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Project Manager (Temporary)

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

YN-42951

Synopsis

An eminent organisation in the beer industry is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Project Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for collating and analysing financial information to ensure value driven decisions are taken as well as understand the impact to the organisation, being able to guard the project budget.

Description

  • Confirm business requirements (Functional and non-Functional), solution architecture and define the projects boundary and what is in and out of scope.
  • Ensure business requirements are translated into solutions that are in line with the OpCo and GIS strategy and enterprise architecture.
  • Develop delivery plans for end to end solutions containing business and technical components, including security, data privacy and transition to support the organisation.
  • Manage and report on project planning, progress, financials, issues and risks according to Organisation P3M Methodology or to agreed Agile Methodology. 
  • Agree on the most impactful KPIs for the implementation and stabilisation metrics, set the baseline and monitor them together with suppliers involved and the organisation.  
  • Closely collaborate with impacted stakeholders within the OpCo, GIS or external to manage dependencies and mitigate risk.
  • Establish a project governance with clear roles and responsibilities and an effective process for escalating issues and communicating decisions.
  • Define, plan, request and secure resources or skills to meet project requirements.
  • Deliver the project within scope, time and budget and in line with methodologies, policies, standards and working practices.
  • Make sure 3rd party delivers their products to agreed quality and accepted criteria and within the agreed contractual framework.
  • Manage project budget decisions as well as financial risks and opportunities.
  • Develop a robust business case that clearly identifies the total cost of ownership of the solutions where business benefits and quantify business value and benefits.
  • Construct cost plan, secure funding and actively manage and control spend, forecasts and budgets.
  • Conduct a business and technical risk assessment and implement a plan of action with clear ownership to mitigate risk.
  • Proactively identify, manage and mitigate risks and issues during the project. 
  • Must ensure project delivery and deliverables meet the requirements of the organisation standards and procedures.
  • Facilitates and coordinates the decision-making process between the project, business end-user and relevant stakeholders e.g. Security Officer, local PandCI and local Privacy champions.
  • Create, manage and maintain RAIL (risks, actions, issue log) relevant to role.
  • Identify and actively engage key internal and external stakeholders and establish collaborative, win-win relations.
  • Ensure the project team understands the solution from a user’s perspective and actively manage the transitions of the solution to the run organisation in collaboration with the service management team.
  • Closely collaborate with colleagues in Global Project Management to manage dependencies in the projects and also learn from their experience.
  • Achieve organisational transformation objectives by managing impacts and driving organisational change.
  • Maintain and keep track of the project and programme management developments and share knowledge with colleagues and relevant stakeholders.
  • Together with Procurement and Legal teams in the OpCo, ensure contract scope, terms and conditions are fully understood, revised and suppliers managed within the agreed engagement rules and governance.

Requirements

  • 3-year degree in IT, Informatics or related.
  • Must have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in IT project management role.
  • PMP certification would be advantageous.
  • Experience in Agile delivery approach would be beneficial.

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

Position Type

Temp 9 - 12 months

Work Level

Management

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Professional

Salary Type

Annually

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

Yes

Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North