IT Project Manager

R540,000 - R660,000 yearly
  • RecruitWell Human Capital Solutions
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 16 May, 2018
Full time General Information Technology Project Management

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

Delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis, and experience in the short-term insurance industry is highly recommended.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate 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
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Establish appropriate training and communication materials
  • Product and client needs research competency

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Responsive to project variable

Delivery to agreed schedule and budget

Integration plans for the Company and partners documented and tested

Implementation aligns to the Company's New Products Protocol and Diligence Policy

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Honours level educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers

Proven working experience in the IT Insurance Sector

Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software scoping and design to lead system development inputs

Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and MS Project

 

QUALITIES

Good command of the English language

Perseverance and determination

Integrity, Honesty

Assertive

Resilience

Team player

Good communicator, Good listener

Time Management