My client based in Cape Town is currently looking for a Senior IT Project Manager for a Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementation project to join them on a contract basis

The following outcomes will be expected to be achieved by the Senior Project Manager:

  • Management and administration of IT and Business projects with respect to scope, time lines, resourcing and risks to ensure delivery according to agreed project parameters
  • Communication of strategic vision, business benefits and value to be gained by achieving the project objectives to project team members and beyond project team, including reporting of project status and risks to all stakeholders
  • Setting and management of expectations relating to projects
  • Building and managing relationships with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients, to ensure operational service delivery is maintained and business impact minimised
  • Planning, co-ordination and facilitation of project work according to agreed priorities
  • Management of project delivery, progress tracking, project risks and issues management
  • Management of changes to the agreed project scope and/or time line to preserve business commitments and re-alignment of project objectives with regards to scope and time line in the event of change

Qualifications and experience

Dynamics 365

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management with ability to apply any methodology or tool suited to the context and nature of the project and environment
  • At least 10 years’ experience within a financial services company within an IT development environment, that follows agile principles will be an advantage
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications within the field of Project Management, such as PM Diploma, PM degree,
  • PRINCE2 qualification or PMP, will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of and competent in applying project management principles
  • Knowledge of business products and processes and systems development life cycles

Competencies

  • Proficiency in organising, co-ordinating and collaborating across diverse teams and perspectives
  • Problem-solving thinking skills
  • Performance driven and results oriented
  • Communication skills and well versed in verbal and writing abilities
  • Work equally well independently and as part of a team
  • Contributing to team success
  • Client service oriented
  • Influencing and gaining commitment
  • Negotiating skills
  • Adaptability

Attributes

  • Honesty, integrity and respect
  • Positive enthusiastic can do attitude
  • Teaming
  • Persistence and resilience
  • Driven to perform under pressure

Desired Skills:

  • Microsoft 365
  • Project Governance
  • Project management principles
  • Managing Project Budgets
  • Project resources
  • Dynamics
  • Delivery management

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Grade 12 / Matric

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