Project Manager III

Categories Project Manager
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec

Our Client in Cape Town requires a Project Manager III for a contract role. The successful candidate will manage projects to meet identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and quality. The ideal Project Manager must have the relevant SDLC project management experience within a retail environment.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Computer Science or Information Systems Degree/ Diploma
  • Qualification in Project Management – PMP or Prince2

Experience

Essential:

  • 5-8 years Project Management

Desirable:

  • 2-3 years Retail Industry experience (highly desirable)

Responsibilities

1. Project initiation – Project charter

2. Project planning – Project management plan including:

  • Project schedule
  • Project budget
  • Project quality plan
  • Risk management plan

3. Monitoring and controlling of project execution:

  • Project progress minutes including issue log, decision log and risk log
  • Project status reports
  • Project steering committee presentation

4. Project close – close out presentation, reports and handover

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong experience in Projects and Project deliverables
  • Has detailed practical knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and techniques with in depth knowledge of at least one methodology (Organisation’s IT uses PMBoK/Agile/ASAP)
  • Good knowledge of the Retail business environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines/milestones
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience of using project tools
  • Ability to manage business expectations
  • Ability to coach and mentor teammates
  • Change management

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