Project Manager Opportunity

Posted on :

21 Jan, 2015

Category :

Project Management Jobs in South Africa

Job Details

Employer: PayU

PayU Payment Solutions (Pty) Ltd is focused on bringing innovative payment solutions to merchants and end consumers. Our aim is to continue pioneering and facilitating e-commerce in South Africa and Africa by providing the most relevant online and mobile payment solutions to our consumer and merchant target markets.


PayU Payment Solutions (Pty) Ltd currently has a vacancy for a Project Manager to be based in Cape Town.

Job Outputs:

  • Project Coordination
  • Project Administration
  • Project Planning
  • Project Execution and Control
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Benefits Measurement
  • Project Risk Management
  • Handle and deliver multiple projects based around web / online / eCommerce solutions
  • Demonstrate solid business acumen & commercial awareness
  • Deal with stakeholders` throughout the organisation
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure delivery to deadlines
  • Ensure that projects are delivered within budget and to quality
  • Handle & deliver multiple parallel project streams
  • Experience with vendor sourcing and management
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure delivery to extremely tight deadlines
  • Ensure that project is delivered within budget and to quality


Candidate Requirements


  • Project Management Diploma or Relevant IT/Engineering Diploma/Degree 
  • 2-4 years’ experience as a Project Manager
  • Formal project management methodology training, preferred but not essential (PMBOK, PRINCE2
  • Project Management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project)
  • Risk Assessment and Management Skills
  • Experience within Web, online, eCommerce and retail systems will be advantageous
  • Sufficient experience in the management and driving of projects



  • Decision making
  • Strong planning
  • Good communication and facilitation skills
  • Report Writing
  • Analytical
  • Resource Management
  • Negotiation
  • Interpersonal
  • Basic technical knowledge essential
  • Adaptive between more formal and informal styles of project management



(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)

  • Professional
  • Strong process focus
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies quickly
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Attention to quality and detail
  • Proactive
  • Assertive
  • Can do attitude
  • Perseverance
  • Strong communication skills


How to Apply

Click here to apply online

Should you meet the above requirements please forward a detailed CV to [email protected]  quote the reference no: PAYUPM in the subject line of your email.

Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Apply before Saturday, January 31, 2015

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