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Development Project Manager

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A growing Software House, developing Enterprise (nTier) Application Software is currently seeking for an individual to assume the role of Development Project Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the end-to-end development and delivery of software solutions for their customers.


  • Plan and schedule high level delivery in conjunction with the Product Owner.
  • Contribute the estimation sessions once the requirements have been gathered.
  • Drive the internal processes and ensure that they are adhered to.
  • Report on delivery progress and roadblocks to the Senior Development Manager.
  • Ensure that the burn down and burn up charts are up to date.
  • Account for the quality of the functionality delivered by their team by means of regression testing, unit testing, test automation and manual testing of functionality or defects.
  • Ensure that documentation is completed, both technical and business, and stored in the internal knowledge repository.
  • Continuously plan and monitor capacity of the team.
  • Proactively manage the sprint to ensure on time delivery.
  • Plan releases in conjunction with the Product Owner and other Development Project Managers on the account to ensure efficiency and defect free releases.
  • Ensure release notes are correct and up to date and sent to the Product Owner to communicate to the client.
  • Schedule and prioritise defects that are raised in conjunction with the Product Owner.
  • Assume responsibility for project administrative duties – including but not limited to tracking costs of the team delivery, capacity planning, team velocity, management reporting.
  • Assume responsibility for HR management of the team.
  • Assume responsibility for the growth and development of team members.
  • Manage and work collaboratively as part of an Agile development team.


  • Matric.
  • Bachelors’ Degree or diploma in IT related field will be advantageous.
  • Experience in leading a team.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Development Project Manager or similar role.
  • Must have experience in an Agile environment.
  • 1 years’ experience as a Scrum Master.
  • Experience delivering complex or large customer projects would be an added adavantage.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Information Technology

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Geographic Location

Western Cape