Datafin

IT Project Manager (CPT)

ENVIRONMENT:
ENSURE the successful delivery of projects ensuring consistency with the overall business strategy within as an IT Project Manager, sought by a Specialist Consultancy. Drive project delivery in order to support this company in building a sustainable, diversified and expandable systems structure to meet current and future customer and market demands.
 
DUTIES:
  • Ensure that systems, procedures, and methodologies are in place to support outstanding project delivery
  • Develop a deep understanding of projects to gain insights into the scope of delivery
  • Take accountability for project timelines, scope, cashflow, and risk management
  • Manage the project delivery performance; the meeting of internal and external client expectations; and driving future demand
  • Analyse third – party as well as internal processes and create strategies for project delivery optimization
  • Take ownership of the delivery of the agreed priorities for the project
  • Implement and maintain the effective delivery frameworks internally and with the outsourced IT service partner
  • Manage the Delivery through the Software Lifecycle (SDLC) including client implementation of the change  
  • Track project and BAU delivery
  • Provide professional project updates to customers and internal company stakeholders about project delivery
  • Recommend methods of improvement and implement actions to enhance project delivery
  • Escalate project risks and issues to Management
  • Manage requests through the backlog and delivery pipeline
  • Take responsibility for a strong delivery relationship with the company’s outsourced IT service partners
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum national diploma (NQF Level 6) in project management or PMP/Prince 2 or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of specialist experience in a relevant project function
  • Managed at least 5 IT or IT related projects through the complete Project Management lifecycle
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • High level of results orientation
  • Strong analytical and systems thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive and facts-drive decision making
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Proactive problem-solving approach
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and prioritize under time constraints
High commitment to delivery of excellent quality outcomes