Snr. Project Manager, Payments (Contract position), Sandton
PNet (Pty) Ltd
4d ago

Engineering Lead

Great things begin with great people. Our client attracts high-performing individuals who are passionate about their area of expertise.

The company culture is centered on the values of respect, integrity, accountability, pushing beyond boundaries, and being people-

centered. They embrace diversity believe that growing their people will grow the business too. We think that sounds pretty amazing.

Your responsibilities will include the following :

  • Plan; direct and co-ordinate the activities of enterprise-wide projects to ensure that project goals are accomplished and to develop project plans specifying goals;
  • strategy; staffing; scheduling; identification of risks; contingency plans and allocation of available resources; in line with the business strategy within the payments space.

    Job Responsibilities

    Ensure accurate cost estimation based on coverage of client requirements and project scope.

    Ensure project budget are managed within project scope.

    Ensure projects are delivered on target within due date, budget and according to scope and project governance. Ensure traceability of defined benefits throughout the lifecycle of the project and escalate any deviations.

    Ensure management of scope, including coverage of client requirements, are created based on estimations.

    Manage delivery of project against agreed schedule.

    Meet project requirements

    Manage project priorities effectively and ensured dependencies are catered for according to the project scope. Ensure professional advice accepted and implemented.

    Identify project stakeholders, communicate their roles, define their level of participation in project, and map their communication needs and stakeholder engagement strategies throughout the project plan.

    Ensure each stakeholder group is actively managed through the change cycle.

    Ensure business change impact is conducted across process, systems and technology in accordance with change management plan.

    Ensure roles and strategies are defined, and behaviours and operations are understood.

    Ensure clients are informed.

    Ensure the change management process is led and supported together with the client.

    Ensure client needs are accurately captured in scope.

    Ensure sufficient resource allocations.

    Manage delivery of large and complex projects according to prevailing project management methodology. Conduct effective resource negotiation and allocation.

    Ensure compliance to procedures, policies guidelines

    Identify obstacles and escalate deviations from project plan.

    Direct and coordinate activities and monitor delivery of resources deployed to the project.

    Manage project resource performance together with the line manager.

    Manage project performance review with senior project mentors.

    Monitor project performance and mitigate all project risk.

    Manage project plan by identifying the impact of projects on all aspects of business operations.

    Ensure change management requirements are understood and the plan is managed.

    Ensure change are executed and enabled.

    Ensure sufficient resource allocation across project or programme.

    Ensure work obstacles are resolved and problems managed.

    Ensure active participation in ongoing innovation on Project Management Methodology.

    Contribute to a culture of transformation by participating in the organisation's culture building initiatives, business strategy, and CSI.

    Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth.

    Understand and embrace the organisation vision and values, leading by example.

    Identify opportunities to influence the improvement or enhancement of business processes and methodologies. Review the organisation's and Business Unit Plan and ensure delivered systems, process, services and solutions are aligned to support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values.

    Share knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders to enable skilling and required corrective action taking place.

    Obtain buy-in for developing new and / or enhanced processes that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses.

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Professional Qualifications / Honour’s Degree
  • Preferred Qualification

    Working towards Programme Management certification (PGMP)

    Essential Certifications

  • PMP or Prince certification. Programme Management certification (PGMP)
  • Type of Exposure

  • Built a high performance culture
  • Built and maintained stakeholder relationships
  • Delivered compliance risk management programmes and advice
  • Designed Workforce Planning Solutions
  • Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy
  • Improved Processes and Culture
  • Manage internal process
  • Managed Transformation & Innovation
  • Managed Self and Team
  • Information Technology concepts
  • Microsoft Project
  • Project Tool Kit
  • Project Management
  • Innovation
  • High-Impact Communication
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships
  • Driving for Results
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Gaining Commitment
  • Job Requirements :

    Minimum Experience Level :

    8-10 years experience working as an advanced level Project Manager in an environment of which 2-3 years working with medium to high complexity projects within payments.

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office
  • Business writing
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Business Acumen
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Banking knowledge
  • Banking procedures
  • Research methodology
  • Principles of financial management
  • Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge
  • Principles of project management
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Communication Strategies
  • Data analysis
  • Decision-making process
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • To apply for this role please e-mail your CV to : Email Disabled .

    Please note that if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days of submitting your CV it means your application has been unsuccessful.

    There are no benefits offered as this role is a contract role not permanent.

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