The management of projects, typically (but not exclusively) involving the development and implementation of business processes to meet identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality
Takes responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of small- to medium-scale projects
Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
Ensures that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provides regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate
Ensures that quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure
Manages the change control procedure and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets and are signed off
Provides effective leadership to the project team and takes appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances
The coordination of relationships with and between key stakeholders, during the design, management and implementation of business change
Develops and manages one or more defined communication channels and/or stakeholder groups
Initiates communications between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact for defined groups
Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders
Captures and disseminates technical and business information
Facilitates the business change decision-making processes and the planning and implementation of change
Education and Experience Required
BSc degree or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification
At least 8 years’ experience in implementing or 10 years’ experience working on complex projects
Appropriate professional accreditation in Programme and or Project Management (e.g. Agile, Prince2, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), PMP - PMBOK certification)
Solid direct knowledge of project management methodologies.
Project Management experience gained in a complex Financial Service environment, preferable
Knowledge and skills:
Proven Project Management and Change Management skills and expertise
Experience of managing activity across the whole of a project lifecycle, using current technology, structured methods and a quality process (e.g. PMP method, Prince2, etc.)
Exposure to governance, control and risk management
Proven ability to effectively work across teams at all levels
Ability to negotiate/influence at senior level
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good workshop and meeting facilitation skills
Good financial Business Case Skills
Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 201792 subject heading or email body.
Please note that due to the high volume of CV's received; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Should you not receive communication from our offices within two weeks of submission please note that your application will not be considered for this position.
We will keep your CV on file and re-establish contact with you should opportunities in line with your expertise become available again.
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