CONTRACT: Junior IT Project Manager
Zeal HR
Pretoria, South Africa
3d ago
source : Job Placements

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 :

    Internal :

  • All levels within the business senior management to people management impacted by the projects
  • Specific departments within sector.

    Key competencies

  • 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
  • Presentation 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.

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