Intermediate Technical Project Manager (IT)

Permanent
Gauteng, Remote work, Western Cape
Posted 2 months ago

To apply, send your CV to rikus@kwena.net or apply directly at the link below

Key areas of responsibility

For this job, the most critical areas of responsibility (Key Performance Areas – KPA’s) are:

1.      Strategic Management

2.      Programme to Project Management

3.      Project Administration

4.      Client Engagement and communication

5.      Technical Sales

6.      People management

7.      Finance and Budgeting

 Job activities/ tasks

Strategic Management

  • Contributing to business strategy and growth plans within the Clients and Projects Unit with regards to the implementation and development of the clients platform for new and existing clients
  • Working with fellow members of management to collectively implement business objectives
  • Programme to Project Management

 Project Planning

  • Provide strong project management, managing the development and implementation of the clients platform

Project Roll-out and implementation

  • Manage and drive weekly project meetings.
  • Manage and drive reporting cycles for each project..
  • Develop a change management plan for the client to ensure successful product implementation and manage accordingly.

 Project Administration

  • Manage and oversee a project management dashboard and oversee the update of  key progress items relating to each project (budgeting, risks, changes to scope, delivery dates, resourcing, etc.)
  • Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables.
  • Sign off on project close-out reports.

 Client Engagement & Communication

  • Manage and oversee comprehensive project documentation for client’s reporting purposes.
  • Manage and oversee the project execution communication for clients.
  • Manage the client engagement process, including technical scoping, technical workshops, scoping documents, scope approvals, and implement a formal change control process for scope creep.
  • Offer continuous improvement by assessing customer issues and determining root causes and future prevention plans

 Technical Sales

  • Assist the professional services team to sell the technical aspects of the clients solution.
  • Dealing directly with clients, estimating costs, estimating effort and commitment to dates.
  • Conduct technical compliance meetings and engage with clients on enterprise level technical discussions.

 People Management

  • Manage and engage with key stakeholders within the project team (of the client) to ensure effective integration of activities.
  • Driving effective performance management
  • Ensuring the sourcing and retention of unit critical skills
  • Driving improvements in unit culture and staff satisfaction
  • Minimizing labor relations risk

 Finance & Budgeting

  • Developing an annual budget for the Client and Projects unit
  • Ensuring unit adherence to budget parameters                                  

 Minimum qualifications & experience

  • General BCom / Business Management Qualification
  • Project Management courses
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a business project management environment
  • Technical project management experience
  • Involvement in technical / development environment

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Technology

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