Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 450000.00
Reference: JN -062017-8819
Job Published: July 04, 2017 22:01

Job Description

Job Specification Document – Project Manager
The role of the Project Manager will be to successfully plan, direct, coordinate and communicate the activities of a project, and ensure successfully delivery of projects within scope and budget, whilst making sure the project is on schedule and is of acceptable quality.
Job Details
Role Title:         Project Manager
Department:      Project Office
Criteria and Experience
Project Management technical training essential
Certification of PMBOK or Prince II would be an advantage
At least 5 years Project Management experience in IT environments and business environments
3 - 4 year degree preferred (engineering, business or project management)
Experience in the banking or financial services environment would be an advantage
Core Technical Skills
Computer literate (MS Office, MS Project and Visio process mapping
Personal Attributes
Strong attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills
Strong facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Good administrative and report writing skills
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Problem solving ability (analytical)
Team player – approachable, ability to share with and consult others
Good planning/coordinating/organising skills
Proactive, displays energy and drive
Customer service focused
Ability to complete tasks but also have a holistic view
Be able to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
Demonstrate leadership
Persuasive, encouraging and motivating
Core Business Objectives
Perspective: Finance
Generic (an output or deliverable)DESCRIPTION
Budget Control Projects (where applicable)Establish, align and manage target and budget goals for the Business Unit, whilst ensuring effective control of costs for a range of functional areas to increase cost efficiency through Projects.
Manage the project budget and related costs for all assigned projects.
Manage contracts and invoicing with external companies that are involved in assigned projects.
Perspective: Client Services
Generic (an output or deliverable)DESCRIPTION
Project Service Culture  Develop a project service culture which builds rewarding relationships, proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service.
Project Service Excellence   Enable service delivery through implementing systems and processes to improve service with the most effective projects and implement quality systems and metrics for measuring project success.
Conflict Resolutions and Change ManagementRisk and Issue Management Resource conflict resolution, Scope change management.
Manage and maintain internal and external client relationships.
Manage client service quality standards and the delivery thereof.
Communication of project progress to all stakeholders.
Set and manage client expectations wrt project delivery, timelines, resources, scope and costs.
Articulate, negotiate and communicate consensus with stakeholders on the project definition, scope and other project decisions.
Perspective: Process Generic (an output or deliverable)DESCRIPTION
Project Management and
Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, to the extent that the key project work streams being technology delivery and solution delivery attain these objectives by producing project plans plan, manage, drive and facilitate the delivery through various work streams of the project through the work stream leaders.
Corporate Governance ComplianceComply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements.
Increased Business Efficiencies through ProjectsDevelop and implement business projects for process enhancements and new processes and products within a Business Unit. Quantify benefits.
Implement process metrics for measuring efficiency of all key business processes.
Change Management Processes
Scope change management and Change Control Project Administration and Document Management.
Project Reporting  Improve business decisions by providing accurate and reliable business intelligence (information) together with analyzing trends and data of all projects.
Run complex projects/programs from design and development to production.
Define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment.
Plan and schedule project deliverable, goals and milestones.
Identify and manager project dependencies and critical path.
Identify business requirements for a project and successfully convert these into resource requirements.
Track and proactively manage issues, risks, changes and decisions relating to projects.
Manage project activities to ensure optimum use of time and resources
Ensure project compliance to tools, methodologies, process and templates as governed by the project office.
Change management of project changes – including scope, resources and business requirements.
Design and maintain technical and project documentation.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.
Perspective: People Generic (an output or deliverable)DESCRIPTION
People Change Management and TrainingDirect and drive training and change management.
Personal Development ManagementManage personal and management development to increase own skills and competencies for future Leadership growth opportunities.

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