IT Project Manager

Permanent | BEE
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 3 months ago

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  • Project Delivery Management
  • Take a project from inception (idea stage), and organise a plan to deliver all aspects of the final working solution
  • Define project objectives, scope, impacts, outputs, cost, benefits and success criteria in collaboration with business champions, business unit management and stakeholders and programme sponsor (where applicable)
  • Manage the people, processes and technology required to deliver solutions effectively according to the project requirements
  • Lead cross functional project teams by task assignment and follow up to ensure on-time completion
  • Ensure delivery of the required output(s) for each phase or stage
  • Create and control all project management related documents
  • Conduct post implementation reviews (PIRs), define recommendations based on best practices and lessons learnt
  • Understand and ensure that the business requirements have been understood and correctly interpreted
  • Issues and Risk Management
  • Identify and mitigate risks that may negatively impact the project
  • Escalation of key decisions, unresolved issues and risks
  • Budget Control
  • Manage the project budget by forecasting requirements, analysing variances, and initiating corrective action
  • People Management
  • Mentor team members on structured methodology and best practices
  • Provide regular and timely feedback to team members and their respective line managers
  • Quality Management
  • Apply quality management principles and processes
  • Ensure all work is undertaken within the organisation standards and processes
  • Ensure required documentation is complete, current and stored appropriately
  • Communication/Reporting
  • Conduct regular project reviews and accurately communicate the status of the project
  • Produce management reports using established IT Portfolio Management methodology Establish and update plans with actuals and forecasts

Minimum requirements


  • Deep understanding and experience of IT Project Management methodologies
  • Ability to develop Business Cases or Feasibility studies to justify initiatives for approval by the Executive team
  • Ability to align the IT Projects being executed to Business Requirements throughout the programs and projects lifecycle
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills at multiple stakeholder levels
  • Strong collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Strong leadership ability of direct and virtual teams
  • Proactive Risk and Issue Management skills
  • Ability to analyse the impact of change on the Business, Programs and Projects and put required actions in place
  • Retail Business acumen
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability
  • Attention to detail and working to deadlines essential


  • Relevant 3 year tertiary or NQF aligned qualification
  • Project Management certification


  • Up to 7 years’ experience in programme and project management
  • Managed at least 5 IT or IT related projects through the complete project management lifecycle
  • Agile Project Management experience
  • Proven track record of delivering business application and infrastructure projects

Job Features

Job CategoryFMCG, Information Technology, Retail

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