Orientation
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Team Leadership
  • Strong team player
  • Influence cross-functional relationships
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