Posted on :
2 Dec, 2022
2 Dec, 2022
Amazing chance to join a Software Development company that develops software for the insurance industry. They are a medium size company that look after their staff and give recognition. They have been around for over 25 years and have an international footprint in London. They have a branch in Stellenbosch and the West Rand. They are extremely people orientated and offer a fun dynamic working environment.
Job Title: PROJECT MANAGER – Software Development / IT
Location: West Rand – Hybrid 3 days a week at home
Duties & Responsibilities:
PRIMARY FUNCTION OF JOB:
The core function of the Project Manager is to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects.
This will include planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and finalizing assigned projects according
to the defined budget, deadlines, and technical requirements.
This includes determining the required resources, engaging with the relevant stakeholders to acquire the
required stakeholders, developing detailed project plans, and coordinating the efforts of stakeholders
to deliver projects according to plan. Such stakeholders would include internal team members, thirdparty
contractors, or consultants. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and
oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
Desired Experience & Qualification:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Relevant tertiary qualification, with a Project management certification.
3 – 5 Years’ Project Management experience within an IT / Technology environment.
Must be able to work with budgets ranging from R 350k to R 8 million or more.
Experience within a software development or Tech house or banking environment.
Must be a strong leader and able to manage teams from 2 to 8 resources.
Must be able to work with clients.
Must have experience with the full project life cycle and change control.
Experience working on Confluence, MS Office and Jira.
Previous experience in IT Solution Project Implementation.
Previous experience within an Agile environment.
Good understanding of Agile methodologies and accepted project methodologies such as Prince2, MS Solutions Framework and PMBOK.
Previous experience within the Insurance industry will be a significant advantage.
Must be a hardworker!
Strong communication skills and able to communicate clearly with diverse groups of stakeholders.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
Solutions orientated with strong problem-solving skills
Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Methodical, logical, and well organized
Highly professional and well presented
Jira experience preferential
Highly competent in Microsoft Office Tools + MS Project
Package & Remuneration:
20 Annual Leave days
Pay for studies with work back agreement
Hybrid working model (3 days a week from home and 2 days a week at the office – NOT NEG)
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