Senior IT Project Manager

at Life Healthcare
Location Dunkeld, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Dunkeld

Description

 

A vacancy exists for a Senior IT Project Manager, based at Life Healthcare Head Office, reporting to Head IT Planning, Analysis and PMO. The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible.

 

Critical Outputs

Manage multiple projects at Portfolio and project level

Manage internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

Assist in the cost management for Business cases

Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Ensure resource availability and allocation

Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques

Report and escalate to management as needed

Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders

Perform risk management to minimise project risks

Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project

Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels

Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals

Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis

Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members

Use and continually develop leadership skills

Implement projects within defined governance standards and project methodologies, i.e Safescrum, Waterfall or Hybrid

 

Requirements

 

Bachelor’s degree in IT or computer science. Post graduate qualification in Project Management.

5-9 years experience in IT Project Management

Proven working experience in project management

Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II and AGILE practices

Design thinking experience an advantage

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading by example

Thought leadership

Innovative

 

Interested candidates can send their CV