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Project Manager (Ref: KHPM)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Information Technology sector in Rosebank - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 24 January 2022
Job Description:

Our client, a leading provider of Customer Engagement and Communications software for a range of industries including Financial Services, Communications, Utilities and Healthcare, is growing fast, seeks a Project Manager to lead large and small scale professional service project implementations for a diverse range of clients in multiple industries including but not limited to financial services and Communications.

Please email applications through to kay@armstrongappointments.com

Main job function

Manage multiple projects simultaneously through the full project cycle; from pre-sales to closure, according to the Companies project management practices

Oversee all assigned projects, tasks, operational processes, repeat campaigns and automated projects

Lead requirement gathering and analysis; define specifications and create documentation for assigned projects

Provide regular reporting on projects and assigned tasks

Create Statements of Work, Work Orders and Change Requests that encompass all requirements, deliverables, schedules, and pricing

Develop meeting agendas, facilitate, and lead regular client meetings, draft, and distribute meeting notes and project status reports

Produce internal documentation such as project templates, training agendas and contribute to the PMO process improvement initiatives

Track projects to meet deliverables; maintain budget, scope, and schedule. Anticipate and manage risks throughout the project life cycle

Manage internal and external resources in a geographically dispersed environments to meet development and delivery commitments and deadlines

Build, maintain and track detailed project management plans to include resource, schedule, cost, and quality components

Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships, while managing internal and external stakeholders’ expectations

Provide overall leadership to the project team and create an environment where team members are motivated to perform

The Project Manager will be responsible for any other functions that management may require from time to time

Some weekend and off-hours work for production deployment may be required

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, project management, business or other related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience:

5+ years’ experience working in a Financial and Communications services environment as a project manager. Experience with managing external client-facing projects is an asset

Experience in document processing, document imaging, electronic content storage

Experience managing software implementation project teams in both traditional waterfall and agile project management methodologies

Strong negotiation skills and stakeholder management

Proven ability to manage internal, external, and geographically dispersed resources to meet development commitments and deadlines

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Highly motivated and self-directed individual

Proficient computer skills using project management software, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Salesforce / FinancialForce PSA, Jira an asset

PMP (or currently pursuing), or equitant certification

Excellent organization and presentation skills and attention to detail

Strong organizational and presentation skills

Ability to create and manage complex project plans

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson kay@armstrongappointments.com