Posted on :
7 Apr, 2022
7 Apr, 2022
Accountable for large projects of high complexity with a large, dispersed team. Focuses on the creation of the project vision and planning documents and managing the implementation, reporting, and performance of the overall project with the expectation of delivering on time, within budget, and to scope.
Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: NB12
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Manage the production of project and workstream plans, ensuring that all activities are identified, are appropriately organized and resourced to deliver project objectives, and comply with the organization’s project and program management framework.
Project Scope Definition:
Plan and lead the delivery of a range of information gathering, analysis, and stakeholder consultation activities and specify, negotiate, and agree on project deliverables.
Develop and implement stakeholder engagement plans for projects to identify relevant stakeholders, to develop positive stakeholder relationships, and to ensure that each stakeholder has an appropriate share of voice.
Project Risk and Issue Management:
Manage identification of risks, issues, dependencies, and constraints associated with the project, escalating these where appropriate.
Where necessary, develop, agree on, and implement solutions to overcome these.
Manage the identification, elicitation of project and/or department-level process requirements; conduct analysis of those requirements for accuracy and alignment to the department; document and manage requirements throughout the life of the project and coordinate the verification of the end deliverable.
Project Team Management:
Lead a medium to large project team; defines the project vision and communicates the outcomes needed along with guidance to achieve outcome, coordinates team actions on project activities; coordinates flow of additional team members on and off the team as needed; and works to build the capability of the team through training, coaching and mentoring.
Manage the delivery of assurance reviews within a project, enable the delivery of assurance reviews by independent third parties, and take appropriate action to resolve any issues identified to give senior stakeholders confidence that the
project can deliver to time, budget, and quality.
Review existing operations in a major area of work and implement innovation processes to generate new ideas and ensure the required continuous improvement outcomes are delivered.
Project Resource Management:
Negotiate and manage deployment of project resource budgets, providing forecasts and presenting variances with narrative at appropriate review points to ensure effective utilization.
Project Benefit Realization:
Develop and manage the delivery of a plan to evaluate and track business benefits and to identify actions needed to maximize these.
Project Close-out and Handover:
Manage project close-out to ensure effective transition from the project environment to business as usual and to ensure lessons learned are identified and captured for future reference.
Project Reporting and Review
Manage the project review process; provide stakeholders with accurate and relevant information and key recommendations at agreed review points to enable them to evaluate progress and agree on change.
Personal Capability Building:
Act as subject matter expert in an area of technology, policy, regulation, or operational management for the team.
Maintain external accreditations and in-depth understanding of current and emerging external regulation and industry best practices through continuing professional development, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.
Plans and Aligns
Optimizes Work Processes
Drives Vision and Purpose
Project Communications Management
Data Collection and Analysis
Project Change Management
Project Quality Management
Project Resource Planning and Control
Project Risk and Issue Management
Requirements Traceability and Management
Measure Solution Performance
Policy and procedures
Project Cost and Budget Management
Project Integration Management
Project Meetings and Ceremonies
Project Organization and Structure
Project Schedule Management
Project Scope Management
Project Tracking and Reporting
Requirements Elicitation and Facilitation
Stakeholder Expectation Management
Experience enables job holder to deal with the majority of situations and to advise others (Over 3 years to 6 years)
Application Deadline: 21/04/2022