Project Manager / Scrum Master (CPT) (Hybrid) (Contract)

Product/Project management
Cape Town – Western Cape

An organisation that consolidates all person-level health data in the province to support service delivery and patient care, especially for priority health conditions such as HIV, TB and, more recently, COVID-19 is seeking to employ a skilled Project Manager / Scrum Master on a 12 Month Contract basis and with at least 5 years of Microsoft Development experience, and a relevant tertiary qualification and/or applicable courses.
The role of the Project Manager/Scrum Master encompasses many activities including (but not limited to):  
  • Project managing multiple projects utilising the WCG Prince 2 and Project Management Body of Knowledge framework.
  • Managing project scope, activities, resourcing, budgets, documentation.
  • Providing reports at various levels as required by the WCG.
  • Reporting and capturing on the provincial enterprise project management system.  
  • Management of risks, issues, and project milestones.
  • Managing business expectations and ensuring overall project delivery.  
  • Ensuring quality control of deliverables.
  • Eliciting support and authority of senior management to ensure project delivery.  
  • Find methods to effectively manage the product backlog.
  • Help communicate the owner’s wish list to the project team.
  • Arrange and optimise product backlog.
  • Organise scrum events as necessary.
  • Lead and coach scrum adoption.
  • Plan scrum implementation.
  • Implement changes and steps to increase the team’s productivity.  
  • Collaborate with other scrum masters to improve the methodologies’ efficiency.
  • Guide and train teams on agile development methodologies.
Minimum Competencies:  
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or applicable courses.
  • Minimum of 7+ years’ experience in a project manager or equivalent role.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Scrum Master or equivalent role.
  • Knowledge of Scrum Methodologies and DevOps will be advantageous.