Project Manager (SAP & Retail) (JHB/CPT)

Product/Project management
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENSURE the flawless execution of projects as your strong negotiation and exceptional delivery skills as a Project Manager (SAP & Retail) is sought by a fast-paced Software Solutions Provider. Must-Haves include a PMP qualification, extensive Retail experience preferably in a POS environment and SAP. You must also have 1+ year in Agile Project Management, you must be skilled MS Project, have detailed SDLC knowledge & proven experience managing large complex Development projects across multiple teams that are geographically dispersed. You must also be the holder of a valid passport as both local and international travel will be expected.
  • Manage internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Report and escalate to management timeously to ensure proactive responses.
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the internal team, client, third parties/vendors and all stakeholders.
  • Perform risk management to minimise negative project risks.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Project planning, management, optimization and results monitoring.
  • Responsible for managing deadlines, budgets, quality and scope.
  • Support and advise customers on site.
  • Technical leadership of interdisciplinary project teams.
  • Provide status reports to our customers and the management team.
  • Change Management.
  • Internal and External Communication.
  • Issue management and de-escalation.
  • Time Management.
Non-negotiables –
  • PMP qualification.
  • Extensive Retail experience, preferably in a POS environment.
  • SAP POS (Point of Sale) experience.
Additional –
  • Agile Project Management experience of more than 1 year.
  • Microsoft Project.
  • Detailed knowledge in SDLC essential.
  • Proven experience in the management of large complex Development projects across multiple teams that are geographically dispersed.
  • Communications management, change management and issue management are vital – ‘deep diving‘ into PM topics is essential for the candidates and is a key part of their role.
  • Strong Negotiation skills.
  • Travel internationally and locally in support of active projects.
  • A valid passport.
  • Very articulate and able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Accuracy and reliability.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Excellent English oral and written skills. 
  • Time flexibility.