Well established technology client based in Centurion has an opportunity available for a Jnr Intermediate IT Project Manager for a 3-month contract.
As the successful individual, you will need to have the following :
Relevant IT degree or diploma and market related Project Management qualifications.
1-2 years SQL development or data analysis experience is a huge plus since our product is so data intensive.
2-3-year IT Project management experience
Microsoft office (MS Project experience)
Extensive knowledge of project planning processes and techniques
Extensive knowledge of project methodology
Extensive knowledge of potential sources of risk and their impact on project success
Extensive knowledge of project constraints
Extensive knowledge of project complexity.
Project Management :
Manage the projects or work streams on a day to day basis.
Execute the plan, monitoring progress and taking the necessary corrective actions.
Manage the expectations of all stakeholders.
Help define and actively manage the critical success factors for the project / work stream.
Assist with Quality Control and Business Analysis activities.
Manage project / work stream throughout the project lifecycle.
Structuring and defining project / work stream from initiation through to project closure
Follow the overall project governance structure (project meetings i.e. quality gate meetings, progress meetings)
Plan the project, agree the plan with key stakeholders, and prepare detailed plans for each stage
Report progress at agreed intervals advising if the plan tolerance levels are exceeded and, if appropriate, recommending mitigation actions
Ensure that project produces the required deliverables to defined standards of quality within agreed cost, time and other constraints
Agree the technical and quality strategy.
Identify and acquire required resources.
You could also be asked to deliver multiple unrelated projects or work streams at the same time.
Monitor project budgets and managing payment milestones.
Making sure that all project management documentation meets the required international industry standards.
Stakeholder management up to Executive level.
Capability to deliver key deliverables is known and available within the organization.
Project risks are schedule related, are known and within control of user.
An awareness of key industry changes and impacts on your project.
Key Interfaces : Internal :
All levels within the business senior management to people management impacted by the projects
Specific departments within sector.
Grit and determination to move a project forward without supervision
High level of Initiative and proactive
Stakeholder management skills
Negotiation and conflict management skills
Project budget control skills
Project monitoring and reporting skills
Detailed project planning skills
Intermediate ability to detect and resolve problems
Project quality management skills
Communica tion (verbal, written, listening) skills.
Problem Solving Skills
If you meet the above requirements, please send your cv to maryke or apply through the job portal. Should you not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of your application, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.