Senior IT Project Manager - Business

Senior IT Project Manager - Business

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager - Business
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 900000.00
Reference: JN -062017-8666
Job Published: July 17, 2017 13:37

Job Description

Key Responsibilities 
  • Facilitate process for Business Case development and approval

  • Ensure alignment between approved Business Case & project delivery

  • Define & manage the project in accordance with the PM methodology, governance & standards

  • Accountable for resource contracting and optimal utilisation

  • Effective Risk, Issue, Actions, Budget  Dependency management

  • Smooth transition from project implementation to ongoing BAU Support &Maintenance

  • Accountable for procurement process, vendor contracting & delivery management in accordance to contractual agreements

  • Effective utilization of project management forums for reporting, escalation & decision making (Project-, Steercom- & Investment committee meetings)

  • Facilitate prioritization process of scope items across multiple business entities based on:

    • Available capacity

    • Budget availability

    • Expected business benefit realisation

  • Formalise Change Management (scope, budget, timeline)

  • Stakeholder management - establish and maintain professional relationships with all stakeholders

Minimuim Requirements 

1. Qualifications:

  • Grade 12

  • Relevant IT or Project Management qualification.

2. Experience:

  • 8 years of experience in managing multi-million rand projects or programs reporting into CIOs

  • Applicable experience in managing outsourced application development projects in a multi-vendor environment

  • Proven performance record in managing Financial/Life Insurance related application development projects

  • Solid experience in Business Case Development and estimations

  • Experience in applying the Agile methodology will be a strong recommendation

3. Knowledge:

  • Project Management Knowledge w.r.t.:

  • Principles of Project Management

  • Project Management methodologies

  • Project Life Cycle

  • Project Management Tools

  • Project Planning and Control techniques 

  • Good understanding of IT development and SDLC processes

  • Resource Management

  • Financial Management

  • Business Case Development

  • Sound understanding of the RFP/RFI process

  • Contract& Vendor Management

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