IT Project Manager (Ref: MEIPM)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 11 October 2021
Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Project Manager to assist the CTO to manage and drive the implementation of a specific tech project on the go, on a 1 Year Contract

Main job function

Drive and manage the implementation of IT related solutions which are key in transitioning the Business into a more effective digital and dynamic environment

Support product development by adding insight into observed business processes

Ensure efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones that are within Budget

Develop solid relationships with all stakeholders and ensure their buy-in to projects

Develop project plans that are agile and meet demands of products/ projects

Identify all stakeholders developing positive relations for effective collaboration and management of project/product expectations

Liaise with Business owners around their respective areas so as to develop an understanding of the business so as to enable more efficient project delivery

Collaborate with technical teams both internal and external to establish timelines, infrastructure requirements and training needs

Create, maintain and plan projects

Obtain project approval when required

Create and manage project budgets

Track project plans and schedules, update all documentation

Manage project scope and pre-empt any potentials risk, putting in place risk management processes

Set up meetings and facilitate, clarify agendas, capture actions, document & distribute minutes.

Create all project templates, standards processes

Provide regular progress reports



Degree in Business/ IT related subjects preferable

Project Management



Solid Project Management skills (Agile)

Experience in SAGEX3 Preferable within a Warehouse/Manufacturing/Logistics environment

Understanding of SDLC

Ability to understand the timelines around software development

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Business/Systems Analysis experience advantageous

Ability to develop insight into business processes

Excellent collaboration and communication skills (English – Written and Spoken)

Ability to manage expectations and push back when required

Exceptional organizational skills

Ability to handle stress and operate under tight deadlines

Well versed in Project Management software and Excel

Critical and Analytical thinking





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 Melanie Els