Datafin

Digital Project Manager (JHB/KZN/CPT)

Product/Project management
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng ~ Durban – KwaZulu Natal

ENVIRONMENT:
DEVELOP detailed project plans, perform risk management, measure project performance ensuring the exceptional & successful execution of projects as the next Digital Project Manager sought by a dynamic Internet Service & Network Specialist. You will direct, coordinate, implement, execute, control and complete projects, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organisation. The ideal candidate must have Matric/Grade 12, a relevant Bachelor’s Degree or Project Management Certification such as CAPM / PMP / Prince2 / Agile Project Management, knowledge/experience in Scrum (Preferably Scrum Master Certified), have 3 years’ experience in a similar role with proficiency in MS Project and Smartsheet.
 
DUTIES:
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Develop project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensure technical feasibility.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
  • Perform Risk Management to minimize project risks.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Prepare project presentations and chair Weekly Project Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings.
  • Display consistent energy, drive and persistence in order to deliver results.
  • Ensure the correct escalation processes are followed and that Project Sponsors and Project Owners are kept abreast of any unresolved issues or risks.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Essential Matric or Grade 12.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or suitable Project Management Certification (CAPM, PMP, Prince2, or Agile Project Management).
  • Knowledge / Experience in Scrum (Preferable Certified Scrum Master).
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Project Management.
  • Experience in Project Management tools such as MS Project and Smartsheet.
  • Conflict Resolution experience.
  • Car and driver’s license.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities.
  • Adaptability.
  • Able to tolerate stress.