Payments Association of South Africa Ongoing Job Vacancy

Posted on :

10 Dec, 2021

Category :

Project Management Jobs in South Africa

PASA was recognised by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) as the Payment System Management Body (PSMB) of South Africa in 1998. In this role, PASA oversees the function of 18 different payment streams ranging from low value debit card transactions to high value bond exchange payments.

In serving its mandate, PASA has supported several initiatives that have shaped the payments landscape in South Africa, including the Rapid Payments Programme and DebiCheck.

PASA strives to employ and profile exceptional candidates into being recognised at an industry and international payments level. The working environment is cordial, but performance driven, with a strong focus on both compliance and modernisation.






Job Title: Project Coordinator
Location: Parktown North, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: PASA-REC-2021-09
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
Project Management Support:
•Performing project administrative functions such as organise and coordinate meetings, planning sessions, scoping sessions and workshops and associated logistics within time requirements
•Ensuring that meeting rooms are prepared and all technology are functional to allow for effective engagements
•Record minutes, decisions, risks, issues and actions at meetings and on time distribution of all documentation/reports and filing of project documentation (Project Administration Audit Checks)
•Keep an action log and follow up on agreed actions from meeting with Project Managers or Project Stakeholders
•Handle general project communication and administration activities
•Assist and/or prepare project performance reports, dashboards and/or presentations to provide a comprehensive view of a project
•Provide support to project managers with changes in existing projects or execution of additional projects that cause changes to project schedules
•Ensure accurate distribution of reports to relevant stakeholders
•Facilitate approval/sign-off processes
•Identify potential risks involved on delivery and timelines

Stakeholder Management:
•Build and maintain sound relationships with project stakeholders
•Understand the deliverables of internal and external project stakeholders and contribute to success through support

•Cooperate and work with others, encourage a positive team spirit
•Exercise considerable degree of initiative in the execution of duties and perform duties independently
•Portray a professional image and high degree of social skill when dealing with colleagues and stakeholders
•Keep abreast of changes and trends in project management

•Grade 12
•Certificate or Diploma in Project Management, Commerce or related tertiary qualification
•A Bachelors Degree in Business Management/Commerce is preferred

Minimum of 5 years’ experience involved in complex multidisciplinary projects or multiple projects/programmes in the Financial services and Banking industry.
National Payment System experience

•Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies
•Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
•Knowledge of financial processes (e.g. invoicing and budgeting)
•Knowledge of PPO is an advantage

•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Strong planning and organizing
•Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
•Ability to work independently and to collaborate with others
•Build credibility and trust
•Ability to analysing problems and making decisions
•Ability to work under pressure
•Diligent and attention to detail and quality
•Experienced in reporting and report writing i.e. Have the ability to summarize important information accurately and ensuring that the key message do not go missing in translation
•A strong team player with team leadership potential
•Demonstrating resilience

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Application Deadline: 24/12/2021

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