Senior Project Manager BI

Categories Project Manager
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec

Our Client in Cape Town requires a Senior Project Manager BI for a contract role. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery of BI Projects and Enhancements mainly to support Information requirements for Customer systems at Organisation.


  • Minimum requirement – relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • Certificate or Diploma in IS Project Management
  • Scrum Master certification (preferred)


  • 8+ years Project Management experience in an IS environment implementing or supporting enterprise systems
  • Solid hands-on experience managing project delivery through incremental and iterative cycles
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum and Waterfall methodologies tools such as Jira (will be an advantage)
  • 3+ years in the Retail industry (will be an advantage)
  • Experience managing BW projects (will be an advantage)
  • Proven resource management experience
  • Application of IT governance principles
  • Proven experience in delivering multiple complex and diverse projects simultaneously from a shared resource pool


  • Responsible for driving day-to-day project management activities in an agile environment including project initiation, planning, resource planning, scope management, dependency management, risk management and ongoing communication
  • Support and deliver on program level objectives in a high-paced environment
  • Play a Scrum Master role in our Agile environment and lead the team through daily stand-ups, iteration (sprint) planning, task estimation and retrospectives
  • Play the role of a Project Manager in outward communication with project stakeholders and the BI management team
  • Own all project related communications and escalations to internal BI Team members and Stakeholders including weekly status reporting, risk/issue/action item/assumption tracking, as well as key decision alignment
  • Build and manage the relationship with business areas of accountability within the BI Program
  • Build and manage the relationship with other capabilities within the BI team as well as other teams with Organisation’s I&T division
  • Understand and Deliver against the overall prioritisation of projects and enhancements within the BI Program
  • Highlight and manage risks and issues of projects and enhancements within the BI program
  • Highlight the interdependencies of projects within the BI Program and between BI and other IS Programs (Customer and Enterprise)
  • Long term planning to produce roadmaps for all initiatives within his/her are of responsibility
  • Capacity Planning and resource allocation of development and Data Engineering resources for two weekly iterations (sprints)
  • Adherence to governance and group audit and I&T governance frameworks
  • Prepare content for the divisional steering committee meetings
  • Administration of the Projects within the BI programme
  • Stay abreast of technology and framework trends in area of competency
  • Stay abreast with business model and framework trends in area of competency

Line Management Functions:

  • No line management responsibility

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