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Location:
Cape Town

Mid – Senior Technical Project Manager (Contract)

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ENVIRONMENT:

A Digital Advertising Agency which prides itself on creating bespoke solutions for clients, seeks a strong strategic thinking and ambitious Mid – Senior Technical Project Manager to fill a 6-Month Contract role. Your meticulous skills will be required as your role includes project planning and bringing smart logical solutions. You will need to have 5 – 7 years’ experience as a Project Manager in platform development, have delivered projects according to Waterfall and Agile methodologies, understand or have hands-on experience in software development and web technologies and working knowledge of Jira and Diagramming programs such as draw.io.

 

DUTIES:

Coordinate internal team for the flawless execution of projects.

Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

Develop and manage project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

Develop and manage a detailed project plan to track progress.

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

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.

Engage with clients on project details, manage expectations and change requests.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

University Degree, in the fields of Computer Science or Engineering (preferable, but non-essential).

 

Experience / Skills –

5 – 7 Years’ experience as a Project Manager in platform development.

Experience in delivering projects according to Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies.

Technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.

Strong working knowledge of Jira, Diagramming programs (e.g., draw.io), Microsoft Office.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, written and verbal communication skills.

Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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