Introduction

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Global client seeking top talent for SA team working on global projects. (hybrid role)

The role is for a senior project manager who has a strong technical background in finance related applications.

  • Ideally looking for someone with a history of working in projects relating to finance systems of global companies.
  • Should also have ERP implementation and ERP systems enhancement experience (as either project manager, systems’ owner or analyst level) with data technologies and business intelligence projects or environments.
  • Candidates who have led and delivered initiatives to introduce stability around applications will be of interest, particularly in relation to bank reconciliation or accounts receivable-related initiatives

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Applying appropriate project management standards depending on the nature of each project
  • Managing and delivering multiple projects in parallel, from start to completion.
  • Scoping projects in line with the overall IT strategy and obtaining approval of the scope by key stakeholders.
  • Ensuring programme and project objectives and performance metrics are clear and a detail roadmap or project plan (as required) are in place to deliver these.
  • Defining the project team, resources, vendors and skills and when they are required to successfully deliver the project
  • Responsible for organizing and leading project team and project governance team meetings.
  • Ensuring that project deliverables meet the required quality standards and are accepted by the customer.
  • Managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans
  • Mapping out and maintaining an awareness of potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact
  • Liaison with system application owners and other project managers to ensure project or other systems development dependencies are clear and will not delay delivery.
  • Applying change control and configuration management processes
  • Reporting through agreed lines on project progress within the reporting structure used by the team.
  • Managing project administration and accountable for the Project Budget.
  • Conducting a project evaluation review to assess how well the project was managed and preparing any follow-on action recommendations
  • Responsible for regular project status reporting and project financial reporting.
  • Clearly identifying gaps in project delivery – time, cost, resource, deliverables, etc. and escalate as appropriate.
  • Continuously focusing on project delivery excellence and high level of customer satisfaction.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Strong educational background, BSc (Business, Accounting degree, Computer Science or related) would be advantageous, MSc or above preferred.
  • PMI, Prince 2 of similar Project Management certification (ESSENTIAL)
  • Extensive IT Experience
  • Extensive relevant project management experience (Finance Systems ESSENTIAL)
  • Good negotiation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery teams
  • Excellent English communication and executive level presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Good commercial understanding of how to minimise costs/effort whilst delivering risk acceptable and robust solutions.
  • Organised and analytical mind-set.

Package & Remuneration

  • R840k-R1.2m base plus benefits (Bonus, Medical Aid (50/50 contribution), Pension, Funeral Cover & Life cover)

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Desired Skills:

  • ITPM
  • PRINCE2
  • PMBOK
  • PMI
  • Accounting
  • accounting systems
  • finance systems
  • waterfall

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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