Project Manager - Cape Town

A leading dev house has an exciting job opportunity for a Project Manager to join their team in Cape Town. You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of small to medium sized, low to medium complexity projects

Your key job responsibilities as the Project Manager in Cape Town will include:

- Accountable for end-to-end project planning and a Project Management Plan

- Scope, Communication, Risk & Issues, Cost and Stakeholder Management

- Responsible for the Charter and defining and agreeing the high-level scope, milestones and initial risks early in the project.

- Responsible for defining the Project Benefits, Measurements and Critical Success Factors in the Charter

- Responsible for defining roles and responsibilities for the project team and stakeholders (RACI) in the Charter

- Responsible for setting up the Project Governance and Systems to effectively manage the project

- Accountable for creating, implementing and maintaining the Project Schedule and obtaining approval from relevant stakeholders

- Accountable for proactively tracking the end-to-end project schedule and driving corrective action where required

- Accountable for stakeholder management regarding the project

- Responsible for proactively managing risks, issues and dependencies on the project

- Responsible for proactively managing change - including Time, Cost and Scope changes

- Responsible for executing on the Project Communication Plan and ensuring the relevant stakeholders are kept informed

- Responsible for tracking project decisions made on the project

- Responsible for monitoring costs on the project, as required by the Business Unit

- Responsible for supporting Product Owner in quality product delivery

- Responsible for execution and communication of Deployment Plan (Pre-Go live, Go Live and Post Go live tasks)

- Responsible for arranging training for production teams to allow them to support the product / project after go-live

- Accountable for measuring the delivery of project objectives and benefits, including Critical Success Factors as defined in the Charter

Requirements for this Project Manager job in Cape Town:

- Relevant tertiary qualification

- Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent

- Excellent Communicator - written and verbal

- MS Office and MS Project

- EPM experience an advantage

- Agile experience is an advantage

- Experience in the end-to-end delivery of small to medium sized, low to medium complexity projects

- 3 years Project Management experience OR 2 years project management experience and 1 year relevant

- Experience in a software or IT environment

- Basic understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) or IT Delivery Cycle

- Basic knowledge of software or IT project management

- Exposure to 1 or more PM Methodologies

If you meet the above requirements for this Project Manager job in Cape Town, please send your CV through. If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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