Project Manager ON HOLD

Project Manager

  • AvailabilityPermanent
  • Experience5+ Years
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Project Manager ON HOLD

Project ManagerGauteng

A leader in the Insurnace space is seeking an ICT Project Management Specialist, to be based in Johannesburg

Responsibilities:

Reviewing project plans to determine time-frame, budget limitations, procedures for accomplishing scheduled work, staffing and administrative requirements and allocation of available resources to various phases of the project.

  • Establishing work plans and staffing for the different phases of projects including the assignment of duties, responsibilities and scope of authority for project personnel.
  • Directing and coordinating activities of project personnel to ensure project progress within time and cost and resource budgets.
  • Participating in preparing financial and administrative-related plans for projects and securing the endorsement of all stakeholders.
  • Preparing and coordinating staffing and all project-related administrative requirements to ensure proper logistical support for the execution of the project.
  • Analyzing business requirements to propose and recommend procedures applicable to the business environment and conducive to the achievement of the project objectives.
  • Identifying opportunities to simplify, improve or redesign procedures and submitting recommendations in this regard.
  • Configuring, managing and supervising the implementation of assigned projects to ensure optimal utilization of resources within budgeted timeframes.
  • Reviewing and studying status reports prepared by project engineers and modifying schedules or plans as required.
  • Coordinating the preparation and delivery of project deliverables to the Operations Manager for approval including, design documents, cost estimates, schedules and works plans.
  • Managing and updating of the Master Project plan.
  • Overseeing the function of the project management office.
  • Leading and managing subordinates and conducting regular management meetings.
  • Preparing periodic reports for submission to the operations manager.
  • Performing other duties related to the job as assigned by the Operations Manager from time to time.

Qualifications & Skills

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science/information technology.
  • A project management qualification e.g. Prince 2. /PMBOK.

Skills & Competencies

  • A solid and integrated understanding of the ICT infrastructure environment.
  • Well established and proven project management skills in the ICT environment.
  • The gravitas and EQ and AQ and interpersonal relationships to communicate & to influence & to persuade & negotiate at all levels with all stakeholders.
  • Well-developed & proven management & leadership competencies.
  • A demonstrable strategic thinking capability.
  • Demonstrable well-developed and proven analytical skills.
  • Identifiable organisation and business nous.

Experience.

  • Solid project management experience in the ICT arena.
  • A solid technical ICT background.
  • Experience in the financial services environment and especially the insurance environment will be advantageous.
  • Professional know-how and experience of large developments and technical projects implementation.
  • Specialist knowledge and experience of PMBOK and/or Prince 2.
Skills
  • PMBOK
  • Prince II
  • Technical Project Management
  • ICT Infrastructure Projects
Requirements
  • Education Tertiary Degree
  • Experience 5+ Years

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