Project Manager Job Opportunity

Posted on :

26 Jun, 2015

Category :

Project Management Jobs in South Africa

IMST Programme Management Office
SALARY : R566 343 per annum, This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic
salary, the state’s contribution to the Government employees Pension Fund and a
flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules.
CENTRE : HSRC Building, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A three year relevant National Diploma or Bachelors Degree or equivalent
qualification and a certificate in Project Management PLUS credible experience in
project management. Experience in managing IT projects will be an added
advantage. Knowledge of relevant public service legislation. Knowledge of project
management methodologies. Knowledge of the project management discipline
and life cycle (PMBOK, PRINCE2). Competencies needed: Financial
management skills. Planning and organising skills. Project management skills.
Time management skills. Presentation skills. Change management skills.
Negotiation skills. Strategic planning skills. Contract management skills.
Communication (written and verbal) skills. Problem-solving skills. Computer
literacy. Attributes: Ability to work under pressure and to cope with a high work
load. Systematic. Diplomatic. Integrity. Persuasive. Compliant. Assertive.
Accuracy. Adaptable. Friendly. Disciplined.

DUTIES : Key Responsibilities: Develop project scope and executable project plans in
collaboration with responsible managers. Support departmental managers in
implementing appropriate project management tools and methodologies,
processes and standards to ensure uniformity when executing projects. Facilitate
and coordinate the implementation of allocated projects from initiation to closure.
Compile and present project progress and close-out reports. Ensure quality
project deliverables in line with the project plans. Identify and address emerging
project risks to ensure project success

ENQUIRIES : Ms T Sibuyi Tel: (012) 312-7730

APPLICATIONS : The Director General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901,
Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street
CLOSING DATE : 03 July 2015
NOTE : A curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two referees,
certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany your
signed application for employment (Z83). All shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements
of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated. Following the interview
and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a
generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA
Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using
the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful
candidate will sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial
disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the
candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to
the CV. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will
result in your application not being considered. Personnel suitability checks will
be conducted on short listed candidates and the appointment is subject to
positive outcomes of the checks. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. “The Department of Social Development supports persons with

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