Posted on :
24 Mar, 2023
24 Mar, 2023
We’re looking for a Project Manager to be part of our IT division to be responsible for delivery of Project Management services across the TSS and Infrastructure departments, within the Head Office and Stores environments.
With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.
TFG’s IT division provides innovative, strategic and cost-effective ICT solutions and professional services to TFG and its subsidiaries. Working for TFG means; working with highly talented professional individuals, who are passionate about collaboration, creativity and working towards successful customer service.
Job Title: IT Technical Project Manager – TSS
Location: Cape Town North
The Key Performance Areas of this role will be as follows :
Maintaining a strategic view over the programme, by establishing the right governance approach to achieve the desired outcomes of the programme. Ensuring clear communication and adoption by both the direct project teams, as well as the broader stakeholder groups across the organisation (internal & external)
The identification, planning, direction and coordination of activities to manage and implement a complex a programme of business change. This requires the ability to lead and influence across the broader TFG Group
Management of cross-functional and cross-business interdependencies in support of specific programme strategies and objectives, and alignment with business and organisation strategies and objectives
Responsible for monitoring and reporting, ensuring that projects are delivered within scope, budget and on time. Overall management of project deliverables, ensuring right-sized governance and standards are adhered to. Continuous and proactive management of risks (business, technical & commercial), ensuring mitigation plans are in place and agreed (management reporting and metrics)
Responsible for accurate cost management, monthly variance management and monitoring of budgets (R250k – R25m) and operational costs (if applicable), supported by comprehensive reporting.
Resource Management – identification of and negotiation for resources required, both internal and external. Management (and selection) of external services as required. Proactive management of capacity and capability shortfalls to ensure that resources and structures are correctly aligned to meet both strategic and operational objectives
Maintaining positive relationships with vendors and external partners, in accordance with Group values
Responsible for the Transfer to Operations by the establishment of a Change Team to ensure execution and adoption of our people change management framework across all stakeholder groups across the broader TFG. Resource and guide the Change Team appropriately to ensure minimal disruption and smooth transition of change into the business
Relevant tertiary education
Project Management certification
8 to 10 years of IT Infrastructure-related project management experience
5+ years relevant experience managing large, complex projects
5+ years relevant experience in managing complex cross-functional teams often involving external suppliers
Must have in-depth understanding of network infrastructure and IT hardware
Prince 2 Certification
Broad experience and knowledge of the retail industry
IT management / support in a retail environment
Software Development Lifecycle
Competencies and behaviours for success:
Strong conflict management skills
Excellent written communication, presentation and negotiation skills
A focus on delivering results and meeting customer expectations
Sound judgement, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
High resilience and agility with the ability to work well under pressure and deliver to aggressive deadlines in a fast-paced environment
High emotional intelligence and experience in leading diverse teams and individuals
Ability to drive change, persuade and influence both internal and external stakeholders
To be able to anticipate and evaluate the impact of possible problem solutions prior to implementation
Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.