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 or IT needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality.

Qualifications

Essential:

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

Responsibilities
Project initiation an planning:

  • Develop project charter
  • Develop a project scope management plan for projects
  • Develop the schedule for the projects
  • Develop the budgets for projects
  • Develop a quality management plan for the project
  • Develop a communication management plan for the project
  • Develop a risk management plan for the project
  • Document all management plans in a Project Management Plan
  • Gain overall approval for project plan

Project implementation, monitoring and control:

  • Communication and stakeholder management
  • Scope and configuration management
  • Human Resource Management: Recruit, select and contract qualified human resources to work on the project as appropriate
  • Time management: Communicate on a weekly/monthly basis with key stakeholders to ensure project outlines are adhered to
  • Cost management: Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
  • Quality Management: Ensure projects adhere to quality standards of output
  • Risk Management: Manage short-term and long-term risk indicators of the project

Project close out:

  • Conduct project closure

People and relationship management:

  • Ensure proper Stakeholder management
  • Ensure Internal customer satisfaction is achieved by effective management and timely completion of project milestones and outputs

Experience

Essential:

  • 5+ Years as Project Manager
  • 2-3 years Retail Industry experience

Desirable:

  • 3-5 years SAP experience

Knowledge and Skills

Essential:

  • +5 years Strong experience in Projects and Project deliverables
  • +5 years detailed practical knowledge of project management and agile methodologies, tools and techniques with in depth knowledge of PMBoK
  • ICT background particularly in technology projects or development projects
  • SDLC knowledge

Desirable:

  • +5 years good knowledge of the Retail business environment

Competencies

Essential:

  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Stakeholder Expectations
  • Relating and Networking
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Personal Time Management
  • Integrity

Desirable:

  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Coping with pressure and set backs

If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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