3 5 years post qualification experience in a large organisation, where delivery is across business, process and technology

Expertise in building a project plan and running in Agile or Waterfall based on the requirements of the outputs
Ability to manage delivery through a matrix team structure
Ability to influence and manage stakeholders
Relevant Project Management qualification
Experience in Financial Market operations, ie treasury, Asset Manager Environment.
NQF level 5 (essential) and/or
PMI certification preferably at project Management level
Or certified Project Management Qualification
NQF Level 6

The project manager is responsible for ensuring the delivery of project(s) against the departmental and/or the strategic agenda. This requires delivery within a complex and often unstructured environment. The project manager is to ensure delivery against the people, process, technology and overall business agenda

As a result of the above the project manager will have to craft the journey and overall delivery often within the context of multiple stakeholder inputs and priorities. The environment demands exceptional quality, attention to detail and ensure time frames are adhered to with performance under pressure. Ability to deliver on a task independently and high level of resilience and persistence due to slow moving environment

Definition of Project scope and work breakdown structure

Define the project scope and work breakdown structure in collaboration with key stakeholders in order to ensure a common understanding of deliverables, a clear roadmap and a good understanding by each of team members so as to have divided the work up within the team to effectively reach the desired end goals of the project

Produce Project Management Plans

Produce project management plans, such that they comply with standard project management methodology (Agile and Waterfall) It is to include scope, quality, risk, time, cost, HR, Procurement as well as any integration required. The ability to run the project plan in Agile or Waterfall, dependent on the requirement is a key skill when setting out plans, running sprints, stand ups and working in a combination of planning methods is one of the key roles of the project manager. Ability to work with a portfolio and programme specific focus when planning

Documentation/deliverables and Reports

Ensure that all project documentation, deliverables and reports are produces, approved and maintained timeously. This includes project management standard reports, reports specific to the organisation and the ability to design reports and develop templates within the ambit of the project(s)

Project Risks, Constraints and Changes

Ability to manage risks, constraints, issues and changes within the auspices or a large project. The ability to be flexible, respond to complexity, generate a direction within the project and be agile in ensuring there is a balance between managing risk and delivery

Stakeholder Management

Establish and manage relationships with all stakeholders, role players and service providers to ensure commitment to a common goal and alignment to the project outcomes. Perform all other duties as reasonably assigned

Broad cross functional experience in P3M (Project, Programme and Portfolio) management, with the emphasis on projects and programmes

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